Monday, March 8, 2021

Maritime Security

U.S. Army helicopters arrive at northern French port of Dunkirk

The U.S. Army 21st Theater Sustainment Command has reported that military helicopters and equipment from the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, arrived March 6, 2021, at the Port of Dunkirk, France. According to a recent news...

Japan commissions new ocean surveillance ship

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force announced Thursday that it has added the newest JS Aki ocean surveillance ship to its fleet during the commissioning ceremony. In a ceremony held at the Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co. shipyard in Tamano...

MBDA awarded first contract for new Albatros NG air defense system

European missile group MBDA has announced that it has been awarded the first contract for Albatros NG, a brand new CAMM-ER-based air defense system. As noted by the company, this first order, from an undisclosed international customer, marks...

U.S. Navy orders additional CMV-22B Osprey aircraft in $309M deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office a $309.5 million contract to produce additional CMV-22B Osprey aircraft, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. The contract modification award from Naval Air Systems Command enables...

F-35B stealth aircraft begin sea trials aboard Italian Navy aircraft carrier

The F-35 Joint Program Office has announced that two F-35B Lightning II stealth aircraft begin sea trials aboard Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550). Test pilots flew the specially instrumented U.S. F-35Bs from Naval Air Station Patuxent...

U.S. Marine Corps shows off capabilities of its new Amphibious Combat Vehicles

The 1st Marine Division of the United States Marine Corps has released a video showing new Amphibious Combat Vehicles in action during Marine Air Ground Task Force Warfighting Exercise (MWX) 2-21 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat...

U.S. Marine Corps uses its newest ACVs during exercise in Twentynine Palms

The United States Marine Corps has announced that the long-awaited Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) are being used during exercise. For the first time, the 1st Marine Division fielded its new ACVs during Marine Air Ground Task Force Warfighting...

Halcon is debuting a new cruise missile system at IDEX 2021

Halcon, a UAE-based manufacturer of precision-guided systems,  unveiled its new AntiShip-250 (HAS-250) cruise missile system at the International Defence and Exhibition Conference (IDEX) 2021, taking place in the UAE capital, Abu Dhabi between 21-25 February. Debuting at the...

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Italian Beretta ARX160 assault rifle spotted in use by Russian Commandos

Russian special operations forces, often referred to collectively as SSO, were recently seen sporting an Italian Beretta ARX160 assault rifle. Military experts identified the Italian...

Israel updates plan for military strikes on Iran’s nuclear sites

Israel's Defense Minister Benny Gantz said in an interview with Fox News that his country is updating plans for military strikes on Iran's nuclear...

General Dynamics’ EAGLE vehicles hit 142M miles on its operations worldwide

The EAGLE family of vehicles, which are manufactured by General Dynamics, covered more than 230 million km (142 million miles) on its operations worldwide. The EAGLE...

Lockheed Martin successfully tests extended-range guided rocket system

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has tested a new extended-range version of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System. According to Lockheed Martin, it successfully...