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  1. Vehicle-impact attack targeting Muslims outside London mosque highlights growing risk of cycle of violence between UK co

    06.19 / 15:21 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    EVENT On 19 June, shortly after midnight local time, a 48-year-old man drove a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers who had just left a mosque on Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park, North London. A man who was receiving first aid treatment on the pavement at the time of the attack has…
  2. Assault on resort indicates armed guards unlikely to deter attacks on 'soft targets' in Mali's capital

    06.19 / 15:21 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    EVENT Jihadist gunmen carried out an assault on 19 June on the Kangaba hotel and camping resort in the outskirts of Mali's capital, Bamako, firing on guests with assault rifles. The attackers briefly seized more than 30 hostages. However, the hostages were swiftly released after the…
  3. Paris Air Show 2017: Competitors prepare for T-X data deadline

    06.19 / 14:24 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    The three main contenders for the US Air Force's (USAF's) fighter trainer replacement programme (T-X) are collating and preparing all of their flight data ahead of the submission deadline that is due in the coming days. Boeing, Leonardo DRS, and Lockheed Martin have each been briefing their…
  4. US shoots down Syrian Su-22

    06.19 / 14:24 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    The US-led coalition announced on 19 June that a Syrian Su-22 jet that attacked Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters had been shot down by a US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet the day before. The coalition said the incident occurred after pro-government forces attacked the SDF-held town of…
  5. Iran says it hit targets in Syria with Zolfaghar ballistic missiles

    06.19 / 11:23 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced on 19 June that it had launched ballistic missiles from Iran at terrorist targets in Syria: a move that seemingly confirms it has significantly extended the range of its solid-fuel missiles. An IRGC spokesman told the Tasnim News Agency…
  6. Australia to invest in boosting satellite capability

    06.19 / 11:23 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    The Australian government will invest AUD500 million (USD381 million) to enhance space-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities, it announced on 18 June. Under the first phase of the programme – dubbed ‘Defence Project 799’ – the Department…
  7. Paris Air Show 2017: Boeing officials reveal production plans for Qatari Eagles

    06.19 / 09:11 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Boeing officials revealed on 18 June that the building of F-15 Advanced Eagle aircraft for Qatar could begin in the coming years. Building of the Qatari aircraft – designated F-15QA – could be started as early as 2019 should the deal be finalised in the near-term. Production of the 36…
  8. Paris Air Show 2017: Boeing to create new Global Services division

    06.19 / 09:11 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Boeing is to stand up a new Global Services division to operate alongside its current Commercial Airplanes and Defense Space and Security organisations. Speaking to reporters in May, ahead of the Paris Air Show, the president for the new division, Stan Deal, said that the division will…
  9. Paris Air Show 2017: GKN beefs up cyber security to protect military technology during China expansion

    06.19 / 09:11 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    GKN Aerospace has put in place "additional safeguards" to protect its military technologies from industrial espionage as it expands its commercial presence in China, a senior official told reporters ahead of the Paris Air Show. Speaking in London a few weeks before the event,…
  10. Brazil's nuclear submarine project faces postponement

    06.19 / 09:11 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Under pressure from a combination of financial and political factors, the Brazilian government is considering an extended suspension of funding for its SN-BR nuclear-powered submarine programme, sources in Brasilia have told Jane's . The SN-BR programme was launched in 1978 and since then…
  11. Acquisition of Spanish infrastructure company Abertis would see defence business divested

    06.19 / 08:12 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Atlantia has signalled that it is prepared to sell off the defence and other satellite communications business of Abertis on presenting its formal takeover bid for the Spanish company. The Italian infrastructure group promised on 15 June to “attend to the strategic interests” of…
  12. Paris Air Show 2017: BAE Systems pushes Typhoon’s competitive industrial edge in Belgium, Finland

    06.19 / 08:12 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points BAE Systems looking to leverage consortium's existing role in Belgian aerospace industry. Firms also looking to other industrial development areas. BAE Systems – the Eurofighter consortium lead on the Belgian and Finnish campaigns – has been busy sharpening its bids…
  13. US lawmakers suggests legislation could arise over pilot physiological issues

    06.19 / 03:18 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points Key US lawmakers suggest legislation could be produced over DoD pilots experiencing physiological symptoms The US Air Force and Navy are struggling to determine root causes A pair of key US lawmakers suggested that legislation could be produced over the challenges the US Navy (USN)…