First Japanese Stealth Fighter Will Fly In 2015

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 13/08/2014 - 06:05:00

First Japanese Stealth Fighter Will Fly In 2015

Japan soon to join nations equipped with active stealth combat aircraft technology when its Mitsubishi ATD-X flies for the first time next year

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RAF Tornado Combat Aircraft Sent To Iraq

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 12/08/2014 - 05:30:00

RAF Tornado Combat Aircraft Sent To Iraq

Tornado GR4s operated by the RAF are being sent to Iraq to undertake reconnaissance missions in connection with the aid supply missions now taking place

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South Korea Keen On Iron Dome Defence System

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 11/08/2014 - 07:30:00

South Korea Keen On Iron Dome Defence System

Seeking to protect civilians against hostile rocket attacks, South Korea is reportedly looking towards obtaining Israel's highly successful Iron Dome

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WW1 Ceremonies Mark 100 Year Anniversary

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 04/08/2014 - 06:15:00

WW1 Ceremonies Mark 100 Year Anniversary

Ceremonies staged 100 years on mark the various WW1 events of 4 August 1914 - the day that Germany invaded Belgium and Britain officially went to war

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US Army M2 Bradley IFV Upgrades

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 01/08/2014 - 09:50:00

US Army M2 Bradley IFV Upgrades

Track kits, shock absorbers and suspension support systems - just part of the upgraded components set to enhance the US Army Bradley IFV fleet's mobility

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5,000-Strong Iraqi Hellfire Missile Order Planned

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 30/07/2014 - 09:05:00

5,000-Strong Iraqi Hellfire Missile Order Planned

Iraqi Air Force set to be supplied with 5,000 AGM-114 Hellfire missiles - more than it's ever before had - in a $700 million deal now being considered

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US Army Enhances Pocket-Sized Black Hornet UAV

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 23/07/2014 - 09:00:00

US Army Enhances Pocket-Sized Black Hornet UAV

Tiny PD-100 Black Hornet unmanned aerial vehicle is being made even more capable and trialled within the US Army's CP-ISR programme.

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UHAC Amphibious Landing Craft In RIMPAC Trials

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 22/07/2014 - 06:20:00

UHAC Amphibious Landing Craft In RIMPAC Trials

Prototype of future amphibious landing craft with a 40 km/h top speed, a 320 km range and the ability to carry 172 tonne loads is trialled in the waters off Hawaii

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Japan, UK To Co-Develop Next-Gen F-35 Missiles

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 21/07/2014 - 09:15:00

Japan, UK To Co-Develop Next-Gen F-35 Missiles

Japan announces plan to co-develop more advanced version of Meteor air-launched missile with Britain which will equip its yet-to-enter-service F-35s

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Night Vision Fighter Pilots Helmet Launches

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 17/07/2014 - 07:45:00

Night Vision Fighter Pilots Helmet Launches

BAE Systems' new combat helmet breakthrough integrates night vision goggles to overcome weight and movement issues linked to separate helmet/goggle combos.

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