• Artillery overmatch: Koalitsiya brings step change in Russian capabilities

    Key Points The 2S35 will provide the Russian Army with an extended-range indirect fire capability The system has a longer range and higher rate of fire than comparable NATO platforms Further details have emerged of Russia's 152 mm 2S35 Koalitsiya - SV (CB) Coalition self-propelled (SP) artillery

  • Contract extensions signed for Australian fighter support

    The Australian government has signed two contract extensions totalling approximately AUD300 million (USD229 million) with BAE Systems Australia and Raytheon Australia to support the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF's) fleet of Hawk lead-in fighters and to sustain and operate simulators used by the

  • India investigating Scorpene submarine data leak

    India has ordered an investigation into a leak of sensitive information to an Australian newspaper. The information reportedly details the operational and combat capability of six French Scorpene-class submarines that are being licence-built for the Indian Navy (IN) in Mumbai. "The available

  • Iran unveils Bavar-373 long-range air defence system

    Iran unveiled its locally developed Bavar-373 long-range air defence system on 21 August, indicating it is continuing the programme even though it is now receiving S-300 systems from Russia. The head of the Iranian air defence command first announced the Bavar-373 was being developed in September

  • Raytheon adding EASR to its maritime radar franchise

    Raytheon has been awarded an engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase contract to build the US Navy's (USN's) Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR), and S-band radar. The new radars will replace the larger and more expensive dual band radar (DBR) on future USS Ford-class aircraft

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  • New beginnings: Poland reassesses defence plan

    At the hands of the country's newly elected Law and Justice Party, Polish defence is in the midst of a shake-up that will see requirements reprioritised, procurement decisions re-evaluated and some defence competitions rerun. Remigiusz Wilk reports
  • Yemen conflict raises maritime risks

    The ongoing conflict in Yemen and geopolitical competition in the Middle East have the potential to raise maritime security risks. Peter Chalk assesses the threat posed to commercial shipping in a key strategic chokepoint by AQAP, the Islamic State, and others.
  • High Flyers

    The USAF's high-altitude ISR assets are more in demand now than ever, yet budget constraints are threatening to limit their numbers even as their utility increases. Marina Malenic reports
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  • US Army to assess C-UAS capability for AN/TPQ-53

    The US Army has issued a Sources Sought notice to assess the potential to add a counter unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) capability to the service's AN/TPQ-53 radar. The radar is employed in a counter-fire role, where it is used to automatically detect, track, classify, and locate the point of
  • US Army to assess C-UAS capability for AN/TPQ-53

    The US Army has issued a Sources Sought notice to assess the potential to add a counter unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) capability to the service's AN/TPQ-53 radar. The radar is employed in a counter-fire role, where it is used to automatically detect, track, classify, and locate the point of
  • Mexican Navy begins operations with new UAV

    The Mexican Secretariat of the Navy (SEMAR) has deployed Arcturus T-20 JUMP unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) to the coast of Sonora for maritime surveillance operations, SEMAR announced on 29 July. The surveillance system and its aircraft were officially handed over at the headquarters of the Naval

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    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

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