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  • 17 August 2007

    Pakistan Announces Defence Upgrade

    Pakistan's president says his country's defence system will be further upgraded over the next two years. President General Pervez Musharraf says Pakistan's defence, equipped with both conventional and unconventional arms...

  • 17 August 2007

    BAE Shows Off New Hybrid Electric Drive System

    BAE Systems has demonstrated the first hybrid army vehicle as part of the US Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) programme. The FSC Manned Ground Vehicles (MGV) family of eight vehicles...

  • 16 August 2007

    Russia to Use New Communications System by 2015

    Russia's armed forces will begin using new-generation command and communications systems by 2015, First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov says. "In line with a state armaments programme for 2007-2015, we...

  • 16 August 2007

    US Sales Grow for UK’s BAE

    British defence company BAE Systems has for the first time announced US trade has overtaken its UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) contracts, a report in The Times says today. BAE...

  • 16 August 2007

    Rockwell Collins to Purchase ITAC

    Rockwell Collins is to buy all outstanding shares of Information Technology and Applications Corporation (ITAC) for $38m. ITAC is a privately-held engineering and products company that provides intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance...

  • 16 August 2007

    SRC to Work with Lockheed on TRACER Programme

    SRC Computers is to work with Lockheed Martin to provide ground and airborne processing solutions for the US Army's Tactical Reconnaissance and Counter-Concealment Enabled Radar (TRACER) programme. The $40m TRACER...

  • 15 August 2007

    US Army Looks for Better Fit

    The US Army has developed a soldier scanning system in a bid to provide soldiers with correctly sized equipment. Previously the number of uniform and body armour sizes available at...

  • 15 August 2007

    Canada Replaces Defence Minister

    Canada's Defence Minister Gordon O'Connor has been replaced after a series of blunders over the country's involvement in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Stephen Harper named current Foreign Minister Peter MacKay as...

  • 14 August 2007

    BAE Demonstrates Magnet-Based Vehicle Power System

    BAE Systems has demonstrated a prototype magnetic power system for military vehicles. The common modular power system (CMPS), shown at the US National Defence Industrial Association's Power and Energy Symposium,...

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