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Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle Enters Bundeswehr Service

Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)

Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) formally handed over the Puma infantry fighting vehicle to the German Bundeswehr today, the most advanced system of its kind anywhere. One of the world’s most ambitious projects in the field of army technology thus […]


PUMA Infantry Fighting Vehicle Enters Service with Bundeswehr

PUMA Infantry Fighting Vehicle Enters Service with Bundeswehr

Following painstaking development work, intensive testing by the country’s WTD technical centers, month after month of gruelling operation in conditions of extreme heat and cold abroad, and multiple field trials conducted by soldiers of the German Bundeswehr, the Puma infantry […]


Airbus’ New AS332 C1e Is Ready for Duty

Airbus’ New AS332 C1e Is Ready for Duty

Airbus Helicopters today unveiled the latest member of its Super Puma helicopter family: the multi-mission AS332 C1e utility workhorse version, which comes with a standardized equipment definition for more rapid production times and cost-effective acquisition prices. The unveiling occurred at […]


Bolivia to Buy Six Super Puma AS332 C1e Helicopters

Bolivia to Buy Six Super Puma AS332 C1e Helicopters

The Bolivian Air Force (FAB) has selected the latest high-power version of the Super Puma to fight drug trafficking and perform public-security and disaster-relief missions throughout the country. The contract includes a logistics package that will support fleet sustainability in […]


RAF Begins Training on Upgraded Puma Mk2 Helicopter

RAF Begins Training on Upgraded Puma Mk2 Helicopter

The RAF has begun training on the Puma Mk2 helicopter following a £260 million upgrade programme. Pictures released today show crews from 33 and 230 Squadrons carrying out training flights of the upgraded aircraft from their base at RAF Benson […]


Thales to Supply Sonobuoy Processors to Romanian Navy

Thales to Supply Sonobuoy Processors to Romanian Navy

Romanian helicopter manufacturer IAR Brasov has chosen Thales to supply TMS 2000 sonobuoy processors to equip IAR-330 Puma helicopters operated by the Romanian Navy. The processors will give the Romanian Navy a decisive anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability to detect submarines […]


Eurocopter Delivers First Puma Mk2 to UK Mod

Eurocopter Delivers First Puma Mk2 to UK Mod

The upgrade of UK Ministry of Defence Puma aircraft took a further major step forward yesterday when Eurocopter handed over its first Puma Mk2 aircraft to MOD. This upgrade will significantly enhance the aircraft’s performance, mission capability and safety. The […]


UAS Operators Save Lives In Combat

UAS Operators Save Lives In Combat

Sgt. Christopher Harris was conducting a routine reconnaissance mission in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, in 2009, when the Puma unmanned aircraft system, or UAS, he was operating showed nearby, real-time footage of insurgents planting an improvised explosive device, or IED, along […]


Sweden Orders AeroVironment Puma AE and Wasp Small UAS

Sweden Orders AeroVironment Puma AE and Wasp Small UAS

AeroVironment has received a firm fixed-price order for 12 hybrid small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets Materielverk) on behalf of the Swedish Army. The order consists of Puma AE and Wasp air vehicles, ground […]


Defence Secretary Balances MOD Budget

Defence Secretary Balances MOD Budget

The MOD’s budget deficit has been wiped out for the first time in a generation, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has announced today. Through a series of tough but necessary decisions, combined with radical reforms of the MOD’s financial processes, the […]


 
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