$1bn Arms Package Cleared For Iraq

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 15/05/2014 - 05:20:00

$1bn Arms Package Cleared For Iraq

US defence manufacturers are supplying Iraq's air and ground forces with almost $1bn of new equipment including training aircraft, surveillance platforms and armoured vehicles

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Mk 48 Torpedoes For Turkey's Submarines

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 14/05/2014 - 07:20:00

Mk 48 Torpedoes For Turkey's Submarines

Next-generation Turkish CERBE-class submarines to be fitted with Mk 48 torpedoes, so long as US Congress approves the sale terms

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Russian Navy Warships In English Channel

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 09/05/2014 - 07:35:00

Russian Navy Warships In English Channel

Russia's Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier spearheads a Northern Fleet warship contingent now making its way up the English Channel to the North Sea

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Sikorsky S-92 Wins USMC Marine One Contract

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 08/05/2014 - 06:45:00

Sikorsky S-92 Wins USMC Marine One Contract

Sikorsky announced as winner of 21-helicopter Marine One fleet contract, with modified S-92s replacing VH-3D Sea Kings and VH-60N White Hawks now in service

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2014 Moscow Victory Day Parade Line-Up

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

2014 Moscow Victory Day Parade Line-Up

Joined by 11,000+ troops, some 200 Russian military assets will participate in 2014's Moscow Victory Day Parade on 9 May 2014

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RIMPAC 2014 Attracts New Naval Participants

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

RIMPAC 2014 Attracts New Naval Participants

China and Brunei to participate in Rim of the Pacific naval exercise for first time, sharing operational tips and tactics with numerous other nations

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Freedom 240 Counter-IED Backpacks for USMC

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 01/05/2014 - 06:30:00

Freedom 240 Counter-IED Backpacks for USMC

Northrop Grumman is developing backpacks for US Marines personnel that can jam IED (Improvised Explosive Device) signals and so protect them against injury

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Global Hawk Achieves Maritime Surveillance First

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 30/04/2014 - 06:05:00

Global Hawk Achieves Maritime Surveillance First

The USAF is drawing on Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) to help it add air-sea battle surveillance to its capability mix

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10 More Virginia-class Submarines For US Navy

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 29/04/2014 - 09:25:00

10 More Virginia-class Submarines For US Navy

General Dynamics Electric Boat and Newport News Shipbuilding have been contracted by the US Navy to supply it with 10 extra Virginia-class submarines

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USAF Stealth Bomber Software Upgrade Reviewed

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 28/04/2014 - 05:35:00

USAF Stealth Bomber Software Upgrade Reviewed

US defence/aerospace firm Northrop Grumman has finished a USAF review of new software for the air arm's B-2 Spirit 'Stealth Bombers'

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