Underwater Defence & Security 2017 event

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The Underwater Defence & Security event, taking place 6th-8th March 2017 at the Portsmouth Marriott, will bring together 200 air, surface and underwater leaders, planners and operators to enable the shift to multistatic, remote and unmanned ASW and MCM operations. The Underwater Defence & Security...

Suited and Booted

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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...

Kuznetsov transits through English channel

The Russian Navy’s flag ship the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier is on her way home. She passed through the English Channel on 24th January, heading back to her Kola Bay naval base in the Barents Sea. She took a similar route on 21st October 2016,...

3W-International GmbH joins Forum Luft- und Raumfahrt Baden-Württemberg e.V.

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3W-International GmbH joined Forum Luft- und Raumfahrt Baden-Württemberg e.V. in late 2016. The Baden-Württemberg aeronautical network represents the interests of the aviation industry in Germany's south-west, serving as a network hub between business, science, politics, and society. Enhancing the global competitiveness of resident companies...

Press Release: Bruker – 21/12/2016

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Bruker Delivering 300 Hand-Held Chemical Detectors to German BBK LEIPZIG, Germany – December 21, 2016: Bruker announced that it is in the process of delivering three hundred (300) RAID™ M-100 hand-held chemical detectors based on ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) to the German Civil Defense Authority...

There’s a Spy Ranger waiting in the sky

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Thales plans to deliver 70 of its new Spy Ranger Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to the French Army between 2018 and 2019, the firm has told armadainternational.com. Pascal Sécretin, responsible for UAV products at Thales, argues that this new aircraft is particularly suited to supporting...

Preparing for Retirement

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The RAF will commence the drawdown of its Panavia Tornado-GR4 fighter force on 31 March, armadainternational.com has learned, when the jet’s training unit will disband.  15(R) Squadron located at RAF Lossiemouth airbase in northern Scotland, is the Tornado Operational Conversion Unit (OCU), which prepares pilots...

US Armour Returns To Europe

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January has witnessed US Army heavy armour returning to Europe for the first time since 2004 following the move of 2000 combat vehicles from the 3rd Armoured Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) of the 4th Infantry Division from Fort Carson, Colorado to Europe.   Since arriving...

Just the Facts, Donald, Just the Facts

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The president-elect’s recent comments concerning NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) show a worrying lack of strategic insight, and a stubborn refusal to face multilateral realities. “Obsolete.” It was hard to perceive Mr. Trump’s comments regarding NATO on 14 January 2017 as anything other than a...

Put on Your Headphones!

3M Peltor has confirmed to armadainternational.com that testing has been performed by a selection of European militaries of the firm’s new CH-5 headset. Although demurring from mentioning exactly which European armed forces have evaluated this new product, which was unveiled by the firm in...

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