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Transfer of a package by a CH-148 Cyclone helicopter.
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11 April 2023
Arquus : The Limoges plant opens its doors
Arquus opened the doors of their Limoges factory to host specialist journalists.
7 May 2021
Fifth Astute submarine is launched
HMS Anson has been launched at the site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
21 January 2019
British F-35B operational
The RAF, Royal Air Force, F-35B Lightning II have reached their initial operational level.
11 November 2018
One hundred years of the signing of the armistice
The armistice, signed on November 11, 1918 at 5:15 am marks the end of the First World War.
12 January 2018
The French Army supply UGVs
An over 30 millions euros contract ECA Group to supply UGVs, Unmanned Ground Vehicles, to French Ministry of Armed Forces.
31 December 2017
Happy New Year 2018
The Editorial of Strategic Bureau wishes you a Happy New Year 2018.
28 September 2017
Modernizing of the Bundeswehr’s Leopard 2 tanks
Rheinmetall will be transforming a total of 104 Leopard 2 main battle tanks, bringing them up to Leopard 2A7V standard.
29 February 2016
Rheinmetall to upgrade 128 Polish Leopard
Poland has awarded Rheinmetall a contract for overhauling 128 Leopard-2A4 Main Battle Tanks.
15 January 2016
EDA initiates a project on L-AMPV
European project on L-AMPV, Lightweight Armoured Multi-Purpose Vehicle.
22 August 2015
Promotion of officers military schools of Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan
The military schools of Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan celebrated the promotion of the officers’ class of 2015.
3 August 2015
Nexter signed with KMW
29 July 2015, Nexter Systems and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann intend to share their future road ahead.
14 July 2015
The extend the service life of the VBL
The French defense procurement agency has awerded RTD / Panhard a design contract to extend the service life of its VBL.
10 June 2015
Last batch of six PVP for the Romanian Army
On May 18-21, Panhard General Defense received a delegation from the Romanian Ministry of Defense coming to take delivery of its last batch of six PVP LAORV.
5 May 2015
First guided firing of Meteor missile
Successful first guided firing of the long-range Meteor missile from Rafale.
8 April 2015
Leclers tank for SCORPION programme
200 Renovated Leclerc tanks and 18 Renovated DCL recovery vehicles from 2020.
20 March 2015
Protection systems for Pandur I
RUAG develop protection systems for Austrian and Belgium Pandur I fleet.
18 February 2015
Firing of the MMP
Successful firing of the MMP combat support missile.
9 February 2015
FN SCAR-H rifles for the Lithuanian Land Force
The new marksman rifles SCAR-H PR from FN Herstal arrived to Lithuania.
26 January 2015
Engineering support for the British Army’s armoured vehicle fleet
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract to provide engineering support for the British Army's armoured vehicle fleet.
16 January 2015
The Leguan bridge layers for the Swiss Army
The Swiss Army and KMW, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann, signed a contract for the purchase of twelve Leguan bridge layers on a Leopard 2 chassis.
15 December 2014
Leopard 2 A7 for German Army
German Army has received the first of the twenty Leopard 2A7.
8 November 2014
The 20 mm remotely operated gun Narwhal
Gabonese Forces have chosen Nexter Systems Narwhal gun.
1 November 2014
Aravis for Gabonese Republic
Nexter Systems signed a contract with the Gabonese Republic for 12 Aravis.
24 October 2014
MILAN ER’s first firing tests
On October 15, MBDA validate the MILAN ER's firing campaign.
13 October 2014
The launching ceremony for the « Pietro Venuti » submarine
The Fincantieri shipyard hosted the launching ceremony for the S-528 « Pietro Venuti » submarine, U212A « Todaro » class.
19 August 2014
Demonstration of Swiss military capabilities
Engineer units of the Swiss army building bridges.
6 August 2014
Good bye to the Mirage F1
The Mirage F1 has left active service within the French air force.
1 August 2014
The French Foreign Legion under new command
The Division General Jean MAURIN has taken over command of the French Foreign Legion.
25 July 2014
The French E-3F AWACS is modernized
Boeing has delivered the first modernized E-3F AWACS air surveillance plane to the French air force.
16 July 2014
The Belgian Army integrates journalists
The Chasseurs Ardennais, preparing for a mission in Mali, invite journalists.
New Technical Specs
The American main battle tank M1 Abrams
The American wheeled Armored Personnel Carrier M1126 Stryker
The Russian attack helicopter Mi-28 Havoc
The American main battle tank M60
The French-German anti-tank guided missile MILAN
The Russian self-propelled howitzer 2S3 Akatsiya