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Russian deploys new CBRN vehicle to Syria

Russia has deployed its newest chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) reconnaissance vehicle to Syria to operate with military police units patrolling the Idlib de-escalation zone. An RKhM-6 vehicle was seen in footage shown...

Australian firm TAE expands through engine support facility

Australian firm TAE Aerospace has started building a facility in Queensland positioned to support the engines that power the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF’s) Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter aircraft. Announcing the development, the Australian...

Next HASC Chair Targets Nuke Funding

Rep. Adam Smith called into question the decades-old backbone of US nuclear policy, while calling for a “total redo” of the Nuclear Posture Review the Pentagon released earlier this year. …read more Read more...

USMC readies for Ultra-Light Tactical Vehicle competition

US Marine Corps (USMC) officials are interested in buying a new Ultra-Light Tactical Vehicle (ULTV) for a host of activities, including electronic warfare, and are moving ahead with plans to host a competition. In...

Indian Army issues RFI for 60 mm mortars and ammunition

The Indian Army (IA) has invited responses from local and foreign vendors by 24 December to its request for information (RFI) regarding the intended acquisition of 100, 60 mm light-weight mortars and ammunition. Issued...

Rheinmetall puts Mission Master UGV to the test

Rheinmetall’s Mission Master unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) was put through its paces in the European Land Robot (ELROB) trials held from 24–27 September in Lens, Belgium. The annual competition is held in different locations...

New NATO mission in Iraq to focus on training defence sector

A new, non-combat NATO-led mission will be stood up in Iraq next year to provide support to the country’s defence sector. UK Army Major General Christopher Ghika, the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve’s...

ST Engineering posts quarterly gains

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has posted small gains in revenues and profit during the third quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2018, although defence sales in the period have declined as a proportion of...

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