Canada Threatens To Dump Boeing 'Military Equipment' Over US Anti-dumping Probe Into...

May 19, 2017 @ 04:46 PM

Canada has cautioned Thursday of cancelling a planned US$2 billion purchase of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets in the wake of anti-dumping investigations initiated by US Department of Commerce against Bombardier. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland issued the threat about Boeing's complaint against Bombardier

Thales Wins Appeal In F-35 Helmet Patent Case

March 11, 2017 @ 08:32 AM

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed a decision in a patent suit against the US centering on the helmet-mounted display system (HMDS) in a fighter jet. The Federal Circuit reversed the US Court of Federal Claims decision that US patent number 6,474,159 was unpatentable because of...

Lockheed Martin To Procure Undersea Surveillance System For US Navy

January 14, 2017 @ 12:45 PM

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems has won a $120 million contract to procure Technical Insertion 16 Acoustic-Rapid-Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) engineering services and the Integrated Undersea Surveillance System (IUSS). A-RCI is a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing through rapid...

Defence Sales Bonanza For France With US$55 Billion Deals In 2016

December 20, 2016 @ 12:01 PM

France has signed more than US$55 billion in large defence deals this year making one of the most lucrative periods in the countrys history of defence exports. State owned firm DCNS today signed US$ 37 billion contract with Australian government in industrial town of Adelaide for 12 diesel-electric submarines

US Congress Clears Legislation For Designating India As 'Crucial Defence Partner'

December 9, 2016 @ 01:01 PM

US Congress has cleared legislation for designating India as a “major defence partner”, with the Senate passing the USD $618 billion American defence budget for 2017. The 2017 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) asks the defence secretary and the secretary of state to take steps necessary to recognize India as Americas...

BAE Systems Wins US Army Contract To Produce MK90 Rocket Propellant Grains

December 8, 2016 @ 10:13 AM

BAE Systems has won a $69 million contract from US Army for production of MK90 propellant grains used to power rockets deployed on rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft. The MK90 grain is the propulsion component of the MK66 rocket motor, which is the propulsion unit that powers the family of Hydra 70 rocket systems in service with the US military and several allied nations, the company announced Wednesday

Trump’s Victory To Raise Pressure On Canada To Boost Military Spending: Report...

November 10, 2016 @ 02:03 PM

Donald Trumps election victory is likely to pressurize the Canadian government to boost its defense spending and to reconsider its participation in US missile defense shield, military analysts in Canada predict. Further the victory could affect some of the Canadas high-profile missions in Eastern Europe, said Department of National Defence officials in Ottawa, who are working, analyzing about Trump presidency

Embraer Should Pay $205 Million To Settle Bribery Charges: US SEC

October 25, 2016 @ 03:32 PM

Embraer has to pay $205 Million to resolve alleged violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, according to a global settlement announced today by US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). SEC, an agency of US federal government, announced today along with US department of Jstice and Brazilian authorities

Ex NSA Contractor Stole 500 Million Pages Of Sensitive US Records Over

October 21, 2016 @ 09:48 AM

Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Harold Martin III has stolen 500 million pages of US government records over 20 years, including details of secret military activities, the US department of Justice stated in a court filing. The defendant violated that trust by engaging in wholesale theft of classified government documents and property throughout his government assignments

USAF Base in Colorado Leaks Toxic Chemicals Into Sewer System

October 20, 2016 @ 11:08 AM

A US Air Force airbase has been leaking 150,000 gallons of toxic contaminated water with perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) into the sewer system. Probably a week ago, the retention tank in the airbase has leaked out PFCs contained water at Peterson airbase in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the air base announced in a

US Needs $18 Billion A Year To Modernize Nukes

June 29, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

US needs to spend $18 billion per year for 15 years starting 2021 to modernize nuclear stockpile and the weapons and vehicles. "We've developed a plan to transition our aging system

Indian Outsourcing Firm Unlawfully Received US Military Drawings

April 6, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

A mysterious Indian outsourcing company unlawfully received drawings for US military hardware including Boeing F-15 fighters and Chinook helicopters from its US based part- owner. The former owner of two New Jersey defense contracting businesses has admitted that she conspired to send sensitive military technical data to India