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Eurofighter Typhoon Powers Forward with New Enhancement Contract

Eurofighter Typhoon Secure Airspace during the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos

Eurofighter has today released details of a new capability contract valued at EUROS 200 million delivering a suite of new enhancements to the Eurofighter Typhoon. As well as introducing a number of upgrades to the Eurofighter’s mission and maintenance systems, […]


Russia’s Arms Exports Top $13 Billion In 2014

Russia’s Arms Exports Top $13 Billion In 2014

Russian arms exporting firm Rosoboronexport, owned by state conglomerate Rostec, sold more than $13 billion worth of military products last year, the head of Rostec said on Monday. “In 2014, we sold a little more than $13 billion worth of […]


Moths shed light on how to fool enemy sonar

Moths shed light on how to fool enemy sonar

It’s hard to hide from a bat: The camouflage and mimicry techniques that animals use to avoid becoming a meal aren’t much use against a predator using echolocation. But a new study shows that moths can outsmart sonar with a […]


Airstrikes Continue Against ISIS/ISIL in Syria, Iraq

A pair of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets targets in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014. DOD photo.

SOUTHWEST ASIA: U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, which took place between 8 a.m. yesterday […]


Northrop Unveils Citadel Enterprise Battle Command System at IDEX

Battle Command System

Company to demonstrate revolutionary missile defence C2 capability designed for combined operations Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is introducing its Citadel Enterprise Battle Command System at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) 2015, taking place Feb. 22-26. Northrop Grumman’s […]


India’s Kalyani group announces Israel defence venture

India’s Kalyani group announces Israel defence venture

India’s Kalyani industrial group announced on Thursday a “substantial” joint venture with Israel to make missiles and other weapons, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi eased rules on foreign ownership in defence. Kalyani and Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defence Systems will make […]


Raytheon unveils extended range AMRAAM

AMRAAM NASAMS Launcher

AMRAAM-ER, NASAMS launcher will provide robust ground based air defense Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun development on an extended range variant of the combat-proven Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM®). Designed specifically for ground-based air defense, AMRAAM-ER […]


Turkey, US Sign Deal to Train Syria Rebels

Syrian civil war

The United States and Turkey have signed an agreement to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting against the “Islamist State” group. Washington and Ankara have been in talks about such a pact for several months. “The agreement was signed by […]


Saab Signs Contract with FMV for Underwater Systems

Saab Signs Contract with FMV for Underwater Systems

Defence and security company Saab has received orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for continued development of the New Lightweight Torpedo plus maintenance agreements for underwater weapon systems and the Hydra sonar system. The total order value amounts […]


Rheinmetall says operating profit down in 2014

Rheinmetall says operating profit down in 2014

German defence technology and automotive parts specialist Rheinmetall said Thursday that underlying profit was down last year, due to a government decision to veto a key contract with Russia. Rheinmetall said in a statement that underlying or operating profit declined […]


 
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