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Elbit Systems to Supply Light Tanks to a Country in Asia...
Elbit Systems announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $172 million to supply light tanks to the Philippine Army. As the prime contractor, Elbit Systems will supply the “Sabrah” light tank solution based on the tracked ASCOD platform that is manufactured by General Dynamics European Land Systems Santa Bárbara from Spain, and on the wheeled Pandur II 8X8 platform manufactured by Excalibur Army from the Czech Republic.
Skylord Keeps Warfighters Safe in the Heat of Battle
The SkyLord family employs XTend’s edge technology with cognitive skills to safely perform dangerous missions. The system uses augmented reality (AR) guidance and control technology to enable an operator to perform complex missions with great ease and precision, using an AR vision system and a single-handed controller. This telepresence interface enables operators to immerse themselves and “step into” a remote reality and engage targets effectively yet safely.
Spain To fly Predator B Reaper Drones
The government of Spain has selected General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) to deliver Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems to the Spanish Air Force....
Spain Allocates €171 Million to Buy Four ‘Megadrones’
Spain has decided to buy four Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) drones for its air force. According to the Ministry of Defense announcement made on thursday in Madrid, the Government allocated €25 million ($27 million) in the 2016 budget to fund the acquisition of the first system. Both US madse MQ-9 and Israeli Heron TP are considered.
11 Killed on a Colombian ELINT Plane Crash
A Colombian Air-Force CN235 special-mission aircraft plane crashed on Friday in the north of the country, killing all 11 of those on board. The CN235 is manufactured by Airbus; the plane was produced in 1998 in Seville, Spain and was one of several aircraft converted to carry out Electronic Warfare missions.
Spain Flys the Atlante UAS
Atlante, an unmanned aerial vehicle developed by the European defense group Cassidian has made its first flight at Rozas airfield, near Lugo, Spain last week. designed to address the tactical UAS mission profile is also capable of carrying out civil and homeland security applications.
Indonesia Receive Armored Vehicles from Germany, Transports from Spain
Jakarta, Indonesia: Germany is expected to deliver 44 Leopard II Main Battle Tanks and refurbished Marder armored infantry fighting vehicles to Indonesia by November...
European Defense Update – November 1, 2011
Spanish Army to Field Israeli 81mm Cardom Mortars | Finland Considers Buying JASSM, Stingers | Finland Renew Request to Equip Its Hornets with JASSM | Poland Ditches Trainer Tender
Airbus Military Tests AEW&C Configured C295
Airbus Military C295 development aircraft fitted with a six meter diameter rotodome performed the first flight as part of the platform evaluation for the AEW&C role.
Spain Gets its Share of Australian AWD
Facing growing delays in the parallel construction of three Air Warfare Destroyers (AWD) and two Landing Helicopter Dock Ships (LHD), the Australian Ministry of defense and program manager AWD Alliance decided to redistribute the construction work among three Australian shipyards currently involved in the program, and transfer part of the work to the Navantia shipyard in Spain.
nEUROn Subsystems Begin to Assemble at Istres
Saab AB has delivered to Dassault the front and central fuselage sections of the European UCAV technology demonstrator nEUROn. Dassault Aviation the Prime contractor for the nEROn. As subassemblies and parts of the unmanned aircraft are arriving at Istres, nEUROn program is entering the critical phase of assembly and integration of the final air vehicle.
RiotBot – Armed For Close Combat
The Spanish company TechnoRobot has introduced here the RiotBot - a new class of unmanned platform designed for intervention in riots, prison disturbances, or...
New Armored Vehicles for Spain
Spain considers a new armored vehicle procurement, eying a wheeled 8x8 armored vehicle to enhance safety and mobility of Spanish troops. At present the...
RAFAEL, General Dynamics Team to Supply Spain with 2600 Spike Missiles
SPIKE-LR, a member of the SPIKE Family of fourth generation multi-purpose, multi-platform electro-optic guided missiles offers autonomous as well as 'man-in-the-loop' day, night and...
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