Friday, August 19, 2022

Military technology

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...

Boeing Delivers Next F-15EX Ahead of Schedule

On April 21,2021, a Boeing-led industry team officially delivered a second F-15EX fighter aircraft to the U.S. Air Force earlier than the contract requirement. The result of a collaboration across industry, the U.S. Air Force and the Air...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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IAI Delivers First Sets of F-16 Aerostructures and 200th F-35 Wing to LM

June 14, 2022 - During a ceremony held at Israel Aerospace Industries' (IAI) wing assembly line, IAI delivered Lockheed...
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