NATO ISR Force: upgraded RQ-4D Phoenix remotely piloted aircraft back in action

NATO ISR Force: upgraded RQ-4D Phoenix remotely piloted aircraft back in action

The RQ-4D Phoenix RPAs are currently deployed on missions in both northern and southern areas of interest, providing critical information to NATO commanders and decision-makers.

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EU Defence Ministers approve reinforced mandate for European Defence Agency

EU Defence Ministers approve reinforced mandate for European Defence Agency

Ministers agreed to increase the number of EDA’s core tasks from three to five, with dedicated taskings on aggregating demand towards joint procurement and enabling collaborative defence research, technology, and innovation.

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Poland signs major deal for several hundred JASSM-ER air-launched cruise missiles

Poland signs major deal for several hundred JASSM-ER air-launched cruise missiles

According to the Polish Ministry of National Defence, JASSM-ER cruise missiles will become a key component of the Polish national early warning and deterrence system.

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Gripen E fighter jet undergoes tropical testing in northern Brazil

Gripen E fighter jet undergoes tropical testing in northern Brazil

For approximately 20 days, the Gripen E aircraft 4100, used in Brazil’s development and certification campaigns, was once again subjected to extreme weather conditions.

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Swedish JAS 39 Gripen fighters practise landing on highways

Swedish JAS 39 Gripen fighters practise landing on highways

Swedish Air Force Gripen fighters practised the delicate art of landing on civilian highways during an exercise near Gothenburg, Sweden on 21 May 2024.

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Air defence: Austria joins European Sky Shield Initiative (ESSI)

Air defence: Austria joins European Sky Shield Initiative (ESSI)

Austrian Minister of Defence Klaudia Tanner has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the European Sky Shield Initiative (ESSI).

Sweden to transfer early warning aircraft, air defence missiles to Ukraine

Sweden to transfer early warning aircraft, air defence missiles to Ukraine

The Swedish Government has unveiled its largest military aid package to Ukraine to date, marking the 16th installment of support since Russia’s full-scale invasion commenced.

Spain orders NASAMS air defence systems in EUR 410 million deal

Spain orders NASAMS air defence systems in EUR 410 million deal

The NASAMS (Norwegian Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System) is a state-of-the-art air defence solution co-developed by Kongsberg and Raytheon.

NATO ISR Force: upgraded RQ-4D Phoenix remotely piloted aircraft back in action

NATO ISR Force: upgraded RQ-4D Phoenix remotely piloted aircraft back in action

The RQ-4D Phoenix RPAs are currently deployed on missions in both northern and southern areas of interest, providing critical information to NATO commanders and decision-makers.

Land

Teledyne FLIR expands its AI-enabled Neutrino ground ISR series

Teledyne FLIR expands its AI-enabled Neutrino ground ISR series

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, today announced the next mid-wave infrared (MWIR) Neutrino Ground ISR imaging module.

EUMAM Ukraine: advanced artillery training with Panzerhaubitze 2000 [VIDEO]

EUMAM Ukraine: advanced artillery training with Panzerhaubitze 2000 [VIDEO]

At the European training mission EUMAM Ukraine, Ukrainian artillerymen learn how to operate the PzH 2000 armoured self-propelled howitzer within a very short period of time.

German Armed Forces deploy ARX Robotics’ Gereon RCS systems in Slovakia

German Armed Forces deploy ARX Robotics’ Gereon RCS systems in Slovakia

The German Armed Forces have successfully deployed ARX Robotics’ advanced Gereon RCS systems in Slovakia, significantly enhancing NATO’s operational capabilities along the Eastern Flank.

VR Group achieves major milestone in CV90 simulation training system development

VR Group achieves major milestone in CV90 simulation training system development

The Czech company VR Group has achieved a significant milestone in the development and production of a comprehensive simulation training system for the CV90CZ vehicle.

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Navantia participates in six EDF 2023 projects valued at EUR 520 million

Navantia participates in six EDF 2023 projects valued at EUR 520 million

Six research and development projects in which Navantia has a role will be funded by the 2023 European Defence Fund (EDF) call, according to the selection announced by the European Commission.

NATO officially launches new Maritime Centre for Security of Critical Undersea Infrastructure

NATO officially launches new Maritime Centre for Security of Critical Undersea Infrastructure

The NATO Maritime Centre for Security of Critical Undersea Infrastructure (CUI) is a networking and knowledge center concentrating on CUI.

Historic moment for FREMM programme: tenth frigate for Italian Navy launched

Historic moment for FREMM programme: tenth frigate for Italian Navy launched

The Italian Navy’s tenth FREMM (Fregata Europea Multi-Missione) frigate, named “Emilio Bianchi,” has been successfully launched at the Fincantieri shipyard in Riva Trigoso.

Exail to equip Spanish S80 submarines with WECDIS navigation system

Exail to equip Spanish S80 submarines with WECDIS navigation system

Exail has secured a contract with Navantia to supply its Gecdis-W Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information System (WECDIS) for the four Spanish S80 Plus-class submarines.

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R&S GSACSM: the most advanced communications system monitoring solution for armed forces

R&S GSACSM: the most advanced communications system monitoring solution for armed forces

Rohde & Schwarz has introduced R&S GSACSM , a comprehensive software-suite designed to ensure efficient and reliable communications for military satellite communication (SATCOM) systems.

European Investment Bank: EUR 300 million financing for Poland’s two observation satellites

European Investment Bank: EUR 300 million financing for Poland’s two observation satellites

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced backing for the development and launch of two Earth observation satellites that will provide high-resolution imagery for civilian and defence applications in Poland.

SSC and Perigee to launch satellites from Esrange

SSC and Perigee to launch satellites from Esrange

SSC and South Korean rocket company Perigee Aerospace Inc. have signed a collaborative agreement to launch satellites jointly from Esrange Space Center in northern Sweden, starting 2025.

RTX’s new generation of commercial satellite imagers launches with Maxar’s WorldView Legion

RTX’s new generation of commercial satellite imagers launches with Maxar’s WorldView Legion

Two next-generation imaging instruments designed by Raytheon, an RTX business, launched yesterday as part of Maxar’s WorldView Legion satellites.

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