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Silent Archer deliveries by late 2017

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...

Evolving Electronic Warfare to Counter New Threats

The second edition of Electronic Warfare took place 17th-18th January 2017 in Warsaw, Poland, chaired by Air Marshal Greg Bagwell CB CBE, Former Deputy Commander, Royal Air Force. Over 150 attendees came together to collaborate, debate and share strategies to widen the role of...

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...

LRPF Force Multiplier

Getting greater firepower in the same package is one of the objectives of Raytheon’s Long Range Precision Firepower (LRPF) missile development, for which a risk mitigation contract worth $5.7 million was awarded to the company by the US Army this August. Intended to replace the...

Moving Targets

On 28 October, US defence secretary Ashton Carter announced that the US Army’s Lockheed-Martin MGM-140 ATACMS (Army Tactical Missile System) will get upgraded to hit moving land and sea targets. The MGM-140 was designed to deliver a payload of submunitions to a specific location...

Tilting with Valour

Bell Helicopter is on course to perform the first flight of its V-280 Valour tilt-rotor by September 2017, the company tells Armada. Bell Helicopters under contract from the US Department of Defence to provide one of the Joint Multi-role Technical Demonstrator platforms that could lead to...

Stryking Harder

M1126 Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle’s are getting bigger teeth. The US Army awarded a $75 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems (GD) for the integration of a 30mm automatic gun station on to the M1126 and delivery of eight prototypes. In December 2015, GD...

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