Stratolaunch aircraft that is designed to carry satellites into low-Earth orbit powered by six engines of the 747 aircraft, rolled out for the first time Wednesday. The aircraft will carry satellites and their launch vehicles to a cruising altitude of 36,000 feet (11,000 meters) or so
Four defense companies have responded to a Request for Information issued by Indian Navy in January to procure 57 multi-role combat aircraft for its carrier. Currently, six planes are compatible for aircraft carrier
Indias second conventional submarine, INS Khanderi, built at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd will start sea trials this week at Mumbai coast. INS Khanderi is slated to begin its long sea trials from Thursday,
Finlands Robonics that partnered with Kratos has delivered two of its third-generation Kontio pneumatic launchers to the US Army. The launchers were delivered to US Targets Management Office, part of PEO STRI (Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation), after test completion last month, the company announced Wednesday
DCNS has won a contract from the Directorate-General for Armaments (DGA) to modernize three La Fayette Frigates (FLF) serving in the French navy. This award is in line with the decision of Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defense, taken in the Ministerial Investment Committee, to launch this refit and upgrade program
India will push for several upgrades in the proposed three new Scorpene submarines it is discussing with France to address concerns of any compromise in the submarines capability following the leak of its technical specifications in Australia last year. “We will look at the cost of the upgrades based on which we will take a call whether to go for the additional ones or carry on with the acquisition of the next line of submarines as planned,” a senior defence official was quoted as saying by
A Russian delegation has left for Egypt to negotiate delivering communications and control equipment for the Mistal-class helicopter carriers France sold to Cairo after it cancelled their sale to Moscow. "Negotiations continue, the Russian delegation has left for Egypt to discuss with the Egyptian side the parameters of the potential deal with the available technical proposals on the communications and control equipment,"
Défense Conseil International (DCI) has completed training of the first of two crews of Indian submariners for future Scorpène-type submarines. DCI is the reference operator of the French Ministry of Defence for the transfer of French military know-how to international partners
DCNS has completed sea trials of the first Gowind 2500 corvette designed and built at the company's site in France for the Egyptian navy. The new corvette is being marketed at the naval defence market, and ten Gowind 2500 vessels are on order with international navies
Indias shipyard Mazagon Docks along with DCNS has approached the country's Navy with a repeat order for three Scorpene-class submarines. The approach follows despite the data leak scandal that had threatened to derail the project last August, The Hindu Business Line reported Sunday
The French procurement agency (DGA) has confirmed an order for the construction of the fourth Batiment multi-mission vessel B2M. This order complements the order of three buildings on December 30, 2013
Khanderi, the second of Indian Navys Scorpene class stealth submarine, was ‘launched paving the way for her sea trials. The submarine is expected to be delivered to Navy by the year end
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