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Category: Air

Japan to boost ASM-3 AShM’s range to 400km

Japan has decided that its ASM-3 air-launch supersonic anti-ship missile would require a range boost to 400km in order to give it a standoff capability. Z3144228 [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons The Yomiuri...

DroneShield signs MOU with Saudi telecoms provider

DroneShield and Saudi Arabia’s national telecommunications company Saudi Telecoms Company (STC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing to the exploration of the potential for collaboration on counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (C-UAV) opportunities for...

Forward momentum: Trends in military logistics

Key Points Industry experts see a range of developments in military logistics, with a focus on automated, turnkey solutions New systems are designed to reduce personnel requirements and cut energy demands for camps and...

US and India advance trade and technology initiative

The United States and India have agreed to expand their joint initiative to develop defence trade and technology ties. In the latest round of talks under the US-India Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI)...

Raytheon awarded TBG concept maturation contract

As the United States continues to ramp up its efforts to field a hypersonic weapons capability – and close the gap with its peer adversaries – the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)...

Airbus Helicopters offers H145M for Australian SOF role

Airbus Helicopters has confirmed it is to bid its H145M battlefield support helicopter for Australia’s special forces requirement. The announcement, made by the company on 18 March, comes eight months after Jane’s first reported...

Brazilian Navy works to grow its aviation wing

Brazil is upgrading or buying a series of new aviation assets as it has commissioned new amphibious ships and aspires to grow its navy’s reach. The Brazilian Navy commissioned NDM Bahia (G40) landing platform...

UK begins integrating next-gen weapons for F-35

BAE Systems has begun integrating the next tranche of UK-specific weapons onto the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning combat aircraft. The company announced on 18 March that it had been subcontracted by Lockheed Martin to...

BAE begins Meteor and SPEAR integration for F-35

BAE Systems has begun integrating the next tranche of UK-specific weapons onto the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning combat aircraft. The company announced on 18 March that it had been sub-contracted by Lockheed Martin to...

Seoul expands import substitution drive

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has said it will expand its import substitution programme during 2019 as part of efforts to reduce dependency on foreign technologies and boost defence exports. DAPA said...

Is China constructing an air base in Cambodia?

Satellite photos has revealed that Chinese company Union Development Group has been constructing an airport in Koh Kong province, Cambodia. However, questions were raised as to why the airport has such a long runway....

Romania to acquire additional F-16 fighter jets

Romania is looking to acquire additional F-16 fighter jets to replace its ageing MiG-21 Lancer fighter aircraft, National Defense Minister Gabriel Les said. According to Scramble Magazine, the National Defence Minister Gabriel Les announced...

India test-fires MPATGM

India has successfully tested its indigenous Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on Mar 13. Source …read more Read more here:: Alert5 (Air)

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