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Defense Industry

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...

Artificial intelligence: Stop Killer Robots

They will be “weapons of terror, used by terrorists and rogue states against civilian populations. Unlike human soldiers, they will follow any orders however evil,” says Toby Walsh, professor of artificial intelligence about the future robots, at the University...

Heavy fuel capability to Royal Australian Navy customer

Schiebel has successfully demonstrated the heavy fuel variant of the CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) as part of its customer acceptance program with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Under the directive of the Navy Minor Project (NMP) 1942 to...

U.S Department of Defense: Weapons Procurement Cost Estimate of $1.92 trillion

The U.S Department of Defense estimates that the cost for the acquisition of major weapons platforms rose from $1.74 trillion to $1.92 trillion in 2017, Defense News reported Tuesday. The figure represents a 10 percent increase from the previous year’s projections,...

New Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle to the U.S. Army

The Army’s primary armored fighting force is the Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT), which consists of layered and synchronized capabilities enabling it to carry out full spectrum operations anywhere in the world. The Army’s new Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is...

UK backs Brimstone missile to 2030 from MBDA

The United Kingdom has awarded MBDA a £400 million contract for the capability sustainment programme (CSP) of the advanced Brimstone air-to-surface missile, to extend its service life beyond 2030. Under the capability sustainment programme effort, MBDA will manufacture new Brimstone...

Schiebel wins Camcopter S-100 contract with MDA

Vienna, 1 March 2018 – A fleet of Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) were commissioned by MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, to fulfill a contract with an international customer. Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS was chosen by MDA for...

Iveco Defence Vehicles delivers final tranche of Light Armoured Vehicles to the Norwegian Army

BOLZANO, Italy — Iveco Defence Vehicles has handed over the last tranche of 62 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV) to the Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA). The handover ceremony was held at Iveco DV Headquarters in Bolzano, Italy, attended by...
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Naval Group launches ARA Contraalmirante Cordero, the fourth and last Argentine Offshore Patrol Vessel

The last of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered to Naval Group by the Argentinean Navy,...
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