US Unveils B-21 | Turkey’s MIDLAS Fired HISAR | VARD Wins Deal For LCT Design Work For BangladeshDec 06, 2022 05:00 UTC
APKWS guidance kits have been successfully used by BAE Systems to guide 70mm rockets against Class-2 unmanned aerial systems (UAS) that weigh approximately 25-50 pounds and are capable of traveling at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour. Fast-moving drones were destroyed during the demonstration in Southern Arizona using APKWS-guided rockets.
The United States on Friday unveiled the B-21 Raider, a high-tech stealth bomber that can carry nuclear and conventional weapons and is designed to be able to fly without a crew on board. The slickly choreographed ceremony at B-21 manufacturer Northrop Grumman’s facility in Palmdale, California opened with the US national anthem as older bombers roared over a crowd that included top US officials.
Middle East & Africa
Turkey’s indigenous vertical launch system (VLS) dubbed MIDLAS has carried out its first successful live firing of a HISAR missile. The MIDLAS is designed to be installed on the Istanbul-class frigate. It is a below-deck vertical launch launcher system.
Pelegrin Limited has delivered two Pelegrin Tarragon light trainers at ?daži airfield to the Latvian Air Force on December 2. The indigenous ultralight aircraft will be used by military to train pilots and to maintain flying qualifications. The tandem-seat aircraft is designed to meet Fédération Aéronautique Internationale microlight rules.
Canadian engineering firm Vard Marine has been awarded a contract to design Bangladesh Navy’s new landing craft tank (LCT). The ship design will be based on the company’s 7 507 landing craft series and meet wartime and peacetime requirements. Additionally, the LCT will be suitable for amphibious operations, including transporting military personnel, tanks, equipment, and supplies in Bangladesh’s coastal areas.
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