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Naval Group and Fincantieri Detail Their Future Industrial Alliance

PARIS, France (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Naval Group and Fincantieri unveiled details in a press release on 23th October 2018 regarding the announcement of the Governments of France and Italy during the 34th Franco-Italian Summit in Lyon on 27th September 2017 about their intention to facilitate the creation of a more efficient and competitive…

Slovakia Advances with the Patria AMV Vydra 8×8 Acquisition Plans

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Slovakian Ministry of Defence is advancing with the Patria AMV (Armoured Modular Vehicle) acquisition plans. In that connection it announced that it will submit a proposal to the cabinet for the approval of the AMV procurement, learned BulgarianMIlitary.com Read more: Patria delivers a new…

Israel Aerospace Industries Awarded a $777-Million LRSAM Contract

BEN GURION INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - IAI (Israel Aerospace Industries) announced yesterday, 24th October 2018, that the company has been awarded an $777-million contract for the supply of LRSAM (Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile) defence systems, which is the marine version of the Barak-8 AMD (Air and Missile Defence)…

NATO’s Biggest Military Exercise in Recent Years Starts Today

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) - NATO's biggest military exercise in recent years, as reported, Trident Juncture 18, starts today, 25th October 2018. It will take place in central and eastern Norway; the surrounding areas of the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, including Iceland and the Swedish and Finnish airspaces and will continue…

Enabling Technologies for the US Navy Next-Generation UUVs Will Be Provided by Alion

WASHINGTON, D.C., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Enabling technologies for the U.S. Navy next-generation UUVs (Unmanned Undersea Vehicles) will be provided by the headquartered in McLean, Northern Virginia company Alion Science and Technology under a multiple award contract (MAC) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ). The contract was…

The $60 Million Facility Proposal of NIOA and Rheinmetall Waiting for Final Approval

BRISBANE, Australia (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The largest Australian privately-owned company supplying weapons, ammunition and technical support to commercial, military and law enforcement markets NIOA announced on 19th October 2018 today that the Federal Government would support a proposal for the establishment of an advanced $60 Million forging…

Finland Will Enhance Its Naval Power in the Baltic Sea

HELSINKI, Finland (BulgarianMilitary.com) — Finland will enhance its naval power in the Baltic Sea due to the increasing importance of the region from military point of view and as a potential area of conflict between Russia and NATO, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Thales Will Continue to Maintain the Finish Long-Range and Medium-Range…

The Vigilant Ace 2018 Military Exercise Cancelled

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The upcoming scheduled Vigilant Ace 2018 allied joint military exercise has been cancelled and that decision was jointly approved by the U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo. That was announced by the United States Department of Defense on Friday, 19th…

The H135 Will Be Showcased by Airbus Helicopters as the Future Navy Helicopter Trainer

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Last week on Friday, 19th October 2018, Airbus Helicopters announced that the company will showcase its H135 as the future helicopter trainer for the U.S. Navy during the Naval Helicopter Association’s Fleet Fly-in at Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Pensacola (Florida) from 22 to 26 Oct. 2018,…

The Royal Thai Navy Midget Submarine Programme Will Be Supported by BMT

TEDDINGTON, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) Midget Submarine Programme will be supported by the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, BMT, under a consulting engineering contract, awarded to the company as announced on 17th October 2018, learned BulgarianMilitary.com “BMT is proud…

The Fourth AEHF Satellite of Lockheed Martin Confirmed Online In Orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Florida, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Lockheed Martin announced on 17th October 2018 that the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) protected communication satellite, built by the company for the needs of the United States Air Force, was successfully launched on the same day at 12:15 a.m. from Cape…

BAE Systems Announced the Successful Demonstration of Its XTS® Guard 5 at EC-18

FARNBOROUGH, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com) - BAE Systems announced on 16th October 2018 that its innovative software XTS® Guard 5 that ensures secure sharing between networks of various security classifications and sections and brings numerous advantages to military intelligence organizations for multi-INT source data transfers was successfully…

CONTROP Announced the Launching of Its iSea-25HD

HOD HASHARO, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 17 October 2018, the prominent developer and manufacturer of long-range, intruder detection systems for a variety of defence and civilian applications, CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., announced the launching of its new compact surveillance system for naval missions iSea-25HD, exhibited at…

The U.S. Army Is to Update Its Air-and-Missile Defence Strategy

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) — The Pentagon considers that it is time for the U.S. Army to be modernized and that it shall even overmatch its near-peer adversaries Russia and China. In that connection the U.S. Army is to update its air-and-missile defence (AMD) strategy accordingly, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: …

South Korea Will Counter Ballistic Missile Threats by Ship-Based Interceptors

SEOUL, South Korea (BulgarianMilitary.com) — South Korea will counter ballistic missile threats from North Korea by ship-based SM-3 (Standard Missile – 3) interceptors as revealed by a top commander of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) on 12th Ocotber 2018, learned BulgarianMilitary.com In response to a lawmaker’s question about the SM-3 missile…

A New Rifle Sight of Raytheon ELCAN Offers “a Much Clearer and Less Grainy Image”

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the middle of last week, on 10th October 2018, Raytheon announced that the company has developed the ELCAN Specter® close quarters sight, which allows ground troops to identify targets quicker and thus to make better decisions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Thanks to the new reflex rifle sight,…

Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies Unveiled Their Merger of Equals

MELBOURNE, Florida and NEW YORK, N.Y., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 14th October 2018, Sunday, Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies unveiled their merger of equals. That merger establishes a global defence technology leader with a broad portfolio of capabilities and increased scale, which will successfully meet the increasing customer…

Embraer Announced a Successful First Flight Its KC-390 Multi-Mission Aircraft

GAVIÃO PEIXOTO, Brazil (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The headquartered in Brazil global company with businesses in commercial and executive aviation, defence and security Embraer announced last week that on 9th October 2018 it has achieved another important milestone through the completion of the maiden flight of the first series production…

The Newest Independence Variant Littoral Combat Ship Named by Secretary of the Navy

WASHINGTON, the USA, (BulgarianMilitary.com) –Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced on 9th October 2018 that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer said, “I am pleased to name the next Independence variant LCS…

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