Category: From Europe

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Greek Air Force to upgrade its fleet of Mirage 2000-5 Fighter aircrafts

Greece’s Defence Ministry announced the signing of an agreement with three French companies for the upgrading of the Hellenic Air Force’s fleet of Mirage 2000-5 warplanes. The agreement was signed between Dassault Aviation, Thales...

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UK Orders Five Boeing E-7 AEW&C in $2 Billion Deal

The Wedgetail is an Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft with maritime search capabilities, the ability to control unmanned aircraft and intelligence gathering capabilities. The Wedgetail is based on a Boeing 737-700, with the...

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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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The Czech Army took over three AERO Vodochody L-159T2 two-seat aircraft

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. delivered to the Czech Army three two-seat L-159T2 aircraft improved by a number of major upgrades to meet the new requirements of the Czech Air Force for advanced pilot training...

BAE Systems Partners with UiPath to Expedite Machine Learning Adoption across the U.S. Defense and Intelligence Communities 0

BAE Systems Partners with UiPath to Expedite Machine Learning Adoption

BAE Systems is a technology partner with robotic process automation (RPA) leader, UiPath, in developing suites of software robots that its customers can use to automate high-volume, repetitive business processes. “RPAs fuel machine learning...

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Sikorsky Flies UH-60A Black Hawk With Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV) Technology

Kit developed by Sikorsky gives UH-60A helicopter full-authority fly-by-wire flight controls, marking the first step toward transforming the aircraft into an Optionally Piloted Vehicle.   A technology kit developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin...

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Europe’s controversial plans to expand defence research

Smart drones and artificial intelligence are part of the European Union’s plans for defensive research, but many academics oppose the programme. Hovering in the sky like bees, robotic drones swarmed over an airfield in...

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Aero will overhaul 16 L-159 aircraft for the Czech army for CZK 1.6 billion

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and Czech Ministry of Defence announced during the International Defence and Security Technologies Fair in Brno, Czech Republic contract for maintenance of 16 L-159 aircraft in four years. The total...

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KMW Set to Modernise 101 German Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tanks

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has been awarded a contract to modernise 101 Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks.   The contract in question was signed on 28 March 2019 at the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr...

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UK MAGMA project: Weapons Giant Tests ‘Flapless’ Drone Virtually Undetectable by Radar

The aircraft, known as the MAGMA unmanned aerial vehicle, is capable of maneuvering without the traditional wing flaps found on aircraft through the use of air that’s blown from its engine through special slots...