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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…

The US Army Stops Accepting Boeing AH-64Es Due to Safety Issues

WASHINGTON (the USA), April 20, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Capt. Gary Loten-Beckford/U.S. Army In February 2018, the U.S. Army decided to stop accepting Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters due to safety issues, reported Defense News. The decision was forwarded to Boeing in March. On the 19th April, the program executive…

Albania Wants a US Military Base on Its Territory

TIRANA (Albania), April 19, 2018, Source: mediapool.bg, Editor: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Albanian Defence Ministry via AP Albania wants the USA to build a military base on its territory for countering the Russian influence. This was stated on 17th April in Washington by the Albanian Minister of Defence Olta Xhacka, quoted by France Press.…

Declined Delivery of F-35s Due to an Unsettled Dispute

LOS ANGELES (the USA), April 12, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Photo: Lockheed Martin The U.S. Department of Defence (USDOD) is declining delivery of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning IIs due to an unresolved payment dispute with the manufacturer. Last year it was found a production error on the stealth multirole fighter and it is not reached an…

US Approved Sales of F-16s for Slovakia and CH-47s for Spain

WASHINGTON (the USA), April 4, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook/U.S. Air Force On Wednesday, 4th April 2018, the State Department approved the sales of F-16 supersonic fighters for Slovakia and CH-47 heavy-lift helicopters for Spain, reported Defense News. Although the competition for selection of a…

Poland Signed to Purchase Raytheon’s Patriot Missile System

HUNTSVILLE (Alabama), March 28, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo by IlGiornale.it After years of negotiations with the U.S. Government, on 28th March, Poland finally signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to purchase Raytheon’s Patriot medium-range air- and missile-defence (AMD) system, reported Defense News. Under its Wisla…

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