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Spanish army awards contract to Escribano for multiplatform swarm system

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Alcalá de Henares-based Escribano Mechanical & Engineering family-owned company has announced that it was awarded a contract to develop for multiplatform swarm system. According to a company news release, Escribano has been contracted to develop of an autonomous, and multiplatform swarm system for ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance) missions and it is part of […]

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Spanish Air Force takes delivery of its final two MQ-9A Block 5 drones

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI), an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics, has announced that it delivered the final two MQ-9A Block 5 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and a Ground Control Station (GCS) to the Spanish Air Force (SpAF). On 23 November, the last MQ-9A Block 5 remotely piloted medium-altitude, long endurance (MALE) aircraft designed for […]

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Spanish Navy’s future frigates to be equipped with SPY-7 maritime radar

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Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has announced that Spain’s future F-110 frigates will be equipped with SPY-7 maritime radar. The F110 class also known as the Bonifaz class are a multi-purpose, anti-submarine class of Aegis combat system-fitted heavy frigates under development for the Spanish Navy. The project is being co-developed by the Spanish […]

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Airbus unveils concept of future light combat aircraft

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The Spanish division of European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its vision of future light combat aircraft on 16 October. On Friday, the Spanish division of Airbus has released its proposal for a new advanced trainer, the AFJT (Airbus Future Jet Trainer). The presentation was given by Fernando Peces, head of the Eurofighter program in […]

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Spanish Air Force receives first NH90 SAR helicopter

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The Spanish Air Force has received the first NH90 that will boost their search and rescue (SAR) and combat search and rescue (CSAR) mission capabilities. “Today the NH90 Lobo has joined the 48th Wing ((Ala 48) of Spain. We wish you success in future missions SAR, inside and outside our borders,” the Spanish Air Force […]

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Spanish Ministry of Defense taps General Dynamics for Dragon combat vehicles

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General Dynamic announced that its wholly owned subsidiary General Dynamics European Land Systems-Santa Bárbara Sistemas (GDELS-SBS) has received orders totaling $870 million from the Spanish Ministry of Defense for newest 8×8 Wheeled Combat Vehicles (VCR). The contract award from Spanish Ministry of Defense to a joint venture of General Dynamics European Land Systems-Santa Bárbara Sistemas […]

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Spanish Seahawk helicopter airlifts injured sailor from U.S. Navy destroyer

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The Dumskaya.net news agency has reported that Spanish SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from frigate Alvaro de Bazen (F101) airlifted an injured sailor from a U.S. Navy destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) off the Ukrainian coast. U.S. Navy destroyer with a Spanish frigate takes part in the multinational exercise “Sea Breeze 20”, which takes place between July […]

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German, Spanish Eurofighters will receive the world’s most capable fighter jet radar

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European aerospace giant Airbus announced that German and Spanish Eurofighter fighter jet will be equipped with the world’s most capable fighter jet radar. The company’s news release said the Airbus has been awarded a contract for the development, supply and integration of 115 Eurofighter ESCAN Radars for the German and Spanish Eurofighter fleet. As noted […]

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Spain approves full-rate production of first 348 VCR wheeled combat vehicles

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On Monday, the Spanish Council of Ministers approved full-rate production of the first 348 wheeled combat armored vehicles under the VCR 8×8 program. According to a recent service news release, Spain’s government approved the building of the first 348 VCR 8×8 vehicles – out of a 1000- armoured fighting vehicles for the Spanish Army for […]

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Spanish Army deploys Pizarro VCI/C armoured fighting vehicle to Latvia

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The Spanish version of the Ascod armoured fighting vehicles, called Pizarro, were deployed to Latvia. The Pizarro VCI/C vehicles designed and manufactured by General Dynamics European Land Systems-Santa Bárbara Sistemas were transported by the Spanish Army to the port of Bilbao to form part of the operation known as the Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) in […]

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