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US Might Adopt Korean Bigung System | Fincantieri To Support Military Training Of Qatar Navy | German Military “Aging” and “Shrinking”

Fri, 03/15/2024 - 05:00
Americas LIG Nex 1, a South Korean defense contractor, is ramping up efforts to secure a historic arms deal with the United States. The company aims to finalize an export contract for its Bigung 2.75-inch (70mm) infrared-guided anti-ship missile system. This potential deal would mark a significant milestone, as it would represent the first time […]
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NG Tapped For Triton Systems | Safran To Support Qatar’s Rafales | Taiwan Acquires Additional SkyGuardians

Wed, 03/13/2024 - 15:00
Americas Northrop Grumman Systems won a $19 million modification, which provides logistics and test support for mission control and operator training systems as well as associated engineering and field service representative technical support to sustain MQ-4C Triton air vehicles, ensuring continued mission-capability for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions for the Navy and the government of […]
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The MQ-4C Triton: Poseidon’s Unmanned Herald

Wed, 03/13/2024 - 14:58
BAMS Operation Concept (click to view full) The world’s P-3 Orion fleets have served for a long time, and many are reaching the end of their lifespans. In the USA, and possibly beyond, the new P-8 Poseidon Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft will take up the P-3’s role. While the P-8’s base 737-based airframe offers strong service […]
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Canada Gets Mobile User Objective System | North Macedonia Gets US JLTVs | NATO scrambles Swedish Gripens for the first time

Wed, 03/13/2024 - 05:00
Americas The State Department has approved Canada’s request to gain access to the Mobile User Objective System service and procure associated logistics and program support services from the US government under a potential $138 million foreign military sales agreement. General Dynamics will serve as the principal contractor in the proposed FMS deal, which covers the provision of […]
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F-35 To Be Able To Carry Nukes | General Motors Finished Testing ISV For UAE | Philippines Get Guarani APCs

Mon, 03/11/2024 - 15:00
Americas Lockheed Martin’s F-35A Joint Strike Fighter aircraft has received authorization to carry nuclear bombs. Russ Goemaere, a spokesman for the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO), recently told Breaking Defense that the much-awaited certification was actually awarded several months ago but only announced now. The milestone will allow some F-35As to carry two B61-12 nuclear gravity […]
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Triman Tapped For AEGIS Processor | Kuwait To Get More Eurofighters In The Next Months | Latvia Bolsters Border Defense

Mon, 03/11/2024 - 05:00
Americas Triman Industries won $21 million firm-fixed-price, for the procurement of five components of the multi-mission signal processor used in the AEGIS combat system. The ordering period is expected to be completed by November 2024. All work will be performed in Yonkers, New York. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the […]
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Constellation-Class Gets CAPTAS-4 | Rheinmetall Supplies NATO Member With Rocket Launcher Ammo | Taiwan Developing Laser Weapon

Fri, 03/08/2024 - 05:00
Americas Lockheed Martin won a $54,5 million modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement. This modification adds scope to provide non-recurring engineering and associated materials in support of power thermal management system controller and gun lube diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages redesign effort in support of F-35 Joint Strike […]
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Canada Revamps Its Fighter Pilot Training Program | 3rd Abrams Tank Reportedly Lost in Ukraine | Singapore Introduces New Urban Warfare Technology

Thu, 03/07/2024 - 05:00
Americas The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is transitioning its fighter pilot training program, marking a significant change for its future pilots. The CT-155 Hawk aircraft, which has served as the primary trainer for decades, will be retiring from service. This move coincides with the commencement of the Bridge Fighter Lead-in Training (FLIT) program and […]
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RACAF Unveils New Concept Called DIT | China To Boost Defense Spending | Saab Started Carl Gustaf Rifle Factory In India

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 15:00
Americas Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems won a $34,142,015 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee type modification to exercise options for AEGIS development and test sites operation and maintenance at the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site, SPY-1A Test Facility and Naval Systems Computing Center. This contract involves Foreign Military Sales to several countries. Work will be performed […]
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Lockheed Tapped For Trident Integration Into Columbia/Dreadnought | Russia Expands Military Base In Mali | India To Commission Seahawk

Tue, 03/05/2024 - 05:00
Americas Lockheed Martin Space won a $109.3 million contract to support the integration of the Trident II (D5) Missile and reentry subsystems into the Common Missile Compartment for the US/UK Columbia/Dreadnought submarine construction programs. Work is expected to be complete by February 28, 2029. Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity. Lockheed Martin […]
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Boeing Tapped By Navy For P-8A Delivery | F-16 Sale To Turkey On Track | Poland Boosts Military With New Carriers

