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  1. Attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils indicate potential involvement of wider network and co-ordination, heightening Spain's

    08.19 / 10:09 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points Two seemingly co-ordinated and jihadist-motivated attacks took place on 17 August in Barcelona, killing 13 people and wounding 100 others, and nearby Cambrils, where six people were wounded and five suspects shot dead. The use of vehicles in the attacks highlights the diffusion of…
  2. UK explores Multi-Role Support Ship concept

    08.18 / 14:54 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points The MRSS pre-concept study is due to report in 2018 MRSS will address future amphibious, forward repair, and medical capability requirements The UK Royal Navy (RN) has instigated a package of studies to explore a future multi-role platform that could potentially address a range…
  3. Controversy surrounds assertion that North Korean ICBM engines came from Ukraine

    08.18 / 11:50 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Key Points A recent report has asserted that North Korea's successful ICBM tests in July were facilitated by Ukrainian rocket motor technology Official Ukrainian sources have denied the assertion A publicly released assessment of North Korea's recent tests of intercontinental ballistic…
  4. Chinese Xian H-6K with refuelling probe suggests new missions

    08.18 / 09:48 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    A vague image of a Xian Aircraft Corporation H-6K with a nose-mounted refuelling probe suggests additional missions may be in store for this much-modified 65-year-old medium bomber design, which first flew in 1952 as the Soviet-era Tupolev Tu-16. Appearing for the first time on 15 August on…
  5. Poland opens tenders for new light vehicles

    08.18 / 09:48 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Poland has reopened the tender for Mustang 4x4 vehicles, while at the same time Polish airmobile units also look for specialised airmobile troop carriers with trailers. The most important tender is for Mustang 4x4 light multipurpose vehicles to be delivered in 2019-22. Poland is looking for…
  6. Australia marks maiden 'in-service' flight of PC-21 trainer

    08.18 / 09:48 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    Australia has marked the first 'in-service' flight of the Pilatus PC-21 that the country acquired under the Project AIR 5428 pilot training programme. A symbolic first in-service flight of the twin-seat turboprop trainer, made by the chief of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), Air Marshal…
  7. US prepares first Black Hawk deliveries to Afghanistan

    08.18 / 08:45 www.janes.com Janes.com -Military
    The United States is on course to deliver the first batch of four Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters to Afghanistan in the coming weeks. NATO announced on its Resolute Support Facebook page on 15 August that, with the first aircraft now tested and ready for delivery, the remaining…