• 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

  • MTSN - Training/Simulation

    Virtual trainers for LCS crew

    15th September 2017

    The US Navy has installed a number of interim virtual training systems for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) crew training while the LCS Training Facility (LTF) ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: That's a wrap (video)

    15th September 2017

    DSEI 2017 brought news from the land, sea and air domains. Shephard's Land Warfare Editor, Grant Turnbull, reviews some of the highlights of the week. 

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    DSEI 2017: MAST System guides helicopters

    15th September 2017

    Curtiss-Wright is developing a manual aircraft securing and traversing (MAST) handling system, which is expected to be utilised by the more littoral-based navies around the ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    PacStar wins NOTM contract

    15th September 2017

    PacStar has received a $10 million contract to provide PacStar 400-series networking and communications products to the US Marine Corps, the company announced on 12 ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Z-19 sprouts radar and set to achieve exports

    15th September 2017

    For the first time the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) publicly exhibited an example of its Z-19 attack helicopter fitted with a mast-mounted millimeter wave radar, ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: Bucking good Bronco on display

    15th September 2017

    ST Kinetics has unveiled a new configuration for its next-generation Bronco 3 all-terrain tracked carrier at this year’s DSEI. The company is using the exhibition ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    NavHub system for German armed forces

    15th September 2017

    Rockwell Collins’ NavHub navigation system has been selected by the German Ministry of Defence to provide Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) availability to a variety ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    DSEI 2017: Atech showcases the Arkhe

    15th September 2017

    Atech, a Brazilian company of Embraer Group, took the opportunity to showcase its Arkhe family of products and services for the first time in the ...

  • IMPS - Maritime Security

    Marshall to support MBDA missile systems

    15th September 2017

    Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has received a £13.5 million contract from MBDA to manufacture Common Anti-Air Modular Missile (CAMM) canisters for the Sea Ceptor ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    DSEI 2017: Raytheon to improve Shadow capability

    15th September 2017

    A new collaboration between the Royal Air Force and Raytheon UK will improve aspects of the Shadow surveillance aircraft, including an incremental upgrade of the ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    BAE Systems’ LiteHUD takes first flight

    15th September 2017

    BAE Systems' LiteHUD head-up display has achieved a significant milestone with the completion of its first flight, the company announced on 12 September. The flight ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    DSEI 2017: Vector modernises for government fleets

    15th September 2017

    First-time DSEI exhibitor Vector Aerospace is seeing multiple military opportunities as governments from around the world seek to extend the service life of their aircraft ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Saab, NDMA sign Carl-Gustaf deal

    15th September 2017

    Saab and the Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) have signed a framework contract for delivery of ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system, Saab announced ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    DSEI 2017: MoD puts innovation and exportability at centre of procurement

    15th September 2017

    Innovation and exportability will be placed at the forefront of UK procurement policy as the Ministry of Defence (MoD) looks to simplify its procurement process. ...

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