In a successful test which holds utmost significance for the future of autonomous systems, one of the world’s largest micro-drone swarms was recently demonstrated by the U.S. Department of Defence, the Strategic Capabilities Office in partnership with Naval Air Systems Command at China Lake, California.
European defence conglomerate Leonardo has announced the amalgamation of its UK operations into a new, single entity Leonardo MW Ltd.
The Brazilian subsidiary of Israeli defence firm Elbit System, Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa S.A. (Ares) will supply 12.7/7.62 mm Remote Controlled Weapon Stations (RCWS) to the Brazilian Army as part of contract worth approximately $100 million.
The new RS556 assault rifle system has seen the joint-effort of Rheinmetall and Steyr Mannlicher who have come together for the manufacture and marketing of the new infantry weapon system.
In an important milestone, Northrop Grumman’s AN/AES-1 Airborne Laser Mine Detection System, which has been designed and manufactured by the company for the U.S. Navy has achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC).