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UN Security Council condemns ballistic missile launches by North Korea 24 June 2016 The UN Security Council has condemned recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea, noting that these acts violate the resolution made by the 15-nation...

Report: UK’s defence budget to improve over the next five years, after a series of cuts 24 June 2016 The UK Government is anticipated to spend $54.4bn for defence in 2016, recording a negative compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.42% over the last five years, according to a report by...

Deals this week: Harris Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Alion Science and Technology 24 June 2016 Harris Corporation has received a tactical radio supply contract worth $1.7bn from the US Army Contracting...

NCI wins $211m contract to provide logistics to US Army 23 June 2016 Professional services provider NCI has won a $211m to provide agile acquisition, systems engineering and logistics services to the US Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier headquarters...

France deploys unitary rocket launchers as part of Operation Barkhane 23 June 2016 The French Ministry of Defence has announced that three unitary rocket launchers (URL) were deployed to Tessalit in northern Mali as part of Operation Barkhane this...

UK MoD develops new cyber test for military personnel 23 June 2016 The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has developed a new cyber test, under a partnership with American technology company...

Military service children lack opportunities to progress into higher education, says study 22 June 2016 A recent study in the UK has revealed that children in families with military backgrounds lack opportunities to progress into higher...

North Korea test-fires two Musudan medium-range missiles 22 June 2016 North Korea has reportedly test-fired two medium-range Musudan ballistic missiles from Wonsan, a port city on the country's eastern...

MacB partners with BAE-led team to support US Army INSCOM 22 June 2016 MacAulay-Brown (MacB) has partnered with a team led by BAE Systems on a contract to provide Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) analysis and reporting for the US Army Intelligence and Security...

New Zealand to provide further training to support counter-ISIS mission in Iraq 21 June 2016 The Government of New Zealand has agreed to extend the country's contribution to the fight against ISIS in...

CACI to continue provide support to CENTCOM's counter narco-terrorism operations 21 June 2016 CACI International has secured a contract to continue supporting counter narco-terrorism (CNT) work for US Central Command (CENTCOM) in Afghanistan and other Combatant Commands...

US MDA contracts ATC Materials to supply transportation protection system 21 June 2016 ATC Materials has been contracted by the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to produce an armour system exceeding the requirements of the Department of Defense's (DoD) Insensitive Munitions...

Norwegian Government’s long-term plan proposes increase in military spending 20 June 2016 The Norwegian Government has presented a long-term plan that proposes investments to improve intelligence, situational awareness, and survivability of the country's armed...

Alion wins $137m contract to support DISA's electromagnetic spectrum management 20 June 2016 Alion Science and Technology have secured a $137m contract from Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) Defense Spectrum Organization (DSO) to improve efficiency and sharing between...

US Army awards $331.8m Lot 11 GMLRS production contract to Lockheed 20 June 2016 The US Army has awarded a $331.8m contract to Lockheed Martin for the production of guided multiple launch rocket system (GMLRS)...

US House approves funding for Israel’s missile defence programmes 17 June 2016 The US House of Representatives has reportedly passed a $576bn defence spending bill that includes $635m funding for Israel's missile...

Deals this week: Airbus, Intellicheck Mobilisa, SAIC 17 June 2016 Airbus Group, an aerospace and defence company based in the Netherlands, has sold bonds worth $1.21bn in a public...

Raytheon to deliver ELCAN Specter weapon sights to Australia 17 June 2016 Raytheon's ELCAN Optical Technologies division has secured a contract to supply weapon sights to the Australian Department of Defence...

Report: Defence budget cuts to slowdown Malaysian procurement programmes 17 June 2016 Malaysia's defence procurement will slow down owing to budget cuts in defence sector, says a report by Strategic Defence Intelligence...

Javelin missile completes ground vehicle launch tests for UK Army 16 June 2016 The Javelin missile has successfully demonstrated its ability to engage targets beyond its current 2.5km range requirement for the UK...

US troops to increase support for Afghan conventional forces 16 June 2016 US Defence Secretary Ash Carter has announced that it will increase support for on-going counter-terrorism and force-protection missions in...


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