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MBDA Sees Strong Year Ahead

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David Oliver - MBDA held its annual UK press conference in London on 20 March when CEO Antoine Bouvier, chief financial officer Peter Bols and UK managing director Chris Allam reported on the company’s 2018 annual results and its vision for the future. Peter Bols...

RAF Typhoons Carry Brimstone Over Syria

Jon Lake - The RAF’s Typhoon Force has flown its first operational sortie carrying the new-to-Typhoon MBDA Brimstone 2 precision attack missile. On 30 January, Air Commodore Justin Reuter, UK Air Component Commander for Operation Shader and Air Officer Commanding 83 Expeditionary Air Group shared a...

RAF Tornado Bows Out

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Jon Lake - On 31 January 2019, the RAF Tornado Force flew its final operational sortie on Operation Shader - the UK element of the international campaign against Daesh (the so-called Islamic State group). Two Panavia Tornado GR.Mk4s took off from RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus...

Four generations of strike fighters?

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When UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced that the RAF’s F-35Bs were ready to deploy, having attained initial operating capability (IOC), he did so in front of four different RAF Fast Jets. For the ceremony, held at RAF Marham in Norfolk on 10 January,...

Swedish Army orders Rheinmetall HX heavy trucks

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Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract from the Swedish armed forces to supply vehicles for transporting Patriot air defence systems made by Rheinmetall’s partner Raytheon. Starting in the first quarter of 2021, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) will supply Sweden with a total of...

Raytheon ELCAN unveils new reflex rifle sight for land forces

Raytheon Company has developed the ELCAN Specter® close quarters sight that allows ground troops to more quickly identify targets and make better decisions. The new reflex rifle sight features a large window and LED technology that provide soldiers with a sharper image. Designed specifically for...

Lockheed Martin selects industry mission payload providers for Next Gen OPIR missile warning system

Lockheed Martin has selected Raytheon and a Northrop Grumman/Ball Aerospace team to compete as potential mission payload providers for the U.S. Air Force's Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (Next Gen OPIR) Geosynchronous (GEO) Block 0 missile warning satellite system.  This payload competition between Raytheon and...

Blinding the Enemy – with Science

Previously known as Electronic Counter Measures, Electronic Attack uses electromagnetic energy, directed energy, or anti-radiation weapons to attack enemy personnel, facilities, or equipment. Electronic Attack (EA) uses the transmission of radio frequency energy to disrupt the operation of other radio frequency systems. This the essence...

New RAM launchers for the German Navy

At June 2018, RAM-System GmbH (RAMSYS) was awarded for the delivery of ten Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launching systems for the German Navy. These weapon systems will be installed and integrated on the second batch of already procured K130 class corvettes. The RAM weapon system...

Future Trends to Watch

A number of trends are influencing the development of future combat vehicles. They will also shape efforts to upgrade existing vehicle fleets in order to extend their capabilities and to allow them to remain relevant as battlefields change. Current trends can perhaps be best be...

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