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Canada will stick with its plans to acquire Sikorsky's CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters despite persistent controversy surrounding the $5 billion deal. The twin-engine, multi-role shipboard Cyclone is to replace near-obsolete CH-124 Sea Kings in
More Canadian defense cuts are in the cards after the government's cancellation of a $2 billion close combat vehicle program, industry analysts and defense media say. Backing away from the purchase of the close combat vehicles is the first major
High-definition warplanes face a shrinking market as procurement agencies draw lessons from Brazil's decision to choose outsider Gripen NG over more complex but costlier contenders from Boeing, Dassault Aviation and other manufacturers, analysts said.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been named the 25th most influential person in U.S. defense for 2013 by Defense News, a Gannett Government Media publication. Not surprisingly, the annually-complied Defense News 100 most Influential People in U.
Israeli defense companies, including Israel Aerospace Industries and Elbit Systems, are squaring off for a $1 billion army program to replace the venerable U.S.-designed M109 self-propelled 155mm howitzer. These firms, along with Israel Military
28 October 2013 3 View comments Somewhere inside the Pentagon sits a notoriously tight-lipped man whose words Defense Department top brass take as gospel and whose mysterious office exists to predict the future...Marshall, 92, is nicknamed Yoda both
The Department of Defense is ordering most of its furloughed civilian employees back to work, in a move announced just after midday Saturday. The plan will put hundreds of thousands of workers back on the job next week. "Today, I am announcing that
Army is looking into best possible options to replace Vietnam-era armored military vehicles with modern battle-ready units that are fit to perform roles in modern warfare. Some of the vehicles in the Army's present inventory were put into service as
Tentative plans could reduce the required 11 furlough days for civilian Defense workers to as few as six days, reports the AP, citing anonymous sources at the Pentagon. If it becomes official, the easing would follow a trend that began this past
Military news sites are popping up on the Internet. (Getty Images) In what may be the season's unsexiest journalism trend, mainstream media companies are launching military-related news sites, on the theory that defense-related digital ad spending