• Airbus Helicopters offers H145M for Australian SOF role

    Airbus Helicopters has confirmed it is to bid its H145M battlefield support helicopter for Australia’s special forces requirement. The announcement, made by the company on 18 March, comes eight months after Jane’s first reported that Airbus was discussing with a potential customer a

  • Argentine Army receives more equipment

    The Argentine Army continues to receive additional equipment with a view to controlling its northern border. On 15 March Argentine President Mauricio Macri announced the delivery of 250 new radios (including Elbit VRC 950 HDR and Harris RF 7800H sets), 27 Carl Gustav M4 rocket launchers, and 30 FN

  • Egypt reportedly orders Su-35 fighters

    Egypt has ordered a number of Su-35 multirole fighters, the Russian business newspaper Kommersant reported on 18 March. The newspaper cited two senior defence officials as saying the order for “over two dozen” fighters was finalised in late 2018, with deliveries expected to begin in

  • Kongsberg Maritime readies HUGIN Superior AUV

    Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime is expecting to complete development of its HUGIN Superior multirole autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) by the end of 2019, company officials told Jane’s . The HUGIN Superior will be the newest and largest member of the company’s HUGIN family of

  • Malaysia revises contract for Littoral Mission Ships

    Key Points Malaysia has revised its four warship contract with a Chinese shipbuilder The revision is latest in a series of Sino-Malaysia emendations undertaken by the new government since taking power in mid-2018 A contract to build Littoral Mission Ships (LMSs) for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN)

  • Political risks intelligence bulletin – 18 March 2019

    AMERICAS Argentina - 17 Mar 2019: The government was reportedly considering whether to avoid new increases in public service tariffs from May 2019 to combat the increasing inflation rate. Brazil - 15 Mar 2019: The government raised USD620 million in the first privatisation auction of President

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  • New Zealand’s future hydrography ship begins sea trials

    Key Points A hydrographic and diving support vessel meant for the Royal New Zealand Navy has begun trials to validate its naval equipment The service is on track to operate the ship by November The Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN’s) future hydrographic and diving support vessel, which

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  • Russian deploys new CBRN vehicle to Syria

    Russia has deployed its newest chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) reconnaissance vehicle to Syria to operate with military police units patrolling the Idlib de-escalation zone. An RKhM-6 vehicle was seen in footage shown by the Russia 24 television network on 7 November that was

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  • USSTRATCOM commander paints dour future for New START

    With just over five months to go before Washington withdraws from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the top US general charged with nuclear weapons oversight painted a gloomy forecast for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) set to expire in 2021. Air Force General John

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  • F-16 sustainment hub to be established in Norway

    Lockheed Martin announced on 12 March that it had signed an agreement with AIM Norway to establish a licensed maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) hub for the F-16 Fighting Falcon in Kjeller, Norway. The agreement will involve the establishment of a “Falcon Depot” centre, expanding
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