Friday, November 27, 2020

Topic: France

French Army receives new GRIFFON-based command post vehicle

France's armoured vehicle manufacturer Arquus has announced that the French Army officially received the command post vehicle (EPC) variant of the Griffon vehicle. According to...

NATO partner nations to develop next generation medium helicopter

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) announced on 19 November that France, Germany, Greece, Italy and the United Kingdom have signed a letter of intent...

Elistair unveils new Orion 2 tethered drone

The French company, Elistair has unveiled its new unmanned aerial vehicle, called ORION 2. According to a company news release, unlike other multi-rotor drones, the...

Future French Navy vessels will receive new generation of artillery

French defense contractor Thales has announced on Tuesday that RAPIDFire system developed by the consortium formed by Thales and Nexter has been chosen...

Ecuadorian Air Force takes delivery of first H145 helicopter

The Ecuadorian Air Force took delivery on Tuesday of the first H145 multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter made by Airbus Helicopters. A total of six H145s will...

Spanish Air Force receives first NH90 SAR helicopter

The Spanish Air Force has received the first NH90 that will boost their search and rescue (SAR) and combat search and rescue (CSAR) mission...

Thales announces launch of its latest airborne surveillance radar

French defense contractor Thales has announced launch of its latest airborne surveillance radar, called the AirMaster C.  “We’re proud to present the latest addition to the Thales...

Germany, France to spend €200 million on next-gen main battle tank

Germany and France plan to spend hundreds of millions of euros on the Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) program in 2021 to develop a...

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Rheinmetall to develop a key component of future Bundeswehr laser gun

German weapons maker Rheinmetall was awarded a contract from the German procurement authorities to develop a key future laser weapon system component. The details...

U.S. Air Force to upgrade its land-attack cruise missiles

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the multi-million dollar contract to upgrade its long-range, precision standoff missiles. Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp was...

Northrop Grumman nabs $4.8 billion for Global Hawk development

The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. for Global Hawk development, modernization, retrofit and sustainment activities for all Air Force...

Russia completes acceptance tests of new air-droppable self-propelled gun

Russian aerospace group Rostec has announced on Wednesday that the Central Research Institute for Precision Machine-Building (TsNIITochMash) has successfully completed factory acceptance testing of...

U.S. Air Force shows B-1B’s external weapons carriage capabilities

The U.S. Air Force has revealed that the B-1B Lancer’s expanded carriage capabilities comes one step closer to fruition following an external captive carry...