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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, “provocative” paintball game. Now, Spot is also being prepared to take on the battlefield. Photos shared on Twitter by French military...

MBDA to supply new TESEO MK2/E anti-ship system to Italian Navy

MBDA will provide the Italian Navy with the new Teseo Evolved Weapon System, namely Teseo Mk2/E. This new generation system builds on the legacy Teseo family, known worldwide as OTOMAT, and will bring a substantial improvement in anti-ship capabilities. Teseo Mk2/E...

Tawazun and MBDA to cooperate on SmartGlider development

Abu Dhabi, 22 February 2021 – Tawazun and MBDA have signed a head of terms agreement with the intent to cooperate in the field of smart guided weapon systems. Matar Ali Romaithi, Chief Officer of the Economic Development Unit at...

Thales to provide new-generation sonar suite for French Navy’s SNLE 3G SSBNs

Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly on Friday 19 February announced the launch of the full-scale development phase of the programme to build France's third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines (SSBNs). As part of the SNLE 3G programme, the...

Damen Shipyards Cape Town holds blessing ceremony for first IPV

On 12th February, the South African Navy (SAN) held a blessing ceremony of the first of three Multi Mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPV) at Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). Initially, the plan had been to hold a large launching ceremony,...

DARPA Initiates Design of LongShot Unmanned Air Vehicle

Program seeks to significantly increase engagement range and effectiveness of air-to-air weapons DARPA's LongShot program, which is developing an air-launched unmanned air vehicle (UAV) with the ability to employ multiple air-to-air weapons, has awarded contracts to General Atomics, Lockheed Martin,...

Elbit Systems Awarded $46 Million Contract to Supply Armored Personnel Carriers to a Country in Asia-Pacific

Haifa, Israel, February 7, 2021 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems” or “the Company”) announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $46 million to supply VBTP 6X6 Armored Personnel Carriers (“APCs”)...

Saab Signs Two Contracts for Next Generation Corvettes for Sweden

Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, (FMV), have signed two agreements concerning the next generation of surface ships and corvettes. A Product Definition Phase for the Mid-Life Upgrades (MLU) of five Visby-class corvettes, as well as a Product...

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...

Elbit Systems Awarded Contract to Supply Light Tanks to a Country in Asia-Pacific

  Haifa, Israel, January 26, 2021 – Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems” or “the Company”) announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $172 million to supply light tanks to the Army of...
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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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