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...

The Double WAMI

Kestrel Block II on an Aerostat
US-based ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) specialists Logos Technologies expects its new Kestrel Block-2 Wide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) ISR sensor to be ready for delivery within eight months of a customer contract, the company has revealed. The Kestrel WAMI is an optronics system mounted...

Spirits in the Sky

B-2A Spirit
The United States Air Force (USAF) will commence production of the first phase of the Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit strategic bomber Flexible Strike programme in 2017, the USAF has told armadainternational.com. The Flexible Strike programme, for which Northrop Grumman is the prime contractor, commenced in...

Super Tucanos To Arrive in Nigeria by March

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is expected to procure three Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano turboprop light strike aircraft from Brazil, following an announcement to this effect on 9th February. These aircraft are expected to be transferred from the current inventory of the Brazilian Air...

Silent Archer deliveries by late 2017

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The US Army will take delivery of SRC’s Silent Archer Counter-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (CUAV) system later this year. Earlier in February, the force awarded the film a contract worth $56 million for the Silver Archer product that detects, tracks, classifies and identifies a UAV threat...

Flying the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey

The Bell/Boeing CV/MV-22A Osprey tilt rotor aircraft is a technological marvel. It has the ability to take off and land like a helicopter, and the engines can be rotated forward 90 degrees to establish horizontal flight. The CV/MV-22A is currently in service with the...

Replacing the Ex-Pistols

On 18th January the US Army announced that Sig Sauer had been selected to provide its XM17 Modular Handgun System (MHS). The selection followed two years of tests for a replacement for the force’s current Beretta M9 pistol which has been in service for over...

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...

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...

New and important Critical Infrastructure and Resilience event for North America

London UK, January 6, 2017– Torch Marketing and KNM Media have announced the launch of an important new critical infrastructure protection event for the North American region - Critical Infrastructure and Resilience North America (CIPRNA). Increasing levels of international terrorism and changes in the...

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