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- Global Defence Technology: Issue 84
- A journey through space and time: the UK’s space programme
- Eurosam, Aselsan and Roketsan win definition study contract for Turkey’s missile defence system
- RAF members visit 48th MUNS to better understand F-35 aircraft’s GBU-12
- Indian MoD approves plans to purchase bombs and Barak missiles
Norway concludes F-35 drag chute system verification test
The Royal Norwegian Air Force has successfully completed a verification test of the drag chute system for the F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft at the country’s Ørland Air Force Base (AFB).
US MDA and IMDA successfully conclude Arrow 3 flight test
The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA), in collaboration with Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDA), has successfully completed a flight test of the Arrow 3 weapons system.
Hensoldt to deliver MILDS F missile warning system for Belgian F-16
German aerospace company Hensoldt has secured a new contract to deliver its advanced AN / AAR-60 (V) 2 Missile Launch Detection System (MILDS) F warning system for the Belgian Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft.
Lockheed Martin’s JASSM-ER achieves FOC on F-15E aircraft
Lockheed Martin's joint air-to-surface standoff missile extended range (JASSM-ER) has attained full operational capability (FOC) on the F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft.
Airbus’ H145M aircraft launches 70mm laser-guided rockets
Airbus Helicopters’ new H145M military helicopter has successfully launched 70mm laser-guided rockets during a firing campaign in Sweden.
Hero-400EC Extended-Range Loitering System
Hero-400EC (Electric, Cruciform) is an extended-range variant of the Hero family of loitering weapon systems developed by UVision Air, an unmanned air system developer based in Israel.
UK RAF to open new radar head facility in Scotland
The British Royal Air Force is set to soon start operating its new remote radar head facility, located at Saxa Vord, Unst, Shetland, Scotland.
A journey through space and time: the UK’s space programme
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has launched a five-year, £50m space innovation programme. Two of the key programmes it will fund will help declutter Earth’s orbits and improve satellite communication. Berenice Baker looks at these in more detail and takes a visual tour of the history of British space innovation from the space race to the near future.
SmartGlider Light Air-Launched Guided Weapon
SmartGlider Light is a compact member of SmartGlider family of new-generation standoff air-launched guided weapons manufactured by French missile systems manufacturer MBDA.
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