• Trucks for export [INDODEF16-D3]

    Indian company Tata Motors (Hall D, Stand 228) is displaying two of its latest production cross-country military trucks, the LPTA715 and the LPTA 2036.

  • ILSV to enter production [INDODEF16-D3]

    The Indonesia Light Strike Vehicle (ILSV) will enter production is 2017 with an undisclosed customer placing an initial contract for 20 units.

  • Standing Guard [INDODEF16-D3]

    Terma (Hall D, Stand 004) has successfully demonstrated the integration of an anti-torpedo countermeasure into its C-Guard shipborne soft-kill weapon system.

  • Submarine ESM success [INDODEF16-D3]

    Aselsan, a Turkish Armed Forces Foundation company, is continuing to develop its capability in submarine electronic warfare (EW) on the back of recent contracts for the Turkish Naval Forces Command and export.

  • China pushes SAM [INDODEF16-D3]

    China Aerospace Long-March International (Hall B, Stand 038) is expanding its product range of surface to air missiles (SAM) with the introduction of the FB-10, which is described as a “mobile light air defence missile system”.

  • Twin-seat JF-17B/FC-1B fighter makes first flight

    The twin-seat Pakistan Aeronautical Complex/Chengdu Aircraft Industry Corporation (PAC/CAC) JF-17B Thunder/FC-1B Xiaolong combat aircraft has made its maiden flight, according to images posted on Chinese online forums on 27 April. The new variant of the JF-17/FC-1 fighter is believed to have
  • UK MoD green lights Meteor integration on F-35B

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has officially approved the integration of the Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) on the UK F-35B Lightning II multirole stealth aircraft under one of a raft of separate missile-related contract awards to MBDA announced on 21 April. A GBP41
  • USAF progresses SABR AESA radar integration onto F-16

    The US Air Force (USAF) is continuing with developmental testing of the active electronically scanned array (AESA) Northrop Grumman AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) aboard the Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon, the service announced on 24 March. The work, which is being carried out by
  • Milosh readies for production

    Yugoimport-SDPR has confirmed that development of its latest Milosh 4x4 multipurpose armoured vehicle (MPAV) is complete and production can commence when orders are placed. Milosh is also referred to as the BOV M16 and has been designed to undertake a wide range of military, police, and internal
  • Russia working on new medium-calibre ammo

    Russia has confirmed that it is working on what it calls "special shrapnel" ammunition for use by 30 mm and 57 mm cannons, with the latter likely developed with a view to engaging unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The work is being carried out by Russia's NPO Pribor research and industrial
  • China launches first indigenously built aircraft carrier

    China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on 26 April in a ceremony held at the Dalian shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) in the country's northeastern Liaoning Province. Known as the Type 001A, the as-yet-unnamed vessel is a follow-on ship to the
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