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  • Queen Elizabeth sets sail for sea trials

    Queen Elizabeth , the UK's largest ever aircraft carrier, has left Rosyth dockyard for the first time to begin its contractors' sea trails. The 65,000-tonne vessel was manoeuvred out of the dockyard on 26 June prior to subsequently passing under the three major bridges across the Firth of Forth to

Weapons Weapons

  • IDAS partners look to re-plan submarine development firing

    The IDAS Consortium of Diehl Defence and thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (tkMS) is working to reschedule an engineering development firing of the IDAS (Interactive Defence and Attack System for Submarines) missile system from a submarine before the end of 2017. This follows the identification of a

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • Lightweight Gabbiano radar pitched at UAVs

    Leonardo has unveiled its lightest airborne multimode radar to date. The Gabbiano TS Ultra-Light weighs less than 24 kg and is designed for use on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The radar was debuted at the Paris Air Show and comprises a 12 inch nose-mounted antenna and a receiver transmitter

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

  • ECA examines unmanned teaming, RC mine clearance

    France's ECA Group is working on teaming concepts of operation (CONOPS) for its IT180 series of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and Iguana E unmanned ground vehicle (UGV); the company is also developing a remote-control (RC) system to enable stand-off mine clearance. One teaming concept aims to

Country Risk Country Risk

  • Tensions increase in Syria after Su-22 shoot-down

    Russia announced for a second time that it had suspended an agreement aimed at preventing accidents in Syrian airspace after the US-led coalition shot down a Syrian Su-22 jet on 18 June: a development that reflected a growing confrontation as pro-government forces attempt to contain coalition-backed

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

  • India to receive final 'white-tail' C-17

    The announcement on 26 June that India is to receive another Boeing C-17 Globemaster III strategic airlifter has brought to an end a two-year effort to sign up a customer for the last aircraft to roll off the now-closed production line at Long Beach, California. The US Defense Security and

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

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