Tuesday, January 25, 2022

PRESS RELEASES

U.S. Marine Corps orders more wheeled assault vehicles

BAE Systems, one of the world's largest defense contractors, announced on Monday that the U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a contract modification for the second lot of full-rate production of Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACVs). As noted by...

US Air Force selects March, California as preferred location for next KC-46 aircraft

The Department of the Air Force selected March Air Reserve Base, California, as the preferred location to host the next KC-46A Pegasus aircraft, according to a recent news release. The decision was made after conducting site surveys that...

U.S. Air Force launches first Red Flag exercise of 2022

The U.S. Air Force reported Monday that nearly 100 aircraft and 3,000 personnel have arrived at Nellis Air Force Base to participate in the first Red Flag exercise of 2022.  According to a recent service news release, aimed...

B-52 bomber arrives at Boeing facility, ready to fulfill mission

The U.S. Air Force announced on Monday that after nearly 1,500 miles and a month on the road, the B-52H Stratofortress nicknamed “Damage Inc. II” has arrived at Boeing facility in Oklahoma and is ready to start...

Boeing delivered its 50th KC-46A tanker to US Air Force

Aerospace giant Boeing announced last week that it hit a major milestone by delivering the 50th KC-46A aerial refueling tanker to the U.S. Air Force. According to a company news release, the 49th and 50th KC-46A tanker deliveries...

US Army orders more jam-resistant GPS systems

GPS Source, a subsidiary of General Dynamics Mission Systems, was awarded a new contract from the U.S. Army to supply jam-resistant GPS systems that allow U.S. combat vehicles to operate in an environment when space navigation signals...

Israeli defense giant develop 120mm mortar system on JLTV platform

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems has developed a new version of its SPEAR fully autonomous, 120mm mortar system onto the platform of Oshkosh-made Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, or JLTV. According to Israel's defense giant, company's engineers successfully...

Italian Army to receive additional VBM Freccia combat vehicles

Italian aerospace and defense group Leonardo announced on Monday that the Iveco - Oto Melara Consortium (CIO) announces the signing of a contract to supply 14 Mortar Carrier VBMs, 26 Command Post VBMs (13 in Tactical Unit...

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