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  • Inzpire shows off GECO mission system for air and land operations

    Inzpire has showcased its GECO mission system, which is in operational use with the British and Jordanian air forces, at the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow. GECO (Air) is a simple mission system which provides pilots with mission data and a moving map display either on a knee board or

  • Raytheon, Kongsberg prepare ground on NSM bid for USN over-the-horizon requirement

    Key Points Raytheon and Kongsberg are awaiting the release of a draft RFP for a non-developmental, over-the-horizon LCS/FF weapon system Assembly, integration and test of NSM missiles and launchers will be undertaken in existing Raytheon facilities Raytheon and Kongsberg Defence Systems are

  • RN starts to receive COTS mini UAS systems for evaluation

    Key Points The 'COTS mini' initiative reflects a view within the RN that off-the shelf UASs could offer utility in military applications 700X NAS has been established to oversee the introduction of UASs into the fleet, and provide a focal point for UAS tactical development The UK Royal Navy's

  • UK DSC initiative to qualify FASGW integration on legacy Lynx

    Key Points The Defence Solutions Centre has been created to build up a 'Team UK' approach that is able to compete more effectively in pursuit of export business opportunities This intervention aims to qualify the MBDA Sea Venom/Anti-Navire Leger anti-ship missile and the Thales Martlet

  • French Army acquires Aculeus-LG induction laser guided rocket

    Key Points IOC expected in 2019 timeframe New round includes SAL homing and a new low CDE warhead The French Army Light Aviation (Aviation Légère de l'Armée de Terre: ALAT) is set to become the launch customer for a new laser-guided variant of the TDA Armaments 68 mm Aculeus

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