Raytheon speeds up drone deliveries

Richard TomkinsNEW ORLEANS, May 3 (UPI) — Raytheon reports it is ramping up deliveries of its Coyote and Silver Fox small unmanned aerial systems to military customers as a result of increasing demand.

Thales wins Royal Thai Navy contracts

Richard TomkinsPARIS, April 29 (UPI) — The Royal Thai Navy has commissioned Thales of France for the modernization of two mine-hunter vessels and for a communications suite on a new patrol vessel.

Steel cut for new U.S. Navy destroyer

Richard TomkinsPASCAGOULA, Miss., April 28 (UPI) — A Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard has begun construction of a new Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, the future Frank E. Peterson Jr., for the U.S. Navy.

Army developing new air defense system

Richard TomkinsWHILE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., April 28 (UPI) — The U.S. Army is testing a new air defense system that will integrate multiple radars and missile systems for use against aircraft, UAVs, missiles and artillery.