General Dynamics Wins US Marine Corps' CAC2S Production Contract

August 31, 2017 @ 10:24 AM

General Dynamics Mission Systems has won $105 million full rate production contract from US Marine Corps over four years for the Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S) program. CAC2S is a command and control system that integrates information from various aerial and ground-based radar systems and sensors to enable a...

Aegis Combat System Fires Two Standard Missile-6 Against Ballistic Missile Target

August 30, 2017 @ 03:29 PM

US Navy Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin supported USS John Paul Jones has fired two Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) Dual I missiles from the Aegis Combat System against a medium-range ballistic missile target. During the test, the system detected, tracked, engaged and launched both missiles to intercept a Medium Range Ballistic...

Indian Defence Ministry Accepts Shekatkar Panel Recommendations To Redeploy 57,000 Soldiers

August 30, 2017 @ 03:05 PM

Indian government has accepted 65 out of 99 reforms recommended by the Shekatkar committee that includes redeployment and restructuring of approximately 57,000 posts of officers/JCOs/ORs and civilians. Indias Defence Ministry Wednesday has informed the Union Cabinet that the government has accepted 65 out of 99 recommendations of the Lt General DB...

Two USAF Squadrons To Receive F-35 Fighter Jets Next Month

August 30, 2017 @ 11:51 AM

US F-35 jets are set to be delivered to two US Air Force squadrons next month with the latest Block 3F software, which will enable pilots to use its full suite of war fighting capabilities. The 34th Fighter Squadron at Utahs Hill Air Force Base will receive the aircraft in early...

Russia To Feature S-400, Strategic Bombers During Air Defense Drills With Allies

August 30, 2017 @ 10:40 AM

Russia will be featuring long-range bombers, S-400 and S-300 air defense systems and other military equipment at Combat Commonwealth-2017 drills of an integrated CIS air defense network that will be held on September 4-8. MiG-29, Su-27 and Su-30 fighters, Su-24 bombers, Su-25 close support fighters, Su-34 multipurpose fighter-bombers, MiG-31 interceptor jets...

SolAero Technologies Delivers Solar Wing For Bye's StratoAirNet UAV

August 30, 2017 @ 10:29 AM

SolAero Technologies Corp (SolAero) has delivered the first solar wing for Bye Aerospace's "StratoAirNet", a solar-electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). SolAero is integrating their advanced high-efficiency solar cell technologies on the graphite composite StratoAirNet wing using proprietary methods to maintain the critical laminar flow surface on the wing, the company announced Tuesday

Iran Integrates Russian S-300 Air Defense System Into Defense

August 29, 2017 @ 06:14 PM

Irans advanced S-300 air defense system, delivered by Russia following years of delay, is now “fully integrated” into the air defense network. The missile defense system has been stationed across Iran and is covering sensitive sites, Gen

Boeing's Apache helicopters' Fuselages To Be Made in India

August 29, 2017 @ 04:01 PM

Boeing will start manufacturing fusalages of its Apache AH-64E attack helicopter meant for an Indian Air Force order, at a facility in India from next year. The US companys plan is to manufacture the Apache fuselage at the Tata Advanced Systems facility in Hyderabad and ship it to the US for assembly

Employees of Indian Arms Manufacturer Want MoD To Cancel Samsung K-9 Howitzer...

August 29, 2017 @ 12:32 PM

All India Defence Employees Federation (AIDEF) has written to the Defence Minister requesting to review its decision to buy South Korean howitzer guns instead of locally made Dhanush 155 mm Artillery Gun. The request of AIDEF follows death of South Korean soldiers in an K-9 howitzer explosion during South Korean army's artillery training session,

India To Issue RFI To Lockheed Martin, Saab For Single Engine Fighter...

August 29, 2017 @ 11:59 AM

India will be issuing a request for information next month to Lockheed Martin for its F-16 Block 70 and Saab for its Gripen E, for manufacturing single-engine fighters in India. The Ministry of Defence will float a request for information, or RFI, to US firm Lockheed Martin and Swedish Saab to produce single-engine fighters in collaboration with a private company in the India,

India Favoring Additional Rafale Jets Over Russian Stealth Fighter?

August 28, 2017 @ 04:14 PM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to acquire an additional 36 Dassault Rafale jets over the proposed procurement of Russias Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA).

Burkina Faso Purchases Two Mi-171Sh helicopters from Russia

August 28, 2017 @ 04:06 PM

Rosoboronexport has signed a contract for the delivery of Mi-171SH mulit-purpose military helicopters to Burkina Faso at the International Military-Technical Forum Army-2017. Rosoboronexport had signed two contracts with the West African nation: one for the helicopters and another for air-launched weapons, the Russian Agency announced Friday