The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has inducted two configurations of Elbit Systems' XACT family of Weapon Sights. The company was recently selected to provide thousands of its XACT th65 and XACT th64 uncooled thermal imaging weapon sights to marksmen of both Infantry and Special Operation Forces of the IDF, Elbit Systems said in a statement Thursday
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has contracted General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) for the supply of MQ-9B SkyGuardian Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) under the country's Project Air 7003
Russia's Project 20385 lead corvette "Gremyashchiy," has entered the White Sea for state trials. "The Project 20385 lead corvette Gremyashchiy armed with Kalibr cruise missiles has entered the White Sea for state trials
Russia's Su-57 stealth fighter has completed 16 flights equipped with it's new, powerful engine dubbed "Item 30." "Currently, the engineering bench tests of the advanced engine continue and the item is being tested on a flying laboratory
Czech Republic has signed an agreement to buy eight multi-mission radars from Israel in a deal valued $125 million. The Government-to-Government (GTG) contract was signed in Prague by Israel's Ministry of Defense International Defense Cooperation Directorate (SIBAT) and the Czech Ministry of Defense under its Mobile Air Defense Radar (MADR) program, Globes reported Friday
The Royal Australian Air Force's Large Aircraft Infra-Red Counter-Measures (LAIRCM), intended to provide additional electronic warfare self-protection (EWSP) to the C-130J transport planes, has achieved Final Operational Capability (FOC). Eight of the twelve aircraft were modified in Australia by Airbus Australia Pacific under a local commercial licencing arrangement
Saab has delivered a mobile, Deployable Maintenance Facility (DAM) to the Hungarian Air Force. DAM is a mobile solution that enables enhanced maintenance capacity for aircraft and other vehicles combined with superior protection, the company said in a statement Friday
Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Spain's Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates with naval solid state S-band radar. In addition, Navantia's land-based test site (Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra or CIST) will also be receiving the system
Russian troops in the Eastern Military District have received and inducted first of the country's S-300V4 air defense systems. "This system has arrived for service with the Eastern Military Districts air defense troops for the first time," Eastern Military District said in a statement Friday
Israel's Elbit Systems and MD Helicopters have signed a teaming contract to equip MD 530G Block II (BII) Scout Attack Helicopter with Integrated Weapons System (IWS). The pilot-centric Integrated Weapons System (IWS) is comprised of a Helmet Display and Tracking System (HDTS), Weapons Management System (WMS) and Mission Management System (MMS), MD Helicopters said in a statement Friday
BAE Systems' active interceptors have earned certification on Gulfstreams G600 and G500 aircraft. The certifications are from the Federal Aviation Administration for the G600 aircraft and European Aviation Safety Agency for the G500 aircraft
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is currently searching for a solution on Turkey's S-400 buy and is looking at how to combine the Russian air defense systems with American Patriots. "The Alliance is searching for a solution in connection with Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 missile systems," NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, was quoted as saying by reports RIA Novosti
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