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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...

The French Ministry of the Armed forces accelerates the FDI frigates program

During a visit to Lorient of the French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, Naval Group received notification of the order for two FDI frigates by the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA). The acceleration of the FDI program will...

U.S. begin two-day naval exercise in eastern Indian Ocean region

While the Indian Navy deployed its warship Shivalik and long-range maritime patrol aircraft P8I, the U.S. Navy was represented by the USS Theodore Rosevelt carrier strike group. India and the U.S. on March 28 kicked off a two-day naval exercise...

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...

Turkey’s First Indigenous Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle ‘ULAQ AUSV’ Launched

ARES Shipyard and METEKSAN Defence, which had initiated Turkey’s first indigenous Armed Unmanned Surface Vehicle (AUSV) program in October 2020, announced that the prototype vessel, ULAQ AUSV has been launched and sea trials have been started. In the joint press...

Israel Shipyards Will Showcase for the First Time at NAVDEX its Transfer of Technology (TOT) Concept

The Company will also present its Portfolio of Vessels for Military, Law Enforcement & HLS Markets NAVDEX 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 21-25, Stand B-O35 February 17, 2021, Israel Shipyards Ltd. – A leading shipbuilding and repair company in the Eastern...

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,...

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...
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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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