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France awards Leclerc upgrade contract to Nexter

The Direction Générale de l'Armement (DGA), the French defence procurement agency, awarded Nexter the mid-life update (MLU)...

France performs first lock-on firing of MMP missile from new Jaguar vehicle

The first stage of integrating the MMP medium-range missile onto France’s new Jaguar armored reconnaissance and combat vehicle was...

USAF admits F-35 failure, looks to boost F-16 numbers

In a development that essentially marks the USAF indirectly admitting that the fifth generation F-35 stealth fighter...

France launches SNLE 3G program for third generation SSBNs

Earlier in February this year, France’s Defense Minister Florence Parly announced the launch of a full-scale development...

Swiss Artillery Systems – Assessing Quality Properly

Switzerland is due to replace its artillery, in coming years, and is eyeing the market to make...

Nexter Performs Successful Test with KATANA Guided Artillery Projectile

Nexter Munitions successfully fired the KATANA smart artillery ammunition and tested its flight control capability during a...

Britain eyes autonomous robotic soldiers: Army Chief of Defense General Nick Carter

Following rapid technological improvements in the military industry, the theatre of war is no longer what it...

Artillery Back on the Map, and Lighter is Better

Artillery is increasing its punch and reducing its girth. For many decades, howitzers were considered the steamroller...

Elbit System’s HERMES 900 successfully completes flight demonstrations for UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Elbit System’s HERMES 900 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) has completed a series of flight demonstrations for the...

Russia’s Next-Generation Kurganets-25 Fighting Vehicle “Indefinitely Delayed”

On Tuesday, Viktor Murakhovsky, the influential editor of Russian defense publication Arsenal of the Fatherland, wrote a brief post on...

The French Army has received its first three mini-drone reconnaissance systems

Expected for 2019, the delivery of the first Mini-Drone Reconnaissance Systems to the French Army was...

French Army wants to place robots “at the heart of the squad”

Although French Army has used robots for a long time now, such as the Minirogen and the...