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Airbus reveals its Network for the Sky military communications solution

Airbus-NTFS
Airbus will unveil its secure networked airborne military communications solution, Network for the Sky (NFTS), at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018. NFTS combines different communication technologies to form one resilient global mesh network, allowing aircraft to be fully part of a high-speed connected battle...

IAI and Airbus enter $600 million agreement to lease Heron TP MALE RPASs

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed an agreement with Airbus to lease Heron TP Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) RPASs (Remotely Piloted Air vehicle Systems) to Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence. Under the $600 million deal, Airbus DS Airborne Solutions GmbH will serve as the...

Tornado successor: Team Eurofighter presents offer to Germany

On the eve of the ILA Berlin Air Show 2018, Airbus and Eurofighter GmbH have submitted their offer to the German Ministry of Defence for a replacement of the Bundeswehr’s ageing Tornado combat aircraft, which was developed in the 1960s, and have established the...

RUAS progress increases Maritime Relevance

As Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS) have improved in terms of range and load capability, they have moved into the tactical sphere encompassed by naval needs for Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA). The utility and cost of acquiring and deploying unmanned aerial systems (UAS) is witnessing...

Making Military Rotorcraft – An Insider’s Experience

Armada International gets the inside line on the military rotorcraft industry from an industry professional who has spend decades selling and promoting military rotorcraft. In looking to get an insider’s view point on the military rotorcraft industry today, delving into where it has come from...

Armada International Military Helicopter Industry Survey

The military helicopter market has had a robust couple of decades, particularly as a result of its use as a counter-insurgency vehicle of choice supporting ground troops in first Iraq, then Afghanistan and more recently in northern Africa. It enabled coalition forces to move...

Fighting Fascism

Boeing EA-18G
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) came to prominence with its declaration of a worldwide caliphate in June 2014. Soon after, it occupied significant tracts of land in Iraq and Syria while performing acts of political violence beyond the Middle East. By the...

Loaded

Lockheed Martin Squad Mission Support System
Generally associated with soldier modernisation and future technology programmes, efforts to reduce the burden on Dismounted Close Combat (DCC) personnel continue to proliferate globally, with a number of companies and armed forces engaged in such efforts. That said, while reducing the burden on DCC personnel...

Decision Time

Boeing’s new AH-64E Guardian
The decision to discard the Airbus Helicopters/Eurocopter EC-665 Tiger-ARH (Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter) gunship announced in the Australian government’s Defence White Paper this February has left questions about the future of rotary attack in the country’s arsenal. The EC-665ARH attack helicopter programme can be seen as...

On The Move

satellite WIN-T communications
Satellite Communications or ‘SATCOM’ is nothing short of a communications miracle, offering high bandwidths over long ranges. Unsurprisingly, militaries around the world want this capability on their platforms, particularly their vehicles. The benefits afforded to military operations by SATCOM are well documented: They include the...

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