Leonardo, Iveco win Brazil order worth up to 2 bln euros, Italy’s defence minister says
Senate to vote on Pentagon contract adjustments amid inflation￼
US State Department approves $8.4 billion F-35 sale to Germany
STUTTGART, Germany — The U.S. State Department has approved a potential sale of over $8 billion worth of F-35 aircraft to Germany, moving closer to providing Berlin with new fighter aircraft for nuclear deterrence missions.
Blinken to meet new Philippine leader on alliance
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel next week to the Philippines to meet new President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., with Washington expecting a close alliance despite rights concerns.
Taiwan says ‘key position’ in semiconductors won’t be shaken as US passes chip act
TAIPEI, July 29 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s “key position” in making semiconductors will not be shaken and production on the island is the most efficient way of doing things, the Economy Ministry said on Friday in response to the U.S. Congress passing a major new chips act.
The US Navy floats its wishlist: 350 ships and 150 uncrewed vessels
The approximate numbers suggest a future fleet in which more than 100 robotic vessels exist and can carry out tasks like scouting ahead.
Latvia requests HIMARS weapon to bolster Baltic defense
WARSAW, Poland — Latvia has sent a letter of request to buy an undisclosed number of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems from the United States, with the potential acquisition to be carried out as a joint initiative of the three Baltic states, which also include neighboring Estonia and Lithuania.
US and Netherlands agree to share helicopter developments
WASHINGTON ― The U.S. and Dutch militaries signed an agreement Wednesday in the Netherlands to work together on future vertical lift programs, according to a statement from the U.S. Army.
Hypersonic missile launches off Marine Corps truck in DARPA test
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, a Pentagon office that conducts research and development of emerging technologies, said it successfully conducted the first flight test of the Operational Fires Program at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.