Technology currently used in Formula 1 racing cars could help our troops on the front line, the MOD’s Lord Astor has said.
The recent experiences of the Canadian Forces and other nations in Afghanistan and other areas of operation continue to demonstrate the ongoing requirement for a highly protected, yet highly mobile Light-Armoured Vehicle.
Best Management Practices 3 (BMP3) is now available for the public in booklets and on www.mschoa.org. It represents a real step change; the booklet will significantly encourage wider adoption of self protection measures by ships transiting the High Risk Areas and ultimately help reduce the number of pirated ships off […]
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – The military has more than enough large transport planes, and the appropriation of any more in the next budget year will force some into premature retirement, Defense Department officials told a congressional panel today.
New batteries which significantly lighten the load for dismounted soldiers are on their way to theatre. Report by Stephen Tyler.
SAN PEDRO, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) award from the U.S. Air Force to provide mission planning software systems and tools so that warfighters can quickly and effectively plan missions and transfer required data to aircraft avionics.
ST. LOUIS — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today submitted a proposal to the U.S. Air Force to provide the service with a next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft. Based on Boeing’s 767 commercial airplane, the NewGen Tanker would replace 179 of the 400 Eisenhower-era KC-135 aircraft currently in the Air […]
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – The active-duty services reported recruiting successes for June, a traditionally active month for recruiting, defense officials said today.
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – Numerous Taliban fighters and an Afghan civilian were killed today when insurgents made an unsuccessful attack on the village of Aalai Shahea in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, military officials reported.
NAVY ITT Electronic Systems, Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems, Clifton, N.J., is being awarded a $42,498,896 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technology maturation efforts in support of the next-generation jammer, which will replace the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system.