Saab Signs Two Contracts for Next Generation Corvettes for Sweden

Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, (FMV), have signed two agreements concerning the next generation of surface ships and corvettes. A Product Definition Phase for the Mid-Life Upgrades (MLU) of five Visby-class corvettes, as well as a Product Definition Phase for the next generation; Visby Generation 2 corvettes. The …

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Airbus unveils its helicopter Flightlab to test tomorrow’s technologies

Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters’ Flightlab provides an agile and efficient test bed to quickly test technologies that could later equip Airbus’ current helicopter range, and even more disruptive ones for future fixed-wing …

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MBDA, French Army Demo Drone-guided BVR Capability of MMP Missile

Drone guiding fire of MMP missile

Missile maker, MBDA and the French Army today demonstrated the beyond visual range (BVR) capability of the drone-guided MMP surface-to-air missile MBDA has carried out the first demonstration of the operational capabilities of LYNKEUS Dismounted, comprising the MMP system in infantry configuration and a Novadem NX70 drone linked via radio …

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GA-ASI Integrates Legion Pod Onto Avenger RPA

In a recent flight test, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) integrated a Lockheed Martin Legion Pod® onto an Avenger Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) demonstrating enhanced autonomous sensing capabilities for an unmanned aircraft. Taking less than three months for the Legion Pod integration to move from concept to flight, the 90-minute …

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