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General Atomics Confirms UAE Predator Delivery

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has now taken delivery of all the Predator XP unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that it has ordered, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has confirmed to Jane’s. It declined to say when and how many Predator XPs were delivered and what payloads they are fitted with, but said the UAE […]

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Boeing Awarded $12 Million to Provide Harpoon and SLAM-ER Missile Parts to the U.S. Navy, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Others

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $12,399,305 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of spares in support of Harpoon and Stand-Off Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response (SLAM-ER) for the Navy (83); and the governments of Saudi Arabia (143), Australia (5,734), Canada (50), Japan (96), Malaysia (17), Turkey (11), India (24), Taiwan (3), and […]

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BAE Systems Awarded $64 Million to Provide F-35 Countermeasure Systems to the U.S. Air Force, Israel, Others

BAE Systems Information and Electronic System Integration Inc., Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded $63,969,918 for undefinitized contract action delivery order 0001 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00104-16-G-0726) for the new manufacture of transmitter T-1687/ALE-70(V) countermeasures for the Advanced Tactical Aircraft Protection Systems Program Office (PMA272) Air Expendable Countermeasures Program.  Work will be […]

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Iran Unveils Guided 333 mm Artillery Rocket

The Iranian Ministry of Defence unveiled a range of new weapons on 6 February, the most potentially significant being a guided version of the 333 mm Fajr-5 artillery rocket. The unguided Fajr-5 is already in service with Iranian-backed militant groups Hizbullah and Hamas, which could use a guided version to carry out more accurate attacks […]

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Tunisia Begins Receiving Kiowa Warrior Helos

Tunisia has begun receiving the surplus-US Army Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout and light attack helicopters it ordered in 2016, the AFP reported on 4 February. Six of the 24 helicopters approved by the US government in May 2016 have now arrived in the North African country for counter-terrorism operations, with the remaining 18 scheduled […]