• DH - Defence Helicopter

    Ka-226T India-Russia deal soon to be inked

    19th September 2017

    The contract for delivery of 200 Kamov Ka-226T light utility helicopters to the Indian MoD is likely to be signed at the end of this year ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: BAE shows off new CV90 turret (video)

    19th September 2017

    BAE Systems showcased its CV90 IFV at DSEI in London equipped with its latest generation E30 turret which includes a Spike LR missile launcher system, a 30mm ...

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  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    NAVOCEANO receives Remus 100 AUV

    18th September 2017

    Hydroid has delivered its first new generation Remus 100 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to the Naval Oceanographic Office. The Remus AUV is able to be ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: MKU highlights soldier modernisation system (video)

    18th September 2017

    Indian company, MKU, displayed its range for body armour, helmets and optics equipment at DSEI 2017 in London.  Shephard spoke with Neeraj Gupta, managing director at ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Turkey firms Russian S-400 contract

    18th September 2017

    The much-discussed sale of the S-400 Triumf (SA-21 Growler) long-range SAM system to Turkey has been officially contracted. The signing - acknowledged by the FSVTS, Russia’s ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Raytheon receives Boomerang order

    18th September 2017

    Raytheon BBN Technologies has received a contract to deliver Boomerang Warrior-X systems to an undisclosed Gulf nation, the company announced on 15 September.The contract, worth ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Burkina Faso orders Mi-171Sh helicopters

    18th September 2017

    The air force of Burkina Faso has placed an order for the procurement of two Russian Helicopters Mi-171Sh, Rostec announced at the end of August ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Persistent radios for US Army WMD teams

    18th September 2017

    Persistent Systems will supply more than 950 MPU5 radios to the US Army National Guard's Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs) under a ...

  • MTSN - Training/Simulation

    DSEI 2017: Gripen positions for training programmes (video)

    18th September 2017

    At DSEI 2017 Saab positioned a variant of its Gripen C, dubbed the Gripen Aggressor, for two upcoming red air training programmes, the UK's ASDOT ...

  • RH - Rotorhub

    Avicopter logs orders at Tianjin show

    18th September 2017

    Avicopter logged orders for 26 helicopters on the opening day of the 4th China Helicopter Expo in Tianjin on 15 September. Significantly, this included an ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    USCG patrol boat gets Safran’s BlueNaute system

    18th September 2017

    Safran Electronics and Defense's BlueNaute inertial navigation system has been installed on the first of a number of vessels for the US Coast Guard (USCG), ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: Army Land Ceptor configuration unveiled

    18th September 2017

    The British Army’s new air defence system, Land Ceptor, was on display at this year's DSEI exhibition ahead of first deliveries expected in the first ...

  • RH - Rotorhub

    H145 simulator Level D qualified

    18th September 2017

    Airbus Helicopters’ H145 simulator has been awarded level D status by the German Federal Aviation Office, the company announced on 13 September. The simulator, located ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Konstrukta to produce Mjölner barrels

    18th September 2017

    BAE Systems has contracted Slovakia-based Konstrukta-Defence to produce barrels for the Swedish Army’s Mjölner mortar system. Konstrukta will manufacture 84 120mm barrels to be modified ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: Nammo takes down UAV (video)

    18th September 2017

    Helge Stadheim, programme director for Nammo, spoke to Shephard about the company's 40mm programmable ammunition.  The air-burst round was recently used to take down a small ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Ka-226T in hot weather testing

    18th September 2017

    Russian Helicopters and Iran Helicopter Support and Renewal Company (IHSRC) have successfully completed testing of the Ka-226T light multirole helicopter, the company announced on 13 ...

  • RH - Rotorhub

    AC352 awaits engine certification

    18th September 2017

    The AC352, the fruit of cooperation between Airbus Helicopters and AVIC, performed an aerial demonstration on the opening day of the 4th China Helicopter Expo ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    Armed AV500W flies as new designs surprise

    18th September 2017

    Last month the AV500W rotary-winged UAV from the AVIC Helicopter Research and Development Institute in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province performed its maiden flight and conducted a ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    UN reports on North Korea challenges

    18th September 2017

    The United Nations released a new panel of experts (POE) report on 5 September under Security Council Resolution 2345, which explored North Korean missile developments ...

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