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MH-60R getting Digital Rocket Launchers

The U.S. Navy has started to equip the MH-60R fleet with the Digital Rocket Launchers (DRLs). “MH-60R” by U.S. Navy – http://www.news.navy.mil/list_single.asp?id=4771. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. The DRLs were delivered on...

EDA targets dual use tech funding

The funding of dual civil and military use projects by the European Union (EU) and gaining more fiscal incentives are among the areas being targeted by the European Defence Agency (EDA) to help boost...

Pilatus Aircraft sales reach record high in 2014

Swiss manufacturer of military trainer and light civilian aircraft Pilatus posted its strongest-ever annual results on 8 April, with FY 2014 revenue reaching CHF1174 million (USD1222 million). The company’s earnings also grew by nearly...

Ecuador receives 709 Chinese support vehicles

The Ecuadorian Army received 709 logistics support vehicles during a 7 April ceremony at Ft Huancavilca in Guayaquil. President Rafael Correa delivered the vehicles and announced they would be used to transport troops and...

Fibre-optics aid composite UAV structure monitoring

Their high strength-to-weight ratio, corrosion resistance and fatigue strength make composite materials an excellent candidate for use in unmanned air vehicle structures. …read more Read more here:: Flight Global Military News (Air)

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