IMDEX Show News – Terma Steps Forward With Scanter

Terma is planning to complete testing of new and upgraded naval surveillance and navigation radars by the end of this year, the company has told armadainternational.com Speaking during the IMDEX maritime defence exhibition and conference in Singapore on 16th May, the firm disclosed that it...

Dumb Bombs with Graduate Degrees

Pakistani JF-17 Thunder
From the early days of aerial warfare, air forces around the world have sought ways to increase the accuracy and lethality of air-delivered ordnance, but it was not until advances in microchip technology that air forces were able to use precision guidance kits which...

USAF Buys a Bigger Bang

The US moves ahead with nuclear modernisation against a backdrop of deepening crises and fiscal uncertainty. The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons of 1968 committed its signatories to “pursu(ing) nuclear disarmament aimed at the ultimate elimination of their nuclear arsenals.” As much as...

Russia-US CENTCOM Airspace Coordination

US CENTCOM (Central Command) and the Russian armed forces are in regular contact to ensure the safety of the skies above Syria, as both continue their efforts to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgent group. The Russian and US armed forces...

Suited and Booted

EOD-10
Med-Eng’s new EOD-10 Advanced Bomb Suit (ABS) has been designed to reduce the physiological burden for the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians. At the heart of protecting EOD technicians is the ABS. Made using layered light weight, high-strength materials such as Nomex, Kevlar, foams and...

Press Release: Rosoboronexport 10-01-2017

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Alexander Mikheev assumes the position of CEO of JSC Rosoboronexport JSC Rosoboronexport (a unit of the Rostec State Corporation) informs the public and associates about the inauguration of its new CEO Alexander Mikheev. On January 10, 2017, during a meeting held at Rostec offices, Rostec CEO...

Long Arm of the NLAW

NLAW (Saab)
Saab expects to complete deliveries of its NLAW (Next-Generation Anti-Tank Weapon) surface-to-surface missile to an undisclosed customer by the end of 2017, the firm has told armadainternational.com. On 28 December 2016, the company announced that it had received an order from an unnamed customer...

K-9 for the KRAB

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Poland’s Huta Stalowa Wola defence company has contracted the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) Hanwha Techwin for 96 K-9 Thunder 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) chassis, it was announced on 19 December. The K-9 chassis will be mated with a BAE Systems’ AS-90 Braveheart turret which...

MIV Programme Controversy

Piranha 5
Uncertainty surrounds the British Army’s Mechanised Infantry Vehicle programme amid reports in October that the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) wants a single source purchase of vehicles from, as opposed to a competitive tender. The MIV programme focuses on a eight-wheel drive armoured vehicle requirement,...

Barrett Communications awarded new contract for East African nation

Perth, Western Australia, August 16, 2016 - Barrett Communications have signed a significant contract with the National Defence Force of an East African Nation. The first phase of the contract involves the supply of PRC-2090 Tactical HF (High Frequency) radio communications systems, in Manpack...

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