Defense Advancement’s Most Read Articles from February 2023

February 2023 saw a number of significant developments including subsidiary openings, new partnerships and contract wins By DA Staff / 03 Mar 2023
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We published over 100 articles on in February 2023, covering significant developments across the defense, military and security sectors. 

Check out our top five most read articles in February 2023:

1. Challenger 3 Critical Design Review Approved

Challenger 3

Challenger 3 teams from Defense Equipment & Supports’ (DE&S) Land Equipment Operating Center and the British Army, together with industry partners Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) have been working to progress the CR3 program at pace, and the Critical Design Review has been approved ahead of schedule. 

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2. Forcys Australia Launches to Increase Lethality in Indo Pacific Waters

Forcys offers enhanced lethality to autonomous underwater vehicles in the Asia Pacific region

In order to address Australia’s 2020 Defence Strategic Update and the anticipated March 2023 release of Australia’s Defence Strategic Review, Forcys has set up Forcys Australia to offer the maritime defense sector remote, autonomous and networked control capabilities that deliver integrated situational awareness to customers in the underwater domain.

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3. UK MoD Orders Additional HMT 400 Series Light Armored Vehicles

jackal hmt 400 series

Babcock will be working in collaboration with Supacat to deliver an initial order of 70 High Mobility Transporters (HMT) 400 series to the UK Ministry of Defence, creating 100 new jobs in the South West of England.

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4. Cubic Awarded US Army Contract to Modernize Combat Training Center

Cubic awarded US Army contract

Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions (CMPS) was awarded a firm-fixed-price (FFP) prime contract for the modernization of a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Customer’s Combat Training Center (CTC) by the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI).

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5. USSOCOM Conducts Propulsion Technology Research with Parallel Flight Technologies

PFT drone

Parallel Flight Technologies (PFT) has entered a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to explore the development of the company’s Parallel Hybrid propulsion technology for potential military applications.

Read more here.

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