• US delivers Raven UAVs to Ukraine

    The United States delivered 24 AeroVironment RQ-11B Raven unmanned aircraft systems to Ukraine on 27 July, the US Embassy in Kiev said. The package included 72 hand-launched Raven intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft and associated equipment, which was transported to

  • Brazilian Navy looks to modernise light tanks, buy wheeled vehicles

    The Brazilian Navy is considering upgrades for its SK-105A2S Kürassier light tanks, and to purchase 4x4 and 6x6 armoured vehicles for its Marine Corps (CFN), a navy spokesperson told IHS Jane's . Projects to modernise the tanks and to obtain wheeled armoured vehicles are currently undergoing a

  • Brazilian Navy now fully equipped with MLRS

    The Brazilian Navy's Marines Corps (CFN) has received the last vehicles to complete its battery of ASTROS CFN 2020 (Artillery SaTuration ROcket System) self-propelled multiple launch rocket system (MLRS), purchased from Avibras Indústria Aeroespacial. The last vehicles were placed in service

  • China reveals cause of fatal April crash of J-15

    China has revealed the cause of the 27 April fatal crash of a Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC) J-15 carrier-based fighter: the first such revelation of its kind. A report by China National Radio on 26 July revealed that the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) J-15 fighter encountered a

  • European nations aim at common electromagnetic military standards

    Six European nations are working to create common standards for testing and evaluation (T&E) of military equipment against electromagnetic (EM) interference. Experts from the national test centres of Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden are set to meet in September

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  • Israel's RT develops high-altitude surveillance blimp

    Israeli aerostat manufacturer RT LTA Systems announced on 26 July that it was launching a new family of platforms under the name 'SkyGuard' that are designed to carry far heavier payloads for longer periods than its existing SkyStar family. RT said its new Aero-T subsidiary will develop and produce
  • Brazilian Navy now fully equipped with MLRS

    The Brazilian Navy's Marines Corps (CFN) has received the last vehicles to complete its battery of ASTROS CFN 2020 (Artillery SaTuration ROcket System) self-propelled multiple launch rocket system (MLRS), purchased from Avibras Indústria Aeroespacial. The last vehicles were placed in service
  • Eurosatory 2016: MILREM extends THeMIS mission set

    Estonia's MILREM has broadened the mission set of its THeMIS (Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System) unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), equipping the platform with a counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) payload. Speaking to IHS Jane's , MILREM's chief executive officer, Kuldar Väärsi,

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