The frigate “Carabiniere” was delivered today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. It is the fourth vessel of the FREMM program – Multi Mission European Frigates - commissioned to Fincantieri within the international Italian-French program, coordinated by OCCAR (the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation). Orizzonte Sistemi Navali (51% Fincantieri and 49% Finmeccanica) is the prime contractor for Italy in the FREMM program, which envisions the building of 10 units, all already ordered.
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
At SOFINS 2015, the International conference and exhibition dedicated for the Special Forces Operation of the French Army, the Company Vaylon has presented the Pegase, a new off-road vehicle able to fly in the sky and run in off-road terrain thanks to a single propeller and a flexible wing.
Defence and security company Saab announced today, April 28, it has developed the PS-05/A fighter radar to a new version designated Mk4, which gives Gripen C/D improved performance and operating range. The development is a significant step on the roadmap for the future capability enhancement of the Gripen C/D.
|Saab's new Mk4 upgrade for the PS-05/A radar will continue to improve capabilities of the Gripen C/D fighter aircraft|
Bolivia wants to buy 40,000 assault rifles to modernize in fantry units. Since 1979, soldiers's rifles have never been renewed. A quarter of the 40,000 new weapons will be placed in reserve while the rest will go the infantry units.
A solemn ceremony to hand over four new training and light combat aircraft Yak-130 to personnel of the 116th guards assault airbase of the Belarusian Air Force took place at the Lida airfield on 27 April, reported yesterday the Belarusian newspaper BelTA. The four new aircraft will make up an independent wing as part of the airbase.
|Belarusian Air Force new Yak-130 light attack and trainer aircraft|
The US Navy recently field-tested its new Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies (MAGIC CARPET) software. The goal of the software is to automatically assist F/A-18E/F Super Hornets and E/A-18G Growlers during their carrier landing phase.
The Indian Air Force is likely to get four more indigenously made light combat aircraft Tejas by the end of the current financial year from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, National Aerospace Laboratories' Director Shyam Chetty has said. "The four aircraft may adhere to international standards on end-to-end accuracy," Chetty said, adding, further research was on to meet the parameters stipulated by the IAF.
|Indian Air Force HAL Tejas Light Combat Aircraft|
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Under project P-17A, Mazagon Dock Ltd (MDL), Mumbai, will make four stealth frigates while Kolkata shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) will make three such frigates, all of which will be of the same design.
Bulgaria's government should allocate more money to defense, President Rosen Plevneliev's Defense and Security Secretary Atanas Samandov has said. He told daily Pressa that several projects could be developed to boost the military industry, citing the example of prospective cooperation with US companies on armored personnel carriers. Comments of reserve Gen Samandov came hours before the beginning of a Consultative Council for National Security at Bulgaria's Presidency in the capital Sofia.