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Demonstrator Deal Inks for FCAS
Air Investment

Demonstrator Deal Inks for FCAS

New developments exist on the FCAS front. Germany claimed there was an agreement on industrial participation, while French Dassault denied it.

Milrem Robotics to Deliver THeMIS UGVs to Ukraine
Unmanned Systems

Milrem Robotics to Deliver THeMIS UGVs to Ukraine

Estonian robotics and autonomous systems developer Milrem Robotics and the German defence company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have signed a contract to deliver 14 THeMIS unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) to Ukraine.

Dassault Denies Agreement on FCAS
Air Defence Politics

Dassault Denies Agreement on FCAS

On Friday, the French group, Dassault Aviation, denied an agreement with Airbus to develop on next phase of industrial development for the future FCAS project, as French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne had announced a little earlier in Berlin.

SAF Leap of Voyager
Air Logistics

SAF Leap of Voyager

Aviation, especially military aviation, is almost entirely dependent on fossil fuels. The RAF Voyager and Airbus completed a significant leap in Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Royal Air Force (RAF) and Airbus have recently announced their work on SAF. According to the released information, RAF Voyager multirole tanker aircraft conducted a test flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel.

New Agreement for FCAS
Air Defence Politics

New Agreement for FCAS

German Defence Minister stated that Germany, France and Spain had reached a political agreement further to develop the Future Combat Air System (FCAS).

Rheinmetall to Provide 27 mm Auto Cannons to F126 Frigates
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

Rheinmetall to Provide 27 mm Auto Cannons to F126 Frigates

Damen Shipyard selected Rheinmetall for Germany’s F126 future frigate programme to equip the frigates with MLG27-4.0 remote weapon stations (RWSs).

 Airbus Retires A400M Grizzly 4
Air

Airbus Retires A400M Grizzly 4

Airbus retires A400M MSN4 transport aircraft at Bremen after flying for 12 years and more than 2,000 flight hours.

127mm Vulcano Passes German Navy's Acceptance Tests
Ammunition

127mm Vulcano Passes German Navy's Acceptance Tests

Bundeswehr announced that the German Navy, The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, BAAINBw qualified the 127mm Vulcano precision-guided munition.

UAE Sets Aerial Warfare Drill
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

UAE Sets Aerial Warfare Drill

UAE organises the Aerial Warfare and Missile Defence Centre 2022 drill at Al-Dhafra Air Base in the country.

German Navy Tested Anti-Drone Weapon
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

German Navy Tested Anti-Drone Weapon

Drone threat is also increasing against naval vessels. Countries are in search of proper weapons as an unmanned aerial system countermeasure.

C295 Passed an Important Sustainability Milestone
Air Engine and Transmission

C295 Passed an Important Sustainability Milestone

Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) are seen as vital for the future of aviation. Operating current aircraft engines with SAF is essential for sustainability.

More German Weapons to Ukraine
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

More German Weapons to Ukraine

German President Frank Walter Steinmeier announced the delivery of PzH 2000 howitzers and M270 MARS II artillery rocket systems to Ukraine.

German Aid Package to Ukraine Announced
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

German Aid Package to Ukraine Announced

Many European countries provided military aid packages, including weapons and protective equipment, in a united response against the Russian invasion attempt.

Camcopter S-100 to Detect Submarines
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Camcopter S-100 to Detect Submarines

Naval use of unmanned aerial systems is enlarging day by day. The latest development came from Camcopter S-100.