MC-130J drops palletised weapons in test of ‘Arsenal Plane’ concept

U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command successfully released simulated palletised munitions in three airdrops from an MC-130J Commando II, a multi-mission combat transport and special operations tanker.

BAE selected for DARPA Squad X programme

Lockheed Martin has awarded BAE Systems a contract to provide key autonomy and artificial intelligence capabilities for DARPA's Squad X programme.

Northrop Grumman builds ‘Very Lightweight Torpedo’ for US Navy

Northrop Grumman say it has successfully manufactured and tested the first industry-built Very Lightweight Torpedo (VLWT) for the U.S. Navy.

BAE conduct first tactical ground-launch test of APKWS rockets

BAE have completed trials of APKWS laser-guided rockets from a ground-based weapon system.

Cobham receives US Air Force B-1 oxygen contract

UK firm Cobham has been awarded a three year maintenance contract by Tinker Air Force Base to overhaul Cobham supplied B-1 oxygen system components.

American warship fires laser weapon

Amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland successfully disabled an unmanned aerial vehicle with a Solid State Laser in an exercise, say the U.S. Navy.

BAE win $26.7m systems integration contract

BAE Systems has been awarded $26.7 million contract for modification and installation of electronic countermeasures aboard KC-130J aircraft.

Turkey delivers medical aid to the US

The assistance consisted of surgical masks, overalls, disinfectant, goggles, N-95 masks and face shields.

Fifth Advanced Weapons Elevator certified aboard USS Gerald R. Ford

The first-of-class aircraft carrier logged this important milestone amid earlier controversy over the system at its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk, just after completing a rigorous 32 days at sea.

British firm Meggitt awarded $22m contract for Abrams tank parts

Meggitt PLC, a British company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the defence industry, has received a $22 million contract to provide Thermal Management Systems to General Dynamics Land Systems for the Abrams tank programme.

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