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U.S. Army orders more CH-47F Chinooks

The U.S. Army is continuing to modernize its heavy-lift helicopter fleet with an order for two more Boeing CH-47F Block II Chinooks as well as long lead funding for additional aircraft. “Modernizing the Chinook for...

Australian Navy to recieve 12 more MH-60R Seahawk helicopters

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a firm-fixed price contract to produce an additional 12 Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The helicopters were procured from Sikorsky - a Lockheed...

U.S. Air Force selects Raytheon, Northrop Grumman for hypersonic missile

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, in partnership with Northrop Grumman, has been selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to develop the Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile. HACM is a first-of-its-kind weapon developed in conjunction with the...

Russian UAVs not meeting battlefield requirements

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Russian Federation has stated that most of the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) produced in Russia do not meet the tactical and technical requirements of the Russian armed...

Elbit Systems to supply Hermes 900 UAS to the Royal Thai Navy

Israeli defence company Elbit Systems announced on 28 September that it has been awarded a $120 million contract to supply Hermes 900 Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and training capabilities to the Royal Thai...

Northrop Grumman to unveil B-21 Raider stealth bomber

Northrop Grumman will unveil the B-21 Raider strategic stealth bomber during the first week of December at the company’s Palmdale, California facility. “The B-21 is the most advanced military aircraft ever built and is a...

StormBreaker in successful test launch from F-35

The U.S. Navy conducted two successful test launches of the StormBreaker precision-guided glide bomb from an F-35B Lightning II, Raytheon Missiles & Defense announced on 19 September. StormBreaker is an air-launched, precision strike weapon equipped...

Switzerland joins F-35 programme

Swiss National Armaments Director Martin Sonderegger and the Swiss F-35A Program Manager Darko Savic signed a procurement contract on 19 September for the delivery of 36 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighter aircraft. The deal is valued at...
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