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Jul 15, 2012

Puma Production Pared

It's now official: the reduction in Puma armored infantry fighting vehicle production I reported in the June issue of DTI is now included in an....More
Jul 12, 2012

Rosoboronexport to Partner with Finmeccanica on Maritime Patrol aircraft

Maxim Pyadushkin writes: Russia plans to develop airborne maritime patrol platforms fitted with Italian intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance....More
Jul 12, 2012

7/12 Frago

 Check out our Farnborough International Airshow coverage + Army Mum on Network Costs, but Documents Offer Clues + We Spend Too Much On Defense....More
Jul 12, 2012

On Training, Reservists and the London Olympic Games

The experience the French army has gained in Afghanistan must be harvested “but we must not let it deform us because this was a very particular....More
Jul 11, 2012

7/11 Frago

Check out our Farnborough International Airshow coverage + France Holds Keys to Europe’s Future in UAVs + Afghanistan Exit’s Price Tag in the....More
Jul 10, 2012

Why TRICARE Matters

This week’s Washington Outlook column (subscription required) takes a look at one of the key pressures on defense procurement – the Pentagon’s budget....More
Jul 10, 2012

7/10 Frago

Check out our Farnborough International Airshow coverage + See, we post F-35 'good news' ;-) Dutch Vote To Kill JSF SImply Sturm und Drang; Test....More
Jul 10, 2012

MBT Ballet or Tank Tango?

I first saw an excerpt on Fareed Zakaria's Global Public Square on CNN, but the Huffington Post has posted a longer video of Russian tanks in a....More
Jul 09, 2012

NH90 and UH-60M -- Sweden's Tale of Two Helos

Maj Gen Micael Bydén, the Swedish air force's new chief of staff, was blunt in his assessment of the service's experience buying its two newest....More
Jul 09, 2012

Belgian Shopping Spree

On 6 July, the council of ministers of the Belgian government authorized Defense Minister Pieter De Crem to issue calls for tender under the 2012....More
Jul 09, 2012

Dutch Parliament Votes Down JSF

The Dutch parliament passed a majority resolution yesterday calling on the coalition government to withdraw from the Joint Strike Fighter program....More
Jul 09, 2012

7/9 Frago

Be sure to check out all of our Farnborough airshow coverage + Raytheon Unveils Aviation Warrior, Integrated Data Helo Flight Suit....More
Jul 08, 2012

Disorder In The Court

Over the past couple of months, there has been a revived dynamic in discussions over the Joint Strike Fighter, in the form of Lockheed Martin's....More
Jul 08, 2012

More Bad News for Boeing's Unmanned A160

Things are not going well for Boeing's accident-prone A160T Hummingbird unmanned helicopter. First the US Army confirms it has abandoned plans to....More
Jul 07, 2012

AFRL Moves Ahead on Bunker-Buster for F-35

The US Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded two more contracts under the High Velocity Penetrating Weapon (HVPW) program to develop technology....More
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