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Update: Australia to retire MRH90 Taipan fleet early

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 13:05
The Australian government is permanently withdrawing its NHIndustries (NHI) MRH90 ‘Taipan' fleet from flight operations.
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HAL hands over first Tejas trainer to IAF

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 12:05
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has handed over the first two-seat Light Combat Aircraft Tejas trainer to the Indian Air Force (IAF).
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Japan accelerates stand-off missile programmes amid tense security environment

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 10:50
Japan is accelerating efforts to procure selected stand-off weapons, including the US-supplied Tomahawk cruise missile, amid deteriorating security conditions in the...
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AUSA 2023: US Army testing out SpaceX satcom capability

Thu, 05/10/2023 - 08:05
The US Army's 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) will be one of the first units to use SpaceX's new defence capability in theatre, the commanding general of...
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French Navy's first new fleet replenishment ship embarks on maiden deployment

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 16:20
Following the completion of a three-week operational sea training period, the first of the French Navy's four new fleet replenishment ships (Batiment Ravitailleur de...
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Denmark joins PESCO military mobility project

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 14:35
Denmark has joined the European Union's (EU's) Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) military mobility project, the Danish Ministry of Defence announced on its...
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Ukraine conflict: Lithuania sends naval equipment to Ukraine

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 14:20
Lithuania has transferred maritime radars to the Ukrainian Navy as part of an assistance package.
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Brazilian Army orders armed armoured riverine boats

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 14:05
The Brazilian Army has placed an order to the country's state-owned shipyard Arsenal de Marinha do Rio de Janeiro (AMRJ) to build four LOpRib (Lancha de Operações...
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Norway opts for UK surveillance solutions for CV90 vehicles

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 12:05
The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) has selected UK-company Chess Dynamics to provide its surveillance systems for the country's Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90)...
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Japan enacts new defence industry law

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 11:20
Japanese legislation to strengthen the country's defence industrial base has come into force, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) in Tokyo has confirmed to Janes.
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Latvia revealed to be undisclosed customer of Cayuse Warrior light attack helicopter

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 08:20
Latvia is to field the MD Helicopters (MDH) MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light attack rotorcraft in a deal that was disclosed by neither the manufacturer nor the customer.
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Turkey develops indigenous Altay powerpack

Wed, 04/10/2023 - 06:05
Turkey has developed an indigenous powerpack for its Altay main battle tank (MBT), which will be fitted in all serial production vehicles from lot-2 onwards, Serhat...
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UK MoD awards UK contracts for next phase of SSN-AUKUS programme

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 18:20
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded contracts totalling GBP4 billion (USD4.8 billion) to BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, and Babcock for the detailed design and long...
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Sweden to upgrade Gripen C/D engines for greater performance and lower costs

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 15:20
Sweden is to upgrade the powerplant of its Saab JAS 39 Gripen C/D combat aircraft for greater performance and lower life-cycle costs, GKN Aerospace announced on 3...
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Brunei receives second ex-Singapore Fearless-class vessel

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 13:35
The Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) has taken delivery of another ex-Singapore Fearless-class patrol vessel.
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Submarine USS Louisiana launches Trident II for test flight

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 09:50
The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) launched an unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missile on 27 September on the Western Test Range...
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US Army selects Griffon Aerospace and Textron Systems for Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Phase 2

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 09:20
The US Army on 26 September selected the Griffon Aerospace Valiant and Textron Systems Aerosonde Mk 4.8 Hybrid Quadrotor (HQ) for the second phase of the Future Tactical...
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KVD-002 UCAV strengthens PLAGF's airborne ISR capability

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 06:50
The People's Liberation Army Ground Force's (PLAGF's) acquisition of the new KVD-002 integrated surveillance unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) has reinforced the...
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IRGC documentary shows jet-powered Shahed-136 UAV variant

Tue, 03/10/2023 - 06:50
A previously unseen jet-powered variant of Iran's Shahed-136 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was shown in a trailer for a television documentary that premiered on 26...
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Ukraine conflict: German cartel office approves Rheinmetall-Ukrainian Defence Industry joint venture

Mon, 02/10/2023 - 17:50
The Bundeskartellamt, Germany's Federal Cartel Office, approved Rheinmetall's joint venture with the Ukrainian Defence Industry (UDI) group, formerly Ukroboronprom, the...
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