Romania Signs Letter Of Intent For Bell AH-1Z Viper Combat Helicopters

August 9, 2017 @ 04:20 PM

Romanian Defense Minister Adrian Tutuianu has signed a letter of intent with Bell Helicopter to acquire AH-1Z Viper combat helicopter for the countrys armed forces. For the planned procurement, funds will be provided from the €9

Bittium, Finland sign Agreement For Tactical Wireless IP Network Products

August 9, 2017 @ 02:25 PM

Finlands Bittium Wireless and the Finnish Defence Forces have signed a EUR 30 million (US$35.1 million) Framework Agreement for the purchase of Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system products

Ukraine Suspends Deal With Russia On Military Exports To Third Countries

August 9, 2017 @ 01:59 PM

Ukraine has decided to suspend an intergovernmental agreement with Russia on cooperation in exports of military products to third countries. "The decision has been made," Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said as broadcast by the 112

Twin-Prop Engine For European MALE Drone

August 9, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

A twin prop engine configuration has been selected for the European MALE RPAS (Medium Altitude Long Endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) as the basis for further trade-off studies until the upcoming Systems Requirements Review (SRR). Airbus Defence and Space, Dassault Aviation and Leonardo have provided a substantial set of data that...

Saudi Air Force Aircraft Arrive In USA For Red, Green Flag Exercise

August 9, 2017 @ 10:56 AM

Saudi Royal Air Force (RSAF) aircraft have arrived to the USA to participate in the Red and Green Flag exercise 2017 comprising selective air and technical crews and a number of air control teams. The Saudi Air Force flew thousands of kilometres in various weather conditions with the highest levels of...

BAE Systems, Leonardo Partner To Offer Precision-guided Munitions To US Forces

August 9, 2017 @ 10:36 AM

BAE Systems has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Leonardo to offer the Italian companys Vulcano family of precision-guided munition to US land and maritime forces. The two companies anticipate offering new adaptations of Vulcano, including a variant that potentially could be fired from the US Navys DDG-1000 Zumwalt class of combat ships,

US In Talks With S.Korea To Expand Its Ballistic Missile Capability

August 8, 2017 @ 04:57 PM

US is in discussions with South Korea on increasing the size of warheads on it ballistic missiles that could meet the challenges of North Korea's improved missile capability. South Korea is focusing on increasing warhead payload, rather than expanding missile range

Honeywell Introduces Self-diagnosing Sensors To Improve Aircraft Systems' Safety

August 8, 2017 @ 03:55 PM

Honeywell has introduced a new series of self-diagnosing sensors designed to improve the performance of aircraft systems and reduce maintenance costs associated with false readings. Honeywell is introducing Integral Health Monitoring (IHM) series proximity sensors that can detect when a sensor has been damaged or otherwise impacted

Afghanistan Requests India To launch Exclusive Satellite

August 8, 2017 @ 02:25 PM

Afghanistan has been requested India to launch a special satellite exclusively for Kabuls use, following the launch of South Asian Satellite by New Delhi three months ago. The Afghan Ministry of Telecommunications and Technology recently made the request to the Indian government, officials in the Afghan government said

Japan Hints at Increasing Defence Capability Due To North Korean, Chinese Threats

August 8, 2017 @ 01:29 PM

Japan has hinted at raising defense capabiltiy, citing concern of increasing threat from North Korea and China in the country's defense review Tuesday. North Korea was cited as the main concern as Japan's Cabinet approved the 2017 Defence White Paper, two weeks after the North test-fired a second ICBM whose range could include some of the US mainland, including Los Angeles and Chicago

Turkish Naval Frigate, Qatari Missile-Boat Participate In Joint Naval Exercises

August 8, 2017 @ 12:58 PM

Advanced Turkish naval frigate and Qatari missile boats participated in a joint naval exercises that both the countries had held for two days in Qatari Territorial waters near Doha. The rapid-response exercises was held offshore off Doha and was concluded Monday

Cubic To Develop Simulation Services For Australian Navy

August 8, 2017 @ 11:49 AM

The Australian Navy has selected Cubic Defense as the primary contractor to develop distributed simulation-enabled training events. The four-year contract, valued at approximately USD $7