General Dynamics Mission Systems has won $105 million full rate production contract from US Marine Corps over four years for the Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) program. CAC2S is a command and control system that integrates information from various aerial and ground-based radar systems and sensors to enable a common, real time air picture, the company announced Wednesday
US Navy Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin supported USS John Paul Jones has fired two Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) Dual I missiles from the Aegis Combat System against a medium-range ballistic missile target. During the test, the system detected, tracked, engaged and launched both missiles to intercept a Medium Range Ballistic Missile target, the company announced Wednesday
Indian government has accepted 65 out of 99 reforms recommended by the Shekatkar committee that includes redeployment and restructuring of approximately 57,000 posts of officers/JCOs/ORs and civilians. Indias Defence Ministry Wednesday has informed the Union Cabinet that the government has accepted 65 out of 99 recommendations of the Lt General DB Shekatkar (retd) committee
US F-35 jets are set to be delivered to two US Air Force squadrons next month with the latest Block 3F software, which will enable pilots to use its full suite of war fighting capabilities. The 34th Fighter Squadron at Utahs Hill Air Force Base will receive the aircraft in early September and become the first fully operational F-35 squadron,
Russia will be featuring long-range bombers, S-400 and S-300 air defense systems and other military equipment at Combat Commonwealth-2017 drills of an integrated CIS air defense network that will be held on September 4-8. MiG-29, Su-27 and Su-30 fighters, Su-24 bombers, Su-25 close support fighters, Su-34 multipurpose fighter-bombers, MiG-31 interceptor jets and Mi-8AMTSh helicopters will also be used during the drills to be held at the Ashuluk range in the southern Russia's Astrakhan region in the country's south
SolAero Technologies Corp (SolAero) has delivered the first solar wing for Bye Aerospace's "StratoAirNet", a solar-electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). SolAero is integrating their advanced high-efficiency solar cell technologies on the graphite composite StratoAirNet wing using proprietary methods to maintain the critical laminar flow surface on the wing, the company announced Tuesday
Irans advanced S-300 air defense system, delivered by Russia following years of delay, is now “fully integrated” into the air defense network. The missile defense system has been stationed across Iran and is covering sensitive sites, Gen
Boeing will start manufacturing fusalages of its Apache AH-64E attack helicopter meant for an Indian Air Force order, at a facility in India from next year. The US companys plan is to manufacture the Apache fuselage at the Tata Advanced Systems facility in Hyderabad and ship it to the US for assembly
All India Defence Employees Federation (AIDEF) has written to the Defence Minister requesting to review its decision to buy South Korean howitzer guns instead of locally made Dhanush 155 mm Artillery Gun. The request of AIDEF follows death of South Korean soldiers in an K-9 howitzer explosion during South Korean army's artillery training session,
India will be issuing a request for information next month to Lockheed Martin for its F-16 Block 70 and Saab for its Gripen E, for manufacturing single-engine fighters in India. The Ministry of Defence will float a request for information, or RFI, to US firm Lockheed Martin and Swedish Saab to produce single-engine fighters in collaboration with a private company in the India,
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to acquire an additional 36 Dassault Rafale jets over the proposed procurement of Russias Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA).
Rosoboronexport has signed a contract for the delivery of Mi-171SH mulit-purpose military helicopters to Burkina Faso at the International Military-Technical Forum Army-2017. Rosoboronexport had signed two contracts with the West African nation: one for the helicopters and another for air-launched weapons, the Russian Agency announced Friday
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