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Oshkosh Defense exhibits JLTV combat capabilities at Modern Day Marine 2019

Oshkosh Defense exhibits JLTV combat capabilities at Modern Day Marine 2019

A 4-door General Purpose JLTV will be equipped with the Javelin Integration Kit (JIK), LW30 Remote Weapon Station (RWS), and, for the first time, a Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System…

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Textron publicly unveils Next Generation Squad Weapon prototypes.

Textron publicly unveils Next Generation Squad Weapon prototypes.

Diversified manufacturer Textron showcased prototypes of the Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) in public for the first time during the 2019 Maneuver Warfighter Conference at the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

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U.S. formally approves sale of F-35 fifth-generation fighters to Poland.

U.S. formally approves sale of F-35 fifth-generation fighters to Poland.

The U.S. State Department has approved a potential foreign military sale of 32 F-35 fifth-generation fighters to Poland, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 11 September.

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U.S. Army paratroopers receive state-of-the-art network communication equipment.

U.S. Army paratroopers receive state-of-the-art network communication equipment.

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade has received of its newest high-speed and high-capacity Point of Presence (PoP) and Soldier Network Extension (SNE), or PoP/SNE, tactical communication…

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A new photo has surfaced that appears to show a new variant of the Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation (CAIC) Z-8 multirole medium-lift helicopter, according to Scramble Magazine report.The image of a new helicopter was recently

leaked onto a Chinese military forum. Reports suggested that the new platform is a “wide-body” variant of Z-8 helicopter and called the Z-8L. The basic Z-8 family has been in service since the early 1980s.

The Z-8L helicopter appears to share some similarity with the American S-92 featuring large sponsons (external fuel tanks) on both sides of the fuselage. Consequently, its internal cargo space has been largely increased.

The Z-8L can be configured as a tactical troop transporter, an anti-submarine warfare helicopter, or a search and rescue or combat search and rescue (SAR and CSAR) helicopter.

Chinese source also reported that a wide-body variant of Z-8 flew for the first time at the end of 2017.

Although still no detailed view is available, it is clear that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Army Aviation Corps is testing this new Z-8L

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