Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk Chosen For Indian Navy

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 09/12/2014 - 09:10:00

Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk Chosen For Indian Navy

Sikorsky's multirole-capable S-70B Seahawk naval helicopter to equip the future Indian Navy, once supply terms have been formally established.

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US Seeks Beretta M9 Pistol Replacement

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 04/12/2014 - 08:15:00

US Seeks Beretta M9 Pistol Replacement

9mm Beretta M9 pistol for almost three decades used by the US Armed Forces is now set to be replaced - a potentially huge order for the company chosen.

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World's Strongest Material In Body Armour Trials

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 01/12/2014 - 10:15:00

World's Strongest Material In Body Armour Trials

Could troops one day wear body armour made from the world's strongest material? Tests carried out in the US have been exploring that possibility.

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Wounded Soldiers Drug Creates 'Survival Window'

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 28/11/2014 - 06:45:00

Wounded Soldiers Drug Creates 'Survival Window'

Drug now in development is designed to 'hibernate' soldiers wounded on the frontline and keep them within the vital 'platinum ten minutes' timeframe.

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Australian Navy's Largest Warship Into Service

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 26/11/2014 - 09:40:00

Australian Navy's Largest Warship Into Service

230 metre-long amphibious landing ship with the capacity to land 2,000 personnel is set to join the Royal Australian Navy in coming days.

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Viper 2.1 Joins Northrop Grumman Laser Range

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 21/11/2014 - 07:25:00

Viper 2.1 Joins Northrop Grumman Laser Range

Northrop Grumman's Viper DIRCM laser range has a new addition - more reliable, lighter, simpler and more powerful than its predecessors.

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100 K2 MBTs To Join South Korean Army

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 19/11/2014 - 10:30:00

100 K2 MBTs To Join South Korean Army

South Korea's long-delayed Black Panther Main Battle Tank now finally looks set to join the nation's army en masse, with 100 to be fielded by 2017.

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First-Time Laser Weapon System Deployment

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 17/11/2014 - 06:50:00

First-Time Laser Weapon System Deployment

Fitted to the long-serving USS Ponce amphibious warfare ship, the US Navy's Laser Weapon System is now engaged in trials in the Persian Gulf.

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USAF Reorders Paveway II Plus Bomb Kits

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 12/11/2014 - 08:10:00

USAF Reorders Paveway II Plus Bomb Kits

Lockheed Martin to provide USAF with $40+ million worth of Paveway II Plus Laser-Guided Bomb kits to enhance GBU-10 and GBU-12 weapons.

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UK & France To Co-Study Future Combat Aircraft

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International Reporter on 06/11/2014 - 09:00:00

UK & France To Co-Study Future Combat Aircraft

UK's BAE Systems and France's Dassault to spend 24 months looking into next-generation combat aircraft options after being given £120m to do so.

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