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BAE Systems Unveils Tridon Mark II Air Defence System
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

BAE Systems Unveils Tridon Mark II Air Defence System

During Eurosatory 2024, BAE Systems has put Tridon Mark II air defence system based on Bofors 40 Mk4 40 mm naval gun.

G7 to Use Russian Assets to Reimburse Ukraine’s Debts
Investment Defence Politics

G7 to Use Russian Assets to Reimburse Ukraine’s Debts

The Group of 7 countries announced they would use $ 50 billion of frozen Russian assets abroad as a debt loan to Ukraine.

BAE Systems Shows Land-Based Bofors 40 Mk4 Autocannon
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

BAE Systems Shows Land-Based Bofors 40 Mk4 Autocannon

BAE Systems International Ground Vehicles Director Jeramy Hopkins has shared an image of a Bofors 40 Mk4 autocannon on a truck.

TUSAŞ Joins Farnborough with Hürjet and Gökbey
Expo and Air Show

TUSAŞ Joins Farnborough with Hürjet and Gökbey

Turkish Aerospace’s Hürjet aircraft and Gökbey helicopter will fly for the first time abroad in the U.K. at the Farnborough Air Show in July.

Turkiye Presents KAAN to the Aviation World
Air

Turkiye Presents KAAN to the Aviation World

Turkiye presented its KAAN 5th generation fighter jet to the FCAS 2024 international summit, where participants worldwide joined to express their views.

Steller Systems Reveals Multi-Role Support Ship Concept
Navy / Maritime

Steller Systems Reveals Multi-Role Support Ship Concept

Steller Systems has unveiled its Fearless-class design to answer the U.K.’s requirements for a Multi-Role Support Ship (MRSS).

UK Plans Land Attack Capability for Future Frigates
Navy / Maritime

UK Plans Land Attack Capability for Future Frigates

The UK has announced its intention to equip its future frigates, Type 26 and Type 31, with long-range land attack capabilities to combat new threats.

UK to Build Six New Amphibious Warships for Royal Navy
Navy / Maritime Investment

UK to Build Six New Amphibious Warships for Royal Navy

Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom, Grant Shapps, announced they would build six new warships for the Royal Navy.

UK Reveals that Italy Provides Ukraine Storm Shadows
Weapon / Missile

UK Reveals that Italy Provides Ukraine Storm Shadows

British Defence Secretary Grant Shapps confirmed that Italy had provided Ukraine with long-range Storm Shadow cruise missiles.

The U.K. Delivers Additional Ground Vehicles to Ukraine
Land

The U.K. Delivers Additional Ground Vehicles to Ukraine

British Minister for Defence Procurement James Cartlidge has announced a new aid package for Ukraine, including various ground vehicles.

The UK sends dual-mode Paveway IV guided bombs to Ukraine
Ammunition

The UK sends dual-mode Paveway IV guided bombs to Ukraine

The UK will provide Dual-Mode Paveway IV guided bombs to Ukraine to boost its military capabilities, but it is unclear which aircraft would use them.

British Army Prefers RCH-155 Gun Over Archer
Land

British Army Prefers RCH-155 Gun Over Archer

British Army preferred German RCH-155 over BAE Systems' Archer to replace AS-90 self-propelled guns within the Mobile Fires Platform program.

British Army Receives Eight Prototypes of Challenger 3 MBT
Land

British Army Receives Eight Prototypes of Challenger 3 MBT

UK Secretary of State for Defence Grant Shapps unveiled the Challenger 3 MBT from his social account as “the first fully British built tank in 22 years.”

Royal Navy to Install Laser Weapons on Ships by 2027
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Royal Navy to Install Laser Weapons on Ships by 2027

Secretary of State Grant Shapps has announced that Royal Navy will proceed in 2027 to install laser weapons on warships to deal with aerial threats.