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Italian parliament green lights construction of third Near Future Submarine

Fri, 02/06/2023 - 18:35
The Italian parliament has approved construction of the third Type 212 Near Future Submarine (NFS), marking another milestone in the programme.
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Ukraine to receive Starlink services under US deal

Fri, 02/06/2023 - 17:05
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has contracted SpaceX to provide its Starlink satellite communication (satcom) services to Ukraine.
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Moldova receives EU-funded military equipment

Fri, 02/06/2023 - 13:20
The Armed Forces of the Republic of Moldova has received its first batch of European Union (EU)-funded military equipment as part of the European Peace Facility (EPF),...
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Ukraine conflict: Ukraine orders 300 UAVs

Fri, 02/06/2023 - 13:20
Ukraine has ordered 300 additional reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from German-based Quantum-Systems.
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Qatar displays upgraded VAB APCs

Fri, 02/06/2023 - 09:35
Qatar unveiled its modernised 6×6 Véhicule de l'Avant Blindé (VAB) armoured personnel carriers (APCs) on 31 May, when its Ministry of Defense released a video showing...
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Portugal issues tender for final tranche of Viana do Castelo OPVs

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 18:35
Portugal's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a tender for the acquisition and construction of six additional Viana do Castelo-class Navio de Patrulha Oceanico (NPO)...
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UK test satellite set for launch in 2024

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 13:50
A UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) test satellite – Project Tyche – will launch in 2024 as part of project Minerva, the Head of Space Capability at UK Space Command,...
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Changing gear: Shifting priorities of the Australian Army

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 11:50
Australia has announced the establishment of an external advisory panel (EAP) to oversee the implementation of the Defence Strategic Review (DSR) recommendations, which...
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Parting shot: Combatant craft large

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 11:50
The combatant craft large (CCL) was first unveiled by Singapore's Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) in 2021. It was conceived by the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) for the...
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South Korea to upgrade K9A1 howitzers

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 10:05
South Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has announced plans to upgrade K9A1 Thunder 155 mm/52 calibre self-propelled howitzers (SPHs) and 120 mm...
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GAO finds problems with F-35 costs and technology in new report

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 09:20
On 30 May the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report about the Lockheed Martin F-35, finding that the programme has not adequately explained a cost...
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Future Artillery 2023: KNDS proposes arming EuroPULS MRL with NSM

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 09:05
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann-Nexter Defense Systems (KNDS) is proposing that the Precise and Universal Launching System (PULS) multiple rocket launcher (MRL) be armed with...
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Indian Army upgrades Konkurs-M ATGW with thermal imagers

Thu, 01/06/2023 - 08:05
The Indian Army has upgraded its 9K111‐1M Konkurs‐M anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) systems with Bangalore-based Tonbo Imaging's cooled, longwave Infrared (LWIR) thermal...
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Denmark extends service life of AN/TPS-77 radars

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 17:05
The Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition Logistics Organisation (Forsvarsministeriets Materiel: FMI) has contracted Lockheed Martin to extend the life of the Royal...
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‘Air Defenders' assemble ahead of NATO's largest aviation exercise

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 16:35
The first aircraft to take part in Exercise ‘Air Defender 2023' has arrived in Germany, ahead of what the Luftwaffe has described as “the largest deployment exercise of...
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US working to resolve Taiwan F-16 delivery delay

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 15:20
Lockheed Martin is working to resolve potential delays associated with F-16V Block 70/72 fighters ordered by Taiwan, the company told Janes on 30 May.
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North Korea fails to launch reconnaissance satellite

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 14:35
North Korea's first attempt at launching a claimed military satellite into space has resulted in failure. The rocket carrying the satellite fell into the Yellow Sea...
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Turkey upgrades ACV-15 APCs

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 12:50
Turkey's Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) awarded a contract to FNSS on 26 May to modernise and upgrade some of the Turkish Land Forces' fleet of ACV-15 armoured...
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US says PLA J-16 conducted ‘unsafe' manoeuvre ahead of RC-135

Wed, 31/05/2023 - 11:20
The United States has said that a Chinese Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC) J-16 fighter aircraft conducted an unsafe manoeuvre near a US Air Force (USAF) Boeing...
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Netherlands to acquire new portable radios

Tue, 30/05/2023 - 15:50
The Netherlands will replace all of its existing portable ground-to-air radios as part of the broader EUR1.5 billion (USD1.6 billion) 10-year Foxtrot tactical...
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