• IDEX 2017: Abu Dhabi Ship Building hands over vessels

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) formally handed over the 42 m Sabhan (L 4201), one of eight landing ships that it is building for the Kuwait Naval Force, during the NAVDEX show in Abu Dhabi. The company marked another milestone during NAVDEX when the UAE Navy formally commissioned Al-Hili (P 176),

  • IDEX 2017: Austal exhibits new lengthened armed transport vessel

    Australia's Austal has exhibited a conceptual model of a new 113 m high-speed support vessel at the NAVDEX trade show in Abu Dhabi. Speaking to Jane's , Austal vice-president Michael McCourt said that the vessel was being developed in conjunction with a customer, and built on experience gained from

  • IAF C-130J-30 transport aircraft damaged during landing

    An Indian Air Force (IAF) Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules transport aircraft has been damaged in an accident at the 3,070 m-high Thoise airfield in India's northern Himalayan region of Ladakh, which borders China and Pakistan. IAF spokesman Wing Commander Anupam Banerjee told Jane's on 24

  • IDEX 2017: Ukrinmash proposes light-attack helicopter

    Ukrinmash has developed a light-attack helicopter concept based on Aviaimpex's KT-112 Yanhol platform. The company displayed a mock-up of its KT-112UD helicopter at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The weapons fit envisaged for the helicopter will offer ground-attack and anti-aircraft capabilities, with

  • IDEX 2017: Microflown AVISA showcases acoustic shot detection sound solution

    Key Points The AMMS is a passive multi-threat ground sensor that can be used as a standalone or as a networked solution The latest version includes dual satellite navigation antennas, which negate the need for initial orientation before use Microflown AVISA revealed the latest version of its

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  • IDEX 2017: UAE selects Rabdan 8x8 IFV

    The United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) military announced during the IDEX show in Abu Dhabi that it had ordered 400 8x8 vehicles from the local company Al-Jasoor, a joint venture between the Emirati company Heavy Vehicles industries (HVI) and the Turkish armoured vehicle manufacturer Otokar Land systems.
  • IDEX 2017: Groza-R enters C-UAV fray

    KB Radar Design Bureau has developed a manportable counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) system, unveiling the package at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi. Speaking to Jane's, Zhybul Siarhei Victorovich, head of KB Radar's electronic warfare department, said that the Groza-R Counter-Multicopter Radio


  • Mk 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS)

    Type Naval Fire-Control System (FCS). Development In 2005, following a competitive procurement process, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (acquired by L-3 Communications in February 2012 and now operating as L-3 KEO) was chosen to provide the US Navy (USN) with an EOSS as part of the CG-47