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  • Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II)

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    The air-launched, precision strike, Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II), also known as GBU-53 / B, is planned for integration on...

  • Tu-95MS Strategic Bomber

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    Tupolev Tu-95MS (Nato code name: Bear-H) is a four-engine, long-range, turboprop, strategic bomber / missile carrier developed by Russian...

  • Mi-17V-5 Military Transport Helicopter

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    Mi-17V-5 (domestic designation Mi-8MTV-5) is a military transport variant in the Mi-8/17 family of helicopters. It is produced by Kazan...

  • Akash Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) System

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    The Akash (sky) is a mid-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) system being built by India's state-owned Defence Research and Development...


Latest News

US Air Force upgrades E-3 Sentry with new AN/UPX-40 system
31 July, 2015 The US Air Force's (USAF) Hanscom Air Force Base (AFB) airborne early warning and control (AWACS) next-generation identification friend or foe (NGIFF) programme office has completed the...


Latest Projects

Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II)
31 July, 2015 The air-launched, precision strike, Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II), also known as GBU-53 / B, is planned for integration on the F-15E Strike Eagle twin-engine aircraft in 2017....


Latest Features

Global Defence Technology: Issue 53
17 July, 2015 In this issue: Defining a defence strategy for the UK, the race is on for Land 400, the politics behind Israel’s David’s Sling programme, the news from Paris Air Show, the Ford carrier’s bumpy...


Latest Videos

Watchkeeper UAS in Afghanistan
The British Army's Watchkeeper Unmanned Air System is fully operational in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. Video released by the UK MOD shows personnel assembling the UAS at Camp Bastion. (Video: Crown Copyright)



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