MV-22B landing on the flight deck of a US hospital ship is part of a seven-month period of dynamic tests.
Poland orders logistics support for unmanned MCM
Work on the PLN14.7 million ($3.72 million) contract will be completed in 2023, the Swedish company announced on 29 March.
‘The scope of deliveries in individual years will include the supply of spare parts, special tools, technical documentation and training,’ Saab added.
Double Eagle Mk III comes in two configurations, respectively for mine reconnaissance (performed remotely and autonomously) and mine disposal.
Double Eagle Sarov is a hybrid platform designed to assist mine countermeasures (MCM) operations. As a modular system, it can be reconfigured to suit different roles, including mine reconnaissance and mine disposal. It can function either as a remotely operated vehicle or autonomous underwater vehicle, Shephard Defence Insight notes.
Double Eagle Mk III was installed on the Polish Navy MCM vessel ORP Kormoran, while Double Eagle Sarov is scheduled for installation in 2021-2022 on future Kormoran-class MCM ships ORP Albatros and ORP Mewa.
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Airbus signs a contract with the Egyptian Air Force for performance-based support of its C295 fleet.
Five second-hand C-130Hs will be supplied to Poland by mid-2024.
Sarcos Defence, a subsidiary of Sarcos Robotics, could be ready to deliver the Guardian DX defence robot as early as Q3 next year.
Babcock International carries on support for CIWS on Royal Navy vessels.
Ecuador and Argentina have bought or will acquire new military transport vehicles, driven by the need to provide humanitarian assistance amid the COVID-19 pandemic.