• Babcock awarded contract for UK Type 31 frigate programme

    The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed a contract award to Babcock for the design and build of the Royal Navy’s new Type 31 general-purpose frigate. Signed on 15 November, the deal covers the delivery of five ships at an average production cost of GBP250 million (nearly USD323

  • Australia orders vehicle-mounted, active phased-array radars for NASAMS air-defence system

    Australia’s Department of Defence (DoD) has awarded an AUD137 million (USD93 million) contract to local company CEA Technologies for the supply of vehicle-mounted, active phased-array tactical radars for the country’s future short-range, ground-based air-defence (GBAD) system. Defence

  • Camcopter S-100 UAV completes integration on board French LHD

    France’s Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) procurement agency has qualified the integration of Schiebel’s S-100 Camcopter rotary-wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) on board the French Navy’s Mistral-class amphibious assault (LHD) ship Dixmude . The S-100 UAV is

  • US Army integrating drones into militarised-HoloLens AR architecture

    On the US Army’s path to developing and fielding a militarised head-up display (HUD) with augmented reality (AR) capabilities, the service is incorporating two unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) into the mix to help soldiers navigate outside terrain and determine potential dangers lurking inside

  • Belarus receives first pair of Su-30SM aircraft

    Belarus received on 13 November the first two of 12 Su-30SM combat aircraft it ordered in 2017, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on its website. The second pair is expected to be delivered next week. Belarus and Russia initially signed a contract in 2017 for the manufacture of the aircraft

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  • More details emerge about PLA’s new assault rifle

    More details have emerged about the new assault rifle for China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) that was displayed during the 1 October parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The design of the new rifle seen being carried by
  • India launches 11th Sankalp-class vessel

    India’s Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has launched another 105 m improved Sankalp-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) ordered for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). The vessel was launched on 14 November at GSL’s facilities in Goa. It will be the 11th vessel in the Sankalp class, which is

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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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