Saturday, June 19, 2021

Defense Industry

DOD Announces $226.3 Million in Industrial Base Expansion Actions

The Department of Defense (DOD), on behalf of and in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), awarded $226.3 million in contracts and contract modifications to increase domestic production capacity of nitrile gloves and SARS‐CoV‐2 antibody...

Sweden To Receive First Delivery Of World’s Most Advanced Air Defense Missile

Lockheed Martin successfully delivered Sweden’s first Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptors in April, providing the country with the world’s most advanced air defense missile that uses Hit-to-Kill technology to defend against incoming threats. “By choosing PAC-3...

Saab Receives Order for Future Development Support of Gripen

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide future development support for Gripen from April 1, 2021 to December 31, 2022. The total order value is SEK 998 million. The order is an extension...

Revolutionary sensor brings faint objects into focus

For the crew of a naval ship, understanding what is happening in the area through which their vessel is travelling is crucially important. Better situational awareness helps them counter any threats they might face, which is why warships are...

Elbit Systems completes acceptance tests for Hellenic Coast Guard combat suites

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it successfully completed the acceptance tests for new patrol vessels of the Hellenic Coast Guard (HCG). In March 2019, the Company reported that it was awarded a contract from Cantiere Navale Vittoria SpA...

Scientists at Raytheon BBN Technologies have developed a new way to detect a single photon of light

Scientists at Raytheon BBN Technologies have developed a new way to detect a single photon, or particle of light – a development with big applications for sensors, communications and exponentially more powerful quantum computer processors. The team has published...

Sovereign Weapons Manufacturing Capabilities In Australia

Lockheed Martin and Thales Australia have finalized a teaming agreement advancing the delivery of an Australian guided weapons manufacturing capability in support of a sovereign national guided weapons enterprise. The agreement will see experienced strategic industry partners in Lockheed Martin...

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...
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Saab and Varjo bring virtual reality to flight simulators

Saab and Varjo Technologies work together to revolutionise flight simulators. The Finnish company Varjo has developed a human eye...
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