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US destroyer Fitzgerald returns to sea after deadly 2017 collision
US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) has returned to sea two and a half years after a deadly collision that...
Russia’s strategic Tu-160M bomber in first flight after modernization
The first modernized Russian Tu-168M strategic bomber has completed its maiden flight, aerospace and defense company Tupolev announced on February 2.
Rheinmetall to deliver simulators for Puma IFVs
German defense technology company has received a contract for the delivery of AGDUS duel simulators for Germany Puma infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs).
Honduras welcomes Israel-built offshore patrol vessel
The OPV-62 offshore patrol vessel that was built by Israel Shipyards arrived in Honduras after a month at sea.
Germany lays keel for seventh K130 corvette Emden
The German Navy held a keel laying for its seventh Brauschweig-class (K130) corvette at the Peene-Werft on January 30.
Singapore completes littoral mission vessel program with commissioning of final three...
The Republic of Singapore Navy commissioned its final three littoral mission vessels (LMV) at the Tuas Naval Base on January 31.
Poland signs LOA for F-35 acquisition
The Polish defense ministry held a ceremony in Dęblin on January 31 to mark the official signing of a letter of offer...
US Air Force orders two C-72Bs from Gulfstream
The US Air Force has awarded Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. a $127.4 million contract for the delivery of two C-37B aircraft.
Norway eyes 2020 IOC for Coast Guard NH90s after years of...
A full operational capability with both the coast guard and the navy is expected to be achieved by 2024-25.
Finland, Latvia join forces on AFV development
The development program will be based on the Patria 6x6 AFV chassis.