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A Rs 17,000 crore deal has been cleared by the government for jointly developing with Israel a medium-range surface-to-air missile for the army, reflecting India's fast growing defence ties with the Jewish nation. The project will be implemented by the DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation)and and Israeli Aircraft Industry…

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Raytheon Co., Woburn, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $1,066,297,129 fixed-price, incentive-firm letter contract for a Qatar early warning radar system. Contractor will provide an early warning radar system that will be integrated into the Qatar integrated air and missile defense enterprise. Work will be performed at Woburn, Massachusetts, and is…

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Boeing Co said it would invest 20 million pounds ($24.98 million) to open its first production facility in Europe to make components for certain aircraft. The 25,000 square feet facility in Sheffield, UK will make actuators for Boeing's next-generation 737, 737 MAX and 777 aircraft, the company said. Actuation systems…

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Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Marine Corps successfully completed an initial integration event (IIE) in November 2016 for the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system. The three-week IIE demonstrated G/ATOR’s ground weapon locating radar (GWLR) mode’s ability to detect and track multiple types of rocket, artillery and mortar (RAM)…

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L3 Technologies announced today that it has received a contract to provide 800-horsepower transmission kits for the Republic of Korea Army’s K21 Next-Generation Infantry Fighting Vehicle and the Light Recovery Vehicle programs. L3 has supported the country’s armed forces with advanced military vehicle transmission systems since 1999. The award is…

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Lockheed Martin today announced plans to relocate the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) program within its Space Systems business area to co-locate employees in facilities with common skills and resource requirements. These moves, which are enabled by government approval, are expected to deliver substantial cost savings while centralizing mission expertise in…

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A Russian Progress cargo space craft blasted off for the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, the first such mission since a failed launch in December. The space craft, carried by the same Soyuz booster rocket as used for manned launches, took off at 11:58…

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Safran Electronics & Defense and its Middle Eastern Partner, International Golden Group signed a contract for the supply of Epsilon One inertial ground navigation systems and technical integration services for an initial batch to outfit a first armored brigade of a Middle-East country. The procurement program encompasses more than 12…

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced 3.42 billion dirhams ($931 million) in defence procurement contracts on Wednesday, the fourth day of the biennial International Defence Exhibition (Idex) in Abu Dhabi. The UAE Armed Forces have awarded around 18.8 billion dirhams in contracts during the first four days of the event,…

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Russia and the UAE signed an agreement this week to develop a fifth-generation fighter jet.The deal was announced by Sergei Chemezov, the CEO of the Rostec State Corporation, at the International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the Emirati capital. “We have signed an inter-governmental agreement with the UAE, and the…