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US Navy evacuates virus-struck aircraft carrier Roosevelt

DefenceTalkThe US Navy is evacuating thousands of sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Guam after its captain warned a coronavirus outbreak was threatening the… This is summary only, please visit DefenceTalk.com…



Covid-19: Malaysia enlists UASs to enforce countermeasures

The Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) and Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) have deployed micro and small-class unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) to support enforcement of the government-mandated Movement Control Order (MCO) aimed at addressing the coronavirus outbreak…


Avcorp’s losses continue in fourth quarter

Airframe structure maker Avcorp had an operating loss of CAN8.1 million (USD5.7 million) in the fourth quarter of 2019, the third straight quarter of such red ink, the Canadian company announced on 30 March. Avcorp…


Update: Japan rejects foreign plans for next-generation fighter

The Japanese Ministry of Defense’s (MoD’s) Acquisition, Technology, & Logistics Agency (ATLA) has confirmed to Jane’s that it plans to pursue a Japan-led development project of a next-generation fighter aircraft, rejecting proposals by foreign manufacturers,…