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U.S. Army Apache helicopter makes emergency landing in Romania

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A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field near Pecineaga commune in Constanța, Romania on Tuesday. According to local media, the Apache was forced to make an emergency landing during one of the phases of the annual large-scale U.S. Army-led, multinational, joint exercise. “The helicopters safely landed […]

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Singapore Air Force deploys its fighter jets and spy plane to Guam

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The 36th Wing Public Affairs reported that The Republic of Singapore Air Force deployed airmen, F-16 fighters, F-15SG fighters and a G550 Airborne Early Warning aircraft to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 24, 2021. This deployment provides bilateral training for aircrew and maintenance personnel to enhance interoperability and cultivate regional partnerships. “We welcome the […]

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Raytheon secures $16,7M contract modification for mine countermeasure assets

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The U.S. Department of Defense said on Wednesday that Raytheon Missiles and Defense has received $16,7 million modification to a previously awarded contract to procure production Airborne Mine Neutralization Systems.  The contract modification, from Naval Sea Systems Command, incorporates additional contract options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this action to $68,550,513. Work […]

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Lockheed Martin gets $30,6M deal to support Aegis Ashore site in Poland

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Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp has received a $30,6 million U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract modification under the Poland Aegis Ashore Engineering Agent (AAEA) contract.  This modification increases the total cumulative contract value by $30,6 million from $99 million to $129,6 million, according to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements. Under this modification, […]

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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. Army awards contract to General Dynamics for 105mm tank ammunition

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The U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday that General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, part of General Dynamics, won a $49,3 million for a contract for procurement of 105mm tank ammunition. The contract, award from U.S. Army Contracting Command, covers the supply of 105 mm M724A2 cartridges. The M724A2 is used for crew training on […]

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Textron Systems shares new video of next-gen squad automatic weapons

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American aerospace and defense giant Textron Systems shared an impressive video on its Twitter account showing the next generation of squad automatic weapon systems. Just last week, Textron sent out the Tweet with the short video showing the Next Generation Squad Weapons in action. “When it comes to equipping the modern warfighter – less is […]

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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. Army develops autonomous military robotic legged platforms

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U.S. Army researchers are looking to add legs patterned to robot platforms, giving them new capabilities to support soldiers on battlefields. In a recent peer-reviewed PLOSE One paper, the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, known as DEVCOM, Army Research Laboratory’s Drs. Alexander Kott, Sean Gart and Jason Pusey offer new insights on building autonomous […]

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