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BAE Systems-led Team To Provide Additional Type 45 Power Generation

March 22, 2018 @ 11:05 AM

BAE Systems along with shipbuilding and conversion specialist Cammell Laird and naval design and technical support expert BMT have won a contract to deliver Type 45 Power Improvement Project (PIP) to the UK Ministry of Defence. The project will improve resilience in the Royal Navys Type 45 Destroyer power and propulsion...

Boeing to Modernize Logistics and Business Systems For Qatar Armed Forces

March 16, 2018 @ 01:20 PM

Qatar Armed Forces has selected Boeing to implement an advanced Enterprise Resource Planning/Logistics Management Information System (ERP/LMIS), to maximize readiness for troops on land, air and sea. Work will be performed under a five-year contract, which includes ongoing maintenance support

Raytheon to Upgrade Qatari Air Force's Operation Center

March 9, 2018 @ 11:25 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Qatar of equipment and support to upgrade the Qatari Emiri Air Forces (QEAF) Air Operation Center (AOC) for an estimated cost of $197 million. The purchase is meant to enhance the performance of integrated air defense planning and provide...

Russia’s Techmash Developing Next-Gen Heavy Flame-Throwing System

January 12, 2018 @ 01:26 PM

Russias Splav Research and Production Association has started developing a prototype of the next-generation wheeled-chassis heavy flame-throwing system dubbed Tosochka. "The Splav Research and Production Association is carrying out work to develop a prototype of the Tosochka new-generation heavy flame-throwing system for preliminary trials

Russia to Expand Naval Base in Syria’s Tartus

December 13, 2017 @ 10:49 AM

Russia has reached an agreement with Damascus to expand the formers naval base in Syrias Tartus. According to the agreement, Russia will use the joint facilities free of charge

Bechtel Receives $229.7M Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components Contract

November 9, 2017 @ 09:49 AM

Bechtels plant machinery company has received almost $230 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, sole-source contract to provide nuclear propulsion components to the U.S

Chinese Air Force to Cooperate With Logistics Firms, Use Drones for Shipment

October 27, 2017 @ 08:19 AM

The People's Liberation Army air force (PLA-AF) will cooperate with five Chinese companies to upgrade civil-military logistics integration, according to an agreement between the companies and the PLA air force logistics department. The five companies are SF Express, China Railway Express, China Postal Express & Logistics, Deppon Logistics and JD Logistics

Russian Army Erects Bridge in Syria Amidst Shelling by Terrorists

September 26, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

The Russian Army has erected a MARM small motorway panel bridge across the Euphrates River few kilometres away from Deir ez-Zor in northeastern Syria amidst shelling by Islamic State (IS) terrorists. The panel bridge was erected in less than two days under continuous shelling, Head of the Russian Defense Ministrys Road Service Vladimir Burovtsev was quoted as saying by

China’s Military Body CMC Signs Defense Equipment Procurement Contracts With 13 Agencies

September 20, 2017 @ 10:15 AM

China's most powerful military body Central Military Commission (CMC) signed military equipment procurement agreements with 13 agencies on Tuesday, Xinhua reports. The CMC published bidding information on its weapon procurement website this April in a bid to open the country's defense sector to enterprises and boost competition

Russia Helping India Complete Kaveri Engine Project: Rosoboronexport

August 21, 2017 @ 02:54 PM

An Indo-Russian project to modify Indias Kaveri Jet engine (presumably for the Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft) is about to be completed. “One of the most vivid illustrations (In Indo-Russian scientific partnership) is the KAVERI Indian aircraft engine

Russia To Commence Nuclear Power Plant Construction in Turkey Next Year

August 21, 2017 @ 02:15 PM

Russia will start construction of Turkey's first nuclear plant Akkuyu in 2018 once it finalises all necessary licenses and permits by this year end. Contracting parties are working to obtain the last of the licenses for Akkuyu, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told Anadolu Agency Sunday

USAF Tests Super-Efficient Aircraft, UAV Engine

August 14, 2017 @ 11:21 AM

A new engine for small aircraft and UAVs that consumes 40% less fuel than currently available aviation engines, has been tested by the US Air Force. The Air Force Research Laboratory has recently completed a ground test series on Craflight V-8 4