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Qatar Orders Nexter VBCI Infantry Fighting Vehicle

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The French Armed Forces Ministry confirmed on 7 December that Qatar has signed a letter of intent to purchase both additional Rafale aircraft and 490 VBCI Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV). The VBCI part of the deal is valued at between US$1.7 (€1.5) billion and US$3.76(€3.2)...

SVFuA receives Technology of the Year award

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The Wireless Innovation Forum announced the winners of their annual Achievement Awards at the Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (WInnComm 2017). SVFuA, the software defined radio (SDR) system for joint and combined operations developed for the German Federal...

ExpoDefensa 2017: RT to present the SkyStar 180 aerostat

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The Israeli-based aerostat company RT LTA Systems Ltd. will present its SkyStar family of aerostats, which includes the SkyStar 100, SkyStar 180 and SkyStar 330, at ExpoDefensa exhibition. The SkyStar 180 aerostat which will be displayed at the exhibition, was recently deployed in Colombia...

QinetiQ emulates drone threat for Royal Canadian Navy

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QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) has introduced a new service to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) by emulating the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones. The live demonstration was carried out in November 2017 from a Halifax-class frigate under the C$8.5M Unmanned Targets Repair, Overhaul and...

Rheinmetall transfers driver training trucks to Bundeswehr

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At the beginning of November Rheinmetall transferred the first of 35 TGX 26.360 6X2-2 LL driver training trucks to BwFuhrparkService GmbH (BwFPS) in Oldenburg. Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) booked the vehicle order back in 2016. The contract is worth around €3.2 million...

U.S. Air Force to advance its F-16 with next-gen radio from Rockwell Collins

A U.S. Air Force F-16 will be the first to be equipped with Rockwell Collins’ next-generation ARC-210 RT-2036(C) networked communications airborne radio, the first ever to include Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) and support Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW) capabilities. The ARC-210 RT-2036(C) expands on a...

Lockheed Martin Assembles Third U.S. Air Force GPS III Satellite

The U.S. Air Force’s third GPS III satellite in production flow at Lockheed Martin’s advanced satellite manufacturing facility here is now fully integrated into a complete space vehicle. GPS III Space Vehicle 03 (GPS III SV03) followed the first two GPS III satellites on a...

U.S. Air Force’s SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Missile Warning Satellite

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The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin delivered the next Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite for the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on October 31. SBIRS enhances the military's ability to detect missile launches, supports ballistic missile defense,...

Thales celebrates the production of its 500th FLASH sonar

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Thales teams in Brest are proud to announce the completion of the 500th FLASH sonar system (Folding Light Acoustic System for Helicopters). Thales started the development of the lightweight anti-submarine warfare (ASW) sonar for helicopters in the 1990s, since when the product has been...

Cubic Awarded $61 Million Contract

Cubic Corporation today announced that its Cubic Global Defense business division was awarded a contract worth more than $61 million from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to support rotational and pre-deployment training exercises at the U.S. Army’s Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC). The awarded amount is for...

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Qatar Orders Nexter VBCI Infantry Fighting Vehicle

The French Armed Forces Ministry confirmed on 7 December that Qatar has signed a letter of intent to purchase both additional Rafale aircraft and...

SVFuA receives Technology of the Year award

The Wireless Innovation Forum announced the winners of their annual Achievement Awards at the Wireless Innovation Forum Conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined...

ExpoDefensa 2017: RT to present the SkyStar 180 aerostat

The Israeli-based aerostat company RT LTA Systems Ltd. will present its SkyStar family of aerostats, which includes the SkyStar 100, SkyStar 180 and SkyStar...

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