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Thales unveil next generation tactical Unmanned Aircraft System at MSPO 2016

Thales will be unveiled at Poland’s MSPO exhibition, their next generation of tactical unmanned aircraft system for the Polish Gryf requirement. Based on the combat-proven unarmed Watchkeeper system delivered to the British Army, the WB...

Otokar to start mass production of 250 Altay main battle tanks

Otokar has submitted its final offer to the Turkish Undersecretary of the Defense Industry (SSM) to start mass production of the ALTAY main battle tanks (MBT). That was reported by www.miltechmag.com. “Following our initial offer in...

The world’s first heavy-lift Hybrid airship are coming to Alaska

Hybrid Enterprises, the exclusive worldwide reseller of Lockheed Martin's Hybrid Airships, is excited to announce a strategic partnership between PRL Logistics Inc., a leader in remote site logistics, and UK-based Hybrid Airship owner and...

Pentagon orders review of unfinished USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier

The Pentagon has ordered a review of the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, which is under construction and due to be delivered in November, a Defense Department spokesman said on Monday. Defense Undersecretary for...

US Army awards Raytheon Long Range Precision Fires risk mitigation contract

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $5.7 million risk-mitigation contract for the Long Range Precision Fires program.  The new missile will replace the Army's aging inventory of long range, surface-to-surface...

Lockheed wins $10 billion U.S. defense contract to support the C-130J program

Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $10 billion contract to support the C-130J aircraft production program, the Pentagon said on Friday. That was reported by by Eric Beech at reuters.com. This is a cumulative ceiling to...

U.S. Navy conducts first live fire test with SeaRAM recently installed on USS Carney

The U.S. Navy conducted its first firing from the SeaRAM® anti-ship defense system produced by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) installed on the USS Carney stationed in Rota, Spain. The SeaRAM® detected, tracked and engaged an inbound...

Raytheon receives first contract to build Naval Strike Missile launchers in the US

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received an initial contract to produce Naval Strike Missile (NSM) launchers at its production facility here. The deal ushers in U.S. manufacturing of the Norwegian-developed weapon system. Kongsberg Defence Systems...