All articles by Andrew Salerno-Garthwaite

Andrew Salerno-Garthwaite

Lords: MoD need ‘complete reset’ for AI and autonomous weapons

A report from the House of Lords on AI enabled Autonomous Weapon Systems indicates that MoD procurement will need to keep pace with innovation.

India clears $26.8bn defence deal with 98% domestic production

India’s Defence Acquisition Council approved the Area of Necessity on $26.8bn of defence expenditure across land sea and air domains.

Boosting Nato Air Policing, Romania takes F-16 jets from Norway

F-16 Fighting Falcon jets will be delivered from Norway to Romania to contribute to protecting Nato’s East flank.

Signal: Iran finalises receipt of Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia

Iran’s Deputy Defence Minister has stated the country is in line to receive Russian made Su-35 fighter jets, and Mi-28 attack helicopters.

German Eurofighter to secure Romania’s border with Ukraine

Eurofighter jets from the German airforce will deploy to Romania following a spate of drone incursions across the Ukrainian border.

Signal: Babcock and Hanwha Aerospace sign MOU

Babcock and Hanwha Aerospace have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore global business development projects.

Boeing wins $33m contract for Small Diameter Bomb sustainment

Boeing, manufacturer of the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) and Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB), have been awarded a sustainment contract of $33m from the US Air Force (USAF).

AC-130J Ghostrider engages militants in Iraq with transponder active

The US Air Force AC-130J Ghostrider’s unplanned strike in Iraq against armed militants was tracked in real time during the sortie.

Realigning EU defence: EDA’s new priorities in light of Ukraine war

The EDA sets a high priority on land-based precision engagement, learning from the difficulties Ukraine has endured with limited long-range strike capabilities.

GE’s XA100 engine progresses as Congress weighs in on F-35

XA100 engine completes additional testing, marking a key step in its bid for inclusion in the F-35 programme amid Congressional discussions.