• DroneShield signs partnership deal with Bosch

    Australian firm DroneShield – a specialist in counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technologies – has entered a partnership with the security arm of German conglomerate Bosch. DroneShield said in a press release on 24 July that through the teaming arrangement it has integrated its UAV

  • Esper sworn in as US Secretary of Defense

    Mark Esper has been sworn in as the 27th US Secretary of Defense with a full-plate of foreign policy challenges and acquisition decisions awaiting him. After nearly seven months between Senate-confirmed civilian Pentagon heads, on 23 July Esper took office after the Senate voted in favor of his

  • Singapore’s DTSA and Rolls-Royce launch AI project

    Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Rolls-Royce have launched a collaborative project to apply digital technologies to optimise aero-engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) activity. The two organisations said on 23 July that the new project will focus on the

  • UK extends Hercules out-of-service date to 2035

    The Royal Air Force (RAF) is to extend its fleet of 14 Lockheed Martin C-130J/C-130J-30 Hercules transport aircraft by a further five years, with a new out-of-service date (OSD) of 2035. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) told Jane’s on 24 July that its fleet of one ‘short’ C-130J C5

  • Raytheon joins UK Artemis satellite industry team

    Raytheon has signed a memorandum of understanding with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to join the Team Artemis industry effort for the nation’s recently-announced small satellite constellation programme. Launched by defence secretary Penny Mordaunt on 18 July, Artemis is the UK’s

  • UK reduces risk from programmes

    UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) procurement officials appear to have had some success in driving risk out of several high-profile programmes, with the number ‘red-flagged’ by the UK’s Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) dropping from five to one over the past year, according

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  • Argentina selects Korean FA-50 fighter

    The Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA) has selected the Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) FA-50 Fighting Eagle to be its new interim fighter aircraft, Jane’s has been told. An informer source said that the supersonic,

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  • UK announces ‘ambitious’ defence space programme

    The UK government has announced what it describes to be an “ambitious” defence space programme that will see more than GBP30 million (USD37.25 million) invested in a number of separate but related efforts. Speaking at the 2019 Chief of the Air Staff’s Air and Space Power

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  • Leonardo not giving up on Argentina fighter bid

    Leonardo remains confident that it can sell its M-346FA to Argentina, despite Jane’s being told that the Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA) has already selected the Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) FA-50 Fighting Eagle to be its new interim fighter aircraft. Speaking to

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  • Leonardo not giving up on Argentina fighter bid

    Leonardo remains confident that it can sell its M-346FA to Argentina, despite Jane’s being told that the Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA) has already selected the Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) FA-50 Fighting Eagle to be its new interim fighter aircraft. Speaking to
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