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UK ramps up LMM firing activities

The UK Royal Navy (RN) in early July conducted pilot surface-to-surface trials of the Thales UK Lightweight Multirole Missile (LMM) – designated ‘Martlet’ in RN service – from a frigate at an off-shore firing...

BMWi figures show higher German exports

Germany granted export licences for EUR5.3 billion (USD6.1 billion) worth of defence equipment in the first six months of 2019, surpassing the full-year 2018 total of EUR4.8 billion, according to a report by the...

Netherlands receives first upgraded Patriot

The Royal Netherlands Army received the first of four upgraded Patriot air defence systems on 13 July, the Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced on its website. The system has received a major...

U.S. and Australian forces conduct long range HIMARS raid

The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that U.S. and Australian forces conducted realistic and long range High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) raid during Exercise Talisman Sabre 19. According to 1st Lt. Brett Vannier,...

BAE Systems teaming up with US Army on ERCA

In the US Army’s bid to develop a Strategic Long-Range Cannon programme, BAE Systems has been officially tapped to help the service build an Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) prototype. The company announced on...

BAE Systems to design ERCA prototype for US Army

In the US Army’s bid to develop a Strategic Long-Range Cannon programme, BAE Systems has been tapped to design an Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) prototype. The company announced on 15 July that it...

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