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Russian army receives first 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV SPH, begins trials of wheeled version

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 14:03
The Russian Armed Forces have received their first Koalitsiya-SV 152 mm self-propelled howitzer (SPH), the TASS news agency reported on 22 May, citing the Rostec press...
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Serbia test-fires indigenous RLN-IC/170 short-range SAM

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 13:02
The Military Technical Institute in Belgrade (Vojnotehnički Institut, VTI), part of the Serbian Ministry of Defence (MoD), on 22 May test-fired the...
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US Navy completes Patrol Squadron transitions to Poseidon

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 13:01
The last of the US Navy’s (USN’s) 13 airborne patrol squadrons has now completed its transition from the Lockheed P-3C Orion to the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol...
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South Korea selects smart bombs, guidance kits for KF-X fighter

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 10:28
South Korea has completed the selection process for the precision-guided munitions and guidance kits that it plans to integrate with its future Korean Fighter...
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UAVOS, KACST developing new Saker-1C MALE unmanned aircraft

Fri, 29/05/2020 - 10:26
UAVOS and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) of Saudi Arabia are developing a new medium altitude long endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle,...
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Babcock to offer Bell 429 for Australian SOF helo requirement

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 16:09
Babcock is to offer the Bell 429 Global Ranger twin-engined helicopter for Australia’s special operations forces (SOF) requirement, the company announced on 28 May.
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NATO pilots report ‘professionalism' from Russians over Baltic

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 15:21
NATO pilots currently flying the alliance’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission have reported that their Russian counterparts are displaying “professional” and...
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Covid-19: Virus restrictions spark concerns over Columbia schedule

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 11:34
Shipbuilding workforce changes meant to slow or prevent the spread of Covid-19 in shipyards have raised questions about the potential effect of any yard slowdowns on...
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Germany's top court rules BND mass surveillance breaches constitution

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 10:59
Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht: BVerfG) ruled on 19 May that mass surveillance conducted by the Federal Intelligence Service...
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IM-SHORAD testing and production decision delayed

Thu, 28/05/2020 - 10:21
US Army leaders are delaying several upcoming Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) testing and milestone decisions due to ongoing software problems with...
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Indian Air Force commissions second Tejas LCA fighter squadron

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 15:31
The Indian Air Force (IAF) commissioned its second squadron of Tejas Mk 1 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) in a ceremony held on 27 May at Sulur Air Force Station (AFS) in...
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Indra to upgrade Spanish ground-based air defence radars

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 14:51
Indra is to enhance the ground-based air defence capabilities of the Spanish Air Force (Ejército del Aire Español: EdAE), with a radar modernisation contract received on...
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US Navy seeks multi-engine trainer aircraft

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 12:48
The US Navy (USN) is seeking a new aircraft to train multi-engine students for itself, the US Marine Corps (USMC), and US Coast Guard (USCG).
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BAE Systems grows UUV capabilities

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 12:47
One year since its acquisition by BAE Systems FAST Labs, unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) specialist Riptide is expanding its portfolio, building UUVs that are larger,...
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Covid-19: CAE's defence revenue falls 12% amid pandemic

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 10:28
Revenue in CAE’s Defence and Security segment fell 12% to CAD341.8 million (USD247.6 million) in the fourth quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2020, as the coronavirus disease...
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Covid-19: Indonesia's discussion with Senegal for second CN-235 halted amid travel bans

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 10:27
Negotiations between aerospace company PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) and the Senegalese Air Force (Armée de l’Air du Senegal) for a second CN-235 aircraft have been put...
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APKWS II to receive guidance section software update

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 10:26
US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) on 26 May announced that it intends to award BAE Systems Electronic Systems (BAE) a sole-source delivery order to an existing Basic...
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Elbit Systems' revenue, income rise in Q1 despite pandemic

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 10:26
Increased sales of military aircraft equipment and last year’s acquisition of the Harris Night Vision business from L3Harris Technologies lifted Elbit Systems’ revenue...
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ZALA Aero unveils VTOL-capable ZALA 421-16EV mini-UAV

Wed, 27/05/2020 - 10:16
Russian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer ZALA Aero has developed a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) variant of its ZALA 421-16E fixed-wing mini-UAV, the...
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Portugal joins Brazilian ATL-100 aircraft project

Tue, 26/05/2020 - 12:21
The Brazilian firm Desenvolvimento Aeronáutico (DESAER) is teaming up with the Portuguese centre of engineering and product development (CEiiA) to proceed with the...
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