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Army Testing Improved Electronic Jamming Technology

The Army is testing a series of new electronic warfare technologies designed to address a wider range of threat signals in the electromagnetic spectrum, service officials said. Electronic warfare can be used for a...

Department Of The Army Diagnosed With ADHD

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of the Army has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) after failing to find a mission it both likes and will stick with, doctors confirmed Tuesday. After...

New Capabilities and a New MASS Ship Protection System Customer

Rheinmetall continues to expand its range of ship protection products. The Dusseldorf-based system supplier has added to the capabilities of its tried-and-tested Multi Ammunition Softkill System, or MASS. Since space and weight always present...

New ‘breed’ of US Army dog handlers

Soldiers of the U.S. Army’s Military Police Corps newest military occupational specialty are making history on Fort Leonard Wood. The inaugural company of 31 Kilos, Military Working Dog Handlers, is about to finish phase...

India approves Punj Lloyd bid to expand defence activities

Indian engineering group Punj Lloyd has secured approval from the Indian Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to expand its activities in the defence sector, the FIPB announced on 1 December. The approval follows the...

After three years of increase, India’s exports set to decline

India has exported defence equipment worth more than INR18 billion (USD289 million) since 2011, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar announced on 28 November. The figure represents a significant increase over previously disclosed Indian military export...

Iranian Phantom jet strikes the Islamic State in Iraq

An Iranian McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II jet has struck Islamic State targets in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala, footage shot by regional media shows. At least one F-4 is seen conducting a...

Indian defence imports total $17.25bn over past 5 years

India has imported materiel worth INR1.034 trillion (USD17.25billion) over the past five years, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told parliament on 25 November. Ministry of Defence (MoD) officials estimate that these imports total about 65%...

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