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July 3, 2020, 5:36 AM

Australia to buy LRASM; Unveils Strategic Plan

The long-range anti-ship missile extends Australia’s maritime reach as strategic competition rises in the Indo-Pacific region.

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AGM-158C LRASM
Jul 3, 2020 - 5:36 AM
The long-range anti-ship missile extends Australia’s maritime reach as strategic competition rises in the Indo-Pacific region.
CH-53K King Stallion
Jun 30, 2020 - 11:20 AM
The next-generation heavy-lifter for the Marine Corps has successfully undertaken its first sea trials.
A330 MRTT NATO
Jun 30, 2020 - 5:03 AM
NATO’s MMF is acquiring the A330 MRTTs for tanker, transport, and medical evacuation duties on behalf of its member nations.
AH-64E Apache Guardian
Jun 27, 2020 - 6:28 AM
The addition of AH-64 gunships to the Moroccan inventory is part of an ongoing effort to strengthen and modernize the kingdom’s military forces.
F-35A B61-12
Jun 24, 2020 - 7:00 AM
The F-35As of the U.S. Air Force will be nuclear-capable, armed with a guided version of the B61 variable-yield weapon.
CF-18 Hornet
Jun 19, 2020 - 6:26 AM
The Royal Canadian Air Force is upgrading nearly half of its Hornet fleet while it waits for a new fighter.
Jun 18, 2020 - 3:13 PM
The compound Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant helicopter broke the 200-knot speed barrier earlier this month.
Jun 18, 2020 - 1:38 PM
The GBU-53 is currently the only weapon in the U.S. inventory that can hit moving targets at night and in visually-obscured conditions.
AIDC AT-5
Jun 11, 2020 - 11:27 AM
The AT-5 is a derivative of the F-CK-1 Ching-kuo and will replace aging AT-3s and F-5s in the Republic of China Air Force.
Jun 10, 2020 - 11:27 AM
A new $4 million contract with the U.S. government makes Hilton Software a prime contractor for two government agencies.