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New York seeks to dissolve NRA over financial mismanagement

DefenceTalkDefenceTalkThe state of New York sued the National Rifle Association and its leader Wayne LaPierre Thursday for financial fraud and misconduct, aiming to dissolve the powerful US… This is summary only, please visit DefenceTalk.com for…


KMW details new Boxer Leguan bridging module

<p>Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has developed an internally funded mission module for the ARTEC Boxer 8×8 Multi-Role Armoured Vehicle (MRAV), which can rapidly launch and recover a Leguan 14 m or a Leguan-compatible 22 m bridge…


UAE to begin satellite assembly at new Al Ain facility

<p>The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is to build and develop satellite systems and components under a new agreement with Airbus.</p><p>The country&rsquo;s offset body, the Tawazun Economic Council (TEC), announced on 5 August that a new…


Taiwan launches first ‘fast minelayer' for RoCN

<p>Taiwan&rsquo;s Lungteh Shipbuilding launched on 4 August the first of four fast minelaying ships being built for the Republic of China Navy (RoCN). </p><p>The 41 m-long vessel, which bears the designation FMLB-I (Fast Mine Laying…


New team lines up for UK mission data challenge

<p>Leonardo announced on 6 August that it was part of a new team launched to support the UK Ministry of Defence&rsquo;s (MoD&rsquo;s) Mission Data for Information Advantage (MD4IA) programme.</p><p>Known as Team NOVUS, the group includes…


OTT takes over LMT

<p>South African armoured vehicle designer and manufacturer OTT has acquired LMT, which has been in business rescue since September 2019.</p><p>The acquisition closed in July, OTT business development manager Chris Gildenhuys told <em>Janes</em> on 5 August….