Arquus celebrates production of 1000th Sherpa armored vehicle – Defence Blog

French specialty vehicle manufacturer Arquus has announced that it recently completed the production of the 1,000th Sherpa armored vehicle. The company said it is a major milestone for the Sherpa family, founded in 2006, which has constantly evolved since. The Sherpa is a French-made family of light tactical vehicles specifically designed for military needs and […]

U.S. largest military shipbuilding company begins fabrication of new amphibious transport dock – Defence Blog

America’s largest military shipbuilding company, Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on Thursday that its Newport News Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the U.S. Navy’s newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Harrisburg (LPD 30). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “LPD 30 is the start of an exciting new era […]

PEO Aviation announces Future Long Range Assault Aircraft awards – Defence Blog

Program Executive Office, Aviation announces the Project Agreement holders for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR). The Army’s PEO Aviation, working with Army Contracting Command, Redstone recently awarded the FLRAA CD&RR project agreements under the Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium Other Transaction Authority (OTA) to Bell Textron Incorporated, […]

NASA awards contract to Airbus for three H135 helicopters – Defence Blog

The U.S. agency will use the aircraft for security during rocket launches, emergency medical services and qualified personnel transport. Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters, marking the first-ever partnership between the U.S. space program and Airbus Helicopters. The order was announced today at […]

Lockheed Martin to increase production of new Joint Air-to-Ground Missiles – Defence Blog

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp will increase the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile production, according to the recent award of the U.S. Army Contracting Command. The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday a $15,5 million modification to the previously awarded contract for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile, or also know as JAGM, production line for […]