Turkeys indigenous, bunker busting, long-range cruise missile “SOM-B2” has completed preliminary testing, Turkish minister of industry and technology announced Thursday. "The first tests of the first Turkish SOM-B2 cruise missiles, which can be used against concrete fortifications, have been successfully carried out," Mustafa Varank, minister of industry and technology,
Turkey has deployed its new S-400 air and missile defense systems in its capital city of Ankara, nearly coinciding with the commencement of the training of Turkish personnel tasked with operating these Russian systems. On September 3, ImageSat International (ISI) released a set of images depicting the S-400s installed in the capital
Tehran is building a large military base near Al-Bukamal (Abu Kamal) border between Syria and Iraq, which is about 300km from US military installation in Iraq. The “Imam Ali compound” Iranian camp capable of holding thousands of troops and precision missiles is being completed by Irans Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Forces,
Swedish firm Saab has developed ARCASe (Advanced Reversible Camouflage Screen emissive), its first reversible thermal pattern camouflage system for military vehicles and other assets. The ARCASe will be displayed for the first time at the DSEI-2019 exhibition at London, United Kingdom, to be held between 10-13 September, the company announced Thursday
Hawkeye Tracking military logistics and IT consultancy has joined IFS Partner Network to provide advanced end-to-end supply chain solutions for military and commercial customers. Hawkeye will co-operate with IFS to meet with rigid US Department of Defense (DoD) contractual requirements
CAE has been awarded a contract by Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to upgrade and expand the capabilities of the Swedish navys Naval Warfare Training System (NWTS) located at the Swedish Naval Warfare Centre (NWC) in Karlskrona, Sweden. The NWTS in service with the countrys naval forces since 2016 is used for training in a range of disciplines, including sensor operations and command, control, communications, and computers (C4)
Brazilian Air Force (FAB) has formally received the first of its 28 ordered Embraer KC-390 multi-mission aircraft, set to replace Brazil's ageing fleet of C-130 Hercules planes. The KC-390 was developed as a joint project between the FAB and Embraer after Brazil sealed a deal for 28 Embraer aircraft and initial logistical support in 2014
Aircraft enhancements required to comply with North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has forced Eurofighter to opt out of the Canadian fighter jet replacement tender. In July 2019, the country invited four companies- Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Saab and Airbus, to submit bids to supply 88 combat aircraft for an estimated $14
Rheinmetall has unveiled a new version of Mission Master Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) equipped with micro combat drones to enable it to perform surgical swarm attacks, at MSPO 2019 exhibition, Poland. The drone, christened “
Leonardos Multiple Aperture Infra-Red (MAIR) system installed on a testbed helicopter has completed its first flight test, the company announced Tuesday. The MAIR system provides crews with spherical missile warning, Hostile Fire Indication (HFI), day and night imaging and Infra-Red Search and Track (IRST) functionality
The Pentagon has awarded three US firms separate contracts worth $127 million combined for torpedoes of the US Navy, United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Netherlands and Norway. Science Applications International Corp won $70 million modification contract for the production of US Navys MK48 MOD 7 heavyweight torpedo afterbody/ tailcone sections, production support material, spares, auto-electrical power source test sets, engineering support, other direct costs and hardware repair services
As Russia upgrades infrastructure at its Hmeymim air base in Syria, prototypes of two Sukhoi Su-57 stealth-capable fighters have been sent, presumably to show off Russia's weaponry. This is the “first demonstration of the latest Russian combat aircraft under real war conditions," reports Krasnaya Zvezda
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