USAF Awards $98 Million Worth Aircrew Laser Eye Protection Contract

September 29, 2018 @ 08:02 AM

The US Air Force has awarded a $98 million worth contract to two local firms: Gentex Corp. and Teledyne Scientific & Imaging LLC, for aircrew protection against lasers, the Department of defense announced Friday

India’s Mazagon Dock, Germany’s Thyssenkrupp Bag $151M Worth Indian Navy Submarines Refit...

September 27, 2018 @ 01:09 PM

The Indian Navy has awarded a refit deal worth INR 1,100 crore (US$151 million) to the state-run warship builder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd and Germanys Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH to overhaul Shishumar Class non-nuclear diesel electric submarine. The German shipbuilder will get as much as INR 410 crore (US$56 million) as...

Russia’s Su-57 Fighter Aircraft To Get Supersonic Missiles With 300-km Range

September 27, 2018 @ 08:38 AM

Russias most-advanced multipurpose fighter jet, Su-57 will reportedly be equipped with a hypersonic anti-aircraft missile with a range of over 300km, according to a report by

Irkut MC-21 Airliner To Undergo EASA Certification Tests

September 26, 2018 @ 12:41 PM

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have conducted preliminary examination flights of Russian airliner MC-21-300 and will soon conduct certification tests. The EASA test pilots have performed the following procedures on the simulators and test benches: take-off, approach and landing using both landing systems and visual approaches; handling qualities and controllability...

Switzerland Issues RFQs For Ground-based Missile Defence Systems

September 25, 2018 @ 04:37 PM

The Swiss government has issued the request for tender for a new long-range surface-to-air defense system through its defense procurement agency, Armasuisse, for the countrys Air 2030 program. Under its Air2030, Switzerland is aiming to procure new combat aircraft and ground-based defences in a programme valued at CHF8 billion ($8

Germany Commissions To Build Five New K130 Corvettes

September 24, 2018 @ 01:44 PM

Germany's procurement authority, the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-service Support (BAAINBw), has commissioned to build another five new Braunschweig-class (K130) corvettes for the countrys navy. Bundeswehr awarded the contract the ARGE K130 consortium, composed of Lürssen Werft, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and German Naval Yards Kiel

India Successfully Test-fires Interceptor Missile

September 24, 2018 @ 09:22 AM

India successfully test-fired an interceptor missile off the coast in its eastern sate of Odisha, officials said Monday. The missile test was carried out Sunday night from Abdul Kalam Island of the integrated test range (ITR)

First TAI Hürkuş-B Trainer Prototype To Be Delivered In November

September 24, 2018 @ 09:14 AM

The first prototype of Turkey's domestically developed training aircraft Hürkuş-B will reportedly be delivered to the countrys armed forces in November, according to a report by

Saab Wins $57 Million Support Contract For South Korea’s Arthur Weapon Locating...

September 24, 2018 @ 08:55 AM

Saab has signed a contract with South Koreas Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) regarding support for the Arthur Weapon Locating System. The Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract includes spare parts supply and support for the Republic of Korea Army and Marine Corps

L3 To Produce Squad Aiming Laser Systems For USSOCOM

September 22, 2018 @ 11:29 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $48.5 million worth contract for the production of Squad Aiming Lasers (SAL), spare parts, and training in support of U

Royal Thai Air Force Orders Four Additional H225M Choppers

September 20, 2018 @ 11:22 AM

Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of four H225M multirole utility helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), as part of the fleet strengthening programme. This follow-on order will bring the RTAFs H225M fleet to 12 units by 2021

Russia To Upgrade Military Bases in Syria With Automated Control Systems

September 20, 2018 @ 11:05 AM

Russias military bases in Syria will be upgraded with automated control instruments to increase the defense of the facilities, according to TASS. Russias Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said Wednesday that the Russian defense ministry is working on installation of the systems in the military bases in Hmeymim and Tartus