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Australian Amphibious Ship HMAS Canberra Initial Operational Capability

Australian Amphibious Ship HMAS Canberra Initial Operational Capability

The Royal Australian Navy’s Amphibious Ship, HMAS Canberra, has completed a graduated operational test and trials program to achieve a key milestone towards Initial Operating Capability. The pr more
US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan departs for Japan

US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan departs for Japan

After nine years of calling Naval Air Station North Island its homeport, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departed San Diego for Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. more
Australia expands maritime security cooperation with Indonesia

Australia expands maritime security cooperation with Indonesia

Australia’s security partnership with Indonesia has been boosted by the launch of a joint maritime enforcement training capability in Indonesia today by Australian Border Force Commissioner Rom more
Singapore completes air combat exercise with US

Singapore completes air combat exercise with US

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) concluded its participation in the United States Air Force (USAF)-hosted Exercise Red Flag-Nellis at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, United States, from more
Boeing receives production contract for P-8A Poseidon aircraft

Boeing receives production contract for P-8A Poseidon aircraft

Boeing will provide the first P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft for Australia and additional P-8As for the U.S. Navy following a $1.49 billion contract award from the Navy for 13 aircr more
Northrop Grumman teams up with ViaSat & Optus for offering SATCOM system to Australia

Northrop Grumman teams up with ViaSat & Optus for offering SATCOM system to Australia

Northrop Grumman Corporation has partnered with ViaSat and Optus to offer the Australian Defence Force (ADF) a proven solution for its utilisation of the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) system. &nbs more
Australia NUSHIP Adelaide completes final sea trials

Australia NUSHIP Adelaide completes final sea trials

NUSHIP Adelaide, Australia’s second Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship, is successfully completing her second and final sea trials in Port Phillip Bay.   The 27,800 tonne warship will retu more
Australia, US & China participate in trilateral training exercise

Australia, US & China participate in trilateral training exercise

Australian, Chinese and American troops are arriving in Darwin to begin Exercise KOWARI 15, a survival training exercise designed to build cooperation, friendship and trust between the three nati more
Russian Helicopters delivers 9 Ka-32A11BC helicopters to China

Russian Helicopters delivers 9 Ka-32A11BC helicopters to China

Australian, Chinese and American troops are arriving in Darwin to begin Exercise KOWARI 15, a survival training exercise designed to build cooperation, friendship and trust between the three nat more
Russian Helicopters to develop MRO facility in India

Russian Helicopters to develop MRO facility in India

During the Russia-India conference on after-sales service for Russian-made helicopters, Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) proposed developing the after-sales service provisio more
Australia to strengthen and enhance bilateral defence ties with Singapore

Australia to strengthen and enhance bilateral defence ties with Singapore

Chief of Air Force of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), Air Marshal (AM) Leo Davies, called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF).   AM Davies, who i more
US Pacific Fleet Commander affirms excellent defence relations with Singapore

US Pacific Fleet Commander affirms excellent defence relations with Singapore

The Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet (US PACFLT), Admiral (ADM) Scott Swift, called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF).   ADM Swift, who is more
Australian company awarded aircraft component contract for Triton UAS

Australian company awarded aircraft component contract for Triton UAS

Northrop Grumman Corporation has awarded a second Australian supplier contract to Mincham Aviation for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS) initial production lot. &n more
IAI to provide cyber warfare training in Japan

IAI to provide cyber warfare training in Japan

Israel Aerospace Industries has signed a contract to supply Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) of Tokyo, Japan, its TAME™ Range, the Cyber Range training platform and certification for cyber warfare tea more
Australia awards Northrop Grumman for its Secure Communications System

Australia awards Northrop Grumman for its Secure Communications System

Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security, an Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded the Defence Science and Technology Group Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science for S more
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Curtiss Wright awarded avionics contract for US Coast Guard Dolphin helicopters

Curtiss Wright awarded avionics contract for US Coast Guard Dolphin helicopters

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a contract from the United States Coast Guard to supply its Air Data Computer technology for use on the Coast more
Oshkosh Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to move & protect US troops in future mission

Oshkosh Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to move & protect US troops in future mission

