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Hypersonic Weapons: How the F-35 Becomes the Ultimate Stealth Fighter?
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Hypersonic Weapons: How the F-35 Becomes the Ultimate Stealth Fighter?

The Air Force’s F-35A and the Navy’s F-35C internally can carry no more than four AIM-120 air-to-air missiles, although Lockheed is developing a special rack that could boost this number to six. HAWC apparently is too big to fit in the F-35’s internal weapons bay. To minimize the F-35’s radar signature, Lockheed designed the plane to carry...

The new 155 mm SPH fully operational with the Chinese army
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The new 155 mm SPH fully operational with the Chinese army

The People’s Liberation Army Ground Force’s (PLAGF’s) new 155 mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer (SPH) – believed to have the designation PLC-181 – has also entered service with an artillery brigade under the PLA’s 74th Group Army. The PLA-sponsored China Military Online website published on 10 June images showing several vehicles belonging to this group army...

First Robotic Combat Vehicle soldier operational experiment for the US Army
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First Robotic Combat Vehicle soldier operational experiment for the US Army

The U.S. Army is launched one of the most audacious Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) soldier operational experiment at Fort Carson, Colorado, according to the Combat Capabilities Development Command. The Next Generation Combat Vehicle – Cross Functional Team and CCDC Ground Vehicle Systems Center, in collaboration, are conducting RCV experiment to help the service better gauge...

Japan unveils timeline for indigenous fighter jet program
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Japan unveils timeline for indigenous fighter jet program

Japan has created a timeline for the development and fielding of its locally made next-generation fighter jet, with serial production set to start at the beginning of the next decade. The Japanese Ministry of Defense presented the draft development plan for the fighter program to a group of lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on...

U.S. Army begins testing new self-propelled mortar system
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U.S. Army begins testing new self-propelled mortar system

The U.S. Army is testing the new 120mm self-propelled mortar system at the Yuma Proving Ground. During a test period at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in the desert of Arizona, research teams operated the new self-propelled mortar system while conduct indirect, semi-direct and direct fire. The new self-propelled mortar system is based on the...

Israel launched the Ofek 16 spy satellite
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Israel launched the Ofek 16 spy satellite

The Ofek 16 reconnaissance satellite has been successfully launched and put into orbit on July 6th, according to a joint statement issued from the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) and Israel Aerospace Industries. The satellite has been launched at Palmachim in central Israel using a Shavit rocket until it was put into orbit. The satellite...