Rostec Corporation has delivered underwater pistols and assault rifles to an undisclosed foreign partner.
US Air Force contracts for AN/PRC-161 radios
ViaSat has received a $93 million IDIQ contract from the US Air Force for AN/PRC-161 radios, the US Department of Defense announced on 16 December.
The contract covers the provision of AN/PRC-161 Handheld Link 16 radios, ancillaries and associated training to special warfare operators.
The AN/PRC-161 radio fuses air and ground situational awareness in a handheld Link 16 radio. It delivers real-time Link 16 communications to dismounted ground forces at the tactical edge. The radio can be used vest-worn, handheld or mounted, bringing full Link 16 network access to special operations and expeditionary forces, including Joint Terminal Attack Controllers, Forward Air Controllers and Tactical Air Control Party.
Work is expected to be complete in December 2023.
The MRZR series of all-terrain vehicles has been spotted in Singapore.
An extra 35 special patrol vehicles were ordered for French SOF because of delays in the VLFS programme.
French SOF await two new vehicle types.
Raytheon will continue to provide lifecycle contractor support services for the AN/ZSQ-2 FLIR and EO Sensor System.
French SOF chiefs recognised a need to refresh equipment for operations on land, at sea and in the air.