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U.S. Navy Tests Engine Configurations for Large USVs
Navy / Maritime Engine and Transmission

U.S. Navy Tests Engine Configurations for Large USVs

NAVSEA has announced the completion of extended reliability demonstrations of four different engine configurations for the LUSV programme.

SM-6 Dual II AD Missile Intercepts MRBM Target
Weapon / Missile

SM-6 Dual II AD Missile Intercepts MRBM Target

SM-6 Dual II long-range air defence missile intercepted Northrop Grumman’s MRBM T3c2 target missile during MDA’s firing test for the AEGIS system.

USMC Upgrades H-1 Helicopters for Future Equipment
Air Modernisation

USMC Upgrades H-1 Helicopters for Future Equipment

Bell has announced the arrival of an AH-1Z Viper helicopter to its facilities for an upgrade involving structural and power generation enhancements.

BAE Systems Inks Deal with the U.S. Army for AMPV
Land

BAE Systems Inks Deal with the U.S. Army for AMPV

BAE Systems has announced a deal worth $754 million with the U.S. Army for AMPV armoured vehicles.

American Delegation visits Turkish Defence Ministry
Bilateral Relations

American Delegation visits Turkish Defence Ministry

Minister of National Defence Yaşar Güler received four U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee members in Ankara.

Bradley IFVs of the U.S. Army to Get Iron Fist APS
Land

Bradley IFVs of the U.S. Army to Get Iron Fist APS

The U.S. Army has signed a contract to equip its M2 Bradley tracked infantry fighting vehicles with the Israeli Iron Fist active protection system.

Turkiye to Export Howitzer Ammunition to U.S.
Ammunition

Turkiye to Export Howitzer Ammunition to U.S.

Turkish Defence Company Arca will export 155mm howitzer ammunition and explosive materials to the U.S.

BAE Systems Introduces the Successor of M113, a New Version of the AMPV
Land Expo and Air Show

BAE Systems Introduces the Successor of M113, a New Version of the AMPV

The BAE Systems company launched its newest Armoured Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) prototype At the AUSA 2024 Global Force Symposium at the Von Braun Centre.

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun to Leave Due to Safety Crisis
Air

Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun to Leave Due to Safety Crisis

Boeing Chief Executive Officer Dave Calhoun will leave the post at the end of 2024 as the company faces safety crises.

U.S. Navy Orders a 17 F/A-18 Super Hornet Block IIIs
Navy / Maritime Air E/W

U.S. Navy Orders a 17 F/A-18 Super Hornet Block IIIs

The U.S. Navy ordered 17 additional F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing on March 19, 2024, under a contract worth $ 1.3 billion.

GA-ASI Tests Dispensing Sonobuoy from the MQ-9B
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems Sensors

GA-ASI Tests Dispensing Sonobuoy from the MQ-9B

General Atomics conducted Sonobuoy Dispensing System (SDS) testing on the MQ-9B Sea Guardian with the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) on February 27, 2024.

Congress Approves New Defence Budget
Country

Congress Approves New Defence Budget

Congress has approved the new defence budget worth $825 billion, larger than what was predicted in 2023.

U.S. Admiral: China Preparing for Taiwan Invasion in 2027
Bilateral Relations

U.S. Admiral: China Preparing for Taiwan Invasion in 2027

Admiral John Aquilino, head of Indo-Pacific Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that PLA’s preparation for a possible operation is ongoing.

U.S. Navy Upgrades Aegis after Houthi Attacks at Red Sea
Navy / Maritime

U.S. Navy Upgrades Aegis after Houthi Attacks at Red Sea

The U.S. Navy has proceeded to upgrade the Aegis combat system on its ships, using evidence of Houthi attacks with unmanned and ballistic missiles.