• Ghana Army shows new Otokar Cobra vehicles

    The Ghanaian Army is now fielding Turkish-made Otokar Cobra and Cobra II armoured vehicles, according to footage of Exercise ‘Eagle Eye’ shown on local television on 9 November. Two Cobra II and two Cobra appeared in the urban counter-terrorism exercise conducted by the army’s 64

  • Japan to outfit Kawasaki P-1 MPAs with AI technology

    Japan plans to equip an undisclosed number of its Kawasaki P-1 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) with artificial intelligence (AI) to boost the platform’s intelligence gathering capabilities, an official at the Ministry of Defense’s Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) told

  • Nigerian Army orders 28 Ezugwu armoured vehicles

    The Nigerian Army has ordered 28 Ezugwu armoured vehicles from the Nigerian military’s Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), it was announced on 12 November. The Nigerian Army described the Ezugwu as a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle (MRAP) and said it would be used for

  • Angola to send naval vessels to Namibia for maintenance

    The Angolan Navy is to send two naval vessels to Namibia’s Walvis Bay for dry dock maintenance and support. Namibian company Namdock will perform undisclosed work on the vessels in a contract that has been under negotiation since 2017. The company is hoping to extend the services contract

  • EA-18G Growler upgrades under test

    The US Navy (USN) has disclosed a number of near-term upgrades to the Boeing EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack (AEA) aircraft, including the introduction of a new Tactical Offensive Radio Operations (TORO) special capabilities pod. Revealed in the Naval Air Systems Command’s in-house

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  • Eagle V 6×6 awaits production green light

    General Dynamics European Land Systems – MOWAG said it has completed development of its latest Eagle 6×6 and is awaiting a production contract, with the Swiss army likely the first customer. The Swiss army has said the Eagle 6×6 will meet its requirement for 100 reconnaissance


  • Mk 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS)

    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