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Nagorno-Karabakh

Heavy clashes between Armenia, Azerbaijan over disputed region

Heavy fighting has begun between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. On Sunday morning, Ministry of...
covid-19 defence

Marching forward in double-quick time: How Covid-19 is accelerating digital change for defence organisations

The Covid-19 pandemic is exposing organisations across all industries to external forces that they could not have predicted—and we have seen time...

Sweden launches military exercises due to deteriorating security environment

With a deteriorating security situation in the Baltic Sea region and a challenging global security environment, the Swedish Armed Forces announced 24...

ERP software is in the midst of the ultimate stress test – how are A&D manufacturers faring?

Manufacturers are a vital cog in the aerospace & defence (A&D) ecosystem. But failure to react to changing market climates, modernise business...

Air & Aerospace

Airbus C295

Ireland orders two Airbus C295 MPA aircraft

Ireland’s Department of Defence (DoD) announced 13 December the acquisition of two Airbus C295 medium airlifters in a maritime surveillance configuration for...
E-7 Wedgetail

UK signs deal to purchase five E-7 early warning radar aircraft

In a statement released by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) 22 March, UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has signed a $1.98Bn...
F-35

UK begins integration of Meteor, SPEAR missiles on F-35 fighter jets

BAE Systems announced 18 March that the company had received an initial funding award from Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor on the...
Land 2097 Phase 4

Airbus confirms H145M bid for Australian special forces

Airbus Helicopters has confirmed that it will offer the H145M military multi-role helicopter to Australia for Land 2097 Phase 4 requirement for...

Army & Land Forces

LTAMDS

Raytheon wins U.S. Army Patriot radar replacement competition

Raytheon Company announced 17 October that it has been selected to provide the US Army with their next-generation, 360-degree capable radar -...
German Leopard 2

German parliament approves funding for Leopard 2 upgrades

The German Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced 20 March that the German parliament has approved funding for the upgrade of Germany's Leopard...
NASAMS Australia

NASAMS selected by Australia for new air defence capability

The Australian Department of Defense (DoD) announced 25 March that the Raytheon/Kongsberg National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS) has been...
RBS 70 Mk II

NATO Procurement Agency orders RBS 70 Mk II missiles from Saab...

Swedish defence company Saab announced 14 March that the company has received an order to deliver the Mk II missile for RBS...

Naval & Maritime

Gremyashchiy-class corvette

Cutting-edge Russian guided-missile corvette in White Sea trials

Russian Northern Fleet press office reported 6 December that Project 20385 guided-missile corvette Gremyashchiy entered the White Sea for state trials.
HMS Prince of Wales

Britain’s latest aircraft carrier has set sail to begin sea trials

Britain’s newest aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has sailed from Rosyth Dockyard for the first time the UK Ministry of Defence...
HMS Uppland

Sweden’s Gotland-class submarine HMS Uppland relaunched

The relaunch of HMS Uppland took place on 19 June, Saab announced. Two of the Gotland-class submarines have now concluded comprehensive mid-life...
Sea Giraffe

Saab Receives Order from the US Navy for Sea Giraffe AMB

Saab announced 15 April that it has received an additional order for the Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar, designated AN/SPS-77 by the...

Security

Nagorno-Karabakh

Heavy clashes between Armenia, Azerbaijan over disputed region

Heavy fighting has begun between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. On Sunday morning, Ministry of...

Sweden launches military exercises due to deteriorating security environment

With a deteriorating security situation in the Baltic Sea region and a challenging global security environment, the Swedish Armed Forces announced 24...
Venezuelan s-300vm

Venezuela puts S-300 on operational readiness, Russian troops arrive amid regional...

Israel-based Image Sat International (ISI) reported 24 March that the Venezuelan military has deployed more S-300VM 'Antey-2500' (NATO reporting name: SA-23 GladiatorGiant)...
northern wind

Winter warfare capabilities tested in Swedish exercise Northern Wind

Exercise Northern Wind 19 is currently being conducted in northeastern Sweden with the aim of testing winter warfare capabilities and also to...

Blog

covid-19 defence

Marching forward in double-quick time: How Covid-19 is accelerating digital change...

The Covid-19 pandemic is exposing organisations across all industries to external forces that they could not have predicted—and we have seen time...

ERP software is in the midst of the ultimate stress test...

Manufacturers are a vital cog in the aerospace & defence (A&D) ecosystem. But failure to react to changing market climates, modernise business...

AI, swarming drones and electric battlefields: changes in the chain of...

Here Graham Grose, Vice President and Industry Director, Aerospace & Defence, IFS, looks at three interlinked technology developments that will shape the...
Electric Battlefields

Electric Battlefields: Powering a new generation of logistics support

Electric initiatives have become increasingly topical in civilian life, with the proliferation of smart home energy, electric cars and clean public transport...

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