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Jun 21, 2012

More on UAVs

Congress is trying to get ahead of privacy concerns that could snuff out the growing use of UAVs within the United States. At least initially, the....More
Jun 20, 2012

European UAV Programs May Advance

Robert Wall and Amy Svitak wrote in this week's Aviation Week & Space Technology about movement in French and German unmanned aircraft programs:....More
Jun 20, 2012

Privacy Concerns About UAVs

With the U.S. Congress having ordered the FAA to proceed with integrating unmanned aircraft into civil airspace, the idea of using UAVs for domestic....More
Jun 20, 2012

6/20 Frago

+ Air-Sea Battle....More
Jun 20, 2012

French Air Force Demos ASMPA Raid

The French air force has, for the first time, conducted an end-to-end test of its strategic strike capability using the ASMPA cruise missile (but,....More
Jun 19, 2012

6/19 Frago

+ What the Wisconsin Recall Says About the Future of the U.S. Military 'the two biggest budgetary pressures within Defense:  healthcare and pensions....More
Jun 19, 2012

Growing Saudi Leopard 2 Order?

Saudi Arabia is interested in buying 600-800 Leopard 2 tanks from Germany, compared to the 300 previously reported, according to Bild am Sonntag. The....More
Jun 19, 2012

PzH 2000 Supports Afghan Police

Panzerhaubitze 2000 (PzH 2000) 155 mm armored artillery supported Afghan security forces over the weekend, the Bundeswehr reported today. Bundeswehr....More
Jun 18, 2012

6/18 Frago

+ Satellite Spots Lockheed’s Mystery Drone + Are Moscow Talks Iran's Last Chance?....More
Jun 15, 2012

Dutch Get FRISC

The Dutch Defense Materiel Organisation handed over the first eight fast raiding interception and special forces craft (FRISC) to the Royal....More
Jun 15, 2012

Netherlands Down Under

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is not the only senior foreign dignitary visiting Australia to discuss military cooperation. The Dutch....More
Jun 14, 2012

Dutch Reinforce Ocean Shield

The Dutch parliament yesterday approved reinforcements of NATO's Operation Ocean Shield counterpiracy mission while delaying a decision to expand the....More
Jun 14, 2012

NATO Down Under

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard signed the NATO-Australia Joint Political Declaration in....More
Jun 14, 2012

Close Air Support with a French Flair

LH Aviation, the small French company looking to push its LH10 Ellipse into the hands of military operators, is working on a close air support....More
Jun 13, 2012

Baguette on Wheels

This is the Eurosatory stand that drew my attention this morning given that I hadn't had any breakfast: Sadly, the baker told me the bread wouldn't....More
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