Logistics News

Pentagon’s 2024 Priority; Replacing Ammunition Stocks
Ammunition Logistics Country

Pentagon’s 2024 Priority; Replacing Ammunition Stocks

U.S. President Joe Biden will present the U.S. defence budget on Thursday. The total amount of budget for next year could exceed $835 billion. This would become one of the enormous peacetime defence budgets. The current budget is $816 million, according to the official P-1 summary document obtained by Bloomberg News. The $170 billion procurement bid exceeds Congress’s budget for this fiscal year by $8 billion. The research and development requests are about $5 billion higher than Congress’s approval.

Otokar Exports 4x4 Armoured Vehicles Worth 54 million USD
Logistics Country

Otokar Exports 4x4 Armoured Vehicles Worth 54 million USD

Otokar has signed an export contract amounting to approximately USD 54 million to sell 4x4 Tactical Wheeled Armoured Vehicles, including their spare parts, maintenance, training services, and integrated logistics support services. Deliveries under the contract are planned to be completed in batches by the end of 2023.

France’s Jacques Chevallier-class LSS completes the first sea trial
Navy / Maritime Logistics

France’s Jacques Chevallier-class LSS completes the first sea trial

The French Navy’s future lead Jacques Chevallier-class LSS has completed the initial sea trial series, which took place between January 25 and 28, 2023.

DARPA Selects Liberty Lifter X-Plane Performer Teams
Navy / Maritime Air Logistics

DARPA Selects Liberty Lifter X-Plane Performer Teams

Two teams will design DARPA’s Liberty Lifter Seaplane Wing-in-Ground Effect full-scale demonstrator.

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.

Third Locally Retrofitted A400M for Turkiye
Air Logistics Modernisation

Third Locally Retrofitted A400M for Turkiye

Turkish Air Force continues to sustainment efforts. The third retrofitted A400M has been delivered to the Turkish Force.

Modernised KC-135R Returned to the Turkish Air Force
Air Logistics

Modernised KC-135R Returned to the Turkish Air Force

Turkish Air Force continues to modernisation efforts. In this line, another aircraft was re-joined to inventory.

Explosions damaged Russia’s key bridge linking Crimea
Weapon / Missile Logistics

Explosions damaged Russia’s key bridge linking Crimea

The Crimean Bridge, also called Kerch Bridge, which Russia built the bridge after it annexed Crimea was partly destroyed by the explosions.

MİLSOFT and BİTES Sign Defence Co-operation Agreement
Logistics Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Expo and Air Show

MİLSOFT and BİTES Sign Defence Co-operation Agreement

At the Military Logistics and Support Summit, BİTES and MilSOFT signed an agreement in the Augmented Reality Based Maintenance System Integration field.

ROK Frustrated by Operating F-35
Air Logistics

ROK Frustrated by Operating F-35

ROK is frustrated due to the low operational capability of Lockheed Martin's F-35A fighters.

Czech Republic Buys Tatra 815-7 6X6 Truck
Land Logistics

Czech Republic Buys Tatra 815-7 6X6 Truck

Czech Republic signed a contract to acquire 209 Tatra 815-7 heavy-duty trucks for a total value of over 1.9 billion CZK, (77.5 $ million ) on 30 August 2022.

The US has $3bn worth of military aid for Ukraine on Independence Day
Logistics Bilateral Relations

The US has $3bn worth of military aid for Ukraine on Independence Day

US President Joe Biden has announced that he is sending Ukraine $2.98 billion in new military aid to support their fight for years to come.

DARPA builds No Manning Required Ship (NOMARS)
Navy / Maritime Logistics Unmanned Systems

DARPA builds No Manning Required Ship (NOMARS)

DARPA invests in unmanned surface vessels. The Agency announced that it is moving into Phase 2 of the No Manning Required Ship (NOMARS) program.

China Provides Logistic Support to Russia
Logistics Bilateral Relations

China Provides Logistic Support to Russia

Even though China does not officially support Russia in the war with Ukraine, the logistics equipment produced by the country is sent to Rostov.