Boeing has won a $30 million modification contract to supply components and parts in support of US Special Operations Commands MH-47G Chinook rotary wing aircraft. The helicopters are required to sustain US Special Operations Forces (SOF) heavy assault, rotary wing aircraft, to mitigate the impact of the MH-47G aircraft availability in light of increased SOF operational demands and to procure H-47 long-range, rotary wing aircraft under foreign military sales acquisition procedures for the United Kingdom (UK), the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
US and South Korean officials fail to reach consensus on splitting the bill of the American soldiers stationed on the peninsula during the ninth round of bargaining, a government official stated on Monday. Senior diplomats of the two sides had three-day talks on the Special Measures Agreement (SMA) to set the amount of Seoul's financial contributions for the 28,500-strong U
Turkey announced new tax measures aimed at boosting defense spending, the finance minister said on Thursday. "The tax raises will be transferred directly to the defense industry fund as the fund is not a part of central government budget," Naci Agbal said in a speech at the Istanbul Financial Summit
Afghanistans elite Special Operations Forces has transitioned from a division to a corps, as part of a four-year security plan meant for improving the country's security forces. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said at the ceremony in Kabul on Sunday, “I can see the results of your fight from last week and I see the huge improvement from last year
A member of the UAE royal family, Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, 27, was injured while four soldiers were killed when their helicopter crashed while on duty in Yemens shabwa Province on August 11. Two others were also hurt when the helicopter went down the cause of which was described as mechanical failure by UAEs National newspaper
The US Missile Defence Agency has awarded a $69 million contract to Parsons Government Services Inc. for construction of new facilities in America and a number of countries around the world
Radio conversations between various Pakistani formations have revealed that Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) militants have suffered severe damage in surgical strikes that was being conducted on terror launch pads. The assessment reports available from Indian army field units that included radio conversations between various Pakistani formations have revealed that the damage inflicted on LeT at Dudniyal launch pad in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, is maximum
The US Air Force announced that the Minot B-52 aircrew and munition members successfully performed during a combat exercise last week. Dubbed ‘Combat Hammer, the ground combat training exercise which took place from February 8-10, was to evaluate the reliability and efficiency of existing combat weapons systems while also assessing the Air Force's air-to-ground munitions program
At least 200 terrorist operatives could have been involved in the planning and execution of the attack on six locations in Paris that led to the death of 127 people and 8 attackers, Israeli news website, Debkafile reported. Quoting ‘counterterrorism experts it said coordinating so many simultaneous terror attacks by a large team called for months of preparation, precise intelligence, a variety of weapons and a large team of dedicated killers backed by exceptional staff work and organization
The Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft will soon have Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System (AIDEWS), according to a press statement by Exelis. Exelis announced that it has received official certification for its AN/ALQ-211(V)9 AIDEWS to fly on board Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft
Textron Systems Weapon & Sensor Systems announced today its G-CLAW precision guided weapon successfully completed a live-fire demonstration recently at the U.S
As the conflict between the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian groups intensifies, the unevenly matched sides continue to assault each other with a wide array of weapons including Israels use of internationally banned weapons, such as DIME (Dense Inert Metal Explosive), according to various media reports. A statement issued by Al-Haq, a Palestinian human rights group, details how Hellfire rockets connected to drones are firing DIMEs
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