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International News


Germany, France to develop new maritime patrol plane against Russian subs

A P-3 Orion.Germany and France will launch a programme this month to develop a successor to their ageing marine surveillance aircraft, amid growing concern about increases in Russian submarine patrols.
 

Researchers to boycott South Korean university over AI weapons work

An unmanned ground vehicle.Over 50 top Artificial Intelligence researchers on Wednesday announced a boycott of KAIST, South Korea’s top university, after it opened what they called an AI weapons lab with one of South Korea’s largest companies.

 

Croatia to buy F-16 fighter jets from Israel

An Israeli F-16.Croatia has accepted Israel’s offer to supply a dozen F-16 fighter jets for its air force, the government confirmed on Thursday.

   

Poland signs $4.75 billion deal for US Patriot missile system facing Russia

A Patriot battery.Poland signed the largest arms procurement deal in its history on Wednesday, agreeing with the United States to buy Raytheon Co’s Patriot missile defence system for $4.75 billion in a major step to modernise its forces against a bolder Russia.
 

Gunmaker Remington gets approval for loan to carry it through

A handgun.U.S. gunmaker Remington Outdoor Co Inc won court approval on Tuesday to borrow an interim $75 million to sustain its business during its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which will allow the company to carry out a $775 million debt-cutting deal.
   

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Company News


  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.