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Airbus to sign for Spanish C295 MPA in early 2023, also pitches MSA variant

Fri, 30/12/2022 - 13:20
Airbus is close to finalising a C295 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) development contract with Spain, at the same time as pitching a maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA)...
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Germany takes command of NATO VJTF

Fri, 30/12/2022 - 07:35
Germany takes command of the NATO Response Force (NRF) Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF) on 1 January, the alliance announced on its website on 28 December.
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Argentina buys Uvision loitering munitions from Israel

Fri, 30/12/2022 - 06:05
The Argentine Ministry of Defense (MoD) on 27 December signed a contract with the Israeli MoD's Directorate of International Defense Cooperation to buy Uvision's...
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Airbus anticipates future Eurofighter buy from Spain

Thu, 29/12/2022 - 13:20
Airbus is confident that Spain will order further Eurofighter (C.16 in national service) combat aircraft, in addition to the Project Halcon jets contracted earlier in...
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Austria exercises option for 18 further AW169 helicopters

Thu, 29/12/2022 - 12:20
Austria has signed a declaration of intent (DOI) with Italy to acquire an additional 18 Leonardo AW169 medium-twin helicopters.
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Indonesia completes installation of 57 mm naval guns on two KCR-60M vessels

Thu, 29/12/2022 - 11:20
Indonesia's state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL has fully integrated the BAE Systems Bofors 57 Mk3 naval gun on the country's third and fourth KCR-60M-class fast attack craft...
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FMV contracts Saab for Koster-class MCMV life extension

Wed, 28/12/2022 - 14:20
Sweden's Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded Saab a contract to extend the operational life of two of the Royal Swedish Navy's (RSwN's) five Koster-class...
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KAI signs LAH production contract

Tue, 27/12/2022 - 13:35
The South Korean government has signed a KRW302 billion (USD236 million) deal with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to acquire the company's Light Armed Helicopter...
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South Korea progresses airborne MCM plans with KRW345 billion contract with KAI

Tue, 27/12/2022 - 12:50
South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has signed a KRW345 billion (USD270 million) contract with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to develop an...
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Chinese military aircraft breach median line in large numbers

Tue, 27/12/2022 - 12:05
Chinese military aircraft have conducted the largest breach of the Taiwan Strait median line to date.
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Czech Army unveils new indigenous STARKOM tactical communication jammer

Mon, 26/12/2022 - 06:35
Janes has learnt details of the STAvebnicový Rušič KOMunikační (Modular Communication Jammer: STARKOM), one of the main components of a mobile electronic warfare (EW)...
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Chilean Navy to get new icebreaker for Antarctic

Mon, 26/12/2022 - 06:35
A new Antarctic icebreaker ship for the Chilean Navy is to launch on 22 December 2022 by the state-run naval shipbuilder ASMAR at its facility in Talcahuano.
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Romania awards framework contract for Watchkeeper X UAS

Thu, 22/12/2022 - 16:50
The Romanian Ministry of National Defence (MND), through CN Romtehnica, and Elbit Systems signed a framework contract on 20 December for up to seven Watchkeeper X...
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Slovenian Armed Forces to receive new Belin-V UASs

Thu, 22/12/2022 - 16:05
The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia has contracted C-Astral to deliver two Belin-V unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) to the Slovenian Armed Forces.
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Germany suspends Puma procurement, Marder to continue serving with VJTF

Thu, 22/12/2022 - 14:50
Germany suspended procurement of the Puma infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) on 19 December after 18 of the vehicles broke down in an exercise preparing for their first...
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New Zealand's first P-8A drives fleet transition

Thu, 22/12/2022 - 14:20
The arrival of the first new P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) in New Zealand will see Royal New Zealand Air Force's (RNZAF's) No 5 Squadron move to its new...
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India launches first new anti-submarine craft after delays

Thu, 22/12/2022 - 12:05
India's L&T Shipbuilding has launched the first vessel in a new class of anti-submarine warfare shallow water craft (ASW SWC) destined for the Indian Navy.
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Japan lays out near-term plan for Patria AMVs procurement

Thu, 22/12/2022 - 11:20
The Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) has outlined a five-year plan to procure Finnish company Patria's Armoured Modular Vehicles (AMVs) for the Japan Ground...
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US lawmakers unveil 10% defence funding boost for FY 2023

Wed, 21/12/2022 - 16:20
US congressional negotiators have reached agreement on a fiscal year (FY) 2023 omnibus appropriations bill that would provide USD816.7 billion for the US Department of...
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Airshow China 2022: Tsingaero Armament showcased strike-capable JZ-500 UAV

Mon, 14/11/2022 - 15:35
Chinese firm Tsingaero Armament showcased its JZ-500, a strike-capable rotary-wing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), at the Airshow China 2022 exhibition in Zhuhai, which...
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