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Report: Taiwan’s defence expenditure to reach approximately $11bn by 2021
23 September, 2016
Taiwan’s defence expenditure is expected to grow from the current $9.9bn to $10.9bn by 2021, witnessing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.38%, according to a report by Strategic...
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Japan requests $1.9bn sale of KC-46A aerial refuelling aircraft from US Friday, September 23, 2016 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of $1.9bn potential sale of KC-46A aerial refuelling aircraft to...

Lockheed wins $395m GPS III Space Vehicle contract modification Friday, September 23, 2016 Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received a $395m US Air Force (USAF) contract modification from the Space and Missile Systems Center for work on the GPS III Space Vehicle...

Deals this week: Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce, Jacobs Friday, September 23, 2016 Lockheed Martin Corporation has been selected to perform research work on the development of future tactical hypersonic boost glide aircraft, as part of the Tactical Boost Glide...

Saab to supply RBS 70 NG air defence system to undisclosed customer Thursday, September 22, 2016 Saab has received a contract from an undisclosed customer to supply RBS 70 NG very short range air defence (VSHORAD)...

US B-1B bomber flies over South Korea after Pyongyang’s rocket engine test Thursday, September 22, 2016 The US Air Force's (USAF) B-1B strategic bomber has flown over South Korea for the second time in show of force after North Korea claimed it tested a rocket...

India test-fires Barak-8 surface-to-air ballistic missile Wednesday, September 21, 2016 India has test-fired a Barak-8 surface-to-air ballistic missile from a test range at Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha...

Lockheed completes first flight test of Legion Pod aboard F-15C aircraft Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the first flight test of its multi-function sensor system Legion Pod aboard an F-15C...

GAO recommends new measures to USAF for effective aircrew training Wednesday, September 21, 2016 A review conducted by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that the US Air Force (USAF) must further analyse and introduce new measures to improve the effectiveness...

Lockheed wins follow-on production contract for Paveway II Plus kits Tuesday, September 20, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin for follow-on production of Paveway II Plus laser-guided bomb (LGB)...

BAE Systems delivers 250th electronic warfare suite for F-35 Lightning II Tuesday, September 20, 2016 BAE Systems has completed the production and delivery of the 250th electronic warfare (EW) suite for the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft...

USAF grounds F-35 Lightning II fighter jets over technical issues Monday, September 19, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has reportedly grounded 13 of its F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft, following the discovery of peeling and crumbling insulation in avionics cooling...

UK MoD orders BriteCloud missile decoys from Leonardo-Finmeccanica Monday, September 19, 2016 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has placed an order with Leonardo-Finmeccanica to deliver mini-missile decoys for the Royal Air Force...

First airstrikes hit Syria since US-Russia reached deal on ceasefire Monday, September 19, 2016 The first airstrikes have been launched against ISIS in the Syrian city of Aleppo, since a truce came into effect under a US-Russia...

General Dynamics wins AFRL contract to design threat detection software Friday, September 16, 2016 General Dynamics Mission Systems has been contracted by the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to design and develop a cloud-based threat detection and analysis...

Boeing seeks fighter jet procurement evaluation information from Denmark Friday, September 16, 2016 Boeing has submitted a Request for Insight to the Danish Ministry of Defence (MoD), which requires the latter to provide all materials related to the fighter procurement evaluation and...

US, UK, Australia and Canadian air forces conduct Coalition Virtual Flag exercise Friday, September 16, 2016 Aircrews from the US, UK, Australia and Canada have recently participated in a virtual air combat exercise, Coalition Virtual Flag 16...

Deals this week: Boeing, Tronair, Raytheon Friday, September 16, 2016 The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has awarded a $700m-worth contract to The Boeing Company for the production of Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 (SDB 1)...

CAE to provide MQ-1 Predator / MQ-9 Reaper aircrew training services to USAF Thursday, September 15, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded a contract to CAE USA to provide aircrew training services for General Atomics-built MQ-1 Predator / MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft...

USAF releases request for proposal to Boeing for PAR programme Thursday, September 15, 2016 The US Air Force (USAF) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to Boeing to complete detailed design, modification, test and fielding of two passenger-carrying Boeing 747-8s to...

PAR Technology subsidiary wins research and development contract with USAF Thursday, September 15, 2016 PAR Technology’s wholly-owned subsidiary has been awarded a research and development contract with the US Air Force (USAF) Research Laboratory (AFRL) Information Directorate for the special...


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