Platforms Platforms

  • US clears transport and attack helo sales to Middle East

    The US government has approved a package of transport and attack helicopters for the Middle East valued at USD7.01 billion. Two separate sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) worth USD3.51 billion and USD3.5 billion respectively were approved by the State Department on 8

Weapons Weapons

  • NORINCO develops new RWS

    China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) has expanded its range of remote weapon stations (RWS) with the development of the UW4A, IHS Jane's has learned. At this stage it has not been confirmed if the UW4A has been developed to meet the operational requirements of the People's Liberation Army

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • SSAT target achieves Milestone C approval for production

    The US Navy's (USN's) BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Target (SSAT) programme has achieved Milestone C approval, paving the way for award of a first low-rate initial production (LRIP) contract to Kratos Defense & Security Solutions. What is now the Composite Engineering, Inc. (CEi) subsidiary of

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

Country Risk Country Risk

  • Syrian army seizes northern sector of Aleppo

    Key Points A long-expected ground assault on the rebel enclave in Aleppo city has made rapid progress Most of the rebels holding the northern sector appear to have retreated before becoming cut off A ground offensive by pro-government forces in Syria that began on 25 November made rapid progress

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

  • UK begins receiving UKMFTS training helos

    The rotary-wing (RW) portion of the UK Military Flight Training System (UKMFTS) programme took a step forward with the announcement on 8 December that the first of 29 Airbus Helicopters H135 Juno platforms had arrived in-country. Helicopter G-CJIW arrived at Airbus Helicopters' UK headquarters at

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • BAE Systems wins Australian AWD support deal

    BAE Systems Australia has been awarded a contract to provide support for the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN's) Air Warfare Destroyers (AWDs), the Department of Defence (DOD) in Canberra announced on 9 December. The contract is valued at AUD70 million (USD52 million) and runs for five years, said the
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