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Oct 30, 2014

Gabon Buys 12 Aravis

Gabon has become the third client for the 4x4 Aravis made by French defence company Nexter, after signing a contract on 29 October to procure 12 of....More
Oct 29, 2014

Poland and Germany Deepen Army Cooperation

Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak and German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen signed a statement of intent to....More
Oct 28, 2014

Virtual Training

The Euronaval show in Paris this week is not one where one expects to see demonstrations of people wearing strange electronic gadgets and sensors....More
Oct 28, 2014

Turnkey Not Smorgasbord

In the competition for the most futuristic looking vessel at the Euronaval show being held this week in Paris I would put the clear front runner as....More
Oct 27, 2014

Noble Arrow Precedes Trident Juncture

France is completing the Noble Arrow certification exercise this week that will qualify the airforce for taking over responsibility for the airborne....More
Oct 27, 2014

Not just a concept: SMX Ocean from DCNS

DCNS, the French naval systems group, revealed the SMX Ocean submarine derived from the Barracuda on the first day of the Euronaval show in the....More
Oct 24, 2014

Five Years Can Be A Long Time

The Air Force's view of the F-35 now isn't much like Bob Gates' view in 2009....More
Oct 24, 2014

Saudi army mountain training

About 40 Saudi officers are finishing 12 days of training in the French Alps today with the 27th French mountain infantry brigade to learns skills....More
Oct 24, 2014

Qatari coast guard orders 20 Italian RIBs

The Qatari Coast Guard has placed an order with Al-Dar Marine, a Qatari-owned maritime business,  for 20 search and rescue RIBs (rigid....More
Oct 22, 2014

NEW PICS: E-2D Preps for First Deployment

The U.S. Navy last week celebrated 50 years of service by the E-2 Hawkeye airborne command and control aircraft by declaring initial operaitonal....More
Oct 21, 2014

NavWeek: Pacific Fit

With the recent commissioning of the amphibious assault ship LHA 6 USS America in its new San Diego home, the U.S. Navy may be getting ready to soon....More
Oct 14, 2014

10/14 Frago

Defense news from around the Web....More
Oct 13, 2014

10/13 Frago

Defense news from around the Web....More
Oct 09, 2014

3DELRR Latest in String of Radar Losses for Northrop

Raytheon’s win of the U.S. Air Force’s Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long Range Radar contract sealed the company’s dominance in....More
Oct 06, 2014

Belgian and RNLAF F-16s Go Dutch Supporting Iraqi Forces

A Belgian air force F-16 dropped a GPS-guided bomb in support of Iraqi forces Oct. 5. It was the first time Belgium used munitions against Islamic....More
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