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  • Land Warfare

    Thailand wants more tanks

    22nd February 2016

    The Royal Thai Army (RTA) wants to buy more main battle tanks (MBT), with Chinese and Russian offerings are most likely at this point. The RTA …

  • Land Warfare

    AUSA 2015: Textron lines up HMMWV upgrades

    12th October 2015

    With more than 200,000 HMMWV vehicles in-use by militaries across the world, there is a significant market for upgrade packages. Textron Marine and Land Systems …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Ukraine crisis drives rotorcraft buys

    24th June 2015

    Concerns about political rumblings to its east and dependence on Russia to maintain its helicopter fleet has reshaped the Czech Air Force’s procurement priorities. The …

  • Land Warfare

    Poland plans $42bn modernisation

    1st June 2015

    Poland plans to invest up to 150 billion zlotys ($42 billion) to modernise its armed forces over the next 10 years. The planned volume of …

  • Digital Battlespace

    US urged to supply Ukraine with weapons

    3rd February 2015

    As the Obama administration once again mulls a decision to arm the Ukrainian Army, a leading group of US policymakers has urged the West to …

  • Land Warfare

    Russia to counter sanctions with increased army spend

    4th August 2014

    The Russian government plans to increase defence spending to one-quarter of the federal budget by 2017. This is due to sanctions imposed on the country, …

  • Land Warfare

    Eurosatory: Saab demos camouflage

    24th June 2014

    Saab Barracuda is collaborating with vehicle OEMs to expand the use of its multispectral mobile camouflage system (MCS). Speaking at the Eurosatory exhibition, Anders Wiman, Saab …

  • Defence Notes

    Europe rethinks defence spending cuts after Ukraine

    17th April 2014

    The crisis in Ukraine highlights the urgency to increase defence spending and cooperation between European nations, defence ministers have argued. Maciej Popowski, deputy secretary general …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Russia to design new IFF system

    16th April 2014

    The Russian Ministry of Defence is considering creating a cluster for the development of a single identification, friend or foe (IFF) system for the national …

  • Land Warfare

    Rheinmetall expects recovery of defence sales in 2014

    21st March 2014

    Rheinmetall has reported a lower group operating profit for 2013 compared to 2012 as defence sales have been affected by a challenging budget environment.  Operating …

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  • Military - UUVs

    Gavia Defence

    The Gavia Defence AUV can be used for MCM, port security, search and salvage, ASW training, rapid environmental assessment and hydrographic survey. 

  • Major networking projects

    Missile Defence

    In 2010, NATO rolled out an initial capability to protect alliance forces against missile threats and is now examining options for protecting territory and populations. ...

  • Land: coastal surveillance radars

    905A Coast Defence Radar

    The 905A Coast Defence Radar is a mobile 1D phased-array system used for panoramic monitoring of the coastline, low-altitude target detection and tracking and fire ...

  • Land: air defence simulators

    Rapier Air Defence PTT

    In service with the British Army, the Rapier Air Defence Field Standard A and B part task trainer (PTT) gives students target alerting, identification, tracking ...

  • Major networking projects

    Defence Architecture Framework

    BAE Systems is developing a broad base of systems architecture expertise to execute network-centric warfare projects on behalf of the Australian Defence Force. This is ...

  • Major networking projects

    Air and Missile Defence

    NATO Air and Missile Defence comprises all measures aimed at monitoring and reacting to potential air threats in NATO airspace, as well as countering hostile ...

  • Major networking projects

    Ballistic Missile Defence

    In early 2010, NATO acquired the first phase of an initial theatre ballistic missile defence capability to protect alliance forces. 

  • Sea: sonar systems

    Krait Defence System

    Krait Defence System is a flexible, scalable and modular anti-submarine warfare solution by the British SEA. It includes a family of products from stand-alone KraitArray ...

  • Defence and Emergency Training Courses

    Streit Group's Defence and Emergency Training Courses are designed to enhance the skill sets of Military units and Special Forces, as well as police, private ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    Australian Defence Force MRH90 Training

    As prime contractor for the ADF's MRH90 training programme, CAE has provided two MRH90 full-flight mission simulators (FFMS), training facilities and engineering and support services. ...

  • Air: fixed-wing flight simulators

    Australian Defence Force King Air 350 Training

    CAE is under contract with the ADF to provide Beechcraft King Air 350 training. Under the contractor-owned, contractor-operated programme, CAE will provide simulator services through ...

  • Land: air defence simulators

    Live Training System for Air Defence

    Elbit Systems' Live Training System for Air Defence is integrated on various short- and medium-range air defence systems. The Live Training System provides networked and ...

  • Self-propelled guns

    AAGW 30 mm Air Defence Gun

    The 30mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Wheeled (AAGW) Vehicle System is a Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) system developed by Hanwha Defense, South Korea. Powered by a ...

  • Military UAS - fixed-wing, Military UAS - small

    Puma 3 AE

    The Puma 3 All Environment (AE), or RQ-20 in US nomenclature, is the third generation of AeroVironment's small UAS.  The UAS is designed for reconnaissance and ...

  • Reconnaissance/patrol vehicles

    M1151 HMMWV

    AM General designed the High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) to meet US Army requirements for a durable, mobile and reliable soft-skin light utility vehicle. The ...