Lockheed Martin Tactical Missile System Upgrades

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 08/01/2015 - 08:10:00

Lockheed Martin Tactical Missile System Upgrades

US aerospace/defence contractor to develop and test new hardware for the US Army's sole tactical long-range surface-to-surface precision strike platform.

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M72 Light Assault Weapons Ordered

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 07/01/2015 - 09:35:00

M72 Light Assault Weapons Ordered

More M72 light assault weapons of the type in service for some 50 years, with an extensive operational history, ordered from Nammo Talley for the US military.

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'Smart' Bullet in EXACTO Sniper Firing Trials

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 22/12/2014 - 08:35:00

'Smart' Bullet in EXACTO Sniper Firing Trials

Bullet able to reroute itself up to 30 times every second has been put through its paces by the US Defense Advanced Research Project Agency.

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British Army Infantry Roles For Women Planned

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 19/12/2014 - 05:40:00

British Army Infantry Roles For Women Planned

Should serving British Army women be allowed to engage in the close-combat role? 'Ability...not gender' is the MoD's latest stance but final studies are still needed.

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Phalanx Weapon Systems For Elizabeth Carriers

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 18/12/2014 - 09:20:00

Phalanx Weapon Systems For Elizabeth Carriers

Royal Navy's next-generation aircraft carriers to be equipped with Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems, with Babcock International the nominated contractor.

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GhostSwimmer Robot Shark In US Navy Trials

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 17/12/2014 - 10:15:00

GhostSwimmer Robot Shark In US Navy Trials

Robotic unmanned underwater vehicle system expected to serve as a future intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform completes its trials.

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Royal Navy Spearfish Torpedo Upgrades

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 16/12/2014 - 10:10:00

Royal Navy Spearfish Torpedo Upgrades

Widely-deployed Royal Navy anti-surface ship and anti-submarine warfare weapons to be upgraded with new warheads, fuel systems and hi-tech features

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New Armed Forces International -- A Taste of Things to Come in 2015

Posted by on 15/12/2014 - 00:00:00

New Armed Forces International -- A Taste of Things to Come in 2015

Big changes are coming to Armed Forces International at the beginning of 2015! We're giving you a sneak peek into what's ahead and all the exciting new features from the Copybook Network.

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AGM-158 Missiles For Polish F-16s

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 12/12/2014 - 07:05:00

AGM-158 Missiles For Polish F-16s

40 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles, plus associated training services and spare parts, are purchased by Poland for its F-16 Fighting Falcon fleet.

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First UAV Air Base Build Contract Awarded

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 11/12/2014 - 08:15:00

First UAV Air Base Build Contract Awarded

First air base exclusively for drones will feature two runways, maintenance facilities and other infrastructure, launching UAV operations by day and night.

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