Thales Wildcat Helicopter Missile System Contract

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 17/06/2014 - 07:40:00

Thales Wildcat Helicopter Missile System Contract

A £48 million contract to construct Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon-Light systems for the Royal Navy's Wildcat HM2 helicopters goes to Thales

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Precision Air Drop Contract For Lockheed Martin

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 16/06/2014 - 09:15:00

Precision Air Drop Contract For Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin's WindTracer system has helped commercial airliner pilots for years. Now, a modified version could help improve the accuracy of military airdrops

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USAF B-52 Strategic Bombers In Europe

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 13/06/2014 - 07:05:00

USAF B-52 Strategic Bombers In Europe

Iconic Cold War-era Boeing B-52H Stratofortress strategic heavy bombers are currently stationed in Europe in numbers not seen for more than a decade

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Autonomous Vehicles Convoy Trials Success

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 11/06/2014 - 08:35:00

Autonomous Vehicles Convoy Trials Success

Long-chain unmanned military vehicle convoys can operate safely and securely in multiple different operational settings, new trial results confirm

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D-Day 70 Anniversary Events Round-Up

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 05/06/2014 - 06:40:00

D-Day 70 Anniversary Events Round-Up

Ceremonies, a ships flotilla, airborne parachute drops and the RAF Red Arrows - just part of D-Day 70's anniversary events in Britain and France

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2014 Russian Air Force Arms Purchases

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 02/06/2014 - 09:35:00

2014 Russian Air Force Arms Purchases

A host of new and upgraded military technologies will enter Russian Air Force service this year, according to a procurement plan unveiled at the start of June by officials

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Sea Ceptor Missiles For Royal New Zealand Navy

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 28/05/2014 - 10:15:00

Sea Ceptor Missiles For Royal New Zealand Navy

Royal New Zealand Navy becomes the first international customer for MBDA's Mach 3-capable sea-launched Common Anti-Air Modular Missile

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Indian Air Force MiG-21 Crash Kills Pilot

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 27/05/2014 - 07:30:00

Indian Air Force MiG-21 Crash Kills Pilot

An investigation's now been launched into what caused an Indian Air Force MiG-21 combat jet to crash in southern Kashmir on 27 May 2014

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SAMP/T Missile Systems In Twinned Strike First

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 23/05/2014 - 08:00:00

SAMP/T Missile Systems In Twinned Strike First

The French Air Force and Italian Army carried out a double airborne target strike using SAMP/T missile launch systems in late May 2014, it's been reported

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Astute Class Sub HMS Artful Launched

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 20/05/2014 - 08:30:00

Astute Class Sub HMS Artful Launched

The third of seven nuclear-powered Astute-class submarines for the Royal Navy rolls out of BAE Systems' manufacturing facility, ahead of lengthy sea trials

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