• Kazakhstan to assemble Mil Mi-8AMT and Mi-171 helicopters under licence

    Moscow and Astana have agreed to launch the assembly of Mil Mi-8AMT and Mi-171 ‘Hip-H’ helicopters in Kazakhstan following the signing of a related memorandum of understanding (MOU) in 2017. A contract was signed on 18 January between Russian Helicopters, Kazakhstan Engineering, and

  • Brazil looks ahead to first RBS 70 NG delivery

    The Brazilian Army is scheduled to receive its first RBS 70 NG very-short-range air defence (VSHORAD) system on 30 June 2021, it told Jane’s on 21 January. A contract worth USD5.3 million was placed with Saab on 27 December 2018 by the Brazilian Army Commission in Washington on behalf of the

  • Dozens killed in Taliban attack on NDS facility

    Dozens of people have been killed in a Taliban attack carried out on 21 January on what local media have described as a training facility of Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security – the country’s primary intelligence agency – in the central province of Maidan Wardak.

  • France orders new EDA-S landing craft

    An industry team led by French equipment manufacturer CNIM has been awarded a contract by defense procurement and technology agency Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) to build 14 new EDA-S (Engin de Débarquement Amphibie Standard) landing craft for the French Navy.

  • India, Ukraine to resume stalled An-32 upgrade programme for IAF

    India and Ukraine have agreed to resume the upgrade programme for the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) fleet of Antonov An-32 ‘Cline’ turboprop transport aircraft as Kiev has developed alternatives to replace the Russian-made systems in the platforms. Official sources told

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  • Raytheon to upgrade USMC Hornets with new AESA radar

    Raytheon has been selected by the US Marine Corps (USMC) to replace the radars of its Boeing F/A-18 legacy Hornets with a new active electronically scanned array (AESA) system. The company announced on 15 January that it will fit its AN/APG-79(V)4 AESA radar to equip the USMC’s F/A-18C/D
  • 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
  • France orders new EDA-S landing craft

    An industry team led by French equipment manufacturer CNIM has been awarded a contract by defense procurement and technology agency Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) to build 14 new EDA-S (Engin de Débarquement Amphibie Standard) landing craft for the French Navy.

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    Type Naval Fire-Control System (FCS). Development In 2005, following a competitive procurement process, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (acquired by L-3 Communications in February 2012 and now operating as L-3 KEO) was chosen to provide the US Navy (USN) with an EOSS as part of the CG-47

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