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Poland signs JASSM-ER missile contract with US

Poland has signed a $735 million contract with the US for the supply of AGM-158B JASSM-ER (Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range) missiles, Minister of National Defense Wladyslaw Kosiniak-Kamysz announced on Tuesday. The specific quantity of...

BAE to develop next-generation airborne decoy countermeasure for US Navy

BAE Systems has been chosen by the US Navy to develop the Dual Band Decoy (DBD), an advanced radio frequency (RF) countermeasure. The DBD is a state-of-the-art RF self-protection jammer designed to protect fighter...

US Air Force orders 7 additional MH-139A helicopters

The US Air Force has awarded Boeing a $178M contract to produce an additional seven MH-139A helicopters and provide sustainment and training support. This order brings the total number of aircraft under contract to...

Rafale enters service with Croatian Air Force

The first six of twelve Dassault Rafale multirole fighter aircraft acquired from the French Air and Space Force have arrived in Croatia. They were welcomed by the President of Croatia Zoran Milanović, Prime Minister Andrej...

Saab receives order from Swedish FMV for Gripen development

Saab has received an order worth SEK 540 million (USD 49 million) from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to support future development of the Gripen fighter system. This order is an extension of...

2 JMSDF SH-60K helicopters crash in the Pacific Ocean

Two Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) SH-60K helicopters carrying eight crew members crashed in the Pacific Ocean south of Tokyo during nighttime training in a possible mid-air collision, leaving one dead and seven others missing. Contact with...

UK MoD orders additional Airbus H145 helicopters

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has placed an order for six additional Airbus H145 helicopters in a deal worth £122 million ($152 million). These helicopters will be utilized for emergency response duties in Cyprus...

Saab to develop future fighter concept studies

Saab has secured a contract from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for developing conceptual studies for future fighter systems. The contract which will run from 2024-2025 will involve conceptual studies of manned and unmanned...