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Harris: $119m Orders
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, received orders totaling $119 million to supply JTRS-approved Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) tactical handheld radio systems with vehicular amplifier adapters to the
GD: $112 M in Stryker Contracts
General Dynamics Land Systems was awarded an $84 million contract for battle-damage assessment, repair services and materials for Stryker brigades deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition, General Dynamics was awarded $28 million for 474 hull
Boeing Laser Demo Accepts Oshkosh Military Truck
Boeing announced today that it accepted the Oshkosh Defense military truck that will carry a Boeing-built laser beam control system for the U.S. Army's High Energy Laser Technology Demonstrator (HEL TD)
US Delays New 'Bunker Buster' Bomb
A 'bunker buster' bomb with more than 10 times the explosive power of its predecessor is to be put into service by the United States next December, six months later than previously scheduled, the Defence Department
Lockheed Martin: Critical Milestones Achieved
Lockheed Martin Missile Defense Systems achieved several key milestones in 2009, including five successful intercepts and numerous other major accomplishments, further solidifying Lockheed Martin as a world leader in air and missile defense.
1st Test Flight for Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III
The Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III program completed the first flight of its structures test aircraft. The test, conducted Nov. 23 in Mesa, demonstrated flight characteristics and handling maneuvers. Tests to continue to expand the helicopter's
US pitches unique F-35 Fighter Jet to Israel
The US has offered to add Israeli systems and munitions to a new US-built fighter jet and deliver it to Israel by 2015, provided a deal is sealed in coming
P&W Delivers 400th F119 Engine to US Air Force
Pratt & Whitney delivered the 400th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force.
CILAS delivers MILDA to DGA
ORLEANS, November 5th 2009 – CILAS recently delivered to the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) the prototype of the compact laser source MILDA – Mid Infrared Laser for DIRCM Application. The DGA awarded this project to CILAS two years ago,
NGC Begins Producing 1st Int'l F-35 JSF
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has begun producing the center fuselage for the first international F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, an F-35B short take off, vertical landing (STOVL) variant for the United Kingdom designated BK-1. The center fuselage
First A330MRTT wet contact through in house designed boom
An Airbus Military A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fitted with the Air Refuelling Boom System (ARBS) successfully performed the first in-flight refuelling with two F16s from the Portuguese Air Force on 21st October.
Rotating E-Scan Radar May Push Eurofighter Exports
The new "repositionable" electronically scanned radar being proposed for the Eurofighter could make the difference for the fighter in export markets, its designers claim.
SELEX Galileo's Defensive Aids Suite selected by the RAF
SELEX Galileo, of Finmeccanica, will provide the Defensive Aids Suite (DAS) as part of the £300 million upgrade programme for 28 of the Royal Air Force’s fleet of Puma Mk1 helicopters.
ThalesRaytheonSystems: Improved Sentinel Radar
A ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS) AN/MPQ-64 Improved Sentinel Multi-Mode radar has performed successfully during recent demonstrations held with the U.S.
MBDA: Successful Demonstration of the Semi-Active Laser Guided Zuni Rocket
MBDA Inc. today announced the successful demonstration of a Semi-Active Laser Guided Zuni rocket against a moving target at the Navy’s test facilities at China Lake, CA. This firing comes after a successful shot against a static target in May of
4,000 US troops to leave Iraq next month
The US will withdraw about 4,000 troops from Iraq by the end of October, the US military commander in Iraq said in testimony prepared for a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX)
04 - 07
Cairo - Egypt
16 - 18
Dubai World Trade Center - United Arab Emirates
23 - 25
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
World Defense Show (WDS 2024)
04 - 08
Riyadh - Saudi Arabia
THE WORLD DEFENSE ALMANAC 2023