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BAE And Elta Demonstrated Manned/Unmanned Teaming Requirements On ACV | British Typhoons Get Radar Upgrades | Australian Army Test-Fired AS9

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Americas BAE Systems recently demonstrated the teaming of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) C4/UAS variant with an IAI/ELTA Systems Rex MK infantry combat support system. The manned-unmanned pairing enhances the platform’s “mission parameters and tactical sphere” while decreasing the risk to human life in an uncertain environment, according to BAE Systems. CAE Usa won a […]
Americas

BAE Systems recently demonstrated the teaming of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) C4/UAS variant with an IAI/ELTA Systems Rex MK infantry combat support system. The manned-unmanned pairing enhances the platform’s “mission parameters and tactical sphere” while decreasing the risk to human life in an uncertain environment, according to BAE Systems.

CAE Usa won a $90 million deal for multi?country training on the C-130B-T/L-100/L-382 aircrew and maintenance simulator. This contract provides for support to the US government and Air Force Security Assistance Training international partners’ mission objectives. Work will be performed in Tampa, Florida, and is expected to be completed by December 31, 2030. This is a sole?source requirement.

Middle East & Africa

The Director General of the Israel Ministry of Defense, Major General (Res.) Eyal Zamir, met with Mr. Benedikt Zimmer, the State Secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Defense, in Berlin on July 3. During the meeting, the Director General of the Israel Ministry of Defense updated his colleague on the IDF operation targeting terror hotspots in the city of Jenin. The leaders discussed the strengthening of defense relations between the two countries’ defense ministries and advanced the agreement regarding the sale of the Arrow 3 air and missile defense system to Germany.

Europe

BAE Systems and Leonardo UK have been awarded a $1 billion contract by the British Ministry of Defense to upgrade the radar capabilities of the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Typhoon fighter jets. This collaboration aims to equip the Typhoon fleet with the cutting-edge European Common Radar System (ECRS) Mk2.

Asia-Pacific

During a press conference on July 4, Admiral Ry? Sakai, the Chief of Staff of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), revealed that his service will engage in information exchange regarding the operation of the F-35B with the Italian Navy. The focus will be on how to operate the F-35B from the JMSDF’s Izumo-class helicopter destroyers that are being modified to operate the Lockheed Martin F-35B short take-off and vertical-landing fighter.

The Australian Army has test-fired three artillery rounds from an AS9 Huntsman 155 mm/52 calibre self-propelled howitzer (SPH) at a government testing facility in South Korea, the Australian Department of Defence (DoD) said on July 3. The DoD said the test validated the AS9’s automated loading capabilities. Hanwha is working with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to equip the AS9 with Australian-manufactured 155 mm shells including the Rheinmetall Assegai 155 mm artillery munitions, the DoD added.

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