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Former PT stud now lives in barn

CLARKSBURG, W. Va. — A retired 82nd Airborne soldier who was once known for having the fastest two-mile run time in his battalion currently lives in a barn, horses confirmed today. Thomas Chatterton, 32,...

BAE to upgrade Bradley fighting vehicles for the U.S. Army

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced on 13 September that BAE Systems received the new contract for Bradley Fighting Vehicle upgrades. According to the DoD’s statement, BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P....

India test-fires locally developed MPATGM

India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) recently conducted the first test-firings of a locally developed, low-weight ‘Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile’ (MPATGM) system, according to a 16 September statement by the government’s Press Information...

MBDA offers surface-launched Brimstone to Poland

MBDA is proposing a palletised surface-launched salvo-fire adaptation of its Brimstone air-to-surface missile to address a Polish Armaments Inspectorate requirement for a stand-off anti-armour capability. The proposal is part of an evolved MBDA missile...

BAE Systems details Black Night demonstrator

On 11 September, Jane’s was given an exclusive tour of Black Night, BAE Systems’ Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) technology demonstrator. The LEP is intended to address mission system obsolescence and ensure that...

DX Korea 2018: RoKA unveils K600 combat engineer vehicle

The Republic of Korea Army (RoKA) debuted its new K600 combat engineer vehicle (CEV) at the DX Korea 2018 land forces exhibition held in Goyang from 12–16 September, with one example being showcased to...

South Korea signs defence agreements with Brunei and Cambodia

South Korea has signed defence agreements with Brunei and Cambodia as Seoul looks to further expand its defence export profile across Southeast Asia. The memoranda of understandings (MOUs) were signed at the Seoul Defense...

U.S. Army equips first unit with new tactical media kits

The U.S. Army is fielding modern, standardized media kits to its tactical Public Affairs and Visual Information Soldiers to improve capabilities, save money and reduce logistical tasks. According to Dan Lafontaine, PEO C3T Public...

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