The Russian Airborne Force will get a new parachute system in 2018, the Bakhcha-UPDS multi-cupola, which can air-drop a BMD-4M infantry fighting vehicle with a seven-member crew inside it. "This year, the state trials of the Bakhcha-UPDS new parachute system designed to air-drop BMD-4M vehicles and other hardware from military transport planes are coming to a close
Two B-1B bombers under the command of US Pacific Air Forces have joined their counterparts from the Republic of Korea and Japanese air forces in sequenced bilateral missions in response to North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs. This mission is in direct response to North Korea's escalatory launch of intercontinental ballistic missiles on July 3 and July 28
The US Navy has awarded Engility Corporation a $30 million high tech engineering contract on air/ship integration, survivability and electromagnetic environmental effects that will also involve six US allies, the company announced Monday. Engility Corporation of Andover, Massachusetts is being awarded a $30,661,981 contract for engineering and technical services in support of the Navy and the governments of Australia, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Norway, Spain, and Denmark
Raytheon has won over $11 million contract to provide engineering services in support of land, air and sea defense missiles known as SM-2 and SM-6 to the US Navy and five foreign nations. Apart from US Navy, the services will support the Japan, Denmark, South Korea, Taiwan and Germany, the company announced Monday
An Elbit Systems of America Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT) border security system passed US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) systems acceptance testing. This IFT system, located in the Douglas, Arizona, Area of Responsibility (AOR), marks the company's second deployment of the system, with the first occurring in the Nogales, Arizona, AOR, the company announced Monday
Vectrus Systems Corp has won a $97 million US Air Force contract to provide base operations support services at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The contract has a seven year period of performance and represents new work to Vectrus, the company announced Monday
Safran Helicopter Engines has launched a new online technical publications service Known as Web IETP (Interactive Electronic Technical Publications for its entire engine range. The main advantage of this new, user-friendly service is that it offers at any time the latest versions of each document
Indias Bharat Dynamics (BDL) is planning to design and develop an Advanced Data Field Loader system, which is beneficial in uploading and downloading mission and navigation data for rockets and missiles. The defense public sector would be taking up the project as part of its efforts to improve self-reliance in the current financial year,
The US Army has unveiled Autonomous & Robotic Remote Refueling Point, or AR3P project that demonstrates a potential material set of solutions, proof of concept, and validated the technical feasibility of an autonomous robot refueling operation. The project's goal is to enable Army Aviation manned rotary-wing aircraft to address current and emerging range and endurance requirements, as well as refueling challenges created by the non-contiguous battlefield
Australian Air Force is likely to collaborate on the development of the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-band program with assistance from the Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) Systems and EA-6B Program Office (PMA-234) and the Navy International Programs Office (Navy IPO). The allies joined mid-June for a Cooperative Partnership week, during which the RAAF had an opportunity to gain insight into the current status of the NGJ-MB program, in anticipation of formally entering a cooperative project later this year, RAAF said in a statement
Huntington Ingalls Industries has won a $218 million advance procurement contract from the US Navy to provide long-lead-time material and advance construction activities for LPD 29, the 13th amphibious transport dock of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class
GE Aviation has made a mutually beneficial arrangement with the US government to accommodate the environmentally controlled teardown of hardware and recovery of strategic alloys in exchange for credits on future engine/parts purchases. The Military Engine Reclamation Program is an incentivized process for GEs US Navy and Air Force customers to garner financial value from retiring GE products in their fleets, including F404, F414, TF39, TF34, T700 F110, F101 and F118 engine parts
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Germany To Finalise Order for 38 Eurofighter Jets, 110 E-Scan Radars
Turkish Navy to get First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier in 2020
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