Platforms Platforms

  • Cobham to develop VARS for MV-22B

    Cobham has been awarded a contract by Bell Boeing to develop a palletised aerial refuelling system to give the US Marine Corps' (USMC's) Bell Boeing MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft in-flight aerial refuelling capability, the company announced on 25 October. The V-22 Aerial Refueling System (VARS)

Weapons Weapons

  • MBDA shows new modular, scalable coastal defence concept

    Key Points MBDA Italia is also developing lighter missiles launcher modules to enhance the CDS system's mobility Firing trials to test and qualify an all-up Marte ER round are expected by 2020 MBDA unveiled a new 'scalable' coastal anti-ship missile defence system (CDS) concept at the Euronaval

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

Country Risk Country Risk

  • NATO agrees force deployments for eastern flank

    Allied defence ministers have firmed up NATO's 2016 Warsaw summit declaration in July to send four combat-ready battalions to its north eastern flank. Numerous national commitments to cluster troops and capabilities around the four nations leading the battalions were made during a two day meeting in

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

  • UAE's forward operating base in Libya revealed

    ANALYSIS The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has established a military base in eastern Libya from where it is operating AT-802 light attack aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Airbus Defence and Space satellite imagery obtained by IHS Jane's shows. Al-Khadim Airport is in Marj province

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • Lockheed to miss F-35 targets

    Shipments of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft slipped during the third quarter and the firm will miss 2016 targets, the company revealed on 25 October. However, CEO Marillyn Hewson cited the next-generation fighter's positives in a conference call with analysts,