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US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan

US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan

The United States has to spend $18 billion a year for 15 years to modernize its entire nuclear deterrent force or risk losing it entirely, US Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work told the House of Representatives House Armed Services […]


Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 Upgrade Program

Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 Upgrade Program

The upgrade of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)’s F-16 fighter aircraft seeks to equip the RSAF’s ageing fleet of F-16s – which first entered service in 1998 – with new and advanced capabilities to keep them operationally relevant. […]


Major Overhaul of Russia’s Tu-160 Strategic Bomber to Be Completed In 2019

Major Overhaul of Russia’s Tu-160 Strategic Bomber to Be Completed In 2019

A major overhaul of Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers will be completed in 2019, Boris Naishuler, the director of the Gorbunov Kazan Aviation Production Association’s design center, which upgrades the aircraft, said Tuesday. “The first stage of modernization has been completed; […]


Singapore to Upgrade its F-16 Block 52 Fighter Jets

Singapore to Upgrade its F-16 Block 52 Fighter Jets

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Singapore for the F-16 Block 52 Upgrade Program and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $130 million. The Defense Security Cooperation […]


Korea May Sue BAE Over Jet Upgrade Deal

Korea May Sue BAE Over Jet Upgrade Deal

The government may take legal action against BAE Systems for its failure to implement a KF-16 upgrade at an already agreed upon price. It will seek to force the company to pay any extra costs the upgrade will entail, a […]


Panther Helicopter Successfully Upgraded for Brazilian Army

Panther Helicopter Successfully Upgraded for Brazilian Army

Helibras’ contract to modernize 34 AS365 K Panther helicopters for the Brazilian Army Aviation (AvEx) to the K2 version, known as the Super Panther, reached an important milestone in August following the successful completion of the first technical-operational evaluation. The […]


China fears spur Philippine naval upgrade

China fears spur Philippine naval upgrade

As fears grow that China is on an aggressive South China Sea territorial grab, a sleepy Philippine village is being transformed into a major naval base that may host US warships. Ulugan Bay, a small, picturesque cove encircled by thick […]


US Marines Test LAV-AT Anti-tank Modernization Upgrade

US Marines Test LAV-AT Anti-tank Modernization Upgrade

Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank prototypes are in the midst of developmental tests of upgrades that could extend their lives for decades to come. The modernization program is taking shape at various sites throughout the country. Development of the […]


Russia to Overhaul Fleet of Amphibious Assault Ships

Russia to Overhaul Fleet of Amphibious Assault Ships

Russia’s fleet of amphibious assault ships requires extensive modernization because their service life has been largely overextended, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday. “The Russian navy currently has 19 ships of this type. They have been in service, on average, […]


Boeing and Air France Industries Complete Major Modification of French AWACS Aircraft

Boeing and Air France Industries Complete Major Modification of French AWACS Aircraft

Boeing and Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance (AFI KLM E and M ) have successfully completed the Mid-Life Upgrade modification on the first of four E-3F Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft for the French Air Force. […]


 
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