• USN reports further progress on Ford Advanced Weapons Elevators

    Another three Advanced Weapons Elevators (AWEs) are working and being rigorously tested aboard aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), said Rear Admiral James Downey, USN programme executive officer for carriers. Two of those elevators are expected to be certified by the second or third

  • Brazil to receive additional M577A2 vehicles

    The US government has donated 60 M577A2 armoured command post vehicles to the Brazilian Army. The Brazilian Army signed a letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) with the United States on 7 January, it told Jane’s . According to the plan, 30 vehicles will be delivered by July 2020 at the

  • Croatian Kiowa crashes

    A Croatian Air Force and Defense OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter on a training flight crashed into the Adriatic Sea close to Zlarin Island and Zablaće at 10h30 on 27 January, the Ministry of Defence reported on its website. A search-and-rescue mission found one of the pilots, who had died as a

  • First T-72AMTs delivered to Ukrainian Armed Forces

    The Ukrainian Armed Forces has received the first 15 upgraded T-72AMT main battle tanks (MBTs), the Ukrainian Logistics Command announced on its Facebook page on 24 January. The command said 10 additional T-72AMTs will be delivered by the end of January, with an additional six to follow in

  • Japan, US look to ‘streamline’ defence trade

    The United States and Japan have agreed to co-operate on “streamlining” Japanese procurements of US military equipment through the US government’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) mechanism, the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MoD) has said. In a statement, the MoD’s Acquisition,

  • RUAG Australia upgrades production facilities

    RUAG Australia has upgraded and expanded its facilities near Melbourne, Victoria, to build hydraulic actuators for platforms including the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. RUAG said in a recent statement that the “major upgrade” to its Hydraulic Actuator Centre of

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    The US Navy (USN) has deployed its Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime System (BAMS) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the first time, it was announced on 26 January. The first of the service’s naval variant-RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) UAVs arrived at

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  • Bird demos OSCAR maritime data fusion system in Africa

    Bird Aerosystems, an Israeli company that develops special-mission aircraft solutions and airborne missile protection systems, announced on 14 January that it had completed a successful trial of its Ocean Surveillance Control and Reconnaissance (OSCAR) solution for an African client it did not

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    The US Navy (USN) has deployed its Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime System (BAMS) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for the first time, it was announced on 26 January. The first of the service’s naval variant-RQ-4 Global Hawk high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) UAVs arrived at

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