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    Key Points 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

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    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

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    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

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    Key Points 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

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  • 08/08/17--17:00: New DSCA director announced
  • 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

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    Germany has withdrawn its Tornados from Incirlik, Turkey, and will redeploy them to Al-Asraq, Syria, by October, the Bundeswehr announced on 8 August.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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Key Points 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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