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- 08/08/17--16:00: Australia retires Heron 1 UAVs
- 08/08/17--17:00: Spanish Navy receives first SH-60F helicopter
- 08/08/17--17:00: Pentagon intelligence finds North Korea can arm ICBMs with nukes
- 08/08/17--17:00: New DSCA director announced
- 08/08/17--17:00: Luftwaffe Tornados to deploy to Jordan by October
- 08/08/17--17:00: Indonesia signs agreement with Guinea-Bissau to boost exports
- 08/08/17--17:00: Indian MoD outlines extent of defence partnerships
- 08/08/17--17:00: Fateh submarine to join Iranian navy in September
- 08/08/17--18:00: German Tiger 'broke up' prior to crashing
- 08/09/17--15:00: Boustead posts sales decline but defence ambitions remain strong
- 08/09/17--16:00: US Air Force sees international interest in light attack experiment
- 08/09/17--16:00: BAE Systems submits Australian frigate bid
- 08/09/17--17:00: UK Ministry of Defence awards workboat contract
- 08/09/17--17:00: Turkey's BMC to manufacture 529 tactical wheeled vehicles
- 08/09/17--17:00: Russia refutes claim India unhappy with MiG-29K fighters
- 08/09/17--17:00: New UK carrier heads for its home port
- 08/09/17--17:00: Major parties debate defence spending as German elections approach
Lockheed Martin receivers to help GPS accuracy are starting to deploy
These receivers can accommodate new position, navigation, and timing (PNT) signals
Three-of-six new Lockheed Martin-developed receivers are now deployed to help the US Air Force (USAF) maintain the accuracy of Global
Australia has retired from service the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron 1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that it has fielded since 2010.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) announced on 9 August that the medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAV flew its final mission on 23 June, and that 5
The Spanish Navy has taken delivery of its first Sikorsky SH-60F Seahawk tactical transport helicopter, one of two purchases approved by the cabinet last December.
The helicopter was flown aboard the Aegis-equipped F-100 frigate Cristobal Colon while the ship was docked at the US Navy base of
DIA reports that North Korea can now produce compact nuclear weapons for its missiles
The agency also believes North Korea may have enough fissile material for as many as 60 nuclear weapons
A new US military intelligence assessment reportedly found that North Korea can produce a
The US Department of Defense’s Defense Security Co-operation Agency (DSCA) announced on 7 August that Charles W Hooper had been appointed director of the organisation.
Hooper replaces Vice Admiral Joseph Rixley, following his retirement in July.
Hooper previously served in the Office of
Germany has withdrawn its Tornados from Incirlik, Turkey, and will redeploy them to Al-Asraq, Syria, by October, the Bundeswehr announced on 8 August. The reconnaissance aircraft flew their last mission from Incirlik on 29 July and returned to Germany on 31 July.
It is planned to deploy up to six
Indonesia has signed a defence co-operation agreement with Guinea-Bissau with a view to securing military exports to the West African country.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) in Jakarta announced the agreement on 8 August, saying that the two countries will now form a working group to explore
India has signed 34 defence agreements with 21 countries in the past three years, with more than half of these accords related to defence sales or industrial collaboration, statistics published by the ministry of defence (MoD) on 8 August show.
Citing a parliamentary reply by minister of state for
Iran’s first Fateh-class submarine will formally join the navy during Holy Defence Week in September, the Iranian Ministry of Defence cited Admiral Amir Rastegari, the head of the its marine industries, as saying on 6 August.
Adm Rastegari added that the submarine is currently being testing
A German Airbus Helicopters EC665 Tiger attack platform that crashed in Mali with the loss of both crew members reportedly broke up in mid-air, Reuters news agency has disclosed.
Reuters said on 8 August that a German defence ministry report has found that rotor blades separated from the helicopter
Malaysian group Boustead Heavy Industries Corporation (BHIC) has reported a decline in revenues and profits during the second quarter of 2017, it said on 9 August.
The company said in a filing to the Bursa Malaysia stock exchange that its revenues in the quarter ended 30 June were MYR43.7 million
Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Uruguay are all attending the USAF experiment
Could signal possible interest in participating platforms
Five nations are attending the US Air Force’s (USAF) light attack experiment taking place at Holloman Air Force Base in New
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said on 9 August 2017 that his “first orders” from President Donald Trump pushed for improved readiness of nuclear forces, amid escalating rhetoric between Trump and North Korean leadership. Mattis was coincidentally on his way to a nuclear submarine
Helibras, Airbus Helicopters’ Brazilian subsidiary, has conducted the second test flight of its H225M naval helicopter armed with an anti-ship missile – part of its certification campaign. The company announced the test on 8 August.
It was intended to evaluate missile integration and
BAE Systems has formally submitted its bid to the Australian government to meet the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) requirement for nine next-generation frigates, the company announced on 10 August.
The company’s bid for the RAN’s SEA 5000 Future Frigate programme is based
On 9 August UK Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin announced a GBP48 million (EUR62 million) contract award to Atlas Elektronik UK to design and build up to 38 workboats to support Royal Navy warships.
The contract includes in-service support for Royal Navy ships for two years after the final boat is
Turkey's commercial and military vehicle manufacturer BMC will produce 529 tactical wheeled vehicles under a project for the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), as part of an agreement the firm signed with the Turkish Defence Industries Undersecretariat (SSM) on 8 August. The cost of the project was not
Russia has repudiated media claims that India is dissatisfied with the reliability and serviceability of its MiG-29K 'Fulcrum' naval strike fighters, with a strongly worded statement sent to Jane's on 9 August.
Russian Aircraft Corporation (RAC) said that claims made in a recent US article on acute
In a major re-jigging of its contractor sea trials plans, the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is to head to Portsmouth naval base later this month.
It had originally been planned that the 65,000-tonne warship would only enter its future home port towards the end of the
With the 24 September federal elections only six weeks away, Germany’s two largest political parties have started to comment on the country’s future defence spending regarding NATO’s goal that it rise to 2% of GDP. The parties, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Social