Qatar expects imminent OPV delivery
With the high-profile FIFA World Cup looming on the horizon this year, Qatar wants to enhance maritime security with new OPVs and other high-end warships.
ANAO highlights Australian procurement woes
The Australian National Audit Office's latest Major Projects Report shows problems keeping to schedule and cost for a series of key procurement programmes for the ADF.
CV90 IFV keeps pace with upgrades
First developed in the 1990s, the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle has proved to be a durable platform. However, with new IFVs entering the marketplace, upgrades are required to keep the CV90 at the top of its powers.
US Navy to advance maritime C2
The US Navy (USN) is modernising and automating its Command and Control (C2) processes in order to improve its ability to respond rapidly in a high-intensity conflict environment.
4th November 2021
The Australian Defence Force wants new passive infrared ECM systems for its vehicle fleet, and is currently looking to industry for solutions
20th October 2021
More ground-based fire support capabilities are needed to meet the requirements of the future battlespace. NATO is looking for specialist vehicles that will be an information hub for ordering fire support.
18th October 2021
As part of its surface fleet renewal programme, Germany foresees new air defence ships in the 2030s with capabilities to defeat emerging threats.
7th October 2021
Expeditionary Signals Battalions are undergoing a process of modernisation to enable them to better provide networking and mission command support to deployed forces.
4th October 2021
Following a long process of development, acquisition and trials the US Army is proceeding with full-rate production of its new two-channel software-defined radios that will fully integrate frontline units into the Integrated Tactical Network.
21st September 2021
Australia is looking for a Medium-Range Ground-Based Air Defence (MRGBAD) capability that will complement and integrate with existing air defence assets.
15th September 2021
As the Mehrzweckkampfschiff 180 (MKS180) multirole ship transitions into the F126 frigate, the Bundeswehr has provided details of the progress towards its expected construction date.
8th September 2021
As the US Army drives its new programmes for long-range precision fires weapons forward, two of them are expected to come to fruition in the next couple of years.
6th September 2021
The Luftbeweglichen Waffenträger (LuWa) vehicle programme is moving forwards after a new system demonstrator was unveiled in June for the German airmobile weapon carrier.
3rd September 2021
Several recent land acquisition programmes have run into difficulties — but should delays and cost overruns be accepted as the norm? If not, what exactly needs to change?
27th August 2021
Following an earlier delay in 2019 the deliveries of Boxer APCs to Lithuania have been put back again due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
25th August 2021
Australia has begun its search for a new man-portable ECM system to enhance the EW protection it can provide to its troops.
18th August 2021
The Lithuanian Armed Forces are introducing their first batch of 50 JLTVs following delivery from US manufacturer Oshkosh.
17th August 2021
The latest Italian defence multi-year plan has identified key areas across the Army's support capabilities that need to be modernised.
16th August 2021
The latest defence funding profile from the Italian MoD shows plans for a series of major armoured vehicle programmes that will modernise the force from the 2030s.
13th August 2021
The French Army wants to improve the survivability of its new Scorpion series of armoured vehicles with Active Protection Systems under its Prometeus programme.
12th August 2021
After earlier efforts to replace the USMC's LAV-25 8x8 wheeled vehicle it has embarked on the Armoured Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) programme to develop new platforms to choose from. However, the USMC is also looking at an alternative option to modify the ACV as well.
5th August 2021
The US Army needs more long-range artillery systems and is embarking on a series of modernisation and technology development efforts, of which SLRC is one.
4th August 2021
A Boxer armoured vehicle with an RT60 turret has been seen for the first time at the WFEL facility in Stockport, and the newly developed system has potential on many different levels.
26th July 2021
As more information emerges about the problems with the Ajax armoured reconnaissance vehicle, doubts at the official, military and political level are increasing about whether it can be delivered.