Pakistan inducts Chinese SHORAD missile systems

The Pakistani Army has inducted the Chinese HQ-7B short range air defense system. The export system is designated FM-90 in Pakistan's service can engage aerial targets including cruise missiles, drones and air-to-surface guided missiles under adverse electronic counter measure (ECM) environments.

Russian Su-24 ‘Fencer’ Shot Down Over Syrian-Turkish Border

A Russian Su-24 strike aircraft was shot down today by Turkish Air Force F-16s. The Turks claim the Russian plane was intercepted on the Turkish side of the Turkish-Syrian border.

Nano-Coating Makes Coaxial Cables Lighter

Common coaxial cables could be made 50 percent lighter with a new nanotube-based outer conductor developed by Rice University scientists. “Our cable meets military standards, but we’re able to supply the strength and flexibility without the bulk.” said research scientist Francesca Mirri.

Global Hawk to Provide Target Fix, Track & Assessment Using a New Broad Area...

Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Corp. have recently completed the first flight test of the MS-177 long-range, multi-spectral imaging (MSI) sensor on the RQ-4B Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The MS-177 sensor is designed to provide capabilities to not only "find" targets using broad area search and different sensing technologies, but to also fix, track, and assess targets through its agility and multiple sensing modalities.

An Israeli Helmet Display is Tailored for Rocket Planes

X Racers Debut at Tulsa with Revolutionary Live-Virtual High Speed Race Rocket Racing pilots participating at the upcoming Tulsa Airshow will have the first opportunity...

UK, France to Invest £120 million in a Joint UCAV Study

The UK and France have agreed to strengthen defence cooperation following a Summit at RAF Brize Norton today. A communiqué signed by the Prime Minister...

World First: Neuron UCAV flying in formation with Rafale, Falcon 7X

On March 20, 2014 Dassault Aviation has performed a unique formation flight in which the nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) was flown in formation...

Airbus Military signs contract with Indonesia for nine C295 aircraft

Airbus Military has signed today a firm contract with  PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PT DI) to supply nine C295 military transport aircraft for delivery to...

Keeping the Tigers Flying

Israel's Elbit Systems announced yesterday that it was awarded contracts from an Asian country in a total amount of approximately $85 million

Who’s in Control? Toward Machine Control Led Weapons

Weapons controlled by Machines? When targets are becoming too illusive for effective human response, networked computers and guided weapons join forces, combining sensors, processing and...

Successful Tests for Indo-Israeli Land-Based Air Defense System

India conducts two successful intercepts of Land-Based Indo-Israeli Barak-8 missiles, as part of the acceptance tests of the Indian Air force new Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) system.

Israeli C4I, ISR solutions meet Brazilian requirements

LAAD 2015 Report: Israel offers C4I solutions to Brazil

Boeing Receives US Army $4 Billion Multi-year Contract for Chinook Helicopters

In an agreement that will save the U.S. government more than $800 million, the Army and Boeing have signed a $4 billion multi-year contract...

First Deployment of Italian NH90 In Afghanistan

The first batch of NH90 helicopters have been deployed and are now operational in Afghanistan with the Italian forces there. Italy plans to operate six NH90 in Afghanistan for six months.

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