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Portugal orders Koala helos

The Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa: FAP) has ordered five AgustaWestland AW119Kx Koala light utility helicopters for a range of support operations. The deal, announced by Leonardo on 18 October, is valued at...

Counter-piracy: making friends in strange places

As the headquarters of the European Union’s counter-piracy naval task group prepares to move from the United Kingdom to Spain as a result of the ‘Brexit’ vote, its last British commander says the mission...

Saudi Hawk crashes, crew killed

A Royal Saudi Air Force Hawk trainer crashed on Oct. 15 in the northwest part of the country. The report said the crew was killed in the training crash. By Meteb Ali [CC BY-SA...

Brazil renews efforts to acquire B767-300ER aircraft

Brazil will field a Boeing B767-300ER passenger aircraft to replace one currently in service, Jane’s learnt on 16 October. The Brazilian Aeronautical Commission in Washington (CABW) on behalf of Brazilian Air Force’s Logistics Support...

Northrop Grumman readies Hatchet for all-up testing

Northrop Grumman is set to conduct the first live end-to-end test of an all-up Hatchet miniature precision strike munition by the end of this year. Developed with internal research and development (IRAD) funding, Hatchet...

Zambia denies USD400 million Israeli deal

Zambia’s defence minister has released a statement denying a report that his government is close to signing a second USD400 million deal with Israeli companies. Africa Confidential reported on 12 October that the new...

US Army sets stage for Infantry Squad Vehicle competition

The US Army is progressing with plans to compete a new contract to meet a Ground Mobility Vehicles (GMV) requirement while General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) continues production on the interim solution....

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