US-Norwegian Air and Missile Defense to Protect Australian Forces Abroad

The Australian Government has approved the development of a new Short Range Ground Based Air Defense system to improve protection for deployed personnel. Raytheon Australia has been selected as the single supplier for the A$2 Billion program, delivering the NASAMS to the Australian Defense Force.

Hypersonic Weapons Enter Service with Russian Aviation

Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Republic confirmed today that Russia began deploying new strategic weapons that are virtually immune to enemy missile defense capabilities. These weapons include a hypersonic air-launched attack missile and ground-launched hypersonic glider, that can be used with nuclear or conventional warheads. Russian scientists have also matured a compact nuclear propulsion system that can be fitted to unmanned aerial vehicles and torpedo-like submersibles, used as cruise missiles. Nuclear powered Representing new weapon categories, both systems are not likely to be covered by the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).

More battlefield helicopters for the UK Armed Forces

Britain is accelerating the procurement of helicopters in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The UK has agreed in principle with the Danish...

RAFAEL Introduces an Airmobile Spike NLOS for Special Ops

RAFAEL has tested a new lightweight launcher for its Spike NLOS missile system, designed for integration on light offroad vehicles. For the...

Automatic Change Detection

Start < Page 5 of 6 > An important feature of image processing is the comparison of new and stored images to detect changes over time....

Russia Extends it’s Arctic Naval Powerbase

The Russian navy and air force continue to expand their operations on a global base. Their most recent plans call for joint naval exercises,...

Philippines to Buy Eight AW109 Power Helos for $80 Million

  AgustaWestland has won the bidding to supply eight attack helicopters worth $80 million for the Philippine Air Force (PAF). The Philippine STAR reports. A notice of...

System upgrades are key in Aegis destroyer’s success defeating ballistic, cruise missile raid on...

The US Navy Aegis missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a flight test today testing the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system capability to defeat a synchronized raid, of nearly simultaneous attacks ballistic and cruise missiles. The test included three successful near-simultaneous target engagements over the Pacific Ocean.

Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) Assessed as Rapier FSC Replacement

A £36M contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been placed with MBDA for the Land variant of the Future Local Area...

Brazil Launches KC-390 Medium Transport Aircraft Program

// Embraer has signed a US$1.3 billion contract with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for the KC-390 military transport aircraft program. In...

Russian Air Force Implements Battle-Forged Lessons

Lessons learned through ongoing military operations in Syria are shaping operational concepts, tactics, and technologies employed by the Russian military, and specifically by the Air Force and Naval Aviation.

Airbags Designed to Save Helicopters Hard Landing on Rough Terrain

A new safety device developed for civil and military medium helicopters, Aero Sekur’s shock attenuation system is designed to aid crew and helicopter survival....

IAI, Synergy Group Embark on Expansion Plan in Brazil

Yair Shamir, IAI Chairman: “We are determined to invest what is necessary to establish our position, introduce our capabilities and, along with our local partners, introduce the solutions we feel as mature and suitable for our Brazilian customers. We believe this market leadership strategy will win in the long run, as this market being in the advanced development phase, is searching for solutions we can offer.”

Aerial Surveillance to Boost Security, Fight Drug Lords in Mexico

The Mexican military and security forces are fielding an integrated network of intelligence gathering, surveillance and response capabilities designed to bolster homeland security and combat narco-trafficking.

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