The Belgian Company Army Recognition sponsors the French team of firefighters of TFA team Strasbourg during the World Firefighter combat challenge which takes place in Montgomery, Alabama, United States from the 24 to 29 October 2016.Read More
Monday, 24 October 2016
Raytheon Company plans to build the T-100 Integrated Air Training System on a shovel-ready site in Mississippi, the US defense company announced today Oct. 24. Should the U.S. Air Force approve the company's proposal for the Advanced Pilot Training program, Raytheon would establish a Final Assembly and Check-Out facility in Meridian.
|A pair of T-100 advanced jet trainers|
DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program has developed and built a technology demonstration vessel that is currently undergoing open-water testing off the coast of California and recently set sail with its first payload: a prototype of a low-cost, elevated sensor mast developed through the Agency’s Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) research effort.
The U.S. Navy released a series of pictures showing several aircraft types flying close to the destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). This aerial photo exercise comes just a few days after the commissioning of the U.S. Navy's newest and most technologically advanced warship.
The US defense contractor Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced today that it has been awarded a $12.6 million contract with Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), in coordination with STRATCOM and the Strategic Capabilities Office, to explore the use of high speed drones in either fully autonomous or semi-autonomous roles to support fourth and fifth generation fighter aircraft.
|The UTAP-22 UCAV during a flight demo|
The Indian Defence Minister, Mr. Manohar Parrikar inaugurated Helicopter Engines MRO Pvt. Limited (HE-MRO), a Joint Venture of Safran and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), yesterday in Goa, southwest India. This Joint Venture will support helicopter engines operated by national and international operators from a 1,000 sqm office and a 3,800 sqm shop facility.
|Safran's TM333 2B2 is powering the Indian Armed Forces' Dhruv helicopters|
Lockheed Martin on Oct. 21 announced the CH-53K King Stallion successfully completed initial operational testing by the U.S. Marine Corps to verify the key capabilities of the heavy lift helicopter. The week-long operational assessment by Marine Corps pilots, aircrew and maintainers marked an important step in support of a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Milestone C decision early next year.
|U.S. Marine Corps pilots maneuver the King Stallion as it delivers a 12,000 (5422 kg) pound external load after a 110 NM mission|
(Credit: Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky)
Iran’s Defense Ministry on Saturday, October 22, 2016, unveiled new aerial navigation and tracking systems, including two military radars. The new products were unveiled at a ceremony in the southwestern city of Shiraz, attended by Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan.
|New Iranian-made Matla’-ol-Fajr 3 tagets detection radar|
The future USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) successfully completed alpha trials Oct. 18 after spending two days underway off the coast of Maine. The trials were conducted by the shipbuilder, General Dynamics’ Bath Iron Works (BIW).