IRClass to Provide Classification Services for Indian Navy’s Eight Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes...

March 12, 2019 @ 10:38 AM

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has won a contract to provide classification services for a series of eight Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvettes to be constructed for the Indian Navy. The order was awarded under competitive bidding in which other classification societies participated, after qualifying stringent technical requirements

Saab to Deliver Virtual Marksmanship Simulator to Finnish Defense Forces

March 12, 2019 @ 10:05 AM

Saab has won a contract to deliver virtual simulators for marksmanship and basic combat training with associated maintenance to the Finnish Defense Forces Logistics Command. The order value is approximately 9 million Euro and the first deliveries will take place in 2019, the company said in a statement Monday

Russian TsAGI Developing Arctic Transport Single-rotor High-speed Helicopter

March 12, 2019 @ 09:11 AM

Russian Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI) is studying flying conditions in Arctic to develop a single-rotor perspective high-speed helicopter with jet system for transport. TsAGI has developed a number of conceptual projects for a high-speed single-rotor helicopter for use in medical, rescue operations and maintenance of oil-producing platforms remote from the coastline...

Russian Armed Forces Received Over 200 ICBMs Since 2012

March 12, 2019 @ 08:52 AM

The Russian armed forces have received over 200 inter-continental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that include both land-based and submarine-launched since 2012, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoidu said. In the past sx years, the Armed Forces have received 109 Yars ICBMs and 108 submarine-launched ballistic missiles, Shoigu was quoted as saying by

Rheinmetall Offers Lynx IFV for Australian Army’s Land 400 Phase 3 Tender

March 8, 2019 @ 01:22 PM

Rheinmetall has offered submitted the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) with the Lance turret, Lynx Manouevre Support Vehicle (MSV) in response to the Australian Armys Land 400 Phase 3 - Mounted Close Combat Capability Request For Tender (RFT). The Lynx IFV and the Lynx MSV have been designed and tested...

US Navy to Issue RFP for Unmanned Sea Vehicle Soon

March 8, 2019 @ 11:41 AM

The US Navy plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for the procurement of a 50 feet unmanned sea vehicle (USV) to function as a sensor and communications platform. In the next two months, the service is set to issue a request for proposals for a new class of medium USV, up to 50 meters long,

AFRL XQ-58A Valkyrie Long-range Subsonic UAV Demonstrator Completes First Flight

March 8, 2019 @ 11:09 AM

The XQ-58A Valkyrie demonstrator, a long-range, high subsonic unmanned air vehicle completed its inaugural flight March 5, 2019 at Yuma Proving Grounds, Arizona. The Air Force Research Laboratory partnered with Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems to develop the XQ-58A

Kawasaki-Airbus BK117 D-3 Helicopter Lands First Customer in Japan

March 8, 2019 @ 10:36 AM

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, has released new H145//BK117 D-3 helicopter (BK117 D-3), which was jointly developed with Airbus Helicopters. The Central Helicopter Service which operates 10 BK117 helicopters for EMS, disaster prevention operations and VIP transportations in Japan, will be the first customer to useH145//BK117 D-3 in Asia, the company said in a statement Wednesday

Northrop Grumman Wins $322M to Develop Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-ER

March 8, 2019 @ 10:21 AM

Northrop Grumman has won $322.5 million contract to provide for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) of the AGM-88G, Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ER)

Ukraine Receives Turkish Armed UAV, Plans Unmanned Systems JV with Ankara

March 8, 2019 @ 09:40 AM

Ukraine has taken Delivery of Bayraktar TB2 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs) from Turkey and plans to set up a joint venture to produce components for modern unmanned technology. "Modern Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicles are already in Ukraine," Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said in a Twitter post

Israeli Roboteam to Join Italian Police

March 7, 2019 @ 11:28 AM

Israeli unmanned ground vehicle manufacturer Roboteam has won an Italian government tender to supply it with 40 tactical ground robotic systems for an approximate $10 million. Roboteam will team with Italian BMD Spa to supply the robotic platforms to the Carabinieri, the national gendarmerie of Italy, Globes reported Thursday

US AFRL X-60A Hypersonic Research Vehicle Program Completes Critical Design Review

March 7, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

X-60A hypersonic research vehicle, developed by Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Aerospace Systems Directorate, High Speed Systems Division, in partnership with Generation Orbit Launch Services, Inc., completed its Critical Design Review, a major milestone in the program