Conventional thinking has long held that when it comes to really big defence...
India’s OFB and BEML unveil 155mm 52 calibre mounted gun system
Arms industry company Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and manufacturer Bharat Earth Movers (BEML) have launched their latest 155mm 52 calibre mounted gun system at the DefExpo 2018 held in Chennai, India.
Pakistan Army test fires Babur missile enhanced range version
The Pakistan Army has conducted the successful test firing of an enhanced range version of its natively built Babur cruise missile.
UK MoD to upgrade British Army’s SA80 A2 rifles to A3 model
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to invest an initial amount of £5.4m to upgrade the British Army’s standard SA80 combat rifle as part of efforts to equip soldiers with enhanced equipment.
Are multinational ventures the way forward for mega military projects?
Conventional thinking has long held that when it comes to really big defence projects, procurement, like charity, begins at home. But could working across multinational lines bring rewards?
Orbital ATK wins $115m US Army order for small-calibre ammunition
Aerospace and defence technologies company Orbital ATK has secured a $115m production order to supply small-calibre ammunition for the US Army.
Regenerative medicine on the battlefield
Huge leaps in battlefield medicine have resulted in far more lives saved, but on the flip-side many more soldiers are returning home with life-changing disabilities. The US Army’s specialist Tissue Injury and Regenerative Medicine Project Management Office is working on the next tranche of breakthrough; the ability to regenerate body parts.
Hungary and Czech Republic sign infantry small arms manufacture deal
The Hungarian Government has signed a licence agreement for a €100m ten-year contract with the Czech Republic to manufacture small arms for the infantry.
Is the US military machine losing its innovation edge to China?
America has far outstripped its rivals when it comes to defence innovation, but there are signs that this seems to be slowing and could possibly be in danger of stalling altogether, a situation that could open the door to China.
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