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Brazil to Upgrade M109 SP Guns, M113 APCs in $241M Deals

Brazil to Upgrade M109 SP Guns, M113 APCs in $241M Deals

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for M109A5+ upgrade kits and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


Ukraine Orders 200 Dozor-B Small LAVs

Dozor-B armored vehicle in amount of 200 units of Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau production – member enterprise of Ukroboronprom State Concern – will be supplied to Armed Forces of Ukraine and National Guard to put it into the service. […]


UN calls crisis talks as Iraq militants advance on Baghdad

UN calls crisis talks as Iraq militants advance on Baghdad

Militants have seized the Iraqi city of Tikrit as a militant offensive sweeps closer to Baghdad, prompting the UN Security Council to convene crisis talks Thursday, with the US said to be considering air strikes on the rebels. The Islamic […]


Saudi Air Force Completes Transatlantic F-15 Deployment for Red Flag 2014

Saudi Air Force Completes Transatlantic F-15 Deployment for Red Flag 2014

Airbus Defence and Space has congratulated the Royal Saudi Air Force on its successful deployment of eight F-15 fighters to the USA for Red Flag 2014 through the use of its new fleet of Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker […]


Above the Battlefield: Israel’s Intelligence in the Air

Above the Battlefield: Israel’s Intelligence in the Air

They decide which targets to attack, direct air and ground forces and help prevent civilian casualties. Meet the air reconnaissance controllers of the First Squadron, the people who see everything. In between wars, the importance of intelligence is constantly increasing. […]


F-22s Deploy to Malaysia for Exercise

F-22s Deploy to Malaysia for Exercise

Malaysia: Exercise Cope Taufan kicked off today, a biennial Large Force Employment exercise between the Royal Malaysian Air Force and Pacific Air Forces. More than 450 Airmen are participating, as well as four U.S. Air Force airframes, which includes the […]


Turkish Armed Forces Takes Delivery of T129 ATAK Helicopter

Turkish Armed Forces Takes Delivery of T129 ATAK Helicopter

TAI (Turkish Aerospace Industries) and Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland are pleased to announce that the Turkish Armed Forces have taken delivery of their first “T129 ATAK” Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter on 22nd of April 2014. This delivery, celebrated during […]


Laser Weapon Being Readied for Marine Vehicles

Laser Weapon Being Readied for Marine Vehicles

As the Navy prepares to deploy its first laser weapon on a ship later this summer, Office of Naval Research (ONR) officials announced June 11 that they have finished awarding contracts to develop a similar weapon to be used on […]


SpaceX sues USAF, citing unfair contractor monopoly

SpaceX sues USAF, citing unfair contractor monopoly

Elon Musk, the inventor and technology billionaire who recently debuted a rocket that he hopes will travel to Mars, has filed suit against the US Air Force claiming the military currently relies on an unfair billing process that costs taxpayers […]


 
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