Thursday, 19 May, 2022
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UK-supplied Brimstone operational in Ukraine

Video footage has emerged of Ukrainian forces firing UK-supplied Brimstone missiles against Russian tanks in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine. The footage posted on 17 May shows ground-launched Brimstone missiles striking Russian tanks in...

US-supplied artillery very effective against Russia

A senior US Defense Department official said at a Pentagon press briefing on Monday that the US-supplied 155 mm M777 towed howitzers are proving very effective against Russian forces in the war in Ukraine. "You're...

Saab to supply US Army with Carl-Gustaf M4

Swedish defence company Saab announced on 17 May that it has signed a contract with the U.S. Army to supply Carl-Gustaf M4 recoilless rifles. The Carl-Gustaf rifles are also known as Multi-purpose Anti-Armor Anti-personnel...

Russia fires on Israeli aircraft over Syria

Israeli Channel 13 News reported on 16 May that Russian forces fired on Israeli fighter jets with S-300 anti-aircraft missiles in northwestern Syria last week. The incident reportedly happened at the end of an Israeli...

MilDef to supply tactical IT to Swedish Armed Forces

MilDef announced on 17 May that the company has won a new contract to supply tactical IT to the Swedish Armed Forces. The value of the contract is SEK 17 million, of which approximately SEK...

Slovenia orders 45 Boxer vehicles

Slovenia has signed a contract for the delivery of 45 Boxer 8 x 8 armoured wheeled vehicles in four different variants. The total cost of the order amounts to EUR 281.5 million and delivery of...

Elbit Systems to deliver night vision goggles to US Marines

Israeli defence company Elbit Systems announced on 16 May that its U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, was awarded a delivery order for the supply of Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle (SBNVG) systems to...

Babcock wins contract for carrier dry dock

Babcock has been awarded a 10-Year Contract for HMS Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers dry-dock maintenance. Babcock Press Release, 16 May 2022: Babcock, the international defence, aerospace and security company has been awarded a 10-year...