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Northrop Grumman’s autonomous Global Hawk aircraft system surpassed 200,000 flight hours

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...

First sale for TOWSCA & SEASCAN within a contract for three Mine Countermeasures unmanned...

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...

Australian Defence Force Pilatus PC-21 advanced trainer aircraft completes first flight

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...

German Ministry of Defence deploy Heron 1 unmanned surveillance aircraft to Mali

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....

Ukraine army receives first batch of new «Dozor-B» armored vehicles

The batch of 10 armored vehicles “Dozor-B” was manufactured and successfully accepted by military representative offices of Kharkiv and Lviv. The event took place at UKROBORONPROM SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau”. This was...

Lockheed Martin officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s 17th Littoral Combat...

The Lockheed Martin (LMT)-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy's 17th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Indianapolis, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin. Ship...

Drone Aviation unveils new «Bolt» coaxial tethered unmanned helicopter

Drone Aviation Introduces "Bolt," its next generation heavy lift, higher altitude tethered drone designed for persistent missions. The coaxial helicopter rotor UAS is designed to meet military applications that require access to altitude for surveillance...

Polish Jelcz company produced more than 400 military trucks in year

Jelcz Sp. z oo, a 100% owned HSW Stalowa Wola, is one of the fastest growing companies in the Polish Armament Group. Lorries, ordered by the military, go to the units of the armed...

Egypt received new Protivnik-GE 3D surveillance radar

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence has received into service the new 59N6E Protivnik-GE 3D early warning surveillance radar from Russia. The 59N6E Protivnik-GE 3D early warning...

Belgium parades new Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle

The Belgian Armed Forces publicly displayed its recently received Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle during a military parade on 21 Jule. The Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle (RRV)...