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Ireland funds procurement of aircraft and armoured vehicles

The Irish government is increasing the Department of Defence budget by EUR32.32 million (USD35.48 million) in 2020. Official budget documents that were released on 8 October show that total spending will increase by 3.2%...

Montenegro equips NATO-declared forces with JLTVs

The Montenegrin Ministry of Defence (MoD) has decided to equip its armed forces with 67 Oshkosh Defence 4×4 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs), Alma Ljuljanaj-Jovićević, general director of the MoD’s directorate for material resources,...

BAE Systems outlines new explosive production process

BAE Systems has unveiled a new manufacturing process for explosive material used in various high explosive munitions. Under development for four years, the explosive material produced using this process offers increased explosive and penetrative...

Raytheon to Integrate Hand-Held Devices on Black Hawks

Raytheon [RTN] has received a $48 million Army contract to integrate and qualify hand-held devices into platform-mounted WiFi systems secured up to the Secret level, the company said on Oct. 7. Such platforms include...

Bradley Replacement: Army Risks Third Failure In A row

With the surprise disqualification of the Raytheon-Rheinmetall Lynx, the Army has effectively left itself with one competitor for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, General Dynamics — unless the Pentagon or Congress intervene. …read more...

Poland orders Flexnet reconnaissance sensor systems

Poland’s Armament Inspectorate announced on its website on 30 September that it had ordered 116 Flexnet reconnaissance sensor system (RSS) sets for PLN67 million (USD17 million) from Swedish company Exensor Technology. The systems are...

US military steps up combat operations in Afghanistan

The United States military has intensified combat operations against militant groups in Afghanistan following the collapse of peace negotiations between Washington and the Taliban on 7 September. “We did step up our attacks on...

Future Mortar Systems Conference

The World’s Longest Running International Mortar Systems Meeting Future Mortar Systems is the world’s longest running international Mortar Systems conference. Created with the notion of knowledge-sharing at its center, this year’s conference will focus...

U.S. Army tests new Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binoculars

Soldiers assigned to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division testing and giving feedback on a new Enhanced Night Vision Goggle-Binoculars, according to a recent U.S. Army news release. The Enhanced Night...

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