Magellan Aerospace announced today that it plans to invest up to C$120m in its Winnipeg Bristol Aerospace plant to facilitate work on the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) programme. The Canadian...
2 September 2008
31 August 2008
The British Ministry of Defence has invested in a 51m system to automate and track the movement of large quantities of munitions on board two new aircraft carriers. The contract...
25 August 2008
20 August 2008
A US firm pleaded guilty to illegally providing a Chinese national with data used in developing an unmanned aerial weapons system, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. The federal plea...
19 August 2008
The UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has agreed a £2bn deal with BAE Systems to secure the future of the historic Royal Ordnance unit. BAE Systems own Royal Ordnance and...
18 August 2008
The US military has awarded university researchers with a $4mn grant to study ways to read people's thoughts. The military is hoping that the research could perhaps lead to technology...
14 August 2008
Poland has signed a defence deal with the US to host a missile defence shield system at a base on the Baltic coast. The US will install ten interceptor missiles...
13 August 2008
New York research and development company Syracuse Research has won $95m defence contract with the US air force to develop sensor beam technology. The US has been attempting to employ...
12 August 2008
Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd and Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsieng Loong, have met in Singapore to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen bilateral defence ties. A joint...
10 August 2008
US National Guardsmen operating predator drones over Iraq via remote control from Southern California have reported suffering the same psychological stresses as there comrades on the battlefield. Predator pilots operate...