• 14 May 2009

    House Approves US Weapons Acquisition Reform Act

    The US House of representatives has approved the passage of HR 2101, the Weapons Acquisition System Reform Through Enhancing Technical Knowledge and Oversight (WASTE TKO) act. House Armed Services Committee...

  • 13 May 2009

    New Australian Budget Prepares For Defence Overhaul

    The Australian Government has announced that as part of the 2009-10 budget announced on 12 May, $30bn will be committed to improving and expanding the armed forces. This large-scale investment...

  • 13 May 2009

    UK Orders New Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft

    The UK has confirmed that it will move ahead with the purchase of a third batch of Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft for the Royal Air Force. The Typhoon is an extremely...

  • 13 May 2009

    Canadian Air Force to Produce Afghan Maps

    The Canadian Air Force will create maps of Afghanistan using two CP-140 Auroras deployed over the region to promote interoperability and operational success. The maps will help with Operation Athena,...

  • 12 May 2009

    US Airforce Helps Iraqi Air Traffic Control

    The US's Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts is helping the Iraqi Air Force rebuild its military air traffic control capabilities through joint foreign military sales (FMS) run by the...

  • 10 May 2009

    US Awards $260m for Innovative University Research

    The US Department of Defense (DoD) has announced plans to award 69 academic institutions $260m over the next five years to perform innovative multidisciplinary research. The multidisciplinary university research initiative...

  • 10 May 2009

    French Army Tests Sagem UAV-to-Soldier Data Terminal

    The French Army's 61st Artillery Regiment is currently conducting field tests of a new Sagem terminal designed to transfer tactical data between unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and ground based troops....

  • 5 May 2009

    Industry Teams Up on New Scout Helicopter Deal

    EADS North America has announced a world-class industry partnership with Lockheed Martin and American Eurocopter to build a new armed scout helicopter intended for the US Army. The Armed Scout...


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