Canada lays out plans for $5bn order of 18 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jets and other equipment

The US government has agreed to a potential sale of 18 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft to Canada worth $5.23 billion, the State Department announced.

US Navy launch new amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli

The US Navy have christened its newest America class amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli.

Lockheed Martin test new laser weapon

Lockheed Martin say their new laser weapon system proved it can deliver 'decisive lethality' against unmanned aerial vehicle threats.

Canadian Navy orders over 40 Hammerhead targets from QinetiQ

The Royal Canadian Navy has placed a C$4.7m order with QinetiQ Target Systems for over 40 Hammerhead Unmanned Surface Vehicle Targets and various payloads.

US Navy deploy vessels to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts

US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima and the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York have deployed to support humanitarian relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Irma. 

Lockheed to deliver 60kW Laser to US Army

The 'Beam Combined Fibre Laser' is the most powerful laser of its type yet demonstrated.

US Air Force authorises extended service life for F-16

The US Air Force has authorised extending the service life of the F-16 to 12,000 Equivalent Flight Hours — far beyond the aircraft’s original design service life of 8,000 hours.

Steel cut for USS Enterprise

Huntington Ingalls Industries has cut a 35-ton steel plate at its Newport News Shipbuilding division to kick off advance construction of the USS Enterprise.

Apache attack helicopter fires laser weapon for the first time

A high energy laser mounted on an Apache AH-64 attack helicopter acquired and hit an unmanned target in a test.

‘Proteus’ unmanned submarine successfully completes missions testing

Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced that Proteus, its dual-mode undersea vehicle, successfully completed autonomous contested battlespace missions during the 2017 Advanced Naval Technology Exercise.



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