With the first squadron of carrier-based fly-by-wire MiG-29 K fighters to be formally inducted into the navy next month, India is now keeping its fingers crossed on Russia delivering the 45,000-tonne INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier by 2013 end, after a delay of over five years. The Admiral Gorshkov warship will be put on trial on Barents Sea between May and July and commissioned by Sevmash shipyard on White Sea in November 2013
Raytheon was awarded a contract to provide the company's Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems (IBNS) for four Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Royal Navy of Oman. Under the contract, Raytheon will equip Oman's new Al-Ofouq-class Offshore Patrol Vessels with a complete, new-generation IBNS, including comprehensive documentation and training for instructors, operators and maintenance support personnel
The two variants of the Littoral Combat Ships lack firepower, as their main weapon is a single 57mm automatic gun, more often fitted to fast patrol boats than to frigates, a top U.S
The second edition of the Security and Defence Exhibition (SDE) in Baghdad this week saw some 54 companies from 13 countries hawking their wares to an Iraqi government which has seen the nations military might devastated over the past 10 years. All are eyeing the estimated $16
Despite heavy budget in the end strength of the Army and Marine Corps, the special operation forces will see an increase along with an increase in maintaining the number of big-deck carriers. U
Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. (HTSI) announced today a 10-year contract with the U
Remember how Secretary Gates talked about procurement needing to reflect strategic needs? Well, there's more evidence of the problem. POGO has obtained and is making publicly available for the first time a Department of Defense Inspector General report showing that even though "DoD was aware of the threat posed by mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDS) in low-intensity conflicts and of the availability of mine-resistant vehicles years before insurgent actions began in Iraq in 2003
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil General Dynamics European Land Systems has received a contract from the Brazilian Navy for 18 PIRANHA IIIC 8x8 armored personnel carrier (APC) vehicles for use by the Brazilian Marine Corps. The newly-signed contract calls for vehicles to be manufactured in three amphibious configurations: Armoured Personnel Carrier, Ambulance and Command
The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Team led by Lockheed Martin has responded to a Request for Information for a lighter, more maneuverable military vehicle that also provides protection comparable to the Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicle. "Our solution, the Lockheed Martin Combat Vehicle-Light (CVL), is an extension of Lockheed Martin's JLTV family of vehicles and combines MRAP-level protection with superior mobility, agility and payload capacity," said Louis DeSantis, vice president and general manager of Ground Vehicle Systems at Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin to Develop Extra-large Underwater Drone
Russian Navy to Sign Contract for 2 Additional Nuclear-powered Submarines
Japan to Manufacture Aircraft Parts in Malaysia
India, US to Seal $3B Worth Defense Deals Tomorrow
Mobile Phone Led Israelis to Destory Pantsir-S Air Defence Battery in Syria
China’s Z-10 Attack Helicopter Upgraded with Powerful Engine
Japan's F-X Stealth Fighter to Rival US' F-22
Russia Developing New Attack Helicopter ‘Airborne Combat Vehicle’
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