Friday, February 26, 2021

Topic: Australia

U.S. Navy awards contract to Northrop Grumman for JCREW systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded the Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. a contract to exercise options for Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment One...

Australian Army selects AH-64E Apache to replace Tiger helicopters

The Australian military has confirmed that it has selected the Boeing AH-64E Apache as its armed reconnaissance helicopter to replace the Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) from...

Hanwha Defense officially launches Redback combat vehicle in Australia

Hanwha Defense, a leading defense company in South Korea, has announced that it unveiled the fully integrated Redback infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) in Australia ahead of tests...

Australia set to acquire two more P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft

Royal Australian Air Force will expand its P-8A Poseidon fleet with two new multi-mission maritime aircraft, according to Minister for Defense, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC. Air...

Royal Australian Air Force declares the F-35 ‘combat ready’

On 28 December, the Royal Australian Air Force has announced that their F-35A Lightning II fleet was declared ‘combat ready’. "Our F-35A Lightning II fleet can now be...

Australian F/A-18 fighter jet fails take-off at Amberley airbase, pilots eject

On morning Tuesday, a Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet failed to take off from Amberley airbase after one of its engines malfunctioned. According to...

U.S. State Department approves sale of white phosphorus artillery rounds to Australia

The Pentagon’s top arms broker, Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced that the U.S. State Department has cleared a possible of $132.2 million sale of 155mm artillery rounds...

Rheinmetall unveils first Australian Lynx KF41 fighting vehicle

The Dusseldorf-based German defense group Rheinmetall has unveiled the first of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles designed, developed and manufactured for the Commonwealth of Australia’s $AUD18.1...

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Russian-made Iskander (SS-26 Stone) ballistic missile systems are "completely useless", Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said yesterday. The Armenian Prime Minister argued that the Iskander...

Russia receives requests for Su-57E fighters from foreign customers

The Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation has confirmed that it has received a number of requests from foreign customers for the Su-57E multirole...

Russian Army orders more Chinese SUVs

The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation have ordered dozens of Chinese Haval H9 SUVs and plans to place an additional order for several...

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...

Boeing begins production of newest T-7A aircraft

This month, American plane-maker Boeing started assembly on a U.S. Air Force’s all-new advanced trainer aircraft calls the T-7A Red Hawk at its factory...