SELEX Galileo wins Elbit orders for UAS radars

Gabbiano T20 radars have been chosen for installation in Elbit’s Hermes 450 UAS.

Elbit Systems has selected the Gabbiano T20 radar for installation in Elbit's Hermes 450 UAS while a larger version of the radar, the T200 has been picked for the Hermes 900. Premium

German army operates 'small eye' VTOL

The Mikado is the latest deployment is Germany’s war on terror.

As the German Army recently announced, a team of instructors has been deployed to Afghanistan to instruct German soldiers in the operation of a new, small tactical reconnaissance unmanned air system. Premium

NAO report slams UK armoured vehicle acquisition process

The UK’s MOD has been slammed by the country's National Audit Office concerning the core process for acquiring armoured vehicles.

The UK Ministry of Defence's core process for acquiring armoured vehicles resulted in delays and cancellations that will leave serious gaps in requirements until 2024/2025 at the earliest. Premium

Pentagon's hypersonics effort aims high

The Pentagon is preparing to retest two hypersonic vehicles, the Hypersonic Technology Vehicle and the X-51A Waverider.

The successful development of a weapon system that can fly at least five times the speed of sound would be a "watershed event" for the US Defense Department. Premium

News Review: Raytheon delivers first SM-6 to US Navy | ADM June 2011

Raytheon has delivered the first SM-6 production round to the US Navy. Premium

Danish Company takes delivery of Austal's largest Catamaran

Austal's largest catamaran built to date, the 113 metre "Leonora Christina", was recently handed over to her owners, marking completion of construction at Austal's Henderson shipyard. Premium

NZ LAVs - best vehicles for their mission

NZ Light Armoured Vehicles have been deployed in Afghanistan to
support the Provincial Reconstruction Team.

The NZ Defence Force has deployed Light Armoured Vehicles to Bamyan Province in Afghanistan to support the Provincial Reconstruction Team. Premium

Elbit Systems to Supply Soltam's Artillery Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it was awarded a contract to supply self-propelled artillery and accompanying systems to an African country. Premium

UK budget writedowns costs

A battling economy has seen the UK cut ongoing projects due to budgetary restraints.

At least GBP6 billion of UK defence spending has been wasted by pushing through tough cuts to the MoD defence budget as part of their review process. Premium

News Review: More upgrades for NZ Anzacs | ADM Apr 2011

The second phase of a NZ$58 million project to upgrade systems aboard the NZ Navy frigates Te Kaha and Te Mana has begun, NZ defence minister Wayne Mapp said. Premium

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Investment priorities for Defence Innovation Hub

Future energy resilience (including national and Defence fuel management), will be one of the priorities for the Hub in the 2017-18 year. Credit: Defence.
In the 2017–18 financial year, the body will seek proposals aligned with the six capability streams identified in the Defence Integrated Investment Program.