Standardization of Eurofighter certification processes

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH and NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, have signed an agreement to streamline the Type and Airworthiness Certification process and reduce the workload on nations and their...> more


Israel's CyberShield simulator goes to Switzerland

CYBERBIT, a subsidiary of the Israeli company Elbit Systems, was awarded a contract to provide the Switzerland-based company RUAG Defence, with its CYBERBIT’s CyberShield-Cyber Security Trainer and Simulator (T&S). The...> more


Northrop Grumman wins DARPA TERN programme

Northrop Grumman will demonstrate that an MQ-9 Reaper-sized unmanned air vehicle (UAV) can operate at sea from ships smaller than an aircraft carrier, under a $93 million. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)...> more


EW system for the US C-130J fleet

(df) BAE Systems has been selected by the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to develop a new electronic warfare system for the fleet of C-130J aircraft. The contract, worth more than €18.5 million, is the first phase of a...> more


Another order of Carl-Gustaf

Saab has signed a contract for the production and delivery of ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system, but due to circumstances concerning the product and customer, further information about the customer will...> more


Launch of the new US littoral combat ships

GE Marine reports that the United States Navy has commissioned and launched two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) of the  INDEPENDENCE-variant. Both ships, the USS Jackson and the USS Omaha, are powered by two GE LM2500 marine gas...> more


Skyguard systems for the Thai Army

The Royal Thai Army has awarded Rheinmetall a major contract for air defence technology. The multi-million euro order encompasses four latest-generation Skyguard systems. In this contract the Swiss subsidiary Rheinmetall Air...> more

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Contents of issue 6/2015 include:

  • Quo Vadis Pentagon? (Marco Overhaus)
  • Russia's 2014 Military Doctrine and beyond: Threat Perceptions, Capabilities and Ambitions (Polina Sinovets and Bettina Renz)
  • The Security Dimensions of the Greek Crisis (Michael Paul)
  • Israeli-UK Gepolitical Chaos (Tim Guest)
  • The Netherlands - "We Will Uphold" (Thomas Bauer)
  • In the Interest of the Netherlands (Tom Middendorp)
  • The Dutch Triple Helix: Innovations for the Armed Forces (Ron Nulkes)
  • NATO's Readiness Action Plan for Assurance and Deterrence - Progress and Challenges on the Road from Wales to Warsaw (Klaus Olshausen)
  • Smart Energy Protects and Saves Money (Gerhard Heiming)
  • "Equipment commonality is a key success factor." (Interview with OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree)
  • Key Aspects of the PUMA AIFV System Technology (Team of authors, PSM Projekt System & Management GmbH)
  • Training and Simulation Trends Today (William Carter and Stephen Barnard)
  • Current Developments in the Sniper Community (Jan-Phillipp Weisswange)
  • Handover of the First M109A7 PALADIN (Sidney E. Dean)
  • The Danish Defence Procurement Plan 2015-2030 (J. Bo Leimand)
  • Greater Sense of Awareness (Andrew Drwiega)
  • Naval Auxiliary Ships (Bob Nugent)
  • "It's easy to win on price; it's more difficult to win on value. That's what we do." (Interview with Larry Raines, VP Virtual systems, Meggitt Training Systems)
  • Oshkosh Wins JLTV Contract, Lockheed Challenges Award (Sidney E. Dean)
  • "Meeting conventional demand without compromise" (Interview with Izzet Artunc, MKEK General Manager and Chairman of the Board)


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