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Japan Plans to Upgrade 16 Airports, Ports for Military Use

March 29, 2024 @ 08:15 AM

Japan is set to upgrade five airports and eleven seaports for use by its defense forces and coast guard during military emergencies, Kyodo News reported on March 27. The Japanese government,...

MBDA Seeks European Commission Funding for "Enforcer" Missile Production

March 29, 2024 @ 07:10 AM

MBDA is proposing funding for the Enforcer Production Increase Campaign (EPIC) under the European Commission's ASAP programme to ramp up Enforcer missiles production. The EPIC project aims to increase Enforcer production...

Naval Group Launches Third Brazilian Scorpene Submarine

March 29, 2024 @ 05:24 AM

The third Scorpène submarine of the ProSub program was launched at the Itaguaí Naval Base on March 27. Present at the event were Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and...

First AH-1Z Viper Arrives at Bell's Facility for Structural Improvement Electrical Power...

March 29, 2024 @ 04:31 AM

The first Bell AH-1Z Viper set to undergo the Structural Improvement Electrical Power Upgrade (SIEPU) modification has arrived at Bell's Amarillo Assembly Center. SIEPU modifications aim to optimize the AH-1Z Viper by increasing its electrical power...

First Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Mk1A Takes Maiden Flight

March 28, 2024 @ 01:36 PM

India's state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has announced that the first Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Mk1A series soared into the skies from the HAL facility in Bengaluru. The maiden flight lasted 18 minutes, the company said...

Taiwan’s New Corvettes Boast Stealth Capabilities Comparable to Fishing Boats

March 28, 2024 @ 09:55 AM

The Taiwanese Navys newly inducted Tuo Chiang-class corvettes, An Chiang and Wan Chiang, have a radar cross-section as small as that of a fishing boat. President Tsai Ing-wen oversaw the formal induction of two indigenous corvettes...

Drones Swarm Gets Software Upgraded in Mid-flight by UAV

March 28, 2024 @ 09:13 AM

A drone swarm on a mission got its software upgraded in mid-flight by another drone to meet the requirements for a new mission. In an

Indonesia Orders Fincantieri PPA Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ships worth €1.2B

March 28, 2024 @ 08:58 AM

Fincantieri and the Indonesian Ministry of Defence have signed a €1.18 billion contract for the supply of two PPA multipurpose offshore patrol ships

Boeing's Australian Subsidiary to Establish MQ-28 'Ghost Bat' Drone Production Site in...

March 28, 2024 @ 08:22 AM

Boeings subsidiary in Australia is establishing its first MQ-28 Ghost Bat ‘loyal wingman drone production site outside the U.S

S.Korea Seeks to Resolve KF-21 Payments Impasse with Indonesia

March 28, 2024 @ 07:39 AM

South Korea has initiated talks with Indonesia in an effort to address pending issues related to Jakarta's participation in the KF-21 fighter jet development project. The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) convened