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Shturm-S Systems Supplied to the Western Military District of Russia

MOSCOW (Russia), May 16, 2018, Author: Bm News Team, Photo: Wikipedia On 10th May 2018, the Russian Ministry of Defence revealed that the artillery units of the Armed Forces of Russia in the Western Military District have been supplied with more than ten Shturm-S anti-tank missile systems, reported Shephard Media. The goal is to be enhanced…

The Netherlands Will Rebuild Its AH-64D Fleet to the AH-64E Standard

THE HAGUE (the Netherlands), May 15, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: the Dutch Defence Ministry The Dutch Ministry of Defence has announced its plans to rebuild the present fleet of 28 Boeing AH-64D Apache attack helicopters of the country to the AH-64E Standard for being able to use the modernized aircrafts until 2050, reported…

Telephonics Won an IDIQ Radar Contract for the USCG’s C-27J Spartans

WASHINGTON, D.C. (the USA), May 5, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: HarrisonF On the 9th May the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG ) announced that Telephonics Corporation has won an IDIQ (indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity) contract for multi-mode radar systems. The contract has been awarded by the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft…

Future Battlefield Technologies Discussed at the 17th C4ISRNET Conference

Arlington, VA (the USA), May 11, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Picture: defensesystems.com Future battlefield technologies have been discussed at the 17th Annual C4ISRNET Conference held on 10th May 2018 with focus on the new strategies and capabilities in mobility, command and control, communications, cyber, unmanned systems and sensors, networks…

Lockheed Martin Has Been Awarded a GMLRS Contract

DALLAS (the USA), May 11, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Lockheed Martin On 7th May 2018, the American global aerospace, defence, security and advanced technologies company, Lockheed Martin, announced that the company has been awarded a U.S. $828 million not-to-exceed contract by the U.S. Army for Lot 13 production of GMLRS (Guided…

First Sea Training for the China-Made J-20 Stealth Fighter

BEIJING (China), May 10, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images The Air Force of China announced on 9th May 2018 that the homemade J-20 stealth fighter has participated in sea training for the first time, reported Defense News. According to the stated by the spokesman of the Air Force, Senior Col. Shen Jinke, the…

Jordan Shows its Russian-Made Mil Mi-26T2 Helicopter at SOFEX

AMMAN (Jordan), May 9, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: RJAF Jordan is showing its Russian-made heavy transport helicopter Mil Mi-26T2 (NATO reporting name: Halo) at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) from 8th to 10th May 2018 with Conference Day on 7th May, reported Defense News. The country has…

Arnold Defense Presents Its New “FLETCHER” Concept at SOFEX

AMMAN (Jordan), May 9, 2018, Author: Bm News Team, Photo: Arnold Defense The US St Louis based international manufacturer and supplier of 2.75-inch rocket launchers, Arnold Defense, is presenting its new concept named the “FLETCHER” 2.75-inch/70mm Weapon System at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX), which is taking…

The Russian Air Force Northern Fleet Acquires Six Sopka-2 Sets

MOSCOW (Russia), May 8, 2018, Sources: shephardmedia.com & radartutorial.eu, Editor: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: LEMZ R&P Corp. On 3rd May 2018, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Russian Federation announced in a statement that the Northern Fleet of the Russian Air Force will acquire 6 (six) sets of Sopka-2 radars in May 2018.…

Serco Inc. Has Been Awarded a $232 Million NESS Contract Vehicle

HERNDON (VA, the USA), May 3, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Serco Serco Inc., the North America division of Serco Group Plc., one of the global leading service companies, has been awarded an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (ID/IQ) contract for life cycle maintenance, acquisition and integration support for Anti-Terrorism/Force…

New Manufacturing Facility of Lockheed Martin in Florida

WASHINGTON (the USA), May 2, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: PRNewsfoto/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics In response to the increasing F-35 production rate, a new manufacturing facility of Lockheed Martin was formally opened on 30th April 2018 in Pinellas Park, Florida, reported Defense News. Within the newly opened facility will be…

UK RAF Typhoons Accredited for Missions over the Black Sea

Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base (Romania), May 2, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Photo: RAF UK Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets, deployed in Romania, will be used in NATO Enhanced Air Policing missions over the Black Sea, reported the RAF on 1st May 2018. The formal accreditation for that purpose was given by leading NATO…

MUM-T between Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 and an Airbus’ H145

DONAUWÖRTH (Germany), April 30, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Airbus On 24th April Airbus announced that Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have demonstrated Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) between a Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 UAS and an Airbus’ H145 helicopter. In this way Airbus Helicopters becomes the first European helicopter…

Turkey is Again Warned By the USA on the Russian S-400s

BRUSSELS (Belgium), April 30, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Photo: NATO (left to right: Mevlut Cavusoglu (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Turkey); Mike Pompeo (US Secretary of State); NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg; Boris Johnson (UK Minister of Foreign Affairs) The new top diplomat of the USA, Mike Pompeo, met his Turkish colleague at a…

The Chinese Rocket Force Has Been Boosted

BEIJING (the People's Republic of China), April 27, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images On Thursday, 26th April 2018, a spokesman of the Chinese Ministry of Defence revealed that the rocket force of the country has been boosted by deploying of the Chinese advanced intermediate-range ballistic missile…

The Manufacturing of the Russian S-400 Missiles Sold to Turkey Is On

MOSCOW (Russia), April 27, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Photo: Reuters The manufacturing of the S-400 missiles sold to Turkey is already on. This was announced by the General Director of the company Rosoboronexport, Alexandre Miheev, on 25th April, reported Hürriyet Daily News. In accordance to the announced by RIA Novosti (a state-controlled…

3-D Parts Integrated in a US F-35 and an Unmanned Ground Vehicle

WASHINGTON (the USA), April 26, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Photo: Cpl. Stormy Mendez/U.S. Marine Corps 3-D print parts have been recently integrated in an US F-35 and an unmanned ground vehicle and the repaired F-35B Lightning II has already been successfully operated by a U.S. Marine Corps pilot. A worn bumper on the landing gear of the jet was…

“A Complete Revolution” for the C-130Hs of Israel

TEL AVIV (Israel), April 26, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Mike Freer/Touchdown-aviation The Lockheed four-engine turboprop military transport aircrafts C-130H of Israel will be upgraded under a major program for modernisation, which will be “a complete revolution” according to the said by the Israeli Air Force, reported…

Altay Tanks Will Be Delivered to Turkey Under a Multibillion-Dollar Contract

ANKARA (Turkey), April 25, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: defensenews.com Altay tanks manufactured by the privately owned Turkish-Qatari company BMC will be delivered to Turkey under a multibillion-dollar contract, reported Defense News. The awarding of the contract involving serial production of the Turkish first indigenous,…

Second Stealth Destroyer Goes to the US Navy

WASHINGTON (the USA), April 25, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Navy via Bath Iron Works Second multi-mission stealth destroyer goes to the U.S Navy after successful acceptance trials in February. The announcement about the accepted HM&E (hull, mechanical and electrical) delivery was made on 24th April by the Navy, which means…

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