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May 28, 2015, 2:38 PM

Thales Wins UK Crowsnest Surveillance Contract

Royal Navy Merlin Rotorcraft fleet to be re-equipped.

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Atlas/Denel converted 38 Mirage IIIs to the Cheetah C variant from ex-Israeli...
Jul 16, 2010 - 1:08 AM
Reports from Ecuador state that the nation is close to acquiring nine Atlas Cheetah C fighters from South Africa.
The Silent Eagle testbed is a modified F-15E (the original prototype). On its...
Jul 16, 2010 - 1:06 AM
Boeing has flown the interim version of the <link news/single-news-page/article/singapores-f-15-fleet-grows-silent-eagle-preps-for-flight-test-23649/ _blan
On show last month at ILA in Berlin is one of the Luftwaffe’s IAI Malat Heron...
Jul 16, 2010 - 12:57 AM
Armed forces in Europe are bracing themselves for severe cutbacks as governments tackle budget deficit problems.
The Pentagon began its quest to replace the KC-135 with the infamous single-s...
Jul 16, 2010 - 12:53 AM
Last week bidders handed in their latest proposals for the U.S.
Tight security surrounded the unveiling of Taranis on July 12, and little in ...
Jul 16, 2010 - 12:44 AM
Amid tight security, the Taranis unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) was unveiled at BAE Systems’ Warton airfield in England this week.
Jul 16, 2010 - 12:01 AM
As part of a concerted drive to increase the number of unmanned aircraft displays at the Farnborough show, organizers have installed a special netted area
Jul 15, 2010 - 4:17 AM
Embraer expects its revenues from the defense sector to grow by almost a third this year, reaching approximately $650 million compared with $500 million in
Jul 15, 2010 - 4:10 AM
After making its international debut in May at SOFEX in Jordan, the Scorpion helmet-mounted sight is being shown by Raytheon and Gentex for the first time
Jul 15, 2010 - 4:10 AM
Although developed to help answer the UK’s surveillance requirements, the BAE Systems Mantis unmanned air vehicle technology demonstrator has become the fo
Jul 15, 2010 - 4:08 AM
Developed originally by Ericsson Microwave Systems (now part of Saab Electronic Defence Systems’ business area), the Carabas foliage penetration (FOPEN) ra