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DSEI 2021: Babcock outlines Arrowhead 140 bid for Greece

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 17:20
Babcock has outlined to Janes its approach to the four pillars required for Greece's naval procurement programme, for which it is bidding the Arrowhead 140 frigate.
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USN shipbuilding plan could cut total number of missile VLS cells, CBO says

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 17:05
The 30-year US Navy (USN) shipbuilding plan released in June could reduce the number of missile vertical launch system (VLS) cells, according to a Congressional Budget...
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DSEI 2021: Hanwha Defence unveils K9 SPH developmental roadmap

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 16:35
Hanwha Defence has outlined its K9 Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) development roadmap, laying out plans for three new variants beyond the baseline K9 and K9A1 minor...
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Washington to review export policies for Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Cyprus

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 16:35
The US Department of State is preparing to add Ethiopia and Eritrea to its list of countries with a policy of denial for the transfer of military equipment under Section...
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CPI to buy L3Harris radome business

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 16:35
US-based Communications & Power Industries (CPI) has agreed to acquire L3Harris Technologies' Electronic Space Systems Corporation (ESSCO), saying the ground radome...
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DESIE 2021: Elbit details ARCAS future soldier system

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 15:50
Elbit Systems UK unveiled its Assault Rifle Combat Application System (ARCAS) at the DSEI exhibition, which was held in London from 14-17 September.
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Indian Air Force hastens its plans to buy ex-French Mirage 2000s

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 15:50
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is fast-tracking its EUR27 million (USD31.78 million) plan to purchase 24 second-hand Dassault Mirage 2000 fighters from France in a bid to...
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DSEI 2021: Sweden modernises its CB90 fast attack craft fleet

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 14:35
Sweden is modernising its fast attack craft fleet with the Combat Boat 90 Next Generation, which Saab is showcasing for the first time abroad at Defence and Security...
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DSEI 2021: 4GD selected to provide CQB training facilities for British Army

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 14:05
The UK's 4GD, a company specialising in close-combat immersive training, has been selected by the country's national training estate prime contractor Landmarc Support...
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Taiwan proposes USD8.6 billion for defence ‘special' fund

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 14:05
Taiwan's Executive Yuan has announced a plan to spend TWD240 billion (USD8.6 billion) over the next five years to bolster naval and air combat capabilities.
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AFSOC plans operational capability demo of amphibious MC-130J ‘in only 17 months'

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 14:05
The US Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Command (AFSOC) plans to perform an operational capability demonstration of an amphibious Lockheed Martin MC-130J Commando II...
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DSEI 2021: UK Defence Secretary tries to calm rift with France over Australian submarine deal

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 14:05
UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has moved to calm a war of words with the French government over Australia's ditching of a deal to build conventionally powered...
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Update - DSEI 2021: Aeralis signs propulsion agreement with Rolls-Royce

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 13:35
UK-based Aeralis and Rolls-Royce have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) geared at meeting the propulsion needs of the former's modular jet aircraft.
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MQ-9B makes first point-to-point flight for an unmanned aircraft in UK airspace

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 13:35
The United Kingdom, for the first time, approved a point-to-point flight of an unmanned aircraft in national airspace, enabling a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems...
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DSEI 2021: Babcock, PT PAL ink licence deal for Arrowhead 140 design

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 12:50
UK defence group Babcock has signed a design licence agreement with Indonesian shipbuilder PT PAL providing for the build of two Arrowhead 140 frigates at PT PAL's...
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DSEI 2021: Rheinmetall integrates Brimstone into Mission Master UGV

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 12:20
Rheinmetall unveiled a Mission Master unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) with an MBDA Brimstone missile launcher at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2021,...
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South Korean military to deploy VTOL UAVs for coastal surveillance and reconnaissance

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 10:14
The Republic of Korea Army (RoKA) and Marine Corps (RoKMC) will deploy locally sourced vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on coastal...
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UK PJHQ moves towards Multi-Domain Integration

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 08:35
Operational commanders are reorganising how the UK Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) conducts overseas missions in the era of great-power competition.
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US Congressional Budget Office notes US Navy shipbuilding increase

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 08:20
The proposed US Navy (USN) 30-year shipbuilding plan requires more annual outlays than in previous budgets, according to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report...
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British Army moves towards Land Industrial Strategy

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 07:50
A 20-year comprehensive road map for the British Army's future equipment requirements and spiral development plans is to be included in the United Kingdom's Land...
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