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Broadening horizons for UAVs across Asia

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The benefit of operating Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the maritime domain has been known to navies in the Asia-Pacific region for some time. As far back as 2007 the Indian Navy trialled the Schiebel S-100 Camcopter, with the Pakistan Navy following suit and trialling the same UAV in 2008. Meanwhile, the People’s Republic of China is...

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Israel MOD Places Order for Rafael Trophy for All Merkava 4 MBTs and Namer APCs

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Israel’s Ministry of Defence has placed a massive order worth millions of Shkels for Rafael’s Trophy Systems to be fitted on every Merkava 4 tank and Namer APC providing them with an active protection system (APS).    Hundreds of additional Trophy active protection systems (APS), manufactured by Rafael will be purcha...

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Airbus Defense and Space Continues TRS-4D AESA Radar Supply for Littoral Combat Ship

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Australian companies now have an innovative way to get involved in the multi-billion dollar LAND 400 Phase 2 armoured vehicle program. Freedom-variant LCS prime contractor, Lockheed Martin has contracted Airbus Defense and Space and its affiliate, Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security GmbH, to supply TRS-4D naval radars for the U.S. Navy&rsq...

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Indonesia will introduce "Tank Boat" for its Military

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PT. Pindad in collaboration with PT. Lundin Industry will introduce a new type of combat boat, Brigadier General Jan Pieter Ate, the head of Technology and Defence Industry Directorate of Indonesian Ministry of Defense, has announced.   Brigadier General Jan Pieter Ate further elaborated that this new type of combat boat is considered ...

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Rosoboronexport Puts Up Strong Show at Indo Defence 2016

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Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is displaying 225 pieces of military hardware, signifying its strong commitment for the Indonesian defence market, at the Indo Defence show, underway in Jakarta, Indonesia.   Nine stands by major Russian domestic defense manufacturers are showcasing the latest Russian Military hard...

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German Bundeswehr to Procure KMW Leguan Bridge Laying Systems

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  Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has announced the signing of an agreement with The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) for the procurement of seven Leguan bridge laying systems built on the Leopard 2 chassis.    The vehicles will be supplied to the Bundeswehr between 2018 and 2021.   Germany had warrant...

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Successful sea trials for first Air Warfare Destroyer

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Today marks the successful completion of ship builder sea trials for the future Air Warfare Destroyer Hobart, at Techport Australia in Adelaide. The Minister for Defence Industry, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP said this achievement is a significant milestone for the Air Warfare Destroyer Project and the nation, and demonstrates the capacity of A...

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Industry to benefit from replacement aviation refuelling vehicles

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The Minister for Defence Industry, The Hon Christopher Pyne MP and the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne today announced that the Turnbull Government is enhancing the capability of the Australian Defence Force to support its vital air assets through the approval to purchase a new fleet of petrol tankers and refu...

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Supacat to deliver NZ Special Operations Vehicles

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The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to high mobility vehicle specialist Supacat, to deliver Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) for the New Zealand Defence Forces.  Supacat is also in the process of agreeing a long term support contract with the New Zealand Defence Force to support the new fleet.&...

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Defence extends variety of RAAF traning and support systems contracts

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The Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced two significant defence industry contracts worth approximately $300 million and securing hundreds of local jobs while visiting defence industry facilities at RAAF Base Williamtown. Minister Pyne said both BAE Systems Australia and Raytheon Australia had signed contra...

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