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Congolese military operating MCAV-20 armoured vehicles

Tue, 25/07/2023 - 14:35
The Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC's) Republican Guard confirmed it is operating Calidus MCAV-20 armoured vehicles on 22 July, when a significant number were...
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Philippines confirms LRPA acquisition

Tue, 25/07/2023 - 12:50
The Philippines has confirmed that it has signed a contract with Elbit Systems for the delivery of two long-range patrol aircraft (LRPA).
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Australia certifies amphibious force

Tue, 25/07/2023 - 09:20
The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has certified its Australian Amphibious Force (AAF) and the new service is now ready for deployment, Janes has learnt.
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Australia releases image of Chinese intelligence ship amid major exercise

Tue, 25/07/2023 - 08:50
The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has released images of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) vessel that is said to be on passage near the country while...
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US Marine Corps MV-22 crash traced to hard clutch engagement

Tue, 25/07/2023 - 05:20
A fatal 8 June 2022 US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22 crash in Glamis, California, was traced to dual hard clutch engagement (HCE) in the right engine assembly, according to...
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DroneShield shifts C-UAS development focus to software, AI

Mon, 24/07/2023 - 17:20
The US government has awarded DroneShield a USD33 million order, the largest to date for the counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) and electronic warfare (EW)...
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US Army seeking tube-launched, anti-armour UAVs

Mon, 24/07/2023 - 16:05
On 7 July the US Army announced the May initiation of the Low Altitude Stalking and Strike Ordnance (LASSO) programme, intended to deliver a soldier-portable,...
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US DoD contracts Apaches for Egypt, Kuwait

Mon, 24/07/2023 - 15:05
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Boeing a production contract for the AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter, for work that includes Egypt and Kuwait.
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Japan to induct new rifles from FY 2024

Mon, 24/07/2023 - 14:05
The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) will induct Type 20 5.56×45 mm assault rifles, produced by Japanese manufacturer Howa Machinery, from fiscal year (FY) 2024.
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Wildcat trials Martlet missile in counter-UAS role

Mon, 24/07/2023 - 13:35
The UK Royal Navy (RN) Wildcat Maritime Force has completed first air-to-air firings of the Thales Martlet multirole missile as part of the latest live trials of the...
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Update: Saudi Arabia signs for Akinci UAVs in record deal with Turkey

Sun, 23/07/2023 - 02:05
Saudi Arabia has ordered the Baykar Bayraktar Akıncı armed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as part of a record-breaking defence procurement deal with Turkey, it was...
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Poland launches Black Hawk helo tender

Fri, 21/07/2023 - 18:20
Poland has launched a tender for the procurement of Lockheed Martin S-70i Black Hawk helicopters, the Polish Armaments Agency (AA) said on 21 July.
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UK reaffirms NMH numbers after report of scaling back requirement

Fri, 21/07/2023 - 14:05
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reaffirmed its commitment to the New Medium Helicopter (NMH) programmefollowing a report that it had scaled back the number of...
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Japan fighter aircraft scrambled 238 times in first quarter

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 15:35
Japanese fighter aircraft conducted 238 scrambles in response to foreign aircraft in the first quarter (Q1) of Japanese fiscal year (JFY) 2023 .
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Saudi signs for Akinci UAVs in record deal with Turkey

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 14:20
Saudi Arabia has signed for the Baykar BayraktarAkıncı armed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as part of a record-breaking defence procurement deal with Turkey.
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Electoral changes: Iraq's Shi'ite parties are likely heading towards renewed clashes

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 13:10
The Iraqi government, headed by Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' al-Sudani, a former Islamic Dawa Party member, is supported by the Shia Coordination Framework (SCF), a...
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Parting shot: Blue Spear missile

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 13:05
In his May 2023 interview with Janes, Commander of the Republic of Singapore Navy's (RSN's) First Flotilla Colonel Ng Kok Yeng Daniel disclosed that the service will...
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RNZAF receives final P-8 Poseidon

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 12:35
New Zealand has received its fourth and final Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft.
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Chasing the sky: South Korea advances indigenous missile defence system

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 09:50
South Korea has started to develop and deploy capabilities that are part of its indigenous ballistic missile defence (BMD) architecture known as the Korea Air and...
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US CRS notes benefits of possible USCG OPC block buy

Wed, 19/07/2023 - 07:35
A block buy of Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPCs) could save the US Coast Guard (USCG) a significant amount of money, according to the US Congressional Research Service...
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