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  • Training

    Philippines seeks pair of helicopter simulators

    20th August 2020

    The Philippine Air Force (PAF) is seeking full-motion simulators for both the Leonardo AW109 Power and Bell 412EP platforms, with a tender document published by …

  • Land Warfare

    Australia orders additional EF88 rifles

    16th July 2020

    The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is to receive an extra 8,500 EF88 bullpup rifles under an order announced by the Department of Defence on 13 July. Defence Minister …

  • Land Warfare

    NZ Army receives first batch of Polaris ATVs

    7th July 2020

    Polaris has delivered six of its diminutive 4x4 all-terrain vehicles (ATV) to the New Zealand Army, as part of the latter’s Protected Mobility Capability Project. …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Romanian Pumas light up Mali with BrightNite

    7th July 2020

    The Romanian Air Force’s contribution to the UN-led peacekeeping mission in Mali has been greatly enhanced by the use of four BrightNite-equipped IAR 330 Puma …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Lithuania requests six Black Hawks

    7th July 2020

    The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on 6 July notified Congress of a possible FMS of UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and related equipment to Lithuania, …

  • Digital Battlespace

    Thales unveils new generation of optronic devices

    24th June 2020

    With demand worldwide on the rise from armies for sensors that enhance situational awareness on the front line, Thales France has launched two new EO …

  • Training

    CAE helo training triggers protest

    14th May 2020

    The US Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command (MICC) in Fort Eustis, Virginia, has awarded Tampa-based CAE USA a $11.12 million contract for advanced helicopter …

  • Land Warfare

    US Army starts to receive new Sub Compact Weapon

    30th March 2020

    Deliveries of the US Army’s Sub Compact Weapon (SCW) are under way, following the selection of the APC9K weapon (pictured). Casca Long, a spokesperson for …

  • Land Warfare

    French armed forces receive new O-NYX night vision goggles

    1st February 2020

    France is increasing efforts to renew the small equipment of its armed forces, with the MoD reporting the delivery of the first batch of new O-NYX …

  • Uncrewed Vehicles

    AUSA 2019: AeroVironment takes punt on Puma LE

    14th October 2019

    Manufacturer AeroVironment has unveiled a new addition to its sUAS collection, the Puma LE, a hand-launched platform designed for ISR missions across land and sea. …

  • Defence Helicopter

    Lack of IFR certification not scaring contenders for US naval trainer

    11th July 2019

    Despite instrument flight rules (IFR)-capable operations being a key requirement in the US Navy’s TH-XX trainer helicopter programme, two of the main contenders have yet …

  • Training

    Czech Air Force gets new training aircraft

    7th June 2019

    AERO Vodochody Aerospace has delivered three upgraded L-159 T2 aircraft to the Czech Air Force for advanced pilot training and military operations.The two-seat L-159T2 aircraft …

  • Defence Helicopter

    SENER, Babcock complete AB-212 LEP

    31st May 2019

    SENER and Babcock have officially completed the Spanish Navy's AB-212 helicopter life extension programme (LEP). Under the PEVH AB-212 programme, carried out in a joint …

  • Training

    Dark Blade 2019 kicks off in Czech Republic

    16th May 2019

    The European Defence Agency (EDA) has kicked off the Dark Blade 2019 helicopter exercise at Náměšť airbase in Czech Republic, the agency announced on 13 …

  • Training

    ITEC 2019: Germany closes Tornado gap

    15th May 2019

    The German Air Force (GAF) and navy was one of the largest customers for the Panavia Tornado aircraft and although the latter has disposed of …

Programme Results - Defence Insight

  • Frigates

    Inspiration Class (Type 31)

    Development The Inspiration-class (Type 31) frigate programme for the UK Royal Navy (RN) emerged during the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) 2015 when the MoD ...

Equipment Results - Defence Insight

  • NVIS-Compatible Cockpit

    Luminator produces incandescent and LED NVG cockpit, instrument and map lighting. In addition to NVG conversion kits, the company can provide engineering services to convert ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    Ka-52 FMS

    The Ka-52 FMS offers training capabilities for piloting, navigation and combat missions, both within the operational envelope and in emergencies due to technical failures, pilot ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    Matrix WQ StIM and WQ SIM Projectors

    The Matrix WQ StIM and WQ SIM projectors are designed with Texas Instruments DLP technology for picture reliability and a filter-free design. The Matrix WQ ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    Projection Systems

    Electric Picture's projection systems are engineered for military and civilian flight simulation and maritime simulation. Edge-blended and warped displays for domes and partial domes, for ...

  • Air: NVGs


    NVIO NVG Computer-Based Training (CBT) is a blended training system, allowing operators and maintainers of NVGs to use 3D virtual equipment to ‘learn by doing’ ...

  • Subsystems: visual

    Sensor Simulation

    Presagis offers a number of sensor simulation products that are developed to deliver the realism and fidelity required to simulate real-world visual sensor displays. These ...

  • Subsystems: visual


    nControl is an intuitive, user-friendly graphical interface for control and maintenance, and allows the user to approach the display as an integrated system, not as ...

  • Subsystems: software


    Presagis visualisation software tools are used to create rich 3D scenes for any visualisation or training application. According to Presagis, its visualisation solutions are suited ...

  • NVG Lighting Conformity Kit (LM-33-550)

    Developed by Hoffman Engineering in collaboration with Night Flight Concepts, the NVG Lighting Conformity Test Kit (LM-33-550) offers an NVG lighting testing capability. The LM-33-550 ...

  • Air: Displays


    The MFD66 Multi-Function Display has been developed by Thales, France. It is a fully coloured high-resolution display with a Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) map capable ...

  • Air: fixed-wing flight simulators


    The Night Vision Training System (NVTS) combines academic instruction with interactive demonstrations to optimise a pilot's ability to see at night without the use of ...

  • Land: NVGs


    The BIG25 NVG is a lightweight, self-contained, head- or helmet-mounted binocular night vision system. The BIG25 NVG consists of a single objective lens, an I2 ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    Lynx Aircrew Training Service

    Thales, through its 100%-owned Eagle subsidiary, provides the Lynx Aircrew Training Service (LATS), teaching British Army personnel to fly and operate Lynx Mk 7, 9 ...

  • P-2000

    Cobham Aerospace Communications' P-2000 is a panel mount, single or dual band, FM transceiver that is specifically deigned to be used in aircraft with limited ...

  • NVG-104/105

    The NVG-104 inspection scope is designed to allow the user to inspect an instrument or a cockpit for energy that would affect NVGs. Alternatively, the ...