• Trucks for export [INDODEF16-D3]

    Indian company Tata Motors (Hall D, Stand 228) is displaying two of its latest production cross-country military trucks, the LPTA715 and the LPTA 2036.

  • ILSV to enter production [INDODEF16-D3]

    The Indonesia Light Strike Vehicle (ILSV) will enter production is 2017 with an undisclosed customer placing an initial contract for 20 units.

  • Standing Guard [INDODEF16-D3]

    Terma (Hall D, Stand 004) has successfully demonstrated the integration of an anti-torpedo countermeasure into its C-Guard shipborne soft-kill weapon system.

  • Submarine ESM success [INDODEF16-D3]

    Aselsan, a Turkish Armed Forces Foundation company, is continuing to develop its capability in submarine electronic warfare (EW) on the back of recent contracts for the Turkish Naval Forces Command and export.

  • China pushes SAM [INDODEF16-D3]

    China Aerospace Long-March International (Hall B, Stand 038) is expanding its product range of surface to air missiles (SAM) with the introduction of the FB-10, which is described as a “mobile light air defence missile system”.

  • Sikorsky-Boeing team delays Defiant first flight

    Key Points Sikorsky and Boeing delayed their Defiant rotorcraft first flight until early 2019 Undisclosed issues arose during PSTB testing The Sikorsky-Boeing team developing the SB>1 Defiant compound helicopter delayed the aircraft’s first flight from late 2018 until early 2019 due to
  • USMC seeks HMCS for Harrier II+ aircraft

    The US Marine Corps (USMC) is to upgrade a number of its McDonnell-Douglas AV-8B Harrier II+ combat aircraft with a helmet-mounted cueing system (HMCS) for the pilot. The planned upgrade, which was disclosed in late November, will cover 48 of the USMC’s 75 AV-8B Harrier II+ (improved radar)
  • European Boxer programmes take final shape

    European Boxer programmes are taking final form, with offers to the UK and Slovenia expected in 2019. Klaas Krause, head of sales Eastern Europe for Rheinmetall, which formed the Artec joint venture with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) to produce the Boxer, said on 12 December that the UK Ministry of
  • US Army seeking APS technology for Bradley vehicles

    Once again the US army is looking for new active protection systems (APSs) to equip on its family of M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles. Whether this is a positive or negative for IMI Systems’ Iron Fist remains unclear. On 11 December, the service issued a draft request for proposal in the
  • Sea Venom/ANL missile service entry faces year-long delay

    The introduction of the Sea Venom/ANL helicopter-launched anti-ship missile into UK Royal Navy (RN) service faces a delay of up to 12 months because of unspecified technical issues, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has disclosed. The slippage would leave the RN’s Wildcat HMA.2 helicopter
  • BAE Systems updates naval combat systems offer

    BAE Systems has debuted a new naval combat systems portfolio designed to improve the company’s competitive position in UK and international markets. Building on a GBP20 million (USD23 million) corporate investment in combat system technologies, the company has announced the brand name INTeGEN
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