Philippines has set aside 44 billion pesos ($932.74 million) for military equipment purchase to help boost military power in the South China Sea
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works held a keel-laying ceremony for its 36th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer known as Thomas Hudner (DDG 116). The keel unit is the 3,000-ton, heavily outfitted mid-section of the ship which contains its main machinery spaces, and is the "heart" of the ship
The US Department of State has approved the delivery of $110 million worth 19 Harpoon anti-ship missiles and maintenance kits to South Korea. The Harpoon is an all-weather anti-ship missile system manufactured by Boeing Defense, Space and Security that was first introduced in 1977
Raytheon has delivered latest fifth-generation hull-mounted sonar system, for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)'s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. The company announced today that it delivered the prototype of the new underwater submarine detection system for mounting it on (DARPA)'s unmanned trimaran hulls
The United States has authorized a $80 million sale of Bell 412EP helicopters to Argentina, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said on Wednesday. "The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Argentina for Bell 412EP helicopters and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $80 million," a DSCA release stated
Airbus helicopters has offered a new design for Japans 150 UH-X Utility Military Helicopter development program. The new design will not be based on its H160 and would be designed for UH-X requirements although Japan has opted for Fuji Heavy Industries and Bell Helicopter for the development of UH-1 replacement for its Ground Self-Defense Force after rejecting Airbus bid with Kawasaki Heavy Industries
DynCorp International (DI) has won a $45 million contract from the US Army to provide multi-platform vehicle support services to the Iraqi Army. This contract with one-year options has a total potential value of $139
The US Department of Defense today has awarded a US $85 million contract to Bell Textron Inc to develop weapon systems to support US, Pakistani government helicopter fleet and US Navy. The new contract is an update to a $925 million contract to supply fleet of attack helicopters and hellfire missiles awarded to Boeing, Bell, General Electric and Lockheed Martin in April this year
Jordan has received close to 16 retired US supplied Cobra combat helicopters free of charge from Israel to counter insurgents on the Syrian and Iraqi borders. “The handover initiated last year was approved by Washington, which provided mechanical overhauls for the aircraft before they were incorporated free of charge in Jordans existing Cobra fleet,” Reuters quoted an US official as saying Thursday
China must eye improving information technology in maritime management to boost coastal defense, Chinese defense minister said Sunday. China's Defense Minister Chang Wanquan during a meeting on coastal defense at the Jinan Military Area Command on said stressed on boosting overall national security
Japanese Fuji Heavy Industries has been chosen to develop the next generation UH-X multipurpose helicopter for the Ground Self-Defense Forces. Fuji along with Bell helicopter Textron will be developing the base commercial helicopter
The super-medium helicopter Bell 525 Relentless has made successful maiden flight at the companys aircraft assembly center in the USA. “We have diligently executed our schedule to design, develop, build and test the aircraft, and look forward to the next phase of flight testing as we work towards certification,” said Matt Hasik, executive vice president of commercial programs at Bell Helicopter
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