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Airbus Touts Harfang UAV Performance

Airbus Touts Harfang UAV Performance

A Harfang UAS belonging to the French Air Force (FAF) controlled by a crew from the French Military Flight Test Centre (Centre d’Expérience Aérienne Militaire), the UAS Squadron “Belfort” (ED 1/33) and the UAS detachment stationed in the Sahel-Sahara region […]


Last dangerous chemicals shipped from Syria: watchdog

Last dangerous chemicals shipped from Syria: watchdog

The last of Syria’s declared chemical agents have been shipped from the war-torn country after months of delays and are en route for destruction at sea, the world’s chemical watchdog said on Monday. “As we speak, the ship (carrying the […]


Lockheed Targets Denmark for F-35

Lockheed Targets Denmark for F-35

Designed to defeat both existing and emerging threats, the F-35 Lightning II represents a quantum leap in air dominance and international partnership for the Royal Danish Air Force. An aircraft so advanced, it sets new global standards for multi-mission capability […]


Jordan Becomes 16th International Customer for Lockheed’s Sniper ATP

Jordan Becomes 16th International Customer for Lockheed’s Sniper ATP

In 2013, the Royal Jordanian Air Force selected Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) to equip its fleet of F-16 aircraft, becoming the 16th international customer for the program. For the initial $16.5 million contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver […]


Corps Advancing Amphibious Vehicles, Landing Craft for 21st Century Warfare

Corps Advancing Amphibious Vehicles, Landing Craft for 21st Century Warfare

Combat-development and integration officials and technological experts are looking to ever-evolving advancements in technology to enhance the Corps’ ability to conduct amphibious operations in the 21st century. These plans include procuring the right ship-to-shore connectors for amphibious operations and improving […]


Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

Russia to Test New Mobile Communications System during Vostok-2014 Exercise

The Russian military is to test its new mobile communications system, which is superior to its foreign alternatives, during the Vostok-2014 strategic exercise in Russia’s Eastern Military District, the Defense Ministry announced Thursday. “In the course of the Vostok-2014 strategic […]


Army training, technology evolving

Army training, technology evolving

The Army is evolving its current Integrated Training Environment into a single synthetic training environment that combines constructive, gaming and virtual systems to provide challenging exercises efficiently at the point of need. Army officials discussed the Future Holistic Training Environment […]


US missile defense system strikes target in test

US missile defense system strikes target in test

The Boeing-managed ground-based system intended to shield the continental United States successfully intercepted a simulated incoming missile over the Pacific Ocean for the first time Sunday, the Pentagon said. The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, with a $40 billion price […]


More than 400 US military drones lost in crashes: report

More than 400 US military drones lost in crashes: report

The United States has lost more than 400 military drones in major crashes worldwide since 2001, The Washington Post said Friday in a report questioning the safety and reliability of the unmanned aircraft. Citing 50,000 pages of accident investigation reports, […]


 
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