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French Navy will receive more H160 helicopters

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Just last week, Airbus Helicopters reported that the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) has confirmed an option for two more H160s for the French Navy. As noted by the company, these aircraft will join the fleet of four H160s already contracted in 2020, the first of which is currently being assembled by Airbus Helicopters in […]

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U.S. Army takes delivery of new Robotic Combat Vehicle prototypes

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On Wednesday, the U.S. Army has confirmed that it has taken delivery of eight Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) prototypes that will be used in a series of Soldier Touchpoints to further the Army’s Campaign of Learning. According to a recent service news release, the fourth and final RCV (Medium) prototype was delivered to the U.S. […]

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U.S. Navy awards contract to Huntington Ingalls for REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicle

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The U.S. Navy announced it has reached an agreement with America’s largest military shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls for two REMUS 300 unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). “REMUS UUVs have been used by the U.S. Navy for their defense operations for more than 20 years,” said Duane Fotheringham, president of the Unmanned Systems business group in HII’s Technical […]

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U.S. Air Force B-52H bombers wraps up target training over Black Sea

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The U.S. Air Force has reported that its B-52H bombers complete target training over the Black Sea. According to a recent service news release, U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, integrated with five NATO allies in and around the international airspace over the Aegean and […]

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U.S. Marines complete the longest convoy in recent history

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In one of the longest military convoys in recent history, U.S. Marines with 2nd Transportation Battalion, part of 2nd Marine Logistics Group, drove 18 vehicles approximately 2,500 miles from Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina to Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California. And they’re driving almost 2,500 miles back, in a […]

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Pentagon awards $325M contract to BAE Systems for M-Code GPS modules

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BAE Systems, the weapon’s manufacturer, has reported that it has received a $325.5 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency for advanced Military Code (M-Code) Global Positioning System (GPS) modules that will provide reliable and secure positioning, navigation, and timing data with anti-jamming and anti-spoofing capabilities. The modules will help warfighters conduct operations in contested […]

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U.S. Space Force receives first modernized SBIRS missile warning satellite

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Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. announced on Monday that following a successful launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, the U.S. Space Force’s Space Delta 4 operations team is now “talking” with the fifth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (SBIRS GEO-5) satellite. As planned, SBIRS GEO-5—built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: […]

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Hungary to receive new Lynx fighting vehicles with active protection system

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German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has confirmed that the 209 new Lynx infantry fighting vehicles recently ordered by Hungary from Rheinmetall of Germany will be equipped with Rheinmetall’s StrikeShield hard-kill active protection system, or APS. Hungary is the latest customer for this innovative technology, which has formed part of the Rheinmetall portfolio since 2006. It will […]

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U.S. Navy to commission USS Mobile on Saturday

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The U.S. Navy over the weekend will commission a new Littoral Combat Ship, the service announced. According to a recent service news release, USS Mobile (LCS 26) will be commissioned, Saturday, May 22, 2021, in Mobile, Alabama., at 10:00 a.m. CST. Also noted that the commissioning will be a private event with a very limited […]

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New Jaguar combat vehicle has fired MMP for the first time

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The new French Jaguar armoured reconnaissance and combat vehicle (EBRC) has test-fired MMP medium-range missile, for the first time. On 14 April, the French defense procurement agency (DGA) carried out the firing at their Land Techniques Test Centre as part of the Jaguar qualification. Launched from the retractable pod on the Jaguar’s turret in a […]

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