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French Govt Red Flags Photonis Sale to US Teledyne

April 6, 2020 @ 09:23 AM

The French government has red-flagged a potential $550 million sale of France-based Photonis to American firm Teledyne that was in the final regulatory approval stage. "Ministries of finance and defense consider...

Japanese Coast Guard Orders Two Additional H225 Super Puma helicopters

April 6, 2020 @ 07:54 AM

Japan Coast Guard (JCG) today ordered of two H225 helicopters which will take its Super Puma fleet to 15, comprising two AS332s and 13 H225s. The new helicopters will be utilized...

US Navy Commissions Final Block III Virginia-class submarine, USS Delaware

April 6, 2020 @ 07:11 AM

The US Navy commissioned the final Block III Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine, USS Delaware (SSN 791) on April 4, 2020. USS Delaware (SSN 791) is the 18th Virginia-class boat

Saudi Armored Vehicle Destroyed in Booby-trap Attack in Yemen

April 6, 2020 @ 05:46 AM

A booby-trapped explosion targeted at coalition forces in Yemen's Aden city on Sunday left an armored vehicle of the Saudi Arabian forces destroyed. The attack occurred when a convoy of Saudi...

Iran to Build Multiple-hull Destroyer this Year

April 5, 2020 @ 04:35 AM

Irans Defense Ministry plans to start the construction of a 6,000-ton destroyer this year which will be a trimaran ship – a vessel consisting of multiple hulls – equipped with...

US Navy to Upgrade 25-year Old USS Boxer to Operate F-35B Jets...

April 4, 2020 @ 03:49 PM

The US Navys 25-year old amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) will be able to support and operate the F-35B Joint Strike Fighters on-board after its upgrade by BAE Systems in 2021. Starting June this...

Testing Commences of Russian R-37M Hypersonic air-to-air Missile from Su-35 Jet

April 4, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

Test firing of the Russian R-37M hypersonic air-to-air missile (also known as RVV-BD) from the Su-35 fighter jets are planned for end-2020 while flight tests to confirm compatibility with the Su-35 have already commenced. The R-37M...

Dutch Air Force Gets First Boeing CH-47F Chinook

April 4, 2020 @ 10:08 AM

The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has taken the delivery of first of a total 20 ordered Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters with an upgraded cockpit. The 20 CH-47F Chinooks will be a fleet equipped with the...

USAF Reserve Takes Delivery of First Lockheed HC-130J

April 4, 2020 @ 08:33 AM

The US Air Force Reserve recieved their first HC-130J Combat King II on April 2. "The 39th Rescue Squadron took possession of their first, brand new HC-130J Combat King II aircraft on April 2

Huntington Ingalls Wins $1.5B to Build Amphibious Warfare Ship for US Navy

April 4, 2020 @ 07:57 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)'s Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $1.50 billion modification contract for the procurement of the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock LPD 31

NATO to Share Radar Data with Ukraine, Georgia

April 4, 2020 @ 06:45 AM

NATO has decided to share air traffic radar data with Ukraine and Georgia besides agreeing to lend continued support for existing aid packages to the countries. "The package we agreed for Georgia and Ukraine, its about...

Ukraine tests Neptune coastal missile system

April 4, 2020 @ 05:34 AM

Ukraine's state-owned Luch Design Bureau's Neptune anti-ship missile system was test-fired at the Black Sea on April 2. "Second succesful test of the Neptune land-based cruise missile system was conducted on April 2 at Alibey test...