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Raytheon to Upgrade AMRAAM Software

September 10, 2020 @ 05:38 AM

Raytheon Missile Systems has won a $125 million for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) system improvement program. This contract provides for delivery of software updates to the AMRAAM inventory

Seoul to Start Mass-Production of 120-mm Self-Propelled Mortar System

September 9, 2020 @ 02:58 PM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) will sign a $648 million contract to produce newly developed 120-millimeter self-propelled mortar systems. Decision to sign the deal was taken during a defense...

S.Korea Upgrades Combat Capability of 3200-Ton Destroyer

September 9, 2020 @ 01:30 PM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said Wednesday it upgraded combat system and target detection capabilities of the navys Yan Manchun 3200-ton destroyer. The warship was delivered to the Navy...

Sweden Offers Gripen Jets to Croatia

September 9, 2020 @ 09:02 AM

Swedish firm Saab has today submitted its proposal of 12 new Gripen C/D fighter aircraft to Croatia. Representatives of the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and the Swedish Embassy in Croatia...

USMC Selects Elbit’s Multi-Spectral Weapon Night Sights

September 9, 2020 @ 08:50 AM

The United States Marine Corps selected Kollsman Inc., a subsidiary of Elbit Systems, to supply multispectral, clip-on weapon night sight, allowing Marines to engage in day and nighttime operations at...

Russian Jet Crashes In Libya: Report

September 9, 2020 @ 07:50 AM

A fighter jet allegedly operated by the Russian military crashed near the city of Sirte in Libya after the aircraft reportedly suffered technical malfunction on September 7. An undated video circulating on social media shows a...

Approval Received for First Flight of Su-30SM2 Aircraft with Powerful Engine

September 9, 2020 @ 06:37 AM

Regulatory approval has been received for the first flight of the Sukhoi Su-30SM2 aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Force (RuAF) equipped with the powerful AL-41F-1C engine drawn from the advanced Su-35 fighter jet. The aircraft manufacturer,...

Germany Rejects Japanese P-1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft

September 8, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Germany has left out the Japanese P-1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) from short-list MPAs it may choose to replace old Orion P3-C planes. Along with France, Germany planned to introduce next-generation patrol aircraft in 2035

Estonian Defence Forces, US Army Practice Firing M270 MLRS in Exercise

September 8, 2020 @ 11:08 AM

Estonian Defense Forces' (EDF) along with United States Army and the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup, practiced firing a M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) at their central polygon training area in Harju County,...

China Airdrops Artillery Pieces, Paratroopers Near Indian Border Using Y-20 Plane

September 8, 2020 @ 09:16 AM

The Chinese military completed their first heavy equipment airdrop from Y-20 heavy transport plane during a real combat training exercise in the plateau area, close to its border with India. During this live-fire training, the Y-20...

Israel Unveils Fleet of AI-Powered Small Helicopter UAVs for Non-Military Tasks

September 8, 2020 @ 07:20 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has revealed “MultiFlyer,” a UAV squadron of small unmanned helicopters that can fulfill a range of non-military tasks. It can assist with tasks such as disaster area management, first responders guidance, large...