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Poland to receive four AW101 maritime multirole helicopters from Leonardo

The Polish Ministry of National Defence (MoD) and Italian aerospace company Leonardo announced on Friday an agreement worth about 380 mln EUR for supply AW101 maritime multirole helicopters. The long-awaited contract provides supply four AW101s and a comprehensive...

U.S. Air Force T-38 Talon celebrate 60 years after maiden flight

The T-38 Talon prototype embarked on its maiden flight as the U.S. Air Force’s first supersonic trainer on April 10, 1959. Serving critical missions for six decades, the venerable T-38 has consistently performed and has assisted in flight...

Pilots of V-280 Valor helicopter received cutting-edge 360-degree vision

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has announced on 15 April that cutting-edge Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor (PDAS) system took flight for the first time aboard the V-280 Valor, Bell Helicopter's next-generation tiltrotor aircraft in a...

US donates 37 MRAP vehicles to Albania

37 Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles, donated by the US government, were handed-off for the Albanian Armed Forces on 4 April. The ceremony was attended by Albanian Defense Minister Olta Xhacka, charge d'affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Tirana...

U.S. Army prepares its combat vehicles for a possible Russian attack in Europe

The U.S. Army is working for several years to paint all of its ground combat vehicles in shade of woodland green as part of the readiness plan to counter increasing Russian ground force threat. Army's Bradley fighting vehicles,...

U.S. Marine Corps to buy 2.4 million polymer-cased .50 caliber ammunition

The U.S. Marine Corps is planning to order almost a 2.4 million polymer-cased .50 caliber machine gun ammunition, according to an update on a government business website. "Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) intends to award a sole-source contract...

Danish Army receives new Piranha 5 armored personnel carriers

The Royal Danish Army has received the new Piranha 5 armored personnel carriers, it was announced on 27 March. After 55 years in the Danish Defense and four updates, the classic M113 armored personnel carriers are finally phased...

Chinese tank-landing ship with electromagnetic railgun passes sea trials

The People’s Liberation Army Navy has begun rough sea trials of its warship-mounted electromagnetic railgun installed on a Type 072II Yuting-class tank-landing ship, called the Haiyangshan. The Haiyangshan is a tank-landing ship converted for a new futuristic electromagnetic...

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