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  • 12 October 2007

    Curbing Illegal Arms Exports Top US Priority

    Illegal exports of US military equipment and technology to hostile countries including Iran and China is on the rise and curtailing it is a top priority the US federal government...

  • 11 October 2007

    Training Helicopter Delivered to US Army

    Boeing has delivered a new Chinook helicopter maintenance trainer to the US Army National Guard that will provide hands-on training without the need to practise on operation helicopters. The Chinook...

  • 11 October 2007

    First Wideband Global SATCOM Satellite Launched

    The first of five US defence communications satellites has been launched into orbit. The Atlas V rocket was launched yesterday carrying a Wideband Global SATCOM satellite, which will cover the...

  • 10 October 2007

    Lockheed Unveils 360° Radar Prototype

    Lockheed Martin has unveiled the prototype of a new enhanced AN/TPQ-36 radar it has developed for the US Army. Also known as the EQ-36 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar, it will...

  • 9 October 2007

    Harris Prove Interoperable UK/US Radio Systems Possible

    Communications and information technology company Harris Corporation has developed software that will allow interoperability between radios used by UK and US forces. US soldiers use the Joint Tactical Radio System...

  • 9 October 2007

    Sniper Detection System Integrated with Land Warrior

    General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a US$250,000 task order from the US army to integrate a sniper detection system with the Land Warrior system. The Boomerang sniper detection system,...

  • 8 October 2007

    Lockheed Targets Snipers with One Shot System

    Lockheed Martin has won a $2m contract from the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a prototype One Shot sniper system. The new system will improve the abilities...

  • 8 October 2007

    US Must Improve Foreign Sales Programme

    US Defence Secretary Robert Gates is concerned the slow approval process for arms sales may be hurting the country's defence industry. Gates says slow procedural processes resulted in Iraq purchasing...

  • 8 October 2007

    Thales and Boeing Favourites for UK FRES Bid

    Thales UK and Boeing Defence UK have been selected as preferred bidders by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the role of System of Systems Integrator for the Future...

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