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New Export Contracts and High Percentage of Exports to USA

Continuing its long and successful participation in the PATRIOT air defense systems as well as in the close-in support PHALANX weapon system, IDE (INTRACOM Defense Electronics) has undertaken two new export contracts in the...

NAVSEA tests market for riverine boats

Officials at US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) are conducting market research to determine the availability of 20 centre console boats for the riverine forces of an unidentified Spanish-speaking country. A request for information...

Euronaval 2014: LCAT launches new options for French Navy

Key Points L-CAT gives new amphibious choices for French Navy, operational experience shows Concept delivers both high speed and high payload The Constructions Industrielles de la Méditerranée (CNIM) variable-draft L-CAT (amphibious landing catamaran) is...

Upgrade programme creates FIM-92J Stinger

An upgrade programme has begun at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) in Oklahoma to convert more than 2,000 ageing FIM-92E Stinger Block 1 man-portable air-defence systems (MANPADS) to a modernised FIM-92J configuration. The...

Carl-Gustaf M4 Multi-Role Weapon System

Carl-Gustaf M4 (CGM4) is a man-portable, shoulder-launched weapon system designed and developed by Swedish defence and security firm Saab to meet a wide range of modern combat needs of infantry forces. …read more

CO Drunk During Safety Briefing, Sources Say

FORT LEWIS, Wash. — Multiple sources in Bravo Co., 4-9th Infantry Regiment claim that their company commander, Capt. Mark Jackson, was “definitely shitfaced” during his safety brief on Friday. Jackson, 30, has been widely...

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