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German Eurofighter’s new AESA radar

On 17 June 2020 Sensor systems supplier Hensoldt welcomed the decision by the German Bundestag to develop the new Active Electronic Scanning Array (AESA)...

Erickson’s new US naval support contract

Erickson has won a multiple award contract as subcontractor to Metson Marine Services which provides ocean transportation, vessel operations, and ocean environmental services. $23 million...

Saab Secures Another Erieye Customer

Saab has signed a contract and received an order for the Airborne Early Warning and Control solution Saab 2000 Erieye AEW&C (Airborne Early Warning...
The IRIN Navy frigate Jamaran. (Mohammad Sadegh Heydar)

Iranian Navy Friendly Fire Incident

The Islamic Republic of Iran Navy frigate Jamaran opened fire on one of its own warships, the Konarak on 10 May causing numerous casualties....

UK Government Delays Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review

During the Queen’s Speech on 19 December 2019, the Government announced plans to conduct an Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review. Heralded as...

Airbus tops off first fully automatic air-to-air refuelling (A3R) with a boom

Airbus has achieved the first ever fully automatic air-to-air refuelling (A3R) operation with a boom system. Test flights The flight test campaign, conducted earlier in the...

First Nigerian A-29 flight

Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) have announced that the first of 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack, combat and reconnaissance...

Boeing S-100 demonstrated to US Army

Boeing has demonstrated the S-100 Camcopter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to the US Army, with the aircraft resupplying the soldiers with small cargo packages...

Icelandic Gap Guardians

Protecting NATO’s northern flank is a job not only entrusted to Norway, but also a rotation of Allied air force squadrons based in Iceland. Norways...

France’s military response to COVID-19

The French Navy’s amphibious assault helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre and its 200 sailors are preparing to intervene in response to the coronavirus crisis to...

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