Friday, July 30, 2021

Defense Industry

Strike Planned At Italy F-35 Assembly Line

ROME - Workers at Italy’s F-35 assembly line have announced a strike next Tuesday to protest the widespread use of employment agency contractors at the site. Unions planning the one-day strike said 600 staff at Cameri Air Base — where...

UK will invest in a new computer system to Protect the Skies

The Ministry of Defense will invest up to £80 million in a new computer system to boost the RAF’s speed and accuracy in protecting the skies, Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced. Known as Project Guardian, the new Air Command...

Airbus warns Berlin Against F-35 fighter aircraft buy

A leading Airbus manager has warned that the German federal government would snub France for its aircraft procurement. Dirk Hoke, Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Defense and Space, has warned the German government against the purchase of Lockheed Martin's F-35...

Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid of F-22 and F-35 for Japan

TOKYO - U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp plans to offer Japan a stealth fighter design based on its export-banned F-22 Raptor and advanced F-35 Lightning II aircraft (stealthy hybrid), two sources said. Lockheed has discussed the idea with Japanese...

Rheinmetall: Partnership with Czech industry for a new Lynx

The Czech armed forces are currently pressing ahead with a far-reaching modernization programme. Among other things, its fleet of BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, which dates from the 1980s, is to be replaced with a family of modern systems. Procurement...

Delivery of C-27J Spartan Battlefield Aircraft Completed

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) today welcomed the 10th and final C-27J Spartan into service during a ceremony at RAAF Base Richmond. Minister for Defense, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Minister for Defense Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne...

Leonardo Demonstrates its AW159 Helicopter to Malaysia’s Armed Forces

ROME - Leonardo, with the support of the UK’s 847 Naval Air Squadron, presented its AW159 Wildcat helicopter to Malaysia’s Armed Forces at Royal Malaysian Navy Base Lumut and Leonardo Helicopters’ facility at Subang Airport, near Kuala Lumpur last...

ISIS Contained in Syria, Changing Tactics, OIR Spokesman Says

WASHINGTON - Iraqi security forces and Syrian Democratic Forces continue to contain Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in areas of the middle Euphrates River valley, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said yesterday. Army Col. Ryan Dillon briefed reporters...

U.S. Faces Evolving, Emboldened Adversaries in Cyberspace, Officials Warn

WASHINGTON — As threats in cyberspace constantly evolve, the United States is facing adversaries that are increasingly sophisticated, capable and emboldened in that domain, top  officials told lawmakers today. The cyberspace domain has “evolved dramatically” in the eight years since...

Saab: Gripen E Simulator with Wide Area Display

  Saab will be attending the Defexpo exhibition in India, 11-14 April 2018. On the show for the first time is a Gripen E simulator equipped with a Wide Area Display (WAD). The Wide Area Display in Gripen E is a...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Falkonry design win with the U.S. Navy

Falkonry, the innovation leader in Operational AI, today announced a significant design win with the Naval Surface Warfare Center...
- Advertisement -