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T901 Turboshaft Engines Arrive for Integration
Engine and Transmission

T901 Turboshaft Engines Arrive for Integration

Two General Electric T901 Improved Turbine Engines (ITE) have arrived at Sikorsky facilities for integration on Black Hawk utility helicopters.

ER GMLRS Artillery Rocket Production Begins
Weapon / Missile

ER GMLRS Artillery Rocket Production Begins

The production of ER GMLRS with a longer range than M30 GMLRS for HIMARS and M270 MLRS of the U.S. Army has begun.

U.S. Army Eyes a Mass Loitering Munition Acquisition
Unmanned Systems

U.S. Army Eyes a Mass Loitering Munition Acquisition

The U.S. Army plans to field more than 1000 Switchblade 600 loitering munitions in 2025 within the scope of the Replicator programme.

U.S. Provides emergency FMS HIMARS to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Provides emergency FMS HIMARS to Ukraine

Ukraine, funded by Germany, acquires three HIMARS under emergency Foreign Military Sale for an estimated cost of $30 million.

AFRICOM Might Settle in Morocco
Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Bilateral Relations

AFRICOM Might Settle in Morocco

In light of regular joint exercises, the possibility of U.S. Army AFRICOM settling in Morocco, a West African country, is on the table.

Antenom Exports Antenna to USAF and US Army
E/W

Antenom Exports Antenna to USAF and US Army

Turkish engineering company Antenom Antenna Technologies Inc. exported its antennas to the U.S. Air Force and Army in 2024.

GA-ASI Offers Modified MQ-1C UAV as FARA Alternative
Unmanned Systems

GA-ASI Offers Modified MQ-1C UAV as FARA Alternative

GA-ASI, General Atomics' aerospace wing, plans to offer a modified MQ-1C Gray Eagle armed UAV as an alternative to cancelled FARA helicopters.

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.

The U.S. Army Cancels FARA Helicopter Programme
Air

The U.S. Army Cancels FARA Helicopter Programme

Due to budget constraints and changes in the battlefield, the U.S. Army has cancelled the future attack-reconnaissance helicopter programme FARA.

Raytheon Set to Upgrade Sentinel A3 Radars
Sensors

Raytheon Set to Upgrade Sentinel A3 Radars

The U.S. DoD and Raytheon have signed a deal to upgrade AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel A3 Radars to Enhanced Sentinel A3 standard.

PrSM Missile Completes First Production Qualification Test
Weapon / Missile

PrSM Missile Completes First Production Qualification Test

The US Army’s new short-range ballistic missile, PrSM, has completed the Production Qualification Test 1 flight.

The US Army is Near Getting its First Hypersonic Missile
Weapon / Missile

The US Army is Near Getting its First Hypersonic Missile

On Oct. 7, 2021, the U.S. Army received its first prototype hypersonic hardware called “Dark Eagle” at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

Defender-Europe 2021 to begin in Greece
Land Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

Defender-Europe 2021 to begin in Greece

The US Army’s most significant European exercise in 25 years will start soon in Greece. It was planned for last year but was cancelled due to COVID-19.