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D-2 Battery qualifies on THAAD weapon system outside of US

The US Army’s Delta Battery, 2nd Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Regiment of the 2-1 ADA Battalion, 35th ADA Brigade has for the first time qualified on the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system outside of the US.

BAE to offer machine learning algorithms for DARPA RFMLS programme

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a contract to BAE Systems in support of its radio frequency machine learning system (RFMLS) programme.

Kratos to introduce mixed reality simulation platform at I/ITSEC

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is set to unveil its latest mixed reality (MR) simulation platform at the ongoing I/ITSEC modelling, simulation and training event in Orlando, Florida, US.

Patriot One to acquire video threat recognition software firm EhEye

Canadian company Patriot One Technologies has agreed to acquire video threat recognition software firm EhEye.

Egypt requests $1bn sale of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible foreign military sale of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to Egypt for an estimated cost of $1bn.

Tetra Tech to deliver A-E services for US Army Corps of Engineers FED

Consulting and engineering services provider Tetra Tech has received a contract for architect-engineer (A-E) services throughout the Republic of Korea.

MCL wins UK MoD electronic countermeasures support contract

Cohort subsidiary Marlborough Communications (MCL) has secured a £750,000 contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for electronic countermeasures (ECM) support and test solutions.

Lithuania to receive funding from Germany for equipment training area

The Federal Ministry of Defence of Germany is set to provide funding for the modernisation of the General Silvestras Zukauskas Training Area in Pabradė, Lithuania.

Elbit acquires Israeli defence manufacturer IMI Systems for $495m

Elbit Systems has completed the acquisition of Israeli Government-owned IMI Systems for a purchase price of approximately NIS1.8bn ($495m).

Australia’s Joint Cyber Security Centre opens in Adelaide

Australian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has officially opened a new Joint Cyber Security Centre (JCSC) in Adelaide, South Australia.