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Up Close: Lockheed Martin’s LMH-1 Hybrid Airship

Airship Bouyancy<p>Capable of carrying 47,000 lb. of payload and up to 19 passengers over ranges up to 1,400 nm at a cruise speed of 60 kts, Lockheed …

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Raytheon hopeful of full UK adoption of Paveway IV upgrades

Raytheon is confident the enhanced moving target-tracking seeker it is developing for its Paveway IV laser-guided bomb will be adopted by the UK …

Austal receives five contracts to support US Navy's littoral combat ship - Naval Technology

The Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded five contracts worth approximately $22m to Austal to provide continuous support services to the US Navy.<p>Of …

The Italian Air Force has just unveiled two Eurofighter Typhoon jets with special colored tails

Two Italian Typhoon sport an interesting tail color scheme.<p>Among the several highlights of the Rivolto Spotter Day organized by the Italian Air Force …

Invisible Drones Could Become Reality with New Meta Material

Electrical engineers at the University of California in San Diego have created a new design for a cloaking device, using an ultra-thin Teflon …

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Dreadnought 2050: Here's what the Navy of the future could be sailing

Plastic ships that can become see-through, electro-magnetic weapons with a range of hundreds of miles and torpedoes that travel at 300 knots, just some of the ideas for warships of the future<p>Warships of the future could be built from ultra-strong plastic and graphene, armed with weapons that fire …

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Canadian SOF To Buy New Vehicles, Improve Airstrike Comms

OTTAWA – Canada's special forces, which are becoming the government's go-to organization for international missions, will purchase new fleets of …

Has Trump Irreversibly Altered the GOP's Foreign Policy?

Defence & Security Intelligence & Analysis | Jane's 360

HMS Defender receives new Type 45 CMS software in upkeep work The Phalanx Block 1B CIWS onboard the RN Type 45 air-defence destroyer HMS Defender. …

Sweden to boost operational readiness with Gripen

The Swedish government has outlined its defence priorities for the period to 2020, with new measures to include increasing the number of fully …

BAE Systems uses Paramarine marine design software for design of latest Royal Navy frigatesDefenceTalk.com | at DefenceTalk

Paramarine advanced marine design software, developed by QinetiQ GRC, is being used by BAE Systems’ Maritime – Naval Ships business, in the …

Construction of HMS Prince of Wales, the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier begins

Work on the forward section of the hull, known as Lower Block 02, commenced as Commander-in -Chief Fleet Admiral George Zambellas cut the first steel …

CNO Greenert: Navy’s Next Fighter Might Not Need Stealth, High Speed

A Boeing artist’s conception of a potential design for F/A-XX. Boeing Photo<p>WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Navy’s planned next generation fighter will likely …

Navy To Increase the Number of Deployed Ships to the Middle East, Asia

The U.S. Navy’s new maritime strategy calls for more forward-deployed ships and preparing for war against a near-peer and insurgents, including …

First Air Force: Upgraded F-16s needed urgently

FB: First Air Force files urgent request for radar upgrades. The radars put off by big Air Force needed now for Guard and Reserve F-16s tasked with …

Boeing test flights first upgraded Nato E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft - Airforce Technology

Boeing has successfully completed first flight of the upgraded Nato E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft at an undisclosed …

Nexter to modernise French Army’s Leclerc tanks and DCL armoured vehicles - Army Technology

Nexter Systems has received a contract from the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) to upgrade the national army’s Leclerc main battle tanks …

BAE to upgrade Dutch military's Bv206 all-terrain vehicle fleet - Army Technology

BAE Systems Hagglunds has been awarded a contract for a mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the Netherlands’ Bandvagn 206 (Bv206) all-terrain vehicles.<p>Awarded …

USMC flies first BRU-70/A rack-equipped AV-8B Harrier against IS - Naval Technology

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has flown the first BRU-70/A digital improved triple ejector rack (DITER)-equipped AV-8B Harrier aircraft in support of …

Chemical High-Energy Laser Systems

<b>All of the U.S. military's megawatt-class laser systems are chemical lasers designed and built by Northrop Grumman. Two of those pioneering,</b> …

Military

The US Air Force's biggest research program is also one of its most mysterious

Under the proposed 2016 budget, the Air Force has requested an allocation of $1.2 billion for its Long Range Strike-Bomber (LRS-B) program, according to Defense News. The program, which is expected to reach initial operating capability by the mid-2020s, envisions the construction of 80 to 100 …

Opinion: Looking For Answers To The Navy’s Uclass Mystery

What’s going on with the Pentagon’s longest-running drama, the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (Uclass) program? …

Lockheed Martin’s newest laser weapon can destroy a truck’s engine from a mile away

Dr. Evil, eat your heart out: Lockheed Martin recently showed off a laser that disabled a small truck’s engine from more than a mile away. This …

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MILAN Anti-Tank Missile System - Army Technology

<i>The MILAN portable, medium-range anti-tank missile system.</i><p>MILAN is a portable medium-range, anti-tank weapon manufactured by Euromissile, based in …

Canada's next-generation military smart gun unveiled

Looking every bit like a weapon from a science fiction movie, the latest integrated assault rifle prototype being developed for the Canadian Armed …