Browsing Category

Global

1st European Solution against Heat Guided Missiles of Indra & Elettronica Group

ALCOBENDAS (Madrid, Spain), June 13, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Indra Last week, on 6th June, Indra and Elettronica Group announced in a press release within the framework of AOC Electronic Warfare Europe event in Lausanne (Switzerland) that they have joined forces for developing the first completely European self-protection solution…

Estonia Enhances Its Air Defence Capability

TALLINN (Estonia), June 13, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images Estonia has announced that it has agreed to purchase a short-range air defence system complete with Mistral surface-to-air missiles from MBDA Missile Systems under a €50 million contract, reported Defense News. The contract is also reported to involve…

Palomar Display Products Received Military Biocular Display Systems Contracts

CARLSBAD (California, United States), June 12, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: en.wikipedia.org (Bradley Fighting Vehicle) Palomar Display Products, Inc. proudly announced last week, on 6th June, the receipt of two contracts at the total amount of $9.3 million for delivery of military biocular display systems for the purposes of M1 Abrams…

BAE Systems Received a USS Cole Maintenance Contract

NORFOLK (Virginia, United States), June 11, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: BAE Systems BAE Systems has been awarded a $36.6 million maintenance contract for upgrading of the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) of the U.S. Navy, reported Shephard Media. That was revealed by the company last week, on 6th June. It is also…

FLIR Systems Reveal Its New Black Hornet 3 Nano-UAV

WILSONVILLE (Oregon, United States), June 11, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Australian Department of Defence Last week, on 5th June, FLIR Systems, Inc. revealed its new Black Hornet® 3 nano-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). That next-generation nano-unmanned vehicle is intended for global militaries, government agencies, and first responders and…

P-3 Orion Maintenance Contract Awarded to IMP Aerospace by the NDLO

HALIFAX (Nova Scotia, Canada), June 8, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Mark Harkin/ Wikimedia Commons (Norwegian Air Force Lockheed P-3 Orion) A P-3 Orion maintenance contract has been awarded to one of Canada’s largest Canadian-owned aerospace and defence contractors - IMP Aerospace by the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO). IMP…

Thales, BAE Systems and CGI Team Up for the Needs of the UK Royal Navy

London (UK), June 8, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: LA(PHOT) Kyle Heller/MOD On May 30, 2018, the French designer and builder of electrical systems - Thales, the British manufacturer of military equipment - BAE Systems, and the fifth largest independent end to end IT and business consulting services company worldwide headquartered in…

NDMA Places a Second Order for Saab’s Carl-Gustaf Ammunition

STOCKHOLM (Sweden), June 7, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Saab The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) has placed a second order at the amount of $12.5 million for Saab’s ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system with delivery in 2018, reported Shephrad Media. That was announced by Saab on Monday, 4th June.…

The U.S. Army Announced That a New MFAL Is Tested

WASHINGTON (the USA), June 6, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: David Vergun, U.S. Army The U.S. Army announced last week that a new Multi-Function Aiming Light (MFAL) is tested, reported Shephard Media. With the help of the new MFAL it is expected soldiers to acquire and hit targets more quickly and effectively, which is one of the fundamental…

Leonardo Unveiled Its BriteCloud 55-T for Military Transport Aircraft Protection

ROME (Italy), June 6, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Leonardo Leonardo unveiled its BriteCloud 55-T for military transport aircraft protection at the Electronic Warfare Europe 2018 conference from 5th to 7th June in Lausanne, Switzerland. This was announced from the company in a press release on 5th June. The BriteCloud 55-T is the…

21 BMP-2 Fighting Vehicles Upgraded for the Slovak Armed Forces

RRATISLAVA (the Slovak Republic), June 5, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Shephard Media On 29th May the Slovak Defence Ministry announced that the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic has received twenty-one upgraded BMP-2 vehicles, reported Shephard Media. The 21 armoured fighting vehicles were upgraded by the Slovak company…

The NSM of Raytheon and Kongsberg Gruppen Selected by the US Navy

TUCSON (Ariz., the USA), June 5, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Raytheon (NSM demo US Navy) The Naval Strike Missile (NSM) of Raytheon and Kongsberg Gruppen has been selected by the U.S. Navy for equipping its littoral combat ships and future frigates and thus meeting the over-the-horizon requirement. That was announced from Raytheon on…

Rockwell Collins Weather Radar Selected for the Canadian C-130H Fleet

OTTAWA (Canada), June 4, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Rockwell Collins On 31st May Rockwell Collins announced that it has been selected by the leading Canadian aerospace and defence company Cascade Aerospace to provide WXR-2100 MultiScan ThreatTrack™ weather radars with MFD-255 and MFD-268 multi-function displays for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules…

Pratt & Whitney Received a $2 Billion F135 Delivery Contract

EAST HARTFORD (Connecticut, United States), June 4, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Pratt & Whitney (Pratt and WhitneyF135s-on-production-line) On May 31, 2018 Pratt & Whitney announced that it has received a $2 billion contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to deliver 135 of its F135 turbofan engines for powering the F-35…

The First of 21 Guardian Class PPBs of Austal Is Launched

HENDERSON (Western Australia), June 1, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Austal On 30th May the Australian shipbuilder Austal Limited (Austal) announced the launching of the first of twenty-one Guardian Class Pacific Patrol Boats (PPBs), reported Shephard Media. The launching takes place two years after the awarding of the contract in accordance…

Common Platform for Various Missions and Applications – PIRAHNA

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), June 1, 2018, Text: General Dynamics, Photo: General Dynamics  Vehicle Concept - A vehicle platform that is in service with armed forces on all continents; Continually evolving to meet latest operational requirements; Integration of latest cutting-edge technologies in survivability and mobility; Unique payload/gross vehicle…

Warmate

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), June 1, 2018, Text: WB GROUP, Photo: WB GROUP Micro Combat Unmanned Aircraft System WARMATE (Micro C-UAS WARMATE) is designed in order to support the following combat operations, depending on the payload in use: - Surveillance, detection, recognition and identification of the objects of interest (EO/IR payload GS9), -…

First Successful Tests for the British Army’s Land Ceptor

VIDSEL (Sweden), May 31, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: MBDA (Vidsel test range, Sweden) On 28th May the UK Defence Ministry announced that the British Army's Land Ceptor has been successfully tested for the first time as a whole system, including the cutting-edge SAAB Giraffe radar, near the Baltic Sea within a test fire range of…

The Kamchatka Marine Formation of Russia Received New BTR-82A APCs

MOSCOW (Russia), May 30, 2018, Author: Bm News Team, Photo: Vitaly V. Kuzmin (BTR-82A) On 29th May 2018 the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation announced that a marine formation allocated in Kamchatka (north-east Russia) received new BTR-82A armoured personnel carriers (APC). More than 30 modern APCs were delivered by ships to…

Patria Land Systems

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), May 30, 2018, Source: Patria, Photo: Patria (Patria AMV 28A)  Patria is a trusted provider of defence, security and aviation life cycle support services and technology solutions. Besides Finland, the Group has operations in Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Poland, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and South Africa. Patria…

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More