• China formally adopts industry reforms

    The Chinese government adopted a raft of regulations to promote national defence industrial development on 22 September. The reforms were approved and formally introduced during the second plenary session of the Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development, a committee under

  • First US Army upgraded Stryker DVH rolls through production

    Production has begun for the US Army’s fourth Stryker Double V-Hull brigade, which will be the first to incorporate new updates to the wheeled combat vehicles. First production A1-configured Stryker is slated to roll off the assembly line in September, Gordon Stein, General Dynamics Land

  • India’s BHEL to expand in defence

    Indian corporation Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), one of the country’s largest power and transmission equipment manufacturers, has outlined an intention to invest in further expanding its capabilities in defence and aerospace. Atul Sobti, the chairman and managing director of the

  • Israeli cyber defence branch declared operational

    The Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF’s) C4i and Cyber Defense Branch declared initial operational capacity in early September, the commander in charge of designing the military's cyber defences has told Jane's . The move is part of a wider restructuring of the IDF’s cyber operations

  • Italian Typhoon crashes at air show

    An Italian Air Force (AMI) Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft crashed during an air display on 24 September, killing the pilot. The single-seat aircraft came down into the sea south of Rome after it failed to recover from a high-speed dive. The pilot seemingly did not attempt to eject, and his

  • NAVSEA awards Columbia-class SSBN development contract

    The US Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA) Command has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation a sole-source USD5.071 billion contract for the Integrated Product and Process Development design completion for the US Navy’s (USN’s) Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). The

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  • DSEI 2017: X-2 UGV emerges from agricultural role

    Digital Concepts Engineering unveiled its X-2 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) at DSEI 2017 in London. The X-2 is a medium, tracked UGV that has been developed for CBRNE applications but is also designed for EOD, search and rescue (SAR), perimeter patrol, communications relay, mine detection and

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  • North Korea releases images of IRBM launch

    North Korea has released images of its 15 September test launch of a Hwaseong-12 (also known as KN-17) intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) that flew over northern Japan. The missile was launched in a northeasterly direction from a site near the Sunan air base, in the vicinity of Pyongyang,

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