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Update: Bulgaria receives special forces vehicles

Sat, 15/01/2022 - 01:05
The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on its website on 21 December 2021 that it had received the first batch of 45 armoured vehicles from Samel-90 for its...
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Leonardo contracted to help develop Eurofighter ‘Radar 1' for Germany, Spain

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 18:35
On 14 January Leonardo announced that it had signed a EUR260 million (USD297 million) contract with Hensoldt to contribute towards the development of the Eurofighter...
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Tanzanian commandos display double-barrel rifles

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 18:20
The Tanzania People's Defence Force (TPDF) became the first military known to have taken a double-barrel assault rifle into service, when one of its special forces units...
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US eyes bigger role for allied contractors

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 17:50
A provision in the newly enacted fiscal year (FY) 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) could make it easier for certain allied defence contractors to compete...
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Netherlands begins populating second F-35 squadron

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 13:50
The Netherlands has begun populating its second unit for operating the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), with the news that the first...
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European Commission blocks Hyundai's acquisition of DSME

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 12:35
The European Commission has vetoed Hyundai Heavy Industries' (HHI's) proposed acquisition of rival South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering...
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North Korea launches missiles in response to US sanctions

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 12:35
North Korea launched additional missiles on 14 January in an apparent response to additional US sanctions on the Northeast Asian nation.
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New Czech defence minister sets her priorities

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 11:50
New Czech Defence Minister Jana Černochová presented her ministry's priorities during a press conference on 10 January. This includes meeting the NATO goal of spending...
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Malaysia receives MD 530G light attack helos

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 11:50
MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) has formally handed over six MD 530G armed reconnaissance and light attack rotorcraft to Malaysia, the company announced on 13 January.
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Hyundai Rotem delivers MPUGVs to RoK Army

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 11:50
Hyundai Rotem has delivered two multipurpose unmanned ground vehicles (MPUGVs) to the Republic of Korea (RoK) Army.
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Smart Shooter unveils multicopter gun system

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 11:50
Israeli company Smart Shooter unveiled on 10 January its Smash Dragon system, which enables small multicopter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to be armed with infantry...
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Surface Navy 2020: Raytheon anticipates delivering AN/SPY-6(V)3 fixed phase radar in second quarter

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 11:50
Raytheon expects to deliver the first AN/SPY-6(V)3 fixed phase Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) during the second quarter of 2022, Scott Spence, company Naval...
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Narda-MITEQ makes first acquisition

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 11:50
US defence electronics supplier Narda-MITEQ has completed its first acquisition as a stand-alone company.
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Surface Navy 2022: New US Navy surface naval plan includes focus on maintenance changes

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 11:50
The new US Navy surface naval plan, “Surface Warfare: The Competitive Edge,” released during the Surface Navy Association National Symposium, which started 11 January in...
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Godspeed Capital Management buys IT firm ESS

Fri, 14/01/2022 - 11:50
US private equity firm Godspeed Capital Management has acquired Exceptional Software Strategies (ESS), which provides cyber-security and other information technology...
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Thales Alenia Space to build two SDS satellites for Intelsat

Thu, 13/01/2022 - 18:05
Intelsat has contracted Thales Alenia Space – a joint venture between Thales and Leonardo – for the production of two software-defined satellites (SDSs).
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US Army moves ahead with Stryker-based 50 kW-class laser weapon test plan

Thu, 13/01/2022 - 17:35
The US Army will continue testing Stryker vehicles integrated with 50 kW-class lasers in anticipation of sending the weapon to the first unit in September, according to...
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Russia flies newbuild Tu-160M bomber

Thu, 13/01/2022 - 15:20
Russia has flown the first Tupolev Tu-160M ‘Blackjack' strategic bomber to roll of its newly reconstituted production line.
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Taiwan loses one F-16V in a crash

Thu, 13/01/2022 - 15:20
A Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF) F-16V single-seat fighter aircraft crashed into the sea during a routine training sortie on 11 January, the Ministry of National...
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South Korea develops DIRCM system

Thu, 13/01/2022 - 15:05
South Korea's Agency for Defense Development (ADD) announced on 12 January that it had successfully tested a locally developed directed infrared countermeasures (DIRCM)...
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