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NATO Ships Test Next Generation of Electronic Warfare Defences

Thirteen NATO countries are taking part in simulated air and missile defence drills off the United Kingdom’s southern coast from Thursday (31 October 2019)....

Saab and Raytheon Complete Successful Test Firings of Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition

Saab and U.S. defence company Raytheon have successfully completed a series of guided flight tests for the shoulder launched Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition, featuring a...

Finland Issues New RFQ for HX New Fighter Competition

The Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command sent a Revised Request for Quotation for the HX Programme on 31 October 2019. The revised call for...

Extensive Russian submarine operation in North Atlantic: Norway

Russia has sent about 10 submarines into the North Atlantic in the largest such operation since the end of the Cold War, the Norwegian...

Pentagon awards $10 bn cloud contract to Microsoft, snubbing Amazon

The Pentagon said Friday it is awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, following a highly scrutinized bidding process which Amazon had...

USS Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier Returns to Sea

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) got underway today for sea trials from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) division following a 15-month...

US Air Force requests proposals for light attack aircraft

The Air Force released final requests for proposal Oct. 24 for a limited number of Textron Aviation AT-6 and Sierra Nevada Corporation/Embraer Defense &...

US F-16 fighter jet crashes in Germany with pilot taken to hospital

An American F-16 fighter jet crashed Tuesday near the city of Trier in western Germany, the German air force told AFP, with the pilot...

Northrop Grumman Successfully Tests AQS-24 Deep Tow

Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully operated the AQS-24 minehunting sonar at depths greater than 400 feet during system testing off the coast of Ft. Lauderdale,...

Indian Air Force Takes Delivery of First Rafale Fighter

France: Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, hosted the handover ceremony of the first Indian Air Force Rafale in Mérignac, Dassault...