Defence
  • DSA 2014: Details of Indonesia's new stealthy missile patrol craft revealed

    The Indonesian Navy's (TNI-AL's) new 63 m Klewang-class missile patrol craft will feature radar with wider coverage, missiles with longer range and a hull made from a new composite material. The information was revealed by Peter Carlqvist, head of Saab Indonesia, in an interview with IHS Jane's at

  • DSA 2014: MRCA candidates outline leasing options for Malaysia

    Leading candidates in the stalled Malaysian programme to acquire multirole combat aircraft (MRCA) have outlined a willingness to compete for a programme that looks increasingly likely to progress as a lease or a lease-to-purchase deal. Representatives from Saab, BAE Systems and Boeing said on 15

  • DSA 2014: Selex secures Malaysian helicopter support deal

    Selex ES, a subsidiary of Italian group Finmeccanica, was awarded a contract on 14 April to supply spares and related services to Malaysian firm Airod in its support of the Royal Malaysian Navy's (RMN's) fleet of AgustaWestland Super Lynx Series 300 helicopters. The three-year contract, announced

  • General Dynamics will not protest US Army's AMPV programme

    General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) has decided it will not protest the US Army's solicitation for its Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) programme, allowing the effort to move ahead with a development contract that is scheduled to be awarded in late 2014. The company was considering lodging a

  • Indonesian Navy upgrades three corvettes with ASW capabilities

    The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia Angkatan Laut - TNI-AL) has completed an upgrade of three Kapitan Pattimura (Parchim I)-class corvettes, including the mounting of anti-submarine warfare (ASW) equipment. The completion was marked in a handover ceremony held at the headquarters of

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  • Russia orders more MiG-29SMT fighters

    Russia has signed a contract with the Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG (RAC MiG) for 16 more MiG-29SMT 'Fulcrum' multirole fighter aircraft, RAC MiG announced on 15 April. Valued at RUB17 billion (USD473 million), including ground support and test equipment, the order will see the RAC MiG deliver
  • Boeing's Phantom Badger vehicle cleared for V-22 carriage

    Boeing's Phantom Badger tactical ground vehicle has been certified for internal carriage aboard the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor, the company announced on 8 April. The US Navy (USN) certified the vehicle in March, having conducted a series of form-fit checks and pressure tests. Structural
  • German P-3C Orion upgrade approved by US State Department

    The US State Department has approved a USD250 million upgrade package for Germany's eight Lockheed Martin P-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 11 April. The package comprises the procurement, integration, and installation of hardware and

RELEVANT PROFILE LISTINGS

  • Vulcanair V1.0

    Type Four-seat lightplane. Programme Announced, and almost complete aircraft displayed statically, at Aero '14, Friedrichshafen, Germany, 9 to 12 April 2014. Updated version of Partenavia P.64/66 Oscar. Partenavia P.64 Fachiro III first flew on 2 April 1965 and entered production as Oscar B, 180

  • Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II

    Type Four-seat cabin monoplane. Programme Design of the Warrior II began in June 1972, an important feature being replacement of the earlier constant-chord wings of the Cherokee series by a longer span wing with tapered outer panels. As a result of its introduction, the Warrior, which at the time

  • Bay class

    Fleetlist Comment: The size, manoeuvrability and other operational characteristics of these vessels are tailored for operations in harbours and other restricted waters and for fulfilling present and anticipated multimission requirements. All units are ice strengthened for operation on the Great

  • Coast guard patrol craft

    Fleetlist Comment: Built in 1957 at Montevideo. Overhauls are planned.

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