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Two of Three Bell 429s Delivered to the Jamaica Defence Force

FORT WORTH, TX, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 20 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Bell Helicopter On 13th August 2018, the Textron Inc. company, Bell Helicopter, revealed the delivery of two Bell 429 helicopters to the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) and in 2019 the JDF will expect a delivery of a third Bell 429, learned…

Four New Commando Brigades and Military Appointments in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com), 17 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva Alongside with the new presidential cabinet of Turkey, at the meeting of the Turkish Supreme Military Council, held in August, were taken the first steps of the new defense conception that concern restructuring changes, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The…

US Army Awards Comtech $32.5 Million Contract for Manpack Satellite Terminals Delivery

MELVILLE, N.Y., the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com), 15 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jenni L. Deylius On 13 August, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has made an announcement that in the period of company’s fourth quarter of the fiscal 2018, the group Command and Control Technologies, part…

Austal Starts Sea Trials of the First Guardian-class Pacific Patrol Boat

HENDERSON, Australia (BulgarianMilitary.com), 10 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: YouTube The sea testing of the first Guardian-class Pacific Patrol Boat (PPB-R) has begun. That was announced by the Australian shipbuilding company Austal, on 8 August, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The building of the boat is part of…

The Two USAF Hypersonic Programmes Awarded to Lockheed Martin

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 9 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Chad Bellay In a response to the recent China and Russia breakthroughs in extremely high-speed weapons and exactly the surprising developments in hypersonic weapons, the U.S. Air Forces launches two programs for the rapid…

US Army Can Afford 100 More Advanced Patriot Missiles Due to UAE Missile Sales

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com), 7 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: BreakingDefence.com According to a reprogramming request to shift fiscal 2018 funding, sent to Congress in June, the U.S. Army intends to purchase 100 of the newest variant of Patriot missiles. The purchase is possible thanks to the sale of…

Congress Will Invests Millions in Cyber-harden Missile Defense Systems Budget

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 7 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Defense News According to the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act conference report, released on July 23, House and Senate of the U.S. have legitimated $51 million investment in to cyber-harden missile defense systems. Furthermore,…

Lockheed Martin’s Last Upgraded C-5 Delivered to US Air Force

LOS ANGELES, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com) 06 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: YouTube The service upgrade programme of C-5M heavy lift aircrafts, once started in 1998 by the Air Mobility Command, has come to its end on 2 August this year. It happed with the delivery of the last C-5M Super Galaxy by Lockheed Martin, to…

Silent Falcon’s UAS Selected by DARPA to be Remotely Powered by a Laser in Tests

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Silent Falcon DARPA selected Silent Falcon’s UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) for testing the option of charging an aircraft remotely by a laser at a distance of 10 km, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The tests of DARPA’s Stand-off Ubiquitous…

Sweden Will Acquire Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defence Systems

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 3 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Raytheon / The combat-proven Patriot is the world's most advanced air and missile defence system. Sweden will acquire Raytheon’s Patriot air and missile defence systems. The deal has been approved by the Swedish government, learned…

Leonardo DRS Receives Additional $13 Million to Continue Its Work on a C-UAV System

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 2 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Leonardo DRS/A M-ATV equipped with Leonardo DRS' MLIDS, developed to disable or destroy enemy drones In the context of the quickly developing UAV technologies nowadays, an additional $13 million has been granted to Leonardo DRS in order the…

US Marines Received The First AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar

New York, U.S., (BulgarianMilitary.com), 2 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Northrop Grumman Corporation The U.S. Marines received in advance the delivery of the the first AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) of Northrop Grumman Corporation. This is the seventh G/ATOR system provision that follows the…

New First Response Cyber Center was Announced by Homeland Security

New York, USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 2 August, 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: wikimedia.org Only a week after the warning of conducted cyberattacks against U.S. critical infrastructure sectors by Russia government, the Department of Homeland Security announced the creation of new first response cyber center and 90-day…

The First of Two 27DDG Destroyers Ordered by Japan Is Launched

TOKYO, Japan (BulgarianMilitary.com), 1 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force The first of a new subclass of guided-missile destroyers with ballistic missile defence capabilities was launched on 30th July 2018 by the builder Japan Marine United for the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force…

12 Australian Offshore Patrol Vessels Will be Equipped with Terma‘s SCANTER 6002

SINGAPORE (BulgarianMilitary.com), 1 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lürssen On 30th July 2018, the headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark company Terma announced that it will provide the SCANTER 6002 radar for the twelve Australian Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs). For that purpose an agreement for the customer, the Royal…

Patriot PAC-3 MSE Air Defense Missile System Breaks The Distance Record

WASHINGTON, U.S. (Bulgarianmilitary.com), July 31, 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Defpost.com Developed as a modernization of the already battle-proven PAC-3 Missile, the latest system The PAC-3 MSE successfully completed its first missile defense flight test, led by the U.S. Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The…

The Multinational Joint Exercise “Platinium Lion 18” Begins

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 July 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Mil.Gov.ua The Bulgarian-American joint exercise „Platinum Lion 18“ began yesterday, 30th July, on the territory of Novo Selo training polygon. The training will last till 10th August, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Eight NATO member…

Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the UK’s Arthur System

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab/ The Arthur weapon locating system On 27th July 2018, the Swedish defence technology company Saab announced in a press release that it will continue to provide logistical support for the UK’s Arthur weapon locating system. For that purpose it…

The Negotiations on An-188 Joint Production between Turkey and Ukraine Move Onwards

ANKARA, Turkey (BulgarianMilitary.com), 30 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Antonov/the An-188 aircraft showcased at Eurasia-2018 in Antalya, Turkey Turkish officials revealed that the negotiations on the joint production of the An-188 STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) military cargo aircraft between aerospace and procurement…

Lithuania Announces New Military Infrastructure Development Projects

VILNIUS, the Republic of Lithuania (BulgarianMilitary.com), 27 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Master Sergeant Gintautas Mauricas/Lithuanian Armed Forces On Monday, 23 July 2018, the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania announced the new military infrastructure development projects. The contract on the…

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