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Gibbs & Cox Presents VLS-Reloading Sea Platform Concept
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Gibbs & Cox Presents VLS-Reloading Sea Platform Concept

The firm, a company of Leidos, presented its Mobile Defense/Depot Platform (MODEP) during Sea Air Space 2024.

U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier towards Israel to Deter Iran
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier towards Israel to Deter Iran

The Biden administration moved the USS Dwight Eisenhower (CVN-69) aircraft carrier toward Israel to intercept missiles and drones fired by Iran.

Mk38 Mod 4 RCWS Installed on USN Destroyer
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

Mk38 Mod 4 RCWS Installed on USN Destroyer

The U.S. Navy has installed the new 30 mm Mk38 Mod 4 RCWS, featuring firepower and sensor suite upgrades on an Arleigh Burke Flight-IIA destroyer.

The U.S. Navy Replaces Mk.15 Phalanx with RAM and SeaRAM
Weapon / Missile

The U.S. Navy Replaces Mk.15 Phalanx with RAM and SeaRAM

The U.S. Navy will replace the Mk.15 Phalanx close defence systems of the " Arleigh Burke " destroyers with the longer-range RIM-116 RAM.

The U.S. Sent an LOA for the F-35 Lightning II to Greece
Air

The U.S. Sent an LOA for the F-35 Lightning II to Greece

The U.S. sent the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) regarding the F-35 Lightning II aircraft supply to Greece.

Turkiye's F-16 Viper Modernisation to be Divided by Two
Air Modernisation

Turkiye's F-16 Viper Modernisation to be Divided by Two

Turkiye’s F-16 Modernisation programme with the US is currently under discussion. Two institutions will share the workload to upgrade 79 jets to Block 70 level.

Pentagon Tests Ukrainian USV Kamikaze Experience in Florida
Navy / Maritime Ammunition Unmanned Systems

Pentagon Tests Ukrainian USV Kamikaze Experience in Florida

The Pentagon bought an unmanned Surface Vessel (USV), the Muskie M18, from Maritime Tactical Systems Inc. (MARTAC) to test for kamikaze missions.

U.S. Army Deploys Medium-Range Missiles in Indo-Pacific
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Army Deploys Medium-Range Missiles in Indo-Pacific

During a media briefing in Tokyo, General Charles Flynn from the U.S. Army confirmed the deployment of medium-range missiles in the Indo-Pacific.

U.S. Navy Shoots Four LRASMs at Once
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Navy Shoots Four LRASMs at Once

U..S Navy Announces Successful Test of Simultaneous Engagement of Four AGM-158C LRASM Anti-Ship Missiles.

U.S. Navy Installs High-Power Microwave (HPM) Weapon in 2026
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Navy Installs High-Power Microwave (HPM) Weapon in 2026

The U.S. Navy plans to install a High-Power Microwave (HPM) anti-aircraft and anti-missile defence system on its ships in 2026.

Biden Considers Selling $18 Billion Worth F-15 Jets to Israel
Bilateral Relations

Biden Considers Selling $18 Billion Worth F-15 Jets to Israel

The Biden administration will request Congress' approval to sell $18 billion worth of F-15 fighter fighters to Israel.

GE Becomes GE Aerospace after GE Vernova Spin-Off
Air Investment Engine and Transmission

GE Becomes GE Aerospace after GE Vernova Spin-Off

GE Aerospace launches as an independent public company positioned to deliver propulsion, services and systems.

US Approves More Bombs and Jets for Israel
Ammunition Bilateral Relations

US Approves More Bombs and Jets for Israel

The Biden administration authorised the transfer of billions of dollars worth of bombs and fighter jets to Israel, according to the Washington Post.

Germany buys Four Patriot Batteries for $1.2 billion
Weapon / Missile

Germany buys Four Patriot Batteries for $1.2 billion

Germany acquires four Patriot Batteries to fill the gap after donating air defence systems to Ukraine.