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Canadian Armed Forces to receive Elbit ELSAT 2100 satellite on-the-move systems
31 October 2014 Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver its mobile satellite communications system, ELSAT 2100 satellite-on-the-move (SOTM), to the Canadian Armed...

Sikorsky pulls out of Polish military helicopter contract
31 October 2014 Sikorsky Aircraft has pulled out from a $3bn contract to supply 70 medium-lift utility helicopters to the Polish Armed...

Thales Australia to collaborate with Quickstep for Hawkei production
31 October 2014 Thales Australia will collaborate with Quickstep on the production of Hawkei, a next-generation protected mobility...

UK may send Apache helicopters to fight against IS
30 October 2014 The UK Army's Apache helicopters could be used to conduct air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, according to a UK Government...

Teleflex to develop anti-biofilm orthopaedic device for US Army
30 October 2014 Teleflex has received a grant from the US Army to develop an anti-biofilm orthopaedic device for the treatment of...

US and Japan start Exercise Orient Shield 2014
30 October 2014 The US Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) have started their bilateral annual field training exercise, code-named Orient Shield 14, in...

US announces additional humanitarian aid for countries hosting Syrian refugees
29 October 2014 The US Government is providing $10m in additional humanitarian assistance to the countries hosting more than three million Syrian...

US Army receives 300th CH-47F Chinook helicopter from Boeing
29 October 2014 The US Army has taken delivery of the 300th CH-47F Chinook multimission helicopter from...

Exercise Kowari 14 concludes in Australia
29 October 2014 Military personnel from Australia, China, and the US, have concluded their first land-based trilateral military exercise, code-named Exercise Kowari...

US assessing claims of anti-aircraft weaponry in IS stockpile
28 October 2014 The US is assessing claims that the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group has anti-aircraft missile systems such as man-portable air defence systems (MANPADs) in its arsenal, the US Department...

GD wins Canadian Army's combat net radios upgrade contract
28 October 2014 General Dynamics (GD) Canada has secured a contract for the modernisation of the Canadian Army's existing fleet of combat net...

Australian Government approves helicopter aircrew training system purchase
28 October 2014 The Australian Government has approved the purchase of a modern helicopter training system for the Australian Defence Force...

Poland orders Groundshark dual sensor detectors from NIITEK
27 October 2014 NIITEK has received a contract to supply handheld dual mine and improvised explosive device (IED) detectors to the Polish State Treasury, Armament...

UK military concludes operations at Camp Bastion
27 October 2014 The UK has handed over control of Camp Bastion to the Afghan National Security Forces...

Sandia develops adaptive zoom riflescope prototype for US military
27 October 2014 Sandia National Laboratories has developed a new riflescope that can rapidly switch between magnification at the touch of a button, without changing the grip on the weapon or losing sight...

Spanish Parliament approves training programme for Iraqi soldiers
24 October 2014 The lower house of the Spanish Parliament has authorised the deployment of soldiers to aid the Iraqi Army in their fight against Islamic State (IS)...

UK sends additional soldiers to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
24 October 2014 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has deployed a new military contingent to Freetown, Sierra Leone, as part of its efforts to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West...

GD awards $1bn Scout SV turret supply contract to Lockheed
24 October 2014 Lockheed Martin UK has secured a $1bn contract to supply turrets for the UK Army's Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV)...

US to supply M1A1 Abrams tank ammunition to Iraq
23 October 2014 The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of M1A1 Abrams main battle tank ammunition and associated equipment to...

Navitas to develop second-generation Ultanium 6T battery for military use
23 October 2014 Navitas Systems has been awarded a contract to develop a next-generation lithium ion 6T battery system for use in military...

Qatar orders military satellite communications system from Thales
23 October 2014 Thales has been awarded a contract to supply a military satellite communications (SATCOM) system to the Qatar Armed...


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