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Recent content from Jane's 360: IHS Jane's Defence Weekly - Digital, Online and Print Magazine

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    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has appealed a decision by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), which found significant problems in the procurement process of the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Standard Military Programme (SMP). The two contracts, totalling CAD725

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    Rolls-Royce is engaging with India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) about potential collaboration on gas turbine technologies, a senior company official has confirmed to Jane’s . Glenn Kelly, vice president of customer business for defence at Rolls-Royce India,

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    The Peruvian Navy renamed BAP Montero (FM-53) as BAP Almirante Grau on 26 September, as the platform becomes the fleet’s new flagship. It replaces the previous Grau (CLM-81), a light cruiser that was retired on the same day. The new flagship is a Carvajal-class frigate constructed by the

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    Key Points A powerful US lawmaker thinks the USAF’s next-generation rocket engines should be further along The USAF is banned from using Russian-developed rocket engines beyond 2019 A key United States lawmaker is unhappy with the US Air Force’s (USAF's) progress in developing

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    India and the United States are seeking to “re-energise” their defence technology and trade partnership to support expanded emphasis on joint development and production, the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. Following meetings in New Delhi on 26 September between India’s

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    Colombia’s state-run Science and Technology Corporation for the Development of Naval, Maritime, and Riverine Industries (COTECMAR) in mid-September began cutting steel on a fifth landing craft unit for the Colombian Navy, and a first export of the type is due for delivery to Honduras on 1

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    The Colombian Aviation Industry Corporation (Corporación de la Industria Aeronáutica Colombiana: CIAC) has shelved its IRIS unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) project and is now working towards a deal to develop a new UAV with Spain and Airbus. The state-owned CIAC test flew its IRIS, but the

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    The US Marine Corps (USMC) is continuing to develop the tactical operating capabilities of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), with the first 'hot loading’ exercise of live missiles announced on 25 September. Aircraft and personnel from Marine Fighter Attack

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    The Pakistan Navy (PN) successfully test-fired an anti-ship missile (ASM) from one of its Sea King helicopters on 23 September. The missile “hit the intended target with pinpoint accuracy, reaffirming [the] weapon’s lethality and the offensive punch of the PN fleet”, said the

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    The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) announced on 25 September that Iraqi forces had arrived in the country for a third phase of an exercise that would begin in the Silopi-Habur area near the Iraqi border on the following day. The TSK released photographs of around 30 Iraqi soldiers arriving on an Iraqi

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    Key Points Germany's 24 September federal election has thrown a question mark over the country's direction of travel regarding defence It seems unlikely that Germany will match the NATO-stipulated level of 2% of GDP to be spent on defence The results of Germany's federal election on 24 September

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    Key Points The notion of a ‘military Schengen’, where troops and materiel could move more easily within Europe, is being considered by NATO and the EU However, the joint structures to facilitate this are not currently in place The notion of a so-called ‘military Schengen’,

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    The British Army has lifted a grounding order imposed on its Thales Watchkeeper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) earlier this year after two of the service’s air vehicles were lost in crashes in the Irish Sea. “Watchkeeper is back in the air after we briefly paused flying earlier this

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    South Korea has successfully tested a locally developed directional infrared countermeasure (DIRCM) system for use by military aircraft carrying special forces deep into enemy territory, Yonhap news agency reported on 27 September. The trial of the indigenous system, which is designed to disrupt a

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    Jordan is procuring Link 16 datalink systems for its F-16 multirole fighters, according to a notice published on the US Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website on 26 September. The notice said the US Air Force is looking for a company that can provide two ground support systems (GSS) “to

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    China intends to build a pier at its base in Djibouti so that People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) vessels can dock there, the South China Morning Post reported military sources as saying on 27 September. “The Chinese navy needs a large-scale pier to offer logistical support for its

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    Key Points The US Air Force decided to leave aerial re-fuelling out of the next-generation Air Force One aircraft US lawmakers could revisit this decision and potentially reverse it The US Air Force (USAF) has decided to leave the aerial re-fuelling capability out of its nextgeneration

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    The UN’s recent failure to proscribe cyber warfare has left government officials and legal experts in Europe divided over whether existing laws are sufficient or new ones are needed to contain the threat. Despite documents such as the NATO-sponsored Tallinn Manual of 2013 that aims to

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    Key Points The UK's Army Air Corps is to lose four more squadrons under a new round of cuts The corps' fleet of Gazelle AH1 observation helicopters is to be retired early UK army aviation faces its biggest shake-up in 25 years after it emerged that a new round of defence cost savings will lead to

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    Key Points Russia has deployed additional river-crossing equipment to Syria The move is to speed up the expansion of the bridgehead on the eastern side of the Euphrates Russian army engineers have built a bridge over the Euphrates that should enable Syrian government forces to rapidly expand

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