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Demanding targets are being met in the build-up to delivery of Airbus Helicopters’ commitment to the UK Military Flying Training System (MFTS). Today, the company has carried out the first flight of the initial UK MFTS aircraft, bringing delivery one step closer. With 12 UK MFTS aircraft already in production at...
Armed Forces of Ukraine plans to adopt Hyundai and Great Wall light vehicles to replace ageing fleet of UAZ and GAZ-66 tactical vehicles, that reported by military-informant.com. Earlier Hyundai HD65, Hyundai HD120 trucks and Great Wall Wingle 5 light tactical vehicle  were tested at the State Scientific and Test Centre. Results of testing Hyundai...
Ukraine state enterprise “Konotop Aircraft Repair Plant”Aviakon” received Certificate of conformity with NATO standards AQAR 2120. UKROBORONPROM Deputy Director General Volodymyr Kostrytskyy – with the participation of Governor of Sumy Region Mykola Klochko and the Head of  Aerospace sector LLC “Bureau Veritas Certification Ukraine” Oleksandr Karas’ov – handed this...
In today's rapidly changing battlespace, our adversaries are using technology to their advantage to turn the most commonplace devices into explosives. The U.S. Navy recently approved Symphony Block 40, Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) counter-improvised explosive device system, which provides enhanced capabilities that allow partner nations to combat ever-changing threats. Symphony...
Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NOC) autonomous Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) surpassed 200,000 flight hours, reinforcing its status as the most effective high altitude, long endurance intelligence gathering aircraft in the world. The U.S. Air Force's Global Hawks logged 88 percent of the 200,000 flight hours with the remaining hours...
ECA Group was recently awarded a new export contract for the delivery of three Mine Counter Measure unmanned systems. This contract, around 10M€, includes the supply of three INSPECTOR Mk2 Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV). These Inspector Mk2 will be fitted with the most recent subsea robotic system developed by ECA Group...
This first PC-21, registered as A54-001, will be handed over to the Royal Australian Air Force at East Sale in June 2017 after completion of testing and verification work in both Switzerland and Australia. Under a contract signed in December 2015 aimed at harmonising Australian Defence Force flight training across...
The German Ministry of Defence procurement agency (BAAInBw) and Airbus Defence and Space have signed a contract to provide Heron 1 unmanned surveillance aircraft to support the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) mission in Mali. That reproted by flugrevue.de. "A major success factor for this new assignment is our experience gained in...

Indonesian Marines started to use Ukrainian-made BTR-4M amphibious wheeled armoured personnel...

Marine battalion of Indonesian Marine Corps has officially began using of five Ukrainian BTR-4M, which were delivered by "SpetsTechnoExport" in January this year. This...

Ukraine is expected to unveil its upgraded T-84 tanks during celebration...

Ukraine is expected to unveil its upgraded T-84 main battle tanks (MBTs) during a 24 August parade as part of the 26th anniversary of...

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UkrOboronProm shows off the firepower of its BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers

Ukroboronprom defence industry concern demonstrated successful test of modern BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers. SE «Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau», which is part of Ukrainian state-run...

Belarus develops upgrade package for T-72 tanks

Belarus's "140 repair plant" has developed an upgrade package for the main battle tanks (MBTs). The new upgraded T-72BME main battle tank was displayed the...