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US Air Force fires nine in nuclear missile cheating scandal

US Air Force fires nine in nuclear missile cheating scandal

The US Air Force said Thursday it sacked nine nuclear missile officers and will discipline dozens of others over an exam cheating scandal that has sparked concerns about lax ethics. The officers, including chiefs of four squadrons, were all working […]


Rheinmetall to Modernize South Africa’s Air Defense

Rheinmetall to Modernize South Africa’s Air Defense

Rheinmetall AG of Düsseldorf has just booked another important order in the field of military air defence. The Republic of South Africa has decided to embark on a thoroughgoing modernization of its existing air defence systems. The contract was signed […]


MBDA to Develop FASGW(H) / ANL, NexGen Anglo-French Anti-Ship Missile

MBDA to Develop FASGW(H) / ANL, NexGen Anglo-French Anti-Ship Missile

MBDA welcomes the signature of the Demonstration and Manufacture contract for the FASGW(H) / ANL (Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy)/ Anti Navire Léger) missile on 27th March 2014. This jointly funded Anglo-French contract, valued at more than £500 million […]


Crimean Military Dolphins to Serve in Russian Navy

Crimean Military Dolphins to Serve in Russian Navy

The combat dolphin program in the Crimean city of Sevastopol will be preserved and redirected towards the interests of the Russian Navy, an employee at the facility where the dolphins are trained told RIA Novosti. The program, dating to the […]


Operating capability on Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System Reached

Operating capability on Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System Reached

The U.S. Navy has achieved initial operational capability (IOC) on the MK-60 Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System that includes the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Griffin missile. The milestone comes as the Navy continues to conduct littoral security operations in areas […]


Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Brazil with Hermes 900 UAS

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract by the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) for the supply of a Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The Hermes 900, which will be equipped with a new and advanced […]


Mexican Navy Places Initial Order for Beechcraft T-6C+ Trainers

Mexican Navy Places Initial Order for Beechcraft T-6C+ Trainers

Beechcraft Corporation, part of the Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc., announced today it has received an initial order from the Mexican Navy Secretaría de Marina (SEMAR) for two T-6C+ military trainers. This purchase represents the first step in modernizing […]


Norway Suspends Planned Military Activities with Russia

Norway Suspends Planned Military Activities with Russia

Norway condemns Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the use of armed force in Ukraine. This is a clear violation of international law and an unacceptable course of action that must have consequences. Norway has therefore […]


US Sends Sea Search Equipment to Australia

US Sends Sea Search Equipment to Australia

As the United States continues to support the search for the Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, the Navy is sending a towed pinger locator, as well as a Bluefin-21 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, to Perth, Australia, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. […]


 
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