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‘Scorpene’ class submarines
Covert, deniable, versatile, and packing an ever bigger punch, modern submarines are the weapons platforms of choice for those navies which can afford them. It is not surprising, therefore, that both new build, and upgrade, submarine programmes are proliferating worldwide. Since the end of the...

Albion and the Apocalypse

Upon becoming the United Kingdom’s prime minister on 13 July Theresa May, like her predecessors, was asked to write several letters by the cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood, the country’s most senior civil servant. Every prime minister since Edward Heath (1970 to 1974) has performed...

Missile Mishaps

The Royal Navy’s Lockheed Martin UGM-133A Trident D-5 Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBMs) are back in the headlines, following revelations on 22nd January that a test of one of the missiles in June 2016 went wrong. In the second of our four-part series on the potential...

Apocalypse UK

SSBN
The December 2016/January 2017 edition of Armada International will feature an article on the Royal Navy’s BAE Systems ‘Dreadnought’ class Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarine (SSBN). These new submarines will carry the British nuclear deterrent in the form of their Lockheed Martin UGM-133A Trident-D5 submarine-launched ballistic...

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Operational Aircraft Trust in Rohde & Schwarz

A400M is now in service with Belgium, France, Germany, Malaysia, Spain, Turkey and the UK, supporting paratrooper deployment, transport and air-to-air refueling capabilities. Earlier...

Turkish Aerospace sign deal with Royal Netherlands Aerospace Center

Turkish Aerospace has signed a framework agreement on future projects with the Royal Netherlands Aerospace Center (NLR). In the scope of the protocol signed...

Northrop Grumman Awarded $167 Million for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Contract

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it has been awarded a $167 million contract by the U.S. Navy for Lot 8 Full Rate Production of the...

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