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Georgian Defence Forces were handed over 12 new vehicles purchased by the Federal Republic of Germany for the Georgian side. Minister addressed the guests invited to the official ceremony and thanked the German side for the provided assistance: “The German side has provided us with modern technical means within the “Capacity Building and Enhancement Initiative”,...

Latvian National Armed Forces sign command and control software supply contract Command and control software supply and integration contract between the National Armed Forces and Danish company Systematic A/S will improve defence planning, coordination and delivery of military training and exercise. It will also boost the interoperability of participating countries and...

DARPA’s Gremlins program has completed the first flight test of its X-61A vehicle. The test in late November at the U.S. Army’s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah included one captive-carry mission aboard a C-130A and an airborne launch and free flight lasting just over an hour-and-a-half. The goal for this third phase of the Gremlins program is completion of a full-scale...

Leonardo has announced the maiden flight of its new Falco Xplorer drone aircraft. Falco Xplorer S/N0001 took off from Trapani Air Force base on January 15, cruised over the Gulf of Trapani in a dedicated fly zone, for around 60 minutes and then returned to base, landing safely. The maiden flight is a significant milestone which has been achieved through technical and...

In line with the projects carried out by Turkish company Meteksan Defence in the field of radar systems, the agreement for design and develop of “35 GHz Radar Cross Section (RCS) Measurement System” for Turkish Navy was signed on July 13, 2018 between Turkish Navy Research Center Command (ARMERKOM) and Meteksan Defence Industry Inc. The acceptance tests of...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the arrival of two Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) remotely piloted aircraft at a ceremony in Sigonella, Italy on Friday (17 January 2020). The Secretary General outlined the importance of the AGS system, which will enable commanders to identify threats and view conditions on the ground, in any weather. “One single...

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA,) has recently awarded a contract of an estimated value of EUR 74 Million (84M USD) to Terma Denmark, for its customer U.S.N.G and the F-16 System Program Office (SPO). The contract comprises delivery of all new-built hardware: Pylon Integrated Dispensing System Universal (PIDSU), EW core pylons with provisions for future Missile...

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) system for the U.S. Army has successfully completed free flight missile testing at White Sands Missile Range. “CIRCM has undergone thousands of hours of testing to verify its performance in a range of realistic combat scenarios,” said Bob Gough, vice president, land and avionics C4ISR, Northrop...

Patria has delivered the first modernized Hamina class missile boat Tornio to the Finnish Defence Forces. In the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) project four vessels will be overhauled and modernized, and all the new capabilities will be in use in the Finnish Navy during 2021. Patria acts as the prime contractor, designer and the lead system integrator. The goal of the Mid-Life...

Elbit Systems announced today that its subsidiary, IMI Systems, was selected by the Finnish Ministry of Defence (Finnish MOD), following a competitive testing by the Finish Defence Forces (FDF), to provide the Finnish Army with the M339, a NATO compliant 120mm High Explosive Multi-Purpose ammunition, and Data Setting Units, for its Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs). Suitable...