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Elbit Systems of America Buys Night Vision Business of L3Harris Totaling $350M

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, completed the acquisition of the Night Vision business of L3Harris Technologies for a purchase price of $350 million. Read more: Elbit`s JFST System Has Been Ordered by UK Totaling $38 Million Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, Elbit Systems

An American Company is Developing a New Medium-Range Weapon

TUCSON, (BM) - Raytheon is developing a new medium-range, air-launched weapon called the Peregrine missile that is half the size and cost of today's air-to-air missiles, yet delivers greater range and effect, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Raytheon Developing System to Defeat Drones with Speed-of-light Technologies Developed to

Washington’s Decision to Abandon Commitments to the INF Treaty are Alarming

MOSCOW, (BM) - Washington’s aggressive and short-sighted steps, particularly, its decision to abandon commitments to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, are alarming, Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) Director Sergei Naryshkin said at a roundtable devoted to the history of the Soviet nuclear project, learned

US Sells Additional F16 Ammunition to Morocco

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of additional F-16 ammunition for an estimated cost of $209 million. Read more: Morocco Buys Various TOW-2A Anti-Tank Missiles from US The Government of Morocco has requested a possible sale of five thousand eight hundred

General Dynamics Released the New Bluefin-12 Autonomous Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

LONDON, (BM) - General Dynamics Mission Systems today released the new Bluefin-12 autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle at Defense and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This new vehicle builds upon the proven Bluefin autonomy and uses shared Bluefin Robotics’ core capabilities, increased mission

BAE Systems Unveils a Version of the BvS10 All-Terrain Support Vehicle

LONDON, (BM) - BAE Systems is showcasing for the first time a version of the BvS10 all-terrain support vehicle at DSEI 2019, which will significantly streamline information load and increase situational awareness for crews, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The versatile, tough BvS10 is fitted with a Generic Vehicle Architecture (GVA) equivalent

According Russian Media, Some U.S. Bombs and UAV Being Adjusted Using AI

MOSCOW, (BM) - Recently, the US military conducted a significant experiment, in which for the first time a multi-stage fire control system was developed with a wide freedom of action of artificial intelligence (AI)*, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar and Chinese portal Huanqiu. Read more: Rafael is continuing to develop a 6th

BAE Systems Has Unveiled a New ARCHER Mobile Howitzer at DSEI

LONDON, (BM) - BAE Systems is unveiling a new ARCHER Mobile Howitzer at DSEI today that is highly adaptable to diverse terrains and battlefield conditions, giving it the flexibility needed to meet a wide range of mission requirements for militaries around the world, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: BAE Systems’ Land UK Awarded a 155mm

Raytheon Plans to Produce Identification Systems for the Korean Military

ABERDEEN, (BM) - Raytheon Company and Hanwha Systems signed a technical cooperation agreement to produce Identification Friend or Foe Mode 5 systems for the Korean military, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: F-35s Will Replace South Korean F-16 in Near Future Mode 5 IFF systems allow operators to positively identify friendly

The Javelin Successfully Fired Its Missile from Titan Unmanned Ground Vehicle

REDSTONE ARSENAL, (BM) - The Javelin Joint Venture team, a partnership of Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin, successfully fired Javelin missiles from a Kongsberg remote launcher mounted on a Titan unmanned ground vehicle built by QinetiQ North America and Milrem Robotics, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Hungary Plans to Purchase a

Raytheon Has Published Pictures of Its Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Below are the first images of Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band on the EA-18 GROWLER. NGJ-MB is a high-capacity and high-power airborne electronic attack weapon system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defense 360 U.S. Photo credit: Defense 360 U.S. It will protect air forces by denying, degrading and disrupting

The U.S. Defence Strategy in the Indo-Pacific Region is in the Unprecedented Crisis

HONG KONG, (BM) - The US military is no longer the primary force in Asia, and missiles from a rapidly improving military could overwhelm its bases in hours, according to a new report. The study by the United States Study Center, at the University of Sydney, in Australia, warned that America’s defense strategy in the Indo-Pacific region “is in

The U.S. Air Force Wants to Buy Launchers Similar to Russian S-300 System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Air Force wants to buy two life-size mock transporter-erector-launchers, or TELs, that mimic the physical look, as well as radar and other signatures, of those associated with Russia's S-300PMU-1 and -2 air defense systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting The Drive. Read more: Israel has used Lebanese airspace

Raytheon Will Build Subsystems of the U.S. Army’s New Hypersonic Missile

TUCSON, (BM) - Raytheon will build and deliver the control, actuation and power-conditioning subassemblies that control flight of the U.S. Army’s new Common-Hypersonic Glide Body program, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The work will enhance the system’s flight performance and will be performed under Dynetics Corporation contracts. Read

BAE Systems Has Been Selected of German Navy to Delivery 57mm Naval Guns

BERLIN, (BM) - BAE Systems has been selected by the vessel contractor to provide the German federal police force, Bundespolizei, with three 57mm naval guns for its three new 86m Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) built by Fassmer shipyard, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: The U.S. Warships Get Germany TRS-40

The U.S. Department of Defense Signed Contracts Totaling $775 Million on September 3

WASHINGTON, (BM) – According official statement of U.S. DoD, the signed contracts by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on September 3, 2019 are as follows: AIR FORCE - Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $445,361,476 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Air Force National Capital Region information technology

Negotiations in Kielce: The US is Trying to Sell F-35 Block 4 to Poland

KIELCE, (BM) - American defense company Lockheed Martin is vying for a contract to supply 32 F-35 fighter jets to Poland by offering to deliver new-generation Block 4 versions and ensuring that selected components for the jets are produced by Polish manufacturers, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Poland is

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