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Navy awards contract for new Advanced Helicopter Training System

The U.S. Navy announced on Jan. 13, 2020 that AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (Leonardo) was awarded a contract for $176.5M for the production of 32...

Pompeo warns Silicon Valley on China ahead of trade pact

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Silicon Valley not to bolster China's "Orwellian" state, two days before the world's two largest...

Satellite constellations harvest energy for near-total global coverage

Think of it as a celestial parlor game: What is the minimum number of satellites needed to see every point on Earth? And how...

AFRL engineer leaves a legacy called HADES

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE: The Air Force Research Laboratory has developed a unique directed energy weapon demonstrator called the High-power Adaptive Directed Energy System,...
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India to acquire 200 fighter jets for Indian Air Force: Defence secretary

The government is in the process of acquiring around 200 aircraft to cope with the depleting aerial inventories of the Indian Air Force, defence...

US wants to reduce presence in Africa, warns top officer

The United States wants to reduce its military presence in Africa, Washington's top military officer said, as France hosts Sahel leaders as it seeks...

China’s First Type 055 Destroyer Nanchang Commissioned

The Nanchang, China's first Type 055 guided-missile destroyer, was commissioned in the People's Liberation Army Navy on Sunday morning in the port city of...

Lockheed Martin To Deliver 50 C-130Js to U.S. Government

Multiyear III provides C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard Lockheed Martin will deliver 50 C-130J Super Hercules to the...

Germany Orders 1,000 More Rheinmetall Military Trucks

At the end of December 2019, the German Bundeswehr ordered a thousand logistic vehicles from Rheinmetall worth €382 million, including valued added tax. The order...
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The Developmental Naval LCA Achieves Major Technological Milestone

The developmental LCA (N) MK1 achieved an important milestone on 11 Jan 20 with the successful arrested landing on board the naval aircraft carrier...