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Difesa USA

Per gli Stati Uniti, boom di vendite di armi all’estero (fonte: Breaking Defense)

Lee Ferran A senior US official is crediting Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China’s aggression in Asia and the waning effects of the COVID pandemic for a drastic leap in foreign military sales last fiscal year. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency reported this week that total US arms transfers for fiscal 2022 totaled about $52 billion, up […]

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Difesa Italia

L’Italia sceglie aziende locali della difesa per lavorare su aerei da guerra di nuova generazione (fonte: Defense News)

 Tom Kington Italy has signed a deal with its leading defense firms for the development of the Global Combat Air Programme (GCAP) aimed at producing a new sixth-generation fighter with the U.K. and Japan by 2035. Italy taps local defense companies to work on next-gen warplane (defensenews.com)

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Difesa Grecia

La Grecia costruisce il primo drone da combattimento di produzione locale (fonte: Defense News)

Elisabeth Gosselin-Malo Greece has announced its first domestically build combat drone, the Grypas, with the initial scaled aircraft expected by 2025. Greece builds first locally made combat drone (defensenews.com)

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Difesa USA

USA. Il DoD ritarda i test chiave dell’F-35, riducendo le possibilità di una decisione sulla produzione nel 2023 (fonte: Defense News)

Stephen Losey The Pentagon’s chief weapons tester fears a crucial test for the F-35 program is in danger of slipping further, perhaps into fiscal 2024. DoD delays key F-35 tests, lowering chance of 2023 production decision (defensenews.com)

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Difesa Guerra in Ucraina USA

USA. Innovare per il DoD? Prestare attenzione all’Ucraina (fonte: Defense News)

Pete Newell The U.S. Defense Department, with its big budget, big plans and big oversight, can still learn from its agile, guerilla-minded friends defending Ukraine. Want to innovate for DoD? Pay close attention to Ukraine (defensenews.com)

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Difesa Francia India

Laboratorio indiano collabora con il Naval Group francese per la tecnologia dei sottomarini (fonte: Defense News)

Vivek Raghuvanshi An Indian defense laboratory and French company Naval Group are teaming up to integrate fuel cell-based air-independent propulsion systems in Kalvari-class submarines. Indian lab teams up with France’s Naval Group on submarine tech (defensenews.com)

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Difesa Giappone

Il Giappone approva lo sviluppo di missili da crociera a testata intercambiabile (fonte: The Defense Post)

INDER SINGH BISHT The Japanese government has approved the development of a cruise missile compatible with reconnaissance, radar jamming, and conventional use warheads. Japan Approves Interchangeable Warhead Cruise Missile Development: Report (thedefensepost.com)

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Difesa Israele

L’israeliana IAI punta a un mercato di UAV più piccoli e tattici (fonte: Breaking Defense)

ARIE EGOZI IAI senior official Moshe Levy told Breaking Defense the company is experimenting with several designs to aid ground units in combat. As combat evolves, Israel’s IAI dashes for smaller, ‘tactical’ UAV market – Breaking Defense

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Difesa USA

USA. Il Corpo dei Marines acquista i droni Valkyrie per studiare “future piattaforme autonome” (fonte: Breaking Defense)

JUSTIN KATZ Steve Fendley, president of Kratos’ unmanned systems division, told Breaking Defense he thinks the adaptability of the Valkyrie for different mission sets has the Air Force, and now the Marines, interested in the platform. Marine Corps buying Valkyrie drones to investigate ‘future autonomous platforms’ – Breaking Defense

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Cina Difesa USA

Secondo un report del think tank CSIS, l’industria della difesa statunitense non è preparata a combattere contro la Cina (fonte: Defense News)

Joe Gould The U.S. defense-industrial base is not ready for a battle over Taiwan, as it would run out of key long-range, precision-guided munitions in less than one week, according to a new report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. US defense industry unprepared for a China fight, says report (defensenews.com)

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Difesa Italia

Documenti rivelano il cliente segreto dei droni kamikaze Hero-30: le forze speciali italiane (fonte: Defense News)

Elisabeth Gosselin-Malo The Italian special forces is the undisclosed European NATO member set to receive Hero-30 loitering munitions this year as an “urgent mission requirement,” according to recently published contract documents. Documents reveal secret customer of Hero-30 kamikaze drones (defensenews.com)

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Difesa Guerra in Ucraina Italia

L’Italia conferma l’approvvigionamento della difesa missilistica Samp-T all’Ucraina (fonte: Defense News)

Tom Kington Italy has confirmed it is ready to supply Ukraine with its Samp-T air defense system after weeks of doubt over Rome’s readiness to hand over the costly kit. Italy confirms Samp-T missile-defense donation to Ukraine (defensenews.com)