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The U.S. Army is gaining more experience with precision mortars. The latest addition to its arsenal, the XM395 Precision Guided Mortar Munition (PGMM) is...
Depleting stocks of Precision Guided Munitions (PGM) used by European Air Forces in Libya is expected to trigger demand for affordable guided weapons. This article examines the operational advantages and weaknesses of the various weapons, and how it reflects in their costs
The Israeli government has decided to finalize the acquisition of a sixth Improved Dolphin class submarine from Germany, with payment to be spread over several years. The Dolphins are manufactured by Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (HDW), which is owned by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems.
Boeing made Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system (UAS) successfully completed its first flight April 27 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. "Autonomous, fighter-sized unmanned aircraft are real" Program manager comments.
Pakistan conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Ra'ad Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) also designated Hatf-VIII. the nuclear capable Raad has a range of over 350 km; its accuracy is sufficient to effectively attack hardened targets delivering conventional warheads.
The Australian Defence Department completed a two-month diagnostic review of the MRH-90 Multi Role Helicopter Program, addressing delays to the project. While the program avoided the ‘Projects of Concern’ list, scrutiny of the program continues and its progress will be evaluated by a follow-on diagnostic review.
Northrop Grumman has joined the BAE Systems lead Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team, and will become the lead authority for the integration of command and control hardware and software, computers and communications equipment, sensors and sensor suites for intelligence gathering and force protection.
Israel is ordering additional two C-130Js from Lockheed Martin, funded by U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS). Israel has ordered the first C-130J in April 2010 and will receive that aircraft in spring 2013. The next two aircraft will be delivered in late 2013 and late 2014 respectively.
Defence and security company Saab have signed a contract worth over $17 million for further deliveries of AT4 CS RS man-portable rocket system.
U.S. Army AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters will soon be equipped with a Ground Fire Acquisition System (GFAS) to automatically detect, and identify the sources of ground fire shot at the helicopters.
China is moving forward in completing the refurbishment of Shi Lang, the first aircraft carrier for its navy, and has recently unveiled (unofficially) the fighter planes to be operating on board, the J-15.
The German armored vehicles company KMW is establishing a Brazilian subsidiary named KMW do Brasil, to be located in Santa Maria in the southern...
DCNS is a major supplier of surface vessels and submarines in the Latin America region and, specifically Brazil. Since 2008, the Brazilian Navy and...
IVECO is displaying the first prototype of the VBTP amphibious armored vehicle destined for the Brazilian Army. The vehicle is the first of a...