The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has awarded Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) company, a $6.7 billion firm fixed more
Moscow Airshow: Rosoboronexport promotes Russian military equipment and hold its leading position globally

Moscow Airshow: Rosoboronexport promotes Russian military equipment and hold its leading position globally

At the MAKS 2015 International Moscow Aerospace Show, which is being held from 25 to 30 August 2015 in Zhukovsky (Moscow region), Russia’s special exporter Rosoboronexport, part of the Rostec S more
Moscow Airshow: Rosoboronexport to launch the Spanish PAZ satellite

Moscow Airshow: Rosoboronexport to launch the Spanish PAZ satellite

On August 27 at the MAKS 2015 International Aerospace Show, Rosoboronexport, part to the Rostec State Corporation, has signed a contract with HISDESAT Servicios Estratégicos SA, a Spanish satell more
Moscow Airshow: Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircrafts on static & flying display

Moscow Airshow: Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircrafts on static & flying display

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company is participating in the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2015, which is traditionally held in the town of Zhukovsky near Moscow from 25 to 30 August 2015. more
Turkish T129 ATAK helicopter demonstrate flight capability in Poland

Turkish T129 ATAK helicopter demonstrate flight capability in Poland

Turkish Aerospace has announced the completion of the first ever demonstration flights in Poland of its T129 ATAK Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter.  These demonstration to more
F-35A aircraft test 25mm airborne gun

F-35A aircraft test 25mm airborne gun

An F-35A fired 181 rounds from its four-barrel, 25 millimeter Gatling gun during a ground test at Edwards Air Force Base earlier this month.  The gun is embedded in the F-35A’s left wing and w more
Turkish Aerospace to debut T129 ATAK helicopter in Poland

Turkish Aerospace to debut T129 ATAK helicopter in Poland

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) is pleased to announce the launch of its “T129 ATAK Poland Roadshow” between August 22 – September 4, 2015. The T129 ATAK Advanced Attack and Tactic more
First international tanker refuels F-35 Lightning II aircraft

First international tanker refuels F-35 Lightning II aircraft

An Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) KC-767A aerial refueling tanker successfully completed its first U.S. Air Force F-35A boom receiver certification refueling flight, July 29 over Califo more
Raytheon Anschütz to provide integrated bridge systems for new UK Royal Navy Ship

Raytheon Anschütz to provide integrated bridge systems for new UK Royal Navy Ship

Raytheon Anschütz has been selected by BAE Systems to provide the Integrated Navigation and Bridge System (INBS) for the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ships.   Raytheon Ansch more
TCOM & Logos Technologies demonstrate Wide-Area Motion Imagery Sensor surveillance capability

TCOM & Logos Technologies demonstrate Wide-Area Motion Imagery Sensor surveillance capability

TCOM, a global leader in persistent surveillance Aerostat solutions and Logos Technologies LLC, an innovative developer of advanced sensors for Wide Area Motion Imagery, successfully demonstra more
Rheinmetall-Canada & IAI jointly awarded medium range radar program

Rheinmetall-Canada & IAI jointly awarded medium range radar program

Rheinmetall-Canada and ELTA Systems, an IAI subsidiary and group, have been awarded the significant Medium Range Radar (MRR) program by the Canadian Department of National Defense (DND). The rada more
A400M makes Tom Cruise’s mission possible

A400M makes Tom Cruise’s mission possible

It will be the world’s most advanced military transport aircraft for decades to come but the Airbus A400M may never again be called upon to perform its astounding role in upcoming movie Mission more
Renault & Panhard to extend the service life of VBL armored vehicle

Renault & Panhard to extend the service life of VBL armored vehicle

The French defense procurement agency (Direction Générale de l’Armement – DGA) has awarded RENAULT TRUCKS Defense / Panhard a design contract to extend the service life of its light arm more
IAI and Thales integrate datalink capability on Heron UAV

IAI and Thales integrate datalink capability on Heron UAV

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Thales have conducted, in Israel, risk reduction flight tests for the integration of Thales and Elisra’s NATO STANAG 7085 data link on board the Heron Medi more
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