Category: Osman Tufekci

Osman Tüfekçi (America / Asia / Africa / Europe / Oceania / Middle East / Defense Aviation and New Technologies XAirForces Turkey Editor) – xairforces@gmail.com

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US Army Awards Lockheed Martin $615M Production Contract for Domestic and International HIMARS

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $615 million full-rate production contract to manufacture additional HIMARS launchers and associated equipment. Lockheed Martin’s HIMARS launcher fires the next-generation Precision Strike Missile (PrSM)...

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Lockheed Martin Achieves First Light in Latest Laser Lab Demonstration

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) achieved first light from the Directed Energy Interceptor for Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense System (DEIMOS) system, which verifies that the laser’s optical performance parameters align with the system design parameters....

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Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom jointly acquire 436 BAE Systems BvS10 all-terrain vehicles

Sweden, Germany, and the United Kingdom have reached an agreement with BAE Systems to purchase 436 BvS10 all-terrain vehicles . The joint procurement, worth $760 million, is in support of Arctic operations for the...

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NATO Advanced Air Controller Training Completed Successfully.

Within the scope of Turkey-Slovakia Close Air Support Cooperation; NATO Forward Air Controller (FAC) training, which aims to destroy targets effectively by directing combat aircraft in the forward operational line to the targets from...

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Thousands turn out to see event in Lielvarde marking Latvian Air Force’s 100th anniversary

Thousands of people turned out to see an event at Lielvarde Air Base yesterday marking the 100th anniversary of the Latvian Air Force, LETA observed. The event opened with a concert in the morning,...

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Leonardo’s BriteCloud decoy flies toward service on RAF Typhoons

Leonardo will support UK MOD trials with its BriteCloud Expendable Active Decoy in the UK and US. The decoy is expected to go into service on Typhoon later in 2019 BriteCloud is a drinks-can...

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Deep Learning Model Speeds Up, Automates Satellite Image Analysis

Algorithm trains itself to identify objects, unlocking new geospatial workflow efficiencies. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) develops satellite imagery recognition system using open-source deep learning libraries to quickly identify and classify objects or targets in...

IDEF 2019: Turkey to buy 29 new armoured recovery vehicles 0

IDEF 2019: Turkey to buy 29 new armoured recovery vehicles

Following trials with a prototype multi-purpose armoured recovery crane (MPARC), developed by the Machinery Production Group (MPG) of Turkey, a total of 29 production units are to be delivered to the Turkish Land Forces...

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Second F/A-18C jet from USS Ronald Reagan crashes in less than a month

A warplane from the aircraft career USS Ronald Reagan crashed into the sea northeast of the Philippines on Monday, but its two aviators were rescued safely. The U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet said the F/A-18...