• DH - Defence Helicopter

    29th CAB receives CH-47F helicopters

    14th September 2017

    The US Army’s 29th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) unit in Iraq has received new CH-47F Chinook helicopters. The incoming CH-47Fs are the first in a ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: Warrior displays stealth camo

    14th September 2017

    On display at DSEI this year is Saab’s Barracuda Mobile Camouflage System (MCS) configured for the Warrior infantry fighting vehicle, following small orders by the ...

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  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    DSEI 2017: Harris reveals robot technology (video)

    14th September 2017

    At DSEI 2017 the UK’s Ministry of Defence awarded Harris Corporation a contract worth up to £55 million (US$70 million) to provide its T7 Robotic ...

  • IMPS - Maritime Security

    HII launches USS Delbert D Black

    14th September 2017

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has launched the future US Navy destroyer USS Delbert D Black at its shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi.The ship is being configured ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    DSEI 2017: Delft Dynamics displays DroneCatcher

    14th September 2017

    Dutch company Delft Dynamics displayed its new DroneCatcher counter UAS system for the first time at DSEI 2017. First unveiled on 8 September by the Netherlands ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    DSEI 2017: Wave Glider makes a splash

    14th September 2017

    The latest iteration of the Liquid Robotics Wave Glider USV is now able to survive in demanding environments up to sea state six and greater, the ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Northrop receives full-rate JCREW production contract

    14th September 2017

    Northrop Grumman has received a $57.7 million contract from the US Navy for full-rate production of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    DSEI 2017: FVL ready for flight (video)

    14th September 2017

    The FVL technology demonstrator aircraft being built for the US Army's Joint Multi-Role (JMR) programme are both progressing, although Bell Helicopter's V-280 Valor is now ...

  • SOF - Special Operations

    SOCOM explores M230 cannon enhancements

    14th September 2017

    US Special Operations Command is exploring operational enhancements to its M230 30mm cannon systems, it has emerged.  Under a $666,229 contract announced on 7 September, ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Analysis: US Cyber Command matures steadily

    14th September 2017

    On 18 August President Trump announced the elevation of the status of the United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) to that of a unified combatant command. 

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    Bahrain seeks TOW missiles

    14th September 2017

    The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential foreign military sale of tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided (TOW) missiles to Bahrain, the Defense ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    DSEI 2017: Hensoldt eyes integrated solutions growth

    14th September 2017

    Hensoldt’s acquisition of Kelvin Hughes, expected to be completed by the end of September, is part of the company's ambitious growth strategy. Hensoldt is pursuing ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: UK's MIV programme edges forward

    14th September 2017

    The acquisition strategy for the British Army’s new 8x8 mechanised infantry vehicle (MIV) will be released by year end, senior service officials have confirmed, finally bringing clarity ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: BAE demonstrates CV90 with APS

    14th September 2017

    BAE Systems has demonstrated its CV90 tracked IFV integrated with an active protection system (APS) at this year’s DSEI, a configuration that will likely be ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    DSEI 2017: Rockwell Collins with force (video)

    14th September 2017

    At DSEI 2017, Rockwell Collins has announced its mission computer for Airbus Helicopters' HForce programme, which modifies the company’s civil platforms to allow for military ...

  • SOF - Special Operations

    DSEI 2017: USMC special ops look for new UAS

    14th September 2017

    The US Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) will be looking to trial a group two UAV in the near future, Shephard  has learnt. MARSOC ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DRDO successfully fires Nag ATGM

    14th September 2017

    India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed third generation Nag anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) in the ranges of Rajasthan, ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    First Flight2 upgrade for French C-130H

    14th September 2017

    Rockwell Collins has completed its first Flight2 avionics system integration for the French Air Force’s C-130 Hercules transport aircraft modernisation programme, the company announced on ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    DSEI 2017: Unsheathing the Broadsword

    14th September 2017

    BAE Systems’ Broadsword wearable technology will achieve internal certification by the end of September, company officials have disclosed, while customers continue to evaluate systems ahead ...

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