Today, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced additional security assistance to meet Ukraine’s critical security and defense needs.
U.S. Air Force kicks off Radar Modernization for B-52 Stratofortress fleet
A B-52 from the 307th Bomb Wing arrived at a Boeing Co., facility in San Antonio, on May 25, to begin receiving the Active Electronically Scanned Array system (AESA), as part of the Air Force’s B-52 Radar Modernization Program.
Poland has signed a contract for the purchase of Hellfire
On May 30th, the Armament Agency signed a contract for the supply of several hundred AGM-114R2 Hellfire II air-to-surface anti-tank guided missiles.
Saab receives order for Carl-Gustaf ammunition to Sweden
Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for deliveries of ammunition for the recoilless Carl-Gustaf® rifle.
Lithuania will conduct an additional GROM air defence system procurement
Ministers agreed to intensify bilateral exercises, including border-crossing, and to continue the cooperation in weaponry acquisition with a procurement of additional missiles for the GROM air defence system for the worth of over EUR 20 million.
Bundeswehr orders another 57 heavy tractor units
Rheinmetall has received an order from the German Bundeswehr to supply a further 57 heavy tractor units in the 70-tonne payload class.
New NASAMS system for Ukraine
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Ukraine of National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $285 million.
Patria to deliver NEMO mortar systems to Swede Ship Marine AB for the Swedish amphibious forces
Sweden is strengthening its defence capabilities at sea with eight new mortar vessels. These vessels will be equipped with the Patria NEMO Navy turreted 120 mm system.
thyssenkrupp Marine Systems hands over second frigate for Egyptian Navy
On May 26th, thyssenkrupp Marine Systems handed over a frigate to the Navy of the Arab Republic of Egypt. It is the second in a series of four MEKO® A-200 EN frigates.
HII redelivers USS George Washington (CVN 73) to U.S. Navy
HII announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has redelivered the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) to the U.S. Navy.