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    • Russia offers India three additional Talwar class frigates Oct 22, 2014 INS Mumbai (D62)Russia is offering to build for Indian Navy three additional Project 11356 frigates – the type designated ‘Talwar class’ by the Indian Navy. In addition, the two countries are negotiating weapon systems upgrades to the three frigates delivered under the first order is also being negotiated, integrating the Indo-Russian Bramos missile. Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • Lockheed Martin to supply $1 billion worth of SCOUT SV turrets Oct 22, 2014 scout_sv-mockup-gdukLockheed martin UK will deliver 245 turrets for the SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) under a $1 billion contract awarded October 2014. Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • Embraer rolls out KC-390 military airlift Oct 22, 2014 KC-390-hangarEmbraer rolled out the first prototype of the KC-390 military transport from the production hangar at the industrial plant of Gavião Peixoto, Brazil. The first flight, planned to take place by the end of 2014. Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • Continued strikes in Syria draw coalition air power from Iraq Oct 21, 2014 Coalition air strikes in the Syrian town of Ein al Arab (Kobane) were clearly visible across the Turkish border.Fierce fighting between Islamic State and Syrian Kurdish forces again battered the Syrian town of Kobani, as coalition forces continue their strikes in support of the Kurds. Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • Early completion of refit of Italian aircraft carrier Oct 21, 2014 ITS_Giuseppe_Garibaldi_(C_551)The Italian Navy said on Friday, October 17, that work on the carrier is now slated to be complete at the Taranto Arsenal, a Navy shipyard and base, on Nov. 10, instead of March of next year, when the ship completes post-refit sea trials. Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • AUSA 2014 – Robotics Photo Report Oct 15, 2014 imageReporting from the U.S. Army expo in Washington, Defense-Update team picked a number of interesting new robotic systems and capabilities on display at AUSAa 2014. Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • AUSA 2014 – Arming drones Oct 15, 2014 The Shadow 200 was displayed at AUSA 2014 carrying two guided missiles developed by Thales. Photo: Noam Eshel, Defense-UpdateSome of the interesting new systems our team has spotted at this years AUSA 2014 Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • Bell unveils the V280 Valor Tilt Rotor Aircraft at AUSA 2014 Oct 15, 2014 Bell has unveiled a full scale model of the next generation tilt-rotot - V280 ValorBell Helicopter and Sikorsky Aircraft displayed at AUSA 2014 full size models of the future rotary wing platforms they are proposing for the US Army. Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • AUSA 2014 photo report – Upgunned AFVs Oct 15, 2014 The MCT30 turret from Kongsberg mounted on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. As a remote controlled turret the overhead installation frees much needed space in the protected fighting compartment, while leaving the commander and gunner adequate operating space below. The turret is accessible from the hull and the gun can be reloaded manually if required; the turret could also have a hatch to enable the vehicle commander to lok out if necessary.The MCT30 turret from Kongsberg mounted on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. As a remote controlled turret the overhead installation frees much needed space in the protected fighting compartment, while leaving the commander and gunner adequate operating space below. The turret is accessible from the hull and the gun can be reloaded manually if required; the turret could also have a hatch to enable the vehicle commander to lok out if necessary. Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket
    • A view from the past, a look into the future Oct 14, 2014 A view from the past, provides a look into the future. BAE Systems developed this 70 ton hybrid-electric powered vehicle for the U.S. Army Ground Combat Vehicle; after the GCV program was cancelled the company has utilized the vehicle to demonstrate how the same platform could turn into a 40 ton combat vehicle, using next generation technologies that are already available today. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-UpdateAs the US Army is assessing future technologies that could maintain or increase the Brigade Combat Team’s (BCT) overmatch, improve operational capability and reducing the logistical tail required for continued operation, BAE Systems presented at AUSA its vision of the Army’s future technological thrust Share this:SharePrintEmailStumbleUponRedditTumblrTwitterPocket

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