Blighter radars and surveillance systems have been in service with the British and other armies for some time but the Scout is the product of a collaboration with Chess Dynamics, another British manufacturer and supplier to the MoD.
Combine a Blighter Revolution 360 radar
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With a Chess Dynamics Cobra
The House of Commons Defence Select Committee have recently published a report on the use use of unmanned systems, specifically air systems, or remotely piloted air systems (RPAS) as the submission from the MoD stresses.
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I don’t think…
I think he used the words ‘punching above our weight’ but have a look at this from Admiral Sir George Zambellas KCB DSC ADC DL First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, Royal Navy.
The video is from the Credible Maritime Partners in the 21st Century conference in the USA at the Center For Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
A discussion on the UK’s approach to maritime security in the…
A few days ago I posted a quick article on the contract award to Thales and Agusta Westland for the integration onto the Royal Navy Wildcat helicopters of the Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy) and Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy), or FASGW(H) (Sea Venom) and Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Light).
From the Agusta Westland press release
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce…
The always spot on Registan.Net have published a revealing post about the trouble Russia is facing with the economy of the Crimea, especially its dependence on the now non-existent Ukraine tourist.
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Storm damage can be expensive.
The MoD has awarded a £1.5 million contract to DHS Systems for additional deployable headquarters shelters
Protective shelters. The purchase of an additional quantity of up to 60 DRASH shelters plus ancillary items. This is an interim purchase following extensive storm damage rendering many existing shelters beyond repair. It will sustain existing Headquarters…
Great news, the production contract has been awarded to CTA International for the 40mm Cased Telescopic Cannon
The Specialist Vehicle Cannon Project Team, part of the UK Ministry of Defence, intends to award a Contract for the supply and initial support of the 40MM Cased Telescoped Cannon (CTC) to CTA International through a single source contract CCAP/001. This CTC will be provided to Prime…
I am just going to post this link, without comment :)
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