Mon, 03/04/2024 - 05:00
Americas Boeing won a $3.4 million deal for the procurement and delivery of 17 Lot 13 P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft (14 for the government of Canada and three for the government of Germany), as well as associated non-recurring engineering. Work will be completed in March 2028. Foreign Military Sales customer funds in the amount of […]
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Sikorsky Plans New VTOL Systems | Nigeria Gets CN235-220 From Indonesia | Putin Agains Warns Of Risk Of Nuclear War

Fri, 03/01/2024 - 05:00
Americas Boeing won a $21.3 million firm-fixed-price contract modification for the F-15 Eagle Passive/Active Warning Survivability System. Work will be performed at Nashua, New Hampshire, and is expected to be completed by November 30, 2025. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity. Sikorsky has announced a […]
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USAF Completed Red Hawk Test | UNMAS Gets Donations For Humanitarian Mine Actions In Ethiopia | Germany Acquires US High Frequency Radios

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 05:00
Americas General Dynamics Land Systems won a $210.3 million contract for the purchase, warehousing, repair, issue, shipment, disposal, obsolescence management and configuration management of parts to support the Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of […]
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Lockheed Tapped For F-35 Testing | R2S Started Construction On Tamir Manufacturing Facility | US Delivered Hercules To Philippines

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 05:00
Americas Triumph Gear won a $18.5 million deal for the repair of one item that is part of the V-22 pylon conversion actuator system. All work will be performed in Park City, Utah. Work is expected to be completed by April 2025. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity. […]
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GD Tapped For Virginia Sub Work | Germany Moves Eurofighters To Latvia | Slovenia Gets New Air Combat Training Module

Tue, 02/27/2024 - 05:00
Americas General Dynamics won a $151 million modification for long lead time material associated with the Virginia Class submarines SSN 814, SSN 815, SSN 816, and SSN 817. Work will be performed in Sunnyvale, California; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Spring Grove, Illinois; York, Pennsylvania; Annapolis, Maryland; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Windsor Locks, Connecticut; Cleveland, Ohio; and other locations, and […]
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Canada And Czech Republic Explore Artillery Shells For Ukraine | Hungary Expands Gripen Fleet | South Korea Mass Produces 155mm Artillery Shell

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 05:00
Americas Bell Boeing won a $11.5 million modification, which adds scope to procure three shipsets of proprotor gearboxes in support of the Nacelle Improvements Step 2 requirement for CV-22 aircraft. Work will be performed in Amarillo, Texas; Fort Worth, Texas; and Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed in January 2026. Naval Air […]
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Merlin Labs To Test Auto Tech On KC-135 | Turkey Gets Upgraded M60T Tanks | Indonesia Downsized Black Hawk Programme

Fri, 02/23/2024 - 05:00
Americas The US Air Force has tapped Merlin Labs to test autonomous flight technology for the KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft. The stepwise approach will begin with reducing crew workload and then proceeds to reduced crew operations, the Boston-based aviation technology firm explained. A reduced workload could help the crew avoid costly mistakes.  Autonomous uncrewed operations at […]
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Raytheon Tapped For AEGIS Modernization | Elbit Unveiled New Aircraft | Expansion OF RAN’s Surface Combatant Fleet

Thu, 02/22/2024 - 05:00
Americas Raytheon won a $38.2 million order for the procurement of AEGIS modernization kits for Navy guided-missile destroyers and allied nations. This contract combines purchases for the US. Navy; and the governments of Japan and Australia, under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Work is expected to be completed by February 2028. Naval Sea Systems […]
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Ecuador Won’t Send Weapons To Ukraine | Ghanan Air Force Makes Case For Super Tucano | Italian Leonardos Will Get Their Own Components

Wed, 02/21/2024 - 05:00
Americas Ecuador’s foreign minister said the country did not plan to send Soviet-era weapons to Ukraine after the president’s vow to do so sparked a spat with Moscow over banana and flower exports. “Ecuador will not send any war material to a country that is involved in an international armed conflict,” Foreign Minister Gabriela Sommerfeld told […]
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Super Tucano Counter-Insurgency Plane Makes Inroads in Africa

Wed, 02/21/2024 - 04:58
Super Tucano Embraer’s EMB-314 Super Tucano trainer and light attack turboprop continues to rack up global orders, solidifying its position as the globe’s pre-eminent manned counter-insurgency aircraft. The latest order set of about $180 million expands the plane’s footprint into 3 African states: Angola, Burkina Faso, and Mauritania. They join Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican […]
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