Russia upgrades Uran-9 combat UGV

The Russian defence industry is upgrading the Uran-9 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), Jane’s has learnt. The baseline Uran-9 UGV was unveiled in December 2015. “The trials of the Uran-9 combat UGV will be…


USN acquires three more LCSs, considers more buys

As expected, the US Navy (USN) signed deals to buy three more Littoral Combat Ships (LCSs) under fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) funding. However, the service will not release the price for the ships because…


AAD 2018: CSOC reveals details of armed USV concept

Officials from Chinese state-owned shipbuilder China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Company (CSOC) have revealed technical specifications of a concept for a new 20-tonne armed unmanned surface vessel (USV) it is showcasing at the Africa Aerospace…


Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies at age 61

Vietnam’s current president, Tran Dai Quang, has passed away following a “serious illness,” state media reported. Quang rose through the ranks in Vietnam’s security agency before becoming president in 2016. Source: Deutsche Welle – Asia…


Hercules avionics upgrade [AAD18D3]

Paramount Advanced Technologies (Hangar 4, Stand W14) has unveiled an Integrated Avionics Suite (IAS) upgrade for the Lockheed Martin C-130. Source: IHS Jane’s 360 Read More: Hercules avionics upgrade [AAD18D3]


Aerosud appoints new board member [AAD18D3]

directors. Sebulela is a highly experienced leader and entrepreneur with many years’ experience in strategy execution and investment banking in South Africa and internationally at a senior level. A board director with extensive corporate and…