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Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces its show plans for the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, HELI-EXPO 2017. The annual trade show, hosted by the Helicopter Association International (HAI), will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Be sure to...
Airbus Helicopters has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to retrofit 26 CH-53 heavy transport helicopters. This contract will cover obsolescence management for components that are no longer available on the market and will begin by replacing them with up-to-date...
Leonardo delivered in January the first NH90 MITT (Maritime – Italian Navy Tactical Transport) helicopter to the Italian Navy. The aircraft was designated ‘MH-90’ by its operator. That was reported by leonardocompany.com. The handover was performed during an official ceremony held at Luni Naval Base in the presence of representatives and dignitaries...
On the second day of IDEX 2017, a UAE army spokesman announced a contract signed with Trust International Group worth over 553 Million AED to supply an array of Reactive Armor for vehicles. The deal, by far the largest in its category this year signals a new and strategic...
LimpidArmor, Ukrainian hi-tech startup demonstrates next version of its prototype at International Defense Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi. New prototype merges streams from 4 camera modules into 360-degree panorama with interactive tips displayed at virtual screen in Microsoft Hololens augmented reality glasses. LimpidArmor currently develops Basic version which, besides...
Supacat unveiled HMT 400 Desert, a new variant of its acclaimed `Jackal` special operations vehicle, at IDEX 2017. HMT 400 Desert has been adapted to enhance performance in the desert’s harsh environment and climatic conditions. It has no armour and the lighter gross vehicle mass improves the power-to-weight ratio and...
Turkish defence company Aselsan unveiled the upgraded missile launching system at IDEX 2017. Missile Launching System (SLS) is a fully automated VSHORAD firing unit using air defense missiles. The main mission of SLS is the low level air defense of stationary and moving forward troops, convoys and tactical bases in the...
Yugoimport-SDPR is building a further batch of Lazar 3 armoured wheeled vehicles, which will be fitted with the Timoney designed T900™ modular driveline systems.  The new drivelines will be delivered during the middle of 2017 and the actual vehicles soon afterwards. The Lazar is designed to operate where high mobility...

Germany looks to develop its own sixth generation stealth fighter jet

Germany and Airbus Defense and Space said they're in the initial stages of a new program to build the Luftwaffe's sixth generation fighter, which...

South Korea and the U.S. conducts exercise on destroying North Korean...

South Korea and the U.S. have conducted an exercise on destroying North Korean chemical weapons, according to American military forces in Korea Sunday. The U.S....

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Ukraine to develop new light strike aircraft

On 15 March Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko announced that Ukraine's defense enterprises would soon create a new light strike aircraft to replace the Soviet-made...

Syria shoots down Israeli Skylark surveillance drone

The Syrian and Lebanese media released a photo of Israel Elbit Skylark surveillance drone downed above Quneitra province, Syria. According to the Syrian military, the Skylark was...