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EOD robots from L3Harris ordered by U.K. defense ministry - News

May 13, 2024

LONDON.  The U.K. Ministry of Defense (MOD) signed an $18 million contract with L3Harris Technologies to supply as many as 50 medium-sized T4 explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) robots to defeat explosive threats located within confined urban spaces. 


Geopolitical realities to drive SOF teams operation changes, says Ben Wallace, former U.K. defense secretary - News

May 08, 2024

SOF WEEK 2024 -- TAMPA, Florida. The Rt. Hon. Ben Wallace, the former British defense secretary, asserted in his keynote speech at the SOF Week 2024 exhibition that the current geopolitical scenario requires changes in the way SOF [special operations forces] teams operate.


Former U.K. defense minister to keynote SOF Week on global security and SOF future - News

May 07, 2024

SOF WEEK 2024 -- TAMPA, Florida. Ben Wallace, former minister of defense for the United Kingdom, will present the keynote address at SOF Week 2024 on Tuesday morning, May 8, focusing on “Lessons Learned and the Future of SOF.”


Simulation technology from Cubic Defense to be used by U.K. defense ministry - News

February 08, 2024

SAN DIEGO. Cubic Defense won a two-year contract with the U.K.'s defense ministry to supply the Light Gun Simulation System (LGSS), which will be used primarily by the Royal School of Artillery but will also enable the British army to expand the scope to allow all units of the Royal Artillery, both regular and reserve, to use the LGSS in camp or in collective training. 


UUVs ordered by Britain's navy intended to work in tandem with manned subs - News

December 05, 2022

PORTSMOUTH, U.K. Britain's navy has announced that it will field what it says will be the largest and most complex unmanned submarine operated by a European navy; the goal, say officials, is for the uncrewed submarine to work side-by-side with traditional crewed submarines or independently. 


Fighter jet sensor in development with United Kingdom and Japan - News

February 16, 2022

UNITED KINGDOM and JAPAN. The U.K. and Japan have today signed a Letter of Arrangement (LOA) to jointly conduct cooperative research on a fighter jet sensor, and officials claim that the partners will aim to acquire cutting-edge sensor technology to detect lethal threats.


Future Combat Air System Tempest begins concept and assessment phase - News

July 30, 2021

UNITED KINGDOM. The Ministry of Defense has signed a contract with British industry Team Tempest partners aiming to drive forward the next phase of the major national and international endeavor to develop the next generation of combat air.