Naval Group Pacific and ARC Training Centre for Automated Manufacture of Advanced Composites (AMAC) at UNSW Sydney, have demonstrated the structural applications of of a carbon composite material embedded with fibre optics in marine vessels. The test was designed to determine how a composite embedded with fibre optics could be used in the masts of marine vessels that may house vital equipment such as radars and periscopes
Northrop Grumman is working with the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) that could aid the military in its operations in remote military bases through regular power supply. "The project is designed to provide constant, consistent and logistically agile power to expeditionary forces operating in unimproved areas such as forward operating bases
A fire broke out onboard Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier while the vessel's engine was undergoing repairs at a dock in Murmansk on Thursday, injuring three people. According to TASS, the raging inferno was caused due to violation of safety rules
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and Hellenic Air Force (HAF) have commenced a series of demonstration flights using the MQ-9 Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)
The Ministry of Defense of Burkina Faso has placed a firm order for one Airbus C295 military airlifter. As part of its 2018-2022 Military Acquisition Law, the Burkina Faso Air Force will reinforce its military transport capabilities by joining the family of Airbus C295 operators, Airbus said in a statement Wednesday
BAE Systems and Army Research Laboratory (ARL) developed a robotic manufacturing cell to automate heavy weld operations for combat vehicles. Presently, the combat vehicle hulls are typically fabricated from thick armor plates that are manually welded together
The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has contracted BAE Systems to develop new cyber tools to help prevent vulnerabilities in electronic files that can lead to cyber attacks. Development of these tools will be part of DARPA's Safe Documents (SafeDocs) program, which aims to more effectively identify and reject malicious data in a variety of electronic formats, BAE Systems said in a statement Tuesday
Lockheed Martin has completed testing its next-generation long-range missile designed for the US Army's Precision Strike Missile (PrSM) program at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico. During the flight test, the PrSM was fired from Lockheed Martin's High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher and flew approximately 240 kilometers to the target area
Leidos has been awarded a contract whose value is pegged at $6.52 billion for Global Solutions Management – Operations (GSM-O) II, which provides support services for the operation, defense, and sustainment of the Department of Defense Information Network/Defense Information System Network
Bell Boeing delivered the first modified MV-22 Osprey to the United States Marine Corps (USMC) on Tuesday. The Marines have multiple configurations of the MV-22 aircraft in service
Russia is soon to test its MC-21-300 airliner equipped with domestically developed PD-14 engines, following US sanctions that prevented Moscow from using Pratt &Whitney engines in its aircraft. "The assembly of the MC-21-300 fuselage to be tested with the Russian PD-14 engine was completed
Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) has contracted Kongsberg for its Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS) for integration onto the Army's Piranha V 8x8 vehicles. The contract amounts to 270 MNOK ($29
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