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  1. Blue Origin to start BE-4 engine testing ‘soon’

    10.06 / 01:59 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points Blue Origin will start testing its BE-4 engine ‘soon’ The engine could power future US national security launches Blue Origin will ‘soon’ start testing its BE-4 rocket engine that could serve as the first stage booster for future US Air Force (USAF)…
  2. The US Navy will repair USS John S McCain in Yokosuka

    10.06 / 01:59 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    The US Navy (USN) will repair the USS John S McCain (DDG 56) guided-missile destroyer at the US Naval Ship Repair Facility-Japan Regional Maintenance Center in Yokosuka, Japan. Repairs will begin upon arrival from Singapore aboard a heavy lift vessel in October, the USN said in a 4…
  3. Australia issues open call for force design ideas

    10.04 / 15:05 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Australia’s Department of Defence (DoD) is hosting a conference on 10–11 October, requesting for ideas to help determine the future of Australia’s armed forces, the department announced on 3 October. The DoD is issuing an open call seeking outside experts to help draft a…
  4. ASC, Babcock extend partnership on RAN submarines

    10.04 / 10:39 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Australian naval shipbuilder ASC has signed an agreement with Babcock International to support the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) Collins-class submarines, it was announced on 4 October. Under the goods and services agreement (GSA), ASC said it will collaborate with Babcock to…
  5. Bangladesh to acquire 155 mm howitzers

    10.04 / 10:39 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Bangladesh’s military procurement agency, the Directorate General Defence Purchases (DGDP), has issued a notice to foreign vendors to submit bids in support of a programme to procure artillery for the Bangladesh Army. The notice was issued by the DGDP in late September and outlines…
  6. Kongsberg prepares to qualify the Joint Strike Missile

    10.04 / 10:39 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace is set to conduct the final flight test (FTM-5) of the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) in early 2018, in preparation for the weapon’s integration with the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s (RNoAF) F-35A Lightning II multirole stealth fighter. FTM-5 is…
  7. Leonardo opens facility in Western Australia

    10.04 / 10:39 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Leonardo has opened a new industrial facility in Western Australia through its in-country subsidiary Selex ES Australia Pty Ltd, it was announced on 3 October. The group said the new facility – located in Rockingham, South of Perth – will be focused on providing…
  8. Fly by wire: Sea Wasp navigates underwater counter-IED domain

    10.04 / 09:37 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points Saab’s Sea Wasp ROV is being operated by three users in the US, and has been tested by the UK and Swedish navies Drawing on these tests and further work, Saab is aiming to develop a production model within the next 12 months Security at sea has grown as a global strategic…
  9. Opinion: A strategy for mobilising defence networks in preparation for cyber warfare

    10.04 / 09:37 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Rapidly evolving technology and the changing methodology of hackers makes defending against cyber attacks a constantly moving challenge. Joe Kim , Chief Technology Officer at SolarWinds, explains why government approaches to cyber security should be proactive and not reactive In the…
  10. Saab to supply Multi-Mode Radar for USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter

    10.04 / 09:37 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points Saab’s Sea Giraffe AMB radar has been selected for the USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter Multi-Mode Radar requirement An initial two Sea Giraffe AMB radars will be provided by Saab Defense and Security USA Defence and security company Saab has strengthened its position in the…
  11. Spaceshot: Kaliningrad SAM force reorganizes - 54.679620 N 021.011127 E (Gvardeysk S-300PS); 54.480230 N 019.915465 E (M

    10.04 / 09:37 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points Between March and July Russia relocated two S-400 batteries at Gvardeysk to positions near Baltiysk and Mamonovo, displacing S-300PS batteries With the previous addition of S-400 batteries at Dorozhnoye and Yantarnyy, Russia now operates four S-400 batteries in western…
  12. Violent risks intelligence bulletin – 4 October 2017

    10.04 / 09:37 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Americas Brazil - 3 October 2017: In São Paulo, police arrested 16 men involved in the failed attempt to steal more than USD300 million from a Banco do Brasil vault by tunnelling under the bank. Colombia - 3 October 2017: The UN criticised the Colombian government for not keeping…