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IDF outlines air force reorganisation

Thu, 17/09/2020 - 15:15
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is reorganising and relocating its units to optimise its operations and use its resources more efficiently.
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AFA 2020: AFRL rethinking strategy for Golden Horde networked collaborative weapons programme

Thu, 17/09/2020 - 11:28
The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is rethinking its approach to the Golden Horde networked collaborative weapons programme and the lab’s commander has a...
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Montenegro receives first Bell 505 helicopter

Thu, 17/09/2020 - 11:27
Montenegro has received the first of two Bell 505 JetRanger X helicopters it ordered earlier this year.
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Update - AFA 2020: Lockheed Martin develops Speed Racer digital unmanned flight vehicle

Thu, 17/09/2020 - 09:49
Lockheed Martin has developed an unmanned flight vehicle called Speed Racer that is also a digital engineering pilot project, according to company officials.
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Update - AFA 2020: Fortem Technologies unveils advances in C-UAS technology

Thu, 17/09/2020 - 09:49
Fortem Technologies has developed an advancement for its SkyDome airspace intrusion detection suite that enables its DroneHunter unmanned aircraft system (UAS)...
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Raytheon might sell more businesses

Thu, 17/09/2020 - 09:47
Raytheon Technologies Corporation, which was created in April through the merger of Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corporation (UTC), is considering selling...
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US Army tweaks Integrated Fire Control System requirements for M3E1 MAAWS rifle

Thu, 17/09/2020 - 09:47
The US Army is once again looking for vendors to provide an Integrated Fire Control System (IFCS) for its M3E1 Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System (MAAWS)...
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UAV makes first landing at major commercial airport

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 15:44
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has flown into a major commercial airport for the first time, with the announcement from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) that a Heron...
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Malaysia evaluates options for second batch of Littoral Mission Ships

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 14:30
The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has begun an initial process to evaluate possible vessel types for its second Littoral Mission Ship (LMS) project.
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Iran claims longer range submarine missile

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 14:25
Iran has developed a longer-range version of its Jask-2 submarine-launched anti-ship missile, according to Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, the commander of the Islamic...
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Sweden halts trainer aircraft procurement citing no suitable candidates

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 14:24
Sweden has halted its search for a new jet trainer aircraft, with the FMV national procurement agency citing no suitable candidates for its decision.
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Hawkeye to get HUD

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 12:53
The Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft is to be equipped with a head-up display (HUD) for the first time in its...
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Bundeswehr selects Haenel MK 556 assault rifle to replace G36

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 12:52
The Bundeswehr announced in a press release on 15 September that C G Haenel has been selected to supply its new assault rifle. Haenel is offering its MK 556 to replace...
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Australia looks to boost local sourcing on frigate project

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 12:20
The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has announced three new feasibility studies aimed at expanding local industrial involvement in the programme to construct BAE...
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Royal Thai Navy selects Norinco for AAV requirement

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 12:19
The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) is to procure three Norinco-produced amphibious assault vehicles (AAVs), understood to be the VN-16 platform.
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AFA 2020: Boeing resolves KC-46A leaky fuel system issue

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 10:17
Boeing has resolved its issue with leaky KC-46A Pegasus aerial refuelling tanker fuel systems, according to a company spokesman.
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AFA 2020: Lockheed Martin projects fewer F-35 deliveries in 2020 due to Covid-19

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 10:17
Lockheed Martin is lowering delivery expectations in 2020 for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) to roughly 121 from 141 due to Covid-19 impacting...
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Project Convergence 2020: US Army hosting kill chain demonstration

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 10:16
The US Army is embarking on a month-long effort to assess portions of its modernisation portfolio and determine what steps it needs to take to successfully link sensors...
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AFA 2020: US Navy to fly Collins Aerospace MS-177A imaging sensor for first time

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 10:15
The US Navy (USN) will fly Collins Aerospace Systems’ MS-177A long-range multi-spectral imaging sensor for the first time in 2022.
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L3Harris plans to speed up divestitures

Wed, 16/09/2020 - 10:15
L3Harris Technologies’ divestiture activity slowed in the second quarter of 2020 because of the coronavirus outbreak but is starting to pick up again now that industry...
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