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A Land 17 SP solution?

An arrangement similar to the Largs Bay sale may mean that upgraded AS90 Bravehearts may be available to meet interim Land 17 SP Howitzer requirements.
Details of how the British Army is to downsize its artillery branch's force structure to meet the cost-saving targets, have been seen by Jane' s and reported in JDW. Premium

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British deep-strike initiative hit by cuts

A deep-strike initiative that would have given British Army commanders the ability to precisely target 150 km across the battlefield has effectively been terminated. Premium

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Austal's ex-Hawaian superferries to move Marines from Okinawa

The MV Alakai will be used to transport US Marines from Okinawa.
The US Navy will spend US$70 million to transfer and modify two high-speed ferries to support moving 880 Marines from Okinawa, Japan. Premium

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Australian Aerospace Delivers 15th MRH90 Helicopter

Australian Aerospace is assembling and delivering 46 MRH90s to replace Army and Navy Black Hawk and Sea King helicopters.
Australian Aerospace delivered the 15th MRH90 (Multi-Role Helicopter) to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) – the second such handover in two weeks. Premium

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News: It's official: first sub contract signed

The DCNS design for the Shortfin Barracuda has been selected for the Sea 1000 Future Submarine Program. Credit: DCNS

The Commonwealth and DCNS have signed the initial design contract for the future submarine and Lockheed Martin has been announced as preferred combat system integrator.