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U.S. to withhold F-35 fighter software code

The United States will keep to itself sensitive software code that controls Lockheed Martin Corp's new radar-evading F-35 fighter jet despite requests from partner countries, a senior Pentagon program official said.

Reuters

General Dynamics to Appeal A-12 Decision

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today denied a request for a rehearing of the Federal Circuit's prior decision sustaining the government's default termination of the A-12 aircraft contract to which General Dynamics and The Boeing Company were parties with the Navy.

Your Defence News


General Dynamics Logs $2.2 Billion Contract for Light Armored Vehicles in Foreign Military Sale

The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, in support of the U.S. Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC), has awarded a USD$2.2 billion contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for 724 Light Armored Vehicles (LAV) for a Foreign Military Sale (FMS).

Defpro

Pricewaterhouse to audit Airbus A400M costs-sources

European planemaker Airbus faces an audit from PricewaterhouseCoopers as part of negotiations aimed at rescuing the troubled A400M military aircraft programme, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Reuters

Australia gives green light to buy Joint Strike Fighters

The first stage of Australia's biggest ever defence purchase has begun with the National Security Committee of the Cabinet approving the deal to buy the next generation of combat aircraft.

ABC News

Qinetiq warns profits to fall short

Defence group Qinetiq will fall short of its earlier profit expectations, it announced on Wednesday, blaming delays to large contracts from the UK government and continued uncertainty over US policy in Afghanistan.

Financial Times

Iran official warns Russia of legal action over S-300

Iran can take legal action if Russia refuses to fulfill its commitments to deliver an advanced missile defense system to the Islamic Republic, a senior military official said on Tuesday.

Reuters

Russia starts construction of 2nd Adm. Gorshkov class frigate

The Severnaya Verf shipyard in St Petersburg said on Tuesday it will begin construction of a new frigate for the Russian Navy on November 26. The Admiral Kasatonov is a second Admiral Gorshkov class frigate designed to carry out long-range strike, anti-submarine and escort missions in distant maritime zones.

RIA Novosti

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