Editor-in-Chief-Andrew-Drwiega

EDITOR’S BUNKER BRIEFING (4 May 2020)

Dear Readers, COVID-19 WILL RESULT IN DEFENCE BUDGETS REDUCTION On Monday 27 April Armada’s contributing analyst Andrew Hunter, who is the director of the Defense-Industrial Initiatives...
Global-Eye-Granada-AB-023

First GlobalEye Arrives Into UAE on Schedule

On Wednesday 29 April the UAE Air Force took delivery of its first Saab GlobalEye Swing Role Surveillance System aircraft which had been flown...
Airbus-Refuelling

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...
Field-Aerospace

Field Aerospace Awarded KRACEn Contract

Field Aerospace was selected as an awardee on the Kits, Recovery, Augmentation, Components and Engines (KRACEn) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) supporting the United States...
AARGM

Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Continues to Protect the US Navy

The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation $165 million for Lot 9 full rate production (FRP) of the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM)...
A-29

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...
MSAP

By Air, by Sea or Land

Whether conducting special reconnaissance (SR), direct action (DA) or military assistance (MA) missions, SOF units must be capable of rapidly moving across the battlespace. Rotary...
Boeing-S-100

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...
RAF-Typhoons

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...
boeing-philadelphia

Boeing to Temporarily Suspend Philadelphia Area Operations in Response to Escalating COVID-19 Pandemic

Boeing is temporarily suspending production operations at its facilities in Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, in light of the company's continuous assessment of the spread of...

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