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  • 8 August 2007

    Northrop Successfully Tests Joint STARS Upgrade

    Northrop Gruman has successfully tested the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) Attack Support Upgrade (ASU) programme. The company says the test flight demonstrated the operational utility...

  • 8 August 2007

    Force Protection Wins Robotic Arm Contract

    Force Protection has been awarded a $5.3m contract to produce 40 robotic articulating interrogation arms for the Iraqi Light Armoured Vehicle (ILAV). The arm, which is used to detect and...

  • 8 August 2007

    Tiny High Performance Radio Unveiled

    FreeWave Technologies has unveiled a new radio, which is the smallest available in the defence industry and also the world's highest performing wireless spectrum model. The MM2 900MHz radio represents...

  • 7 August 2007

    Russia Announces New Missile System

    Russia could start producing a new air-defence missile system for export by 2009, developers say. The S-400 Triumf, developed by central design bureau Almaz, is an upgrade of the S-300...

  • 7 August 2007

    General Dynamics to Modify LAV IIIs for Canada

    General Dynamics is to supply the Canadian defence forces with 33 LAV III Infantry Section Carriers. The contract for the vehicles, awarded by the Canadian Department of National Defence, is...

  • 6 August 2007

    Lockheed Launches Step in Robotic Vehicle Release

    Lockheed Martin's latest robotic vehicle has demonstrated its ability to navigate steps and gaps without human assistance. The Multifunction Utility / Logistics and Equipment (MULE) robotic vehicle's Engineering Evaluation Unit...

  • 3 August 2007

    Top Secret US Satellite Fails

    A classified experimental US spy satellite has failed and will be allowed to drop out of orbit and burn up in the atmosphere. The L-21, built by Lockheed Martin and...

  • 3 August 2007

    BAE Closes Purchase of Armor Holdings

    BAE Systems has completed its purchase of Armor Holdings after receiving all required shareholder and regulatory approvals. The $4.5bn merger was first proposed in May this year in a bid...

  • 3 August 2007

    British Causalities to be Electronically Tagged

    British soldiers wounded in combat zones will soon carry a computer chip containing details of their injuries and their medical records, the UK Ministry of Defence says. The chip has...

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