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Finland MoD Details IAM2014 Exercise in Iceland

Finland MoD Details IAM2014 Exercise in Iceland

The air missions of the Iceland Air Meet 2014 (IAM2014) have been kicked-off in a full scale. Fighters of three different nations fly two to three waves daily in Iceland’s airspace. As the host nation, Iceland has created the training […]


UK MoD Orders More Starstreak Missiles

UK MoD Orders More Starstreak Missiles

The Ministry of Defence is to buy 200 extra missiles as part of a multi-million-pound deal announced today by the Prime Minister. Starstreak, built by Thales at their plant in Belfast, forms part of the UK’s ground-based air defence capability, […]


Hungary to Buy New Airlifters, Helicopters: MoD

Hungary to Buy New Airlifters, Helicopters: MoD

“We must generate the national rotary-wing capability, which means the creation of an economically operated and modern fleet meeting the challenges of the 21st century” – Minister of Defence Csaba Hende said in Budapest on May 22. In the morning […]


UK MoD Moves Closer to Defence Acquisition Reform

UK MoD Moves Closer to Defence Acquisition Reform

The final assessment phase in a program that could lead to the overhaul of MOD’s equipment and support management commences today. Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is the organization that buys and supports all of the equipment used by the […]


UK MoD Awards A400M Training Contract

UK MoD Awards A400M Training Contract

Airbus Military and Thales UK have signed an 18-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to supply training services for the A400M Atlas , the Royal Air Force’s next-generation military transport aircraft. The multi-million pound training services programme will […]


Astrium to Develop French MoD Satellite Communications Network

Astrium to Develop French MoD Satellite Communications Network

Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, and its partner Actia Sodielec, specialists in military telecommunications, have been awarded the Comcept contract by the French defence procurement agency (DGA). The contract will run for 17 years. As of 2014, Comcept will […]


UK MoD Orders Innovative Anti-RPG Armor Kits

UK MoD Orders Innovative Anti-RPG Armor Kits

AmSafe Bridport Limited has won a contract for the UK MoD’s requirement for Improved Rocket Propelled Grenade protection for its military vehicles. AmSafe’s Tarian® Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) Armour System has been selected for the requirement. The Contract Award follows […]


MOD Reveals £160 Billion Plan to Equip Armed Forces

MOD Reveals £160 Billion Plan to Equip Armed Forces

The Ministry of Defence has today published details of how it will equip the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force over the next 10 years and how this will be funded. For the first time, the government has set […]


UK Opposition Calls for New Defence Review

UK Opposition Calls for New Defence Review

Recent events in Algeria, Mali and Libya undermine the defence review which provoked Army redundancies announced today and the plans should be reopened, Labour has said. Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy said none of the North African countries had even […]


 
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