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Russia to produce most arms domestically

Russia to produce most arms domestically

Russia’s Army will mostly use domestically-built arms, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Vladimir Popovkin told Ekho Moskvy radio on Saturday. “The national defense sector will shoulder [the production of] most arms. The purchase of military equipment abroad will be made only […]


Production Begins on Aircraft Countermeasures System for Helicopters

Production Begins on Aircraft Countermeasures System for Helicopters

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill: The Department of the Navy’s CH-53E heavy lift helicopter fleet will continue to receive new Northrop Grumman Corporation-designed, built and tested Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) self-protection systems following the Pentagon’s decision to authorize full rate production […]


Damocles XF Targeting Pod with Enhanced Communications and ID Systems

Damocles XF Targeting Pod with Enhanced Communications and ID Systems

NEWTOWN, Conn: Thales is Europe’s most important player in the targeting pod market with its Damocles multifunction pod for day/night laser-guided weapon capability. Though the Dassault Aviation Rafale is its primary platform, Damocles has been purchased for the Dassault Mirage […]


Committee Approves FY 2010 Defense Appropriations Bill

Committee Approves FY 2010 Defense Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, DC: The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee today unanimously approved the Fiscal Year 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations bill. I. Summary: FY 2010 Defense Appropriations The bill: Provides $636.3 billion in new discretionary spending authority for the Department of Defense […]


New ergonomic seats installed in E-3 fleet

New ergonomic seats installed in E-3 fleet

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: For operators occupying the 19 control stations aboard E-3 Sentrys, 12-to-14-hour missions will become a bit more comfortable after new ergonomically designed seats are installed on the U.S. fleet. This Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft […]


UAE Requests Hellfire Missiles, Aircraft Survivability Equipment

UAE Requests Hellfire Missiles, Aircraft Survivability Equipment

WASHINGTON:  The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the United Arab Emirates of 362 Hellfire Missiles, 15 Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) four radar-warning receivers, and related equipment […]


Indian Procurement of Defence Equipment

Indian Procurement of Defence Equipment

Procurement of Defence equipment is made by the Government from various indigenous as well as foreign sources to meet the requirements of the Armed Forces. The import option is exercised when it is necessary to procure the items within a […]


KC-130J Multi-mission Aircraft for Kuwait

KC-130J Multi-mission Aircraft for Kuwait

WASHINGTON: On July 15, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale to the Government of Kuwait of eight KC-130J Multi-mission Cargo Refueling Aircraft and associated equipment, parts and support for an estimated cost of […]


Russia expects $2.6 bln in military aircraft sales in 2009

Russia expects $2.6 bln in military aircraft sales in 2009

MOSCOW: Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport has said military aircraft will continue to dominate the company’s foreign sales in 2009, and will total about $2.6 billion. The arms export monopoly is planning to sell about $6.5 billion worth of military […]


 
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