Tuesday, January 31, 2023

PRESS RELEASES

US Navy conducts anti-ice test of MQ-4C Triton

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has announced that the MQ-4C Triton test team conducted the first flight to assess the unmanned aircraft system’s ability to fly with wing ice accumulation on Jan. 25 at Patuxent River. This...

U.S. Army awards contracts for next-gen heavy truck

The U.S. Army has announced four Other Transaction Authority agreements to Mack Defense, Navistar Defense, Oshkosh Defense, and the American Rheinmetall Vehicles/GM Defense team totaling $24.25 million. The contractors will provide three prototypes of each variant for the...

Latest version of F-16 fighter jet conducts first flight

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin has announced that the latest version of the F-16 aircraft successfully carried out the first flight.  As noted by the company, the F-16 Block 70 took to the skies for its inaugural flight...

France orders AT4 light anti-armor weapon

Swedish defense group Saab announced Thursday that it received an order in mid-December 2022 for the anti-armor weapon AT4 from the French Armament General Directorate (DGA). According to a press release from Saab, the order value is approximately...

Austrian Army to receive more AW169M helicopters

Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo announced that the Austrian Armed Forces have procured additional AW169M helicopters. According to the company, the 304 million EUR Contract for additional 18 helicopters follows the Italy-Austria Government-to-Government (G2G) Agreement amendment signed in...

Finland buys RBS 70 ground-based air defense systems

Defense and aerospace group Saab has announced it has received an order from Finland regarding missiles for the RBS 70 ground-based air defense system.  The order value is approximately SEK 800 million ($78 million) and deliveries will take place 2023-2026. The...

Lockheed Martin’s game-changing laser gun achieves significant milestone

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. announced on Monday that it achieved the first light from the Directed Energy Interceptor for Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense System (DEIMOS) system, which verifies that the laser’s optical performance parameters...

Kratos receives Mayhem hypersonic missile program contract award

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced that its Defense & Rocket System Services (DRSS) Division, in collaboration with Kratos’ Unmanned Systems Division, has received a contract from its prime teammate and...

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