• Curtiss-Wright’s helicopter recovery system selected for new JMSDF frigates

    Curtiss-Wright has been selected to supply two more Indal RAST (recovery, assist, secure, and traverse) helicopter handling systems for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF’s) new frigate programme. This is the same system that was selected for the first two ships in the

  • Indian Navy signs USD230 million deal for ‘dedicated’ satellite

    The Indian Navy (IN) has signed an INR15.89 billion (USD230 million) deal with the government-owned Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the supply of a ‘dedicated’ surveillance and communication satellite. Official sources told Jane’s that the agreement, signed on 11

  • India’s Nag ATGM ready for series production, says MoD

    India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 19 July that the locally developed Nag (Snake) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) is ready to enter series production after the Indian Army (IA) successfully completed summer user trials with the ‘third-generation’ fire-and-forget weapon.

  • Raytheon awarded HARM CLC supply contract

    US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded Raytheon a USD17.8 million contract to supply High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) command launch computers (CLCs) in support of US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet multirole combat and EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft. The contract, which

  • Russia’s Central Military District receives AK-12 assault rifles

    Russia’s Central Military District (CMD) has begun receiving Kalashnikov AK-12 5.45 mm assault rifles, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 17 July. “The first 8,000 [AK-12] assault rifles have been delivered to the CMD’s units and formations. The AK-12 is a new platform,

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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. A senior FAA officer with direct knowledge of the planned procurement said that the supersonic,
  • 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
  • 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. A senior FAA officer with direct knowledge of the planned procurement said that the supersonic,

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