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With Libyan Air Defense Neutralized, Coalition Air Forces Target Libyan Ground...

After a third night of mounting military pressure by coalition forces, units loyal to Muammar Gaddafi were reported to withdraw from Benghazi, shifting their pressure to the west on Tuesday, Gaddafi’s forces attacked two Libyan towns on the eastern border with Tunisia.

Coalition Strike Fighters Show Different Taste for Weapons

A collection of photos released today by the U.K and French Ministries of Defense illustrate some of the armmament configurations used by tcoalition air...

Forward Deployed French, British Fighters

Coalition air forces today deployed additional naval aviation and air forces units to bases near Libya, enabling highet operational tempo and faster response to...

Tarian QuickShield Offres Ad-Hoc Armor Repair

QuickShield, a textile-based, lightweight net designed to stop rocket-propelled grenade threats (RPG) from penetrating vehicle armor. QuickShield is applied as a 'band aid’, enabling armored vehicle crews to rapidly replace damaged bar (slat) armor on military vehicles in the field.

Dassault, BAE Systems to Cooperate Developing MALE UAVs

BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate exclusively on the preparation and submission of a joint proposal to the UK and French Ministries of Defence for the design, development, production and support of a Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) UAS.

France to Announce MALE Acquisition Decsion Next Week

the French MOD has decided to use General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drones to fulfill the French Air Force requirement for Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE). France is planning to buy four aircraft and, according to the blog editor Jean-Dominique Merchet, the French MOD is expected to announce the selection as early as next week.

BAE Systems Introduces a Navalized Typhoon Option

While the competition between six international aircraft manufacturers moves on, some of the competitors are already looking a step further, positioning their respective platforms...

British-Israeli JV to Produce Carbon Nanotubes for Defense Applications

A new company established today in Israel will produce carbon nanotube fibre for the enhancement of body armor and composite armour systems for vehicles....

HMS Ark Royal Set on its Last Voyage before Decommissioning

After celebrating 25 years in the fleet commission at a special ceremony attended by HM The Queen in Portsmouth on November 5, the British...

U.S. Defense Exports Amount to $31.6 Billion in FY2010

U.S. military sales overseen by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) were $31.6 billion in the Fiscal Year 2010 (ending September 30), topping $30...

Ocelot Selected for the British LPPV Program

Force Protection Europe Ltd (FPE), developer of the Occelot light armored vehicle, has been selected as the preferred bidder in U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD)...

BAE Systems to Offer the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer for the...

BAE Systems plans to offer the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) for the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training Family of Systems. Part of...

Update: QinetiQ’s Zephyr solar powered unmanned aircraft soars to new world...

Above: Ground in Arizona, as part demonstrating the solar powered drone's capability to fly a two week mission. Photo: QinetiQ [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejXaAwsIDoI&fs=1&hl=en_US] Zephyr, the solar-powered, high...

India Shortlists the European Typhoon and French Rafale for $10 Billion...

The Indian Air Force has concluded the technical assessment of six fighter aircraft proposed for the Medium MultiRole Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) program. According to media reports, both Typhoon and Rafale were shortlisted for the next phase.
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