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Deals this week: Sierra Nevada, Avanti Technologies, Hamilton Sundstrand

Naval Technology - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
Sierra Nevada Corp has secured a one-year contract modification worth $30.99m to procure AN / PLT-5 countermeasure transmitters for use by the explosive ordnance disposal personnel.
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Pakistan Navy successfully test fires land-based anti-ship missile

Naval Technology - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
The Pakistan Navy has successfully conducted the test launch of a land-based anti-ship missile from an undisclosed location.
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ABG says investors interested in acquiring major stake

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
Indian naval shipbuilder ABG confirmed on 16 March that investors have expressed interest in acquiring a major stake of the company as it looks to offload mounting debt. The Mumbai-based shipbuilder said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange that its "lenders have invited expressions of
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European Parliament approves mandatory conflict mineral reporting rules

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
The European Parliament overwhelmingly approved on 16 March a draft EU regulation aimed at preventing raw mineral imports into Europe financing armed conflicts. The legislation now goes to the EU's Council of Ministers for formal adoption, which is expected in the coming weeks. "These rules
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First ASRAAM guided firings conducted from F-35

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
Key Points The trials mark the first time a UK-designed missile has been fired from the F-35, and also the first time a non-US missile has been fired from the platform. Guided firing trials expected to continue through to mid-2017 The F-35 Integrated Test Force - a joint team comprising prime
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IAI unveils foliage-penetrating ground surveillance radar

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled a new version of its ELM-2112 ground surveillance radar that is designed to detect threats moving through foliage, saying it has been "operationally deployed for several years". Using frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) technology, the
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Intelsat, Kymeta partner on small antennas for DoD coms

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
Intelsat is introducing two small, flat-panel antennas that automatically lock onto satellites to support US Department of Defense (DoD) communications. The mTenna developed by Kymeta is a metamaterial, electrically scanned, satellite antenna intended for government maritime applications that
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JTIC Brief: Insurgent coalition in Myanmar's northeast puts military under unprecedented pressure

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
Key Points A four-party militant coalition under the Northern Alliance - Burma (NAB) umbrella has placed substantial pressure on the Myanmar military since early March in a new offensive in Kokang, Shan State. The fighting has underscored the military's strategic weaknesses and gaps in its
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Lithuanian Boxers to be armed with 30 mm MK44 cannons

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
Orbital ATK Armament Systems has confirmed that the ARTEC Boxer (8x8) infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) to be supplied to Lithuania will be armed with its 30 mm MK44 dual-feed cannon. The company will deliver the first of 90 MK44 cannons in mid-2017 and these will be installed in Rafael Advanced
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Pentagon budget 2017: Extra USD30 billion requested for current year

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
US president Donald Trump sent a supplemental request to Congress on 16 March, asking for an additional USD30 billion for the Pentagon for the current fiscal year over capped levels. There would be USD24.9 billion dedicated to increasing the base budget, while USD5.1 billion would go towards ongoing
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Portugal to acquire five light helicopters

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
The Portuguese Ministry of National Defence has authorised the Portuguese Air Force to acquire a number of single-engine, lightweight multi-purpose helicopters. The procurement, worth a maximum of EUR20.5 million (USD22 million) in line with the Portuguese Military Programming Law 2015-26, comes
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Raft of new Pentagon appointees announced

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
The White House named six new nominations for jobs at the Pentagon on 16 March, including a new number two to serve as secretary of defense Jim Mattis' aid. Patrick Shanahan, a Boeing executive who has worked for both the commercial and defence side of the company, was nominated to serve as deputy
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Reliance to issue shares to support defence growth

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
Indian group Reliance Infrastructure has said it will look to generate funds worth INR20 billion (USD305 million) to support expansion in the defence sector. In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange on 16 March, Reliance said the funds will be raised through a "qualified institutional
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Risk of major terrorist attack in peninsular Malaysia remains low despite arrests of suspected Islamist militants

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 01:00
EVENT Malaysian police stated on Monday (13 March) that they had arrested seven people, five Filipinos and two Malaysians, for suspected involvement with the Islamic State. Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said most of the arrests were made during an operation in Sabah earlier in
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Toyota Hilux

Military-Today.com - Fri, 17/03/2017 - 00:00

Japanese Toyota Hilux Light Utility Vehicle
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Matthew Brubacher

SSR Resource Center - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 21:29

Matthew Brubacher

Senior Fellow

Matthew Brubacher currently works with the United Nations Mission to Libya.

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Previously, he has worked with the African Union supporting their peace support operations in CAR and Somalia and prior to that as a DDR officer with the UN mission in DRC.

Matthew also worked as a cooperation adviser for the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and as an officer in the Palestine Liberation Organisation where he supported the Camp David II negotiations.

Matthew has an LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service.

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Highlights - Presentation of Studies at SEDE - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

On 23 March, the study “Challenges to freedom of the seas and maritime rivalry in Asia" and the study "Cybersecurity in the CSDP - Challenges and risks for the EU" will be presented at SEDE committee.
Further information
Draft agenda and meeting documents
Source : © European Union, 2017 - EP

Nato launches Dynamic Manta 2017 submarine warfare exercise

Naval Technology - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 01:00
Nato has launched the annual anti-submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Manta 2017 (DYMA 17) off the Sicilian coast in Italy.
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ONR contracts Raytheon for new communication and engagement network

Naval Technology - Thu, 16/03/2017 - 01:00
Raytheon has been awarded a new $11.8m contract by the US Office of Naval Research to develop an advanced, cross-domain communication and engagement network for the US Navy.
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