• US DISA issues SETI unrestricted pool awards

    The US Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded USD7.5 billion to 14 large businesses to find solutions for complex IT engineering and developmental requirements for the US Department of Defense (DoD). The Systems Engineering, Technology, and Innovation (SETI) contracts will initially

  • Belgium delays, rescopes fighter programme

    Belgium’s ongoing programme to replace its Lockheed Martin F-16AM/BM Fighting Falcon fleet has been hit by another roadblock, as the government considers a previously disregarded option to upgrade its incumbent fleet and not necessarily acquire a new-build aircraft. Two offerings were being

  • Bulgaria proposes joint UAV production with Israel

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has proposed joint production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) before a meeting which discussed the proposal with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on 12 June. Under the upcoming tender for a new jet fighter for the Bulgarian Air

  • Elta 3D air-defence radar excluded from NATO air-defence architecture

    The NATO Air and Missile Defence Command and Control Security Accreditation Board (ASAB) informed the Czech Ministry of Defence (MoD) on 7 June that the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Elta EL/M-2084 3D mobile air-defence radar (MADR) systems it plans to procure for the Army of the Czech

  • UK parliamentarians call for defence spending increase towards 3% of GDP

    The UK parliamentary defence committee has published a report calling for defence spending to be increased towards 3% of gross domestic product (GDP) to provide the necessary resources for national security. Entitled ‘Beyond 2 per cent: A preliminary report on the Modernising Defence

  • US grants additional Sherpas to Brazil

    The Brazilian Army will receive additional four Short Brothers’ C-23B+Sherpa light utility aircraft as US excess defense articles (EDAs) in order to further increase its aerial transport capability, Jane’s was told in mid June. A first tranche of four former US Army National Guard

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  • Dynetics ramps up GBU-69/B production for USSOCOM

    Huntsville-based Dynetics has been awarded a USD470 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to ramp up production levels of its GBU-69/B Small Glide Munition (SGM) for the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The award follows an USSOCOM pre-solicitation notice, issued

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  • Japan displays new NBC decontamination set

    The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) unveiled a new truck-mounted nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) decontamination set on 27 May at Camp Omiya in Saitama Prefecture, where the service’s Central NBC Weapon Defense Unit is based. Mounted on a 6×6 truck the new set, which is

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  • Slovak Armed Forces receive new IFVs

    Slovak Defence Minister Peter Gajdoš handed 21 upgraded infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) to Lieutenant General Daniel Zmeko, the chief of defence staff, at the end of May. The Slovak Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the vehicles were handed over to the ISTAR Battalion in Prešov and 10 to

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  • KAI set to launch new MRO company

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has said its new maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) company will be officially established in July and start operations by the end of 2018. KAI said in a filing to the Korean stock exchange on 14 June that the new firm – to be named Korea Aviation