US Navy Shuts Cracked Arctic Ice Camp

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 25/03/2014 - 10:25:00

US Navy Shuts Cracked Arctic Ice Camp

The US Navy is taking apart an Arctic ice camp north of Alaska's Prudhoe Bay because of newly-formed cracks that could endanger operations out there

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F-35 Stealth Multirole Fighters For South Korea

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 24/03/2014 - 07:40:00

F-35 Stealth Multirole Fighters For South Korea

The Republic of Korea Air Force is upgrading its equipment, with plans announced to purchase 40 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning IIs and four Northrop Grumman Global Hawks

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Upgraded Rauma Missile Boats For Finnish Navy

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 21/03/2014 - 06:05:00

Upgraded Rauma Missile Boats For Finnish Navy

Enhanced Rauma-class missile boats have been delivered to the Finnish Navy, equipped with upgraded control and command systems, new weapons and more

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Self-Healing Paint Tech Stops Vehicle Corrosion

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 20/03/2014 - 06:10:00

Self-Healing Paint Tech Stops Vehicle Corrosion

A new paint additive gives armoured vehicles skin-like healing properties and will help ground forces avoid expensive maintenance programmes, officials claim

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Wildcat Type 45 Destroyer Deck Landing First

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 18/03/2014 - 05:30:00

Wildcat Type 45 Destroyer Deck Landing First

The Royal Navy's next-generation AgustaWestland Wildcat helicopter has landed on a Type 45 Destroyer's deck for the first time

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Turkish MIZRAK-U Anti-Tank Missile Launched

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 12/03/2014 - 08:25:00

Turkish MIZRAK-U Anti-Tank Missile Launched

State-owned Turkish weapons manufacturer Roketsan has tested a new air-launched anti-tank missile design, with successful results

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Sea Tests Loom For Gerald R. Ford Super-Carrier

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 11/03/2014 - 08:55:00

Sea Tests Loom For Gerald R. Ford Super-Carrier

The very latest United States Navy aircraft carrier is about to start a two-plus year sea trials programmes, ahead of joining the naval power later this decade

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Bomb-Proof Zero-Pressure Tyre In Development

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 10/03/2014 - 07:25:00

Bomb-Proof Zero-Pressure Tyre In Development

Indian and US engineers are working on potentially game-changing high performance bomb-proof zero-pressure tyre technology for the US Armed Forces

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Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft's First Flight

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 06/03/2014 - 06:55:00

Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft's First Flight

US aerospace/defence firm Boeing's MSA (Maritime Surveillance Aircraft) demonstrator has made its first flight, with highly successful results

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Chinese CAIC Z-10 Attack Helicopter Crash

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 05/03/2014 - 07:10:00

Chinese CAIC Z-10 Attack Helicopter Crash

A Chinese army CAIC Z-10 attack helicopter crashed on 4 March 2013, hospitalising both its crew members but without causing fatalities

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