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Warfighter Systems Summit

Our 3rd Annual Warfighter Systems Summit will serve as an educational ‘town-hall’ type forum to explain current and future Department of Defense efforts to maximize the lethality, protection, & situational awareness of US close...

Raytheon Pegs LTAMDS Franchise At $20 Billion Or More

Raytheon’s [RTN] win last week of the next-generation radar to replace the existing radar on the Patriot air and missile defense system is worth at least $20 billion over the life of the program,...

Army Pushes 600 Programs From Acquisition To Sustainment

The multi-million-dollar move will help Army Futures Command focus on new technology while Army Materiel Command focuses on sustaining the current force, Gen. Gus Perna told us. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense...

Large Israeli FMTV contract awarded to Oshkosh

The US Department of Defense awarded a USD159 million contract to Oshkosh Defense to supply an unspecified number of its Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle (FMTV) trucks to Israel on 18 October. It said...

USAF awards 3D-audio contract for A-10s

The US Air Force (USAF) has contracted Terma North America to equip its Fairchild-Republic A-10C Thunderbolt II combat aircraft with 3D-audio to enhance the situational awareness of its pilots. The USD60 million award, announced...

Army’s 3D Printing Hub Will Be Rock Island: Gen. Perna

The upgraded arsenal will be the flagship of a much larger move towards advanced manufacturing across the Army. The goal: streamlining supply chains for major war. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

Four-star general gets only one star on Yelp

WASHINGTON — Throwing the Pentagon into a frenzy this morning, sources say local four-star general Everett Thomas had only attained a one-star rating on user review app Yelp. Based on 126 customer reviews, the...

Russia develops new 57 mm combat module

Rostec’s High-Precision Weapons Company (HPWC) is developing a new weapon system armed with the 2A91 57 mm cannon for use on Russia’s armoured vehicles, Sergey Abramov, a Rostec industrial director, told the TASS news...

Serbia shows new helicopters and indigenous defence developments

The Serbian Armed Forces (SAF) showed their military capabilities during the ‘Sloboda 2019′ (‘Freedom 2019′) demonstration held on 19 October at Batajnica Air Base, Belgrade. These included three Mi-17V-5 and the second H145M helicopters...

Former USCG Island-class patrol boats delivered to Ukraine

Two former US Coast Guard (USCG) Island-class patrol boats renamed Sloviansk (P 190) and Starobilsk (P 191) were delivered following refit to their new homeport of Odessa in Ukraine on 21 October, the country’s...

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