The South Korean Army plans to resume use of its K-9 howitzer for training "in stages" following a report that a mechanical flaw trigged an explosion of the artillery system in August which left three soldiers dead and four others wounded. A press release from the South Korean Army published in the local media mentioned mechanical flaw as the likely cause of the abrupt explosion without giving any details
Leonardo has been selected by the UK Governments Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to lead a team of local companies to build affordable protection technologies for British Army vehicles to counter the evolving threat posed by hostile weapon systems. posed by hostile weapon systems Under a Technology Demonstrator Programme (TDP) called ‘Icarus, the team will develop and demonstrate a way to affordably integrate ‘best of breed technologies in a category known as ‘Active Protection Systems (APS), preparing them for deployment across the Armys fleet of land vehicles
Rolls-Royce has won a $408 million contract from US department of defense to provide MissionCare maintenance support for V-22 Osprey vertical take-off aircraft engines. MissionCare is a performance-based logistics concept that includes an engine hourly charge based on hours flown; program management, which covers integrated logistics support, including support equipment requirements data, supportability analysis data and updates, configuration management tracking, formal training, supply management, and contract/business administration
The Avicopter AC352 rotorcraft equipped with WZ16 engine has completed first flight today in Harbin. Developed by Avicopter and Airbus Helicopters jointly, the AC352 is a new seven-ton, twin-engine, multi-purpose rotorcraft
StandardAero has won a contract from the US Air Force to perform Rolls-Royce T56 engine module and maintenance. The one-year contract is a "bridge” contract that sustains T56 overhauls while the USAF prepares for a future commercial competition that will result in a multi-year maintenance contract, the company announced Thursday
Pakistans Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) has signed an agreement with Ukraine to upgrade 200 Al Khalid II tanks with new engines at International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2016. “Ukraine has agreed to provide engines to Pakistan for 200 al-Khalid II tanks” Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain was quoted as saying by
The US navy has purchased two decommissioned Japanese military helicopters and its spare parts for using them to maintain its aging fleet of MH-53E Sea Dragons. The US plans to harvest the aircraft for parts
Slovakian armed forces will be cutting down on Russian military equipment as part of its modernization program, Slovakian President Andrej Kiska said Tuesday. “The process of modernization of the Slovak armed forces has begun
In the past five years, defense shows and exhibitions around the world have ballooned owing to the surge in demand for military technology and arms in growing markets. This surge is credited to an influx of new defense and aerospace exhibitions launched around the world
Money allocated for modernization of the Indian Armed Forces has fallen short of requirement during fiscal 2014-15. According to figures presented before the Indian parliament earlier this week, the projections for the army, navy and air force are INR 33,167
Cubic Corporation today announced that it was awarded a contract valued at $1.2 million for its Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) Individual Weapon System (IWS), that included an initial capability of MILES Tactical Vehicle Systems (TVS), from the U
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a competitive, five-year fixed firm price contract by the U.S
Kalashnikov Delivers 700 AK-12 Assault Rifles to Russian Troops
General Atomics to Develop Hydrogen Fueling System for US Army
AVT Australia to Develop Micro Gimbals for Military Drones
Russia Completes Training of Chinese Pilots of Mi-171
Bangladesh to Buy Fighter Jets, Apache Gunships & Missile Systems from US
India's Tejas Mk2 in Final Trials
Russia Seeks Customers for 6 Upgraded, Former Indian Air Force Su-30 Fighters
China’s J-20 Fighter May Have Entered Mass Production with Increased Deployment
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Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware
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US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
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