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Portugal Shows "Unofficial" Interest in F-35A
Air

Portugal Shows "Unofficial" Interest in F-35A

Even though it’s just a vision, the Portuguese Air Force is interested in F-35 fighter jets replacing the F-16.

Portuguese Navy to Sign Deal for Multifunctional Naval Platform
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Portuguese Navy to Sign Deal for Multifunctional Naval Platform

Portuguese Navy announced that the deal for constructing the Multi-Purpose Naval Platform under the Recovery and Resilience Program will be signed.

MARLIN demonstrated its capacity at NATO's Dynamic Messenger Drill
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Unmanned Systems

MARLIN demonstrated its capacity at NATO's Dynamic Messenger Drill

SSB President İsmail Demir stated that ASELSAN and Sefine Shipyard's Joint AUSV MARLIN took part in a NATO Dynamic Messenger exercise.

Turkish EW capable unmanned vessel Marlin on the trials
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Turkish EW capable unmanned vessel Marlin on the trials

ASELSAN and Sefine Shipyard have launched Marlin AUSV. The electronic warfare capable vessel will serve at offshore operations and open sea patrol missions.

Embraer releases the first photos of the KC-390 for the Portugal
Air

Embraer releases the first photos of the KC-390 for the Portugal

Embraer released photos of the first KC-390 Millennium aircraft for the Portuguese Air Force. FAP is the first international customer of the Kc-390 .

EDA's MHTC takes shape as Technical Arrangement is signed
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

EDA's MHTC takes shape as Technical Arrangement is signed

European Defence Agency (EDA) announced on its website that the Technical Arrangement (TA) defining the organisation, missions, and responsibilities of the Multinational Helicopter Training Centre (MHTC) at Sintra Airbase in Portugal was signed by 14 founding countries on June 28. The founding countries are; Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Greece, Greek Cyprus, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, and Sweden. The signing marks the beginning of the Centre’s technical and logistical development, which is expected to become a reference for multination military helicopter training.

Portugal Unveiled a Mother Ship Design for UAVs
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Portugal Unveiled a Mother Ship Design for UAVs

The Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa) presented a mothership design for UAVs. The plan is called PNM (Plataforma Naval Multifuncional).

VAMTAC ST5 4x4 Emergency Response Vehicles for Portuguese
Land

VAMTAC ST5 4x4 Emergency Response Vehicles for Portuguese

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) delivered the last batch of 139 armoured vehicles VAMTAC ST5 to the Portuguese army.