Friday, April 16, 2021

Air Defense

Egypt becomes the first international customer for MBDA’s VL MICA New Generation surface-to-air system

MBDA has been awarded a contract from the Egyptian Navy for the VL MICA NG (New Generation) air defence system to equip its Egyptian corvettes. Officially launched in October 2020, the VL MICA NG system is based on the integration...

Boeing awarded nearly $1 billion for air and missile defense

Boeing has been awarded contracts in the past year totaling $974 million to develop a next-generation seeker for the U.S. Army’s Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile system, as well as continue and expand production on current generations of the...

IAI will deliver 17 Radar Systems to the Slovak Ministry of Defense

The Israel Ministry of Defense will deliver 17 radar systems produced by IAI, to the Slovak Ministry of Defense in an agreement that amounts to approximately €150 million The Slovak government approved the recommendation made by the Slovak Ministry of...

Raytheon to upgrade air traffic surveillance radars for Brazilian Air Force

DULLES, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is modernizing the Brazilian Air Force's surveillance radars across the Amazon. Raytheon will upgrade seven legacy radars to the next-generation Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system, Condor Mk3, increasing...

Diehl Defence signs contract for Norwegian Mobile Ground Based Air Defence

Diehl Defence participates in the development and production of a new Mobile Ground Based Air Defence system, which will be delivered to the Norwegian Army. Prime contractor of this program is Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS. The system will employ...

First cooperative engagement firing of MRSAM

The Indian Navy achieved a significant milestone in enhancing its Anti Air Warfare Capability with the maiden cooperative engagement firing of the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM). The firing was undertaken on the Western Seaboard by Indian Naval...

Saab to provide RAF’s Typhoons with new smart self-protection system

Saab has received an order from BAE Systems for development of a new pyrotechnic smart self-protection system for the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft to defeat radar and IR guided threats. The order is part of a framework agreement with BAE Systems...

China: Plane Y-20 Conducts 1st Airdrop Drills

China's largest domestically-developed transport aircraft, the Y-20, recently conducted its first joint airdrop training with the country's airborne troops, marking another boost for China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force's long-range delivery and combat capabilities, PLA air force spokesperson...

MiG-31 Air-Launched Missiles on Test Combat Duty

Ten MiG-31 fighter jets (NATO reporting name: Foxhound) fitted with the air-launched Kinzhal (Dagger) hypersonic missile are on test combat duty, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said in an interview published on the Zvezda TV channel website on...

Air Force: Second Phase of Light Attack Experiment Underway

Pilots are flying the Sierra Nevada/Embraer A-29 Super Tucano and the Textron Aviation AT-6B Wolverine during a three-month, live-fly experiment to gather additional information about aircraft capabilities, as well as partner nation interoperability, prior to a potential light attack...
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Boston Dynamics robot used in French military training in combat scenarios

Boston Dynamics’s robot dog has been in a variety of places and scenarios, from jumping rope to an unauthorized,...
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