• Brazil narrows corvette choices

    The Brazilian government has selected four industry teams to progress to the next stage of the navy’s corvette replacement programme. Four general-purpose Tamandaré-class corvettes will initially be acquired by the navy’s programme management directorate, which has down-selected

  • Epic Alabama acquires BAE Systems shipyard

    Epic Alabama Shipyard has announced that it has acquired BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Alabama, adding the ship repair and maintenance service to its offerings. It will incorporate all of the BAE Systems business’ shipyard facilities in Mobile, Alabama, and use the existing dry docks to

  • India, Russia seek to enhance military ties

    India and Russia are launching a new department under the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Co-operation (IRIGC-MTC) aimed at “vigorously” deepening bilateral defence ties, official sources told Jane’s on 18 October. The department is expected to

  • Long-range missile accepted for service with Russia’s S-400

    The 40N6 long-range missile for the S-400 Triumf air-defence system has been accepted for Russian service, the Tass news agency reported on 18 October. TASS quoted a source in the domestic defence industry who said the missile had been accepted for service and that the Ministry of Defence had

  • ASEAN adopts guidelines for air encounters between military aircraft

    Defence ministers of the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have adopted a set of guidelines designed to help reduce the likelihood of multilateral encounters or incidents involving ASEAN states’ military aircraft escalating into conflict because of

  • Egypt shows Wing Loong UAV

    The Egyptian military released the first imagery of one of its Chinese-made AVIC Wing Loong unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on 14 October as part of a video to mark the Egyptian Air Force’s 45th anniversary. The footage showed a single Wing Loong taking off from a desert airbase with one

Platforms Platforms

  • RG31 gets TRT-30 weapon system

    South Africa’s Denel Vehicle Systems has developed, using internal research and development funding, a new version of its RG31 Mk5 4×4 mine protected vehicle as a mobile gun platform called the Ibululu. The baseline RG31 is typically used as an armoured personnel carrier (APC) with the

Weapons Weapons

  • Northrop Grumman readies Hatchet for all-up testing

    Northrop Grumman is set to conduct the first live end-to-end test of an all-up Hatchet miniature precision strike munition by the end of this year. Developed with internal research and development (IRAD) funding, Hatchet was originally unveiled in April 2012 as a low-cost gravity-dropped weapon

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  • RG31 gets TRT-30 weapon system

    South Africa’s Denel Vehicle Systems has developed, using internal research and development funding, a new version of its RG31 Mk5 4×4 mine protected vehicle as a mobile gun platform called the Ibululu. The baseline RG31 is typically used as an armoured personnel carrier (APC) with the

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Industry Industry

  • Saab awarded first T-X contract as window for protests closes

    Boeing has contracted its partner, Saab, to begin the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the US Air Force (USAF’s) advanced pilot training programme, known as T-X. The Swedish manufacturer announced on 19 October that it has received USD117.6 million through to 2022 for
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