WELLINGTON, New Zealand, May 23 (UPI) -- New Zealand will boost its defense spending from $318 million last year to $583 million in fiscal 2013 thanks to a payback from austerity measures.
PITTSBURGH, May 22 (UPI) -- Experts on critical U.S. infrastructure are coming together this month to discuss protection of it from natural disasters and terrorist attack.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 22 (UPI) -- General Dynamics C4 Systems is producing enhanced, vehicle-mounted tactical ground station intelligence systems for the U.S. Army.
PATUXENT RIVER, Md., May 22 (UPI) -- Insitu's RQ-21A Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System will enter low-rate initial production following Milestone C approval by the U.S. Navy.
OTTAWA, May 22 (UPI) -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces more embarrassing questions as new evidence suggests the nation's strategy for building a strong arctic naval force is out of control.
PARIS, May 22 (UPI) -- Belgium's emergency and security services are to receive their first mobile 3G network through a contract with Astrium of France.
ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland, May 22 (UPI) -- Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. says U.S. Navy testing of its AquaPix Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar proved its capabilities.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army reports it's Project Office for Armed Scout Helicopters has completed deliveries of 407 Bell Helicopters to Iraq.
BERNE, Switzerland, May 22 (UPI) -- Ruag Defense of Switzerland and a Turkish electronics and optronics firm Aselsan have teamed for mid-life upgrades for armored tracked vehicles.
ROME, May 22 (UPI) -- A first-of-kind virtual training simulation that combines best practices of maritime interdiction operations and gaming technology has been unveiled in Italy.
NEWARK, Del., May 22 (UPI) -- GE Aviation reports it will invest $27 million into a facility in Delaware that makes aircraft engine components from ceramic matrix composites.
MADRID, May 22 (UPI) -- A military transport aircraft jointly produced by Airbus Military of Spain and PT Dirgantara Indonesia is on a promotional tour of ASEAN.
SANTIAGO, Chile, May 21 (UPI) -- More than $4 billion of cash reserved for Chilean military procurement remains unspent because of mysterious workings of funding arrangements.
MUSCAT, Oman, May 21 (UPI) -- The Persian Gulf sultanate of Oman is set to buy a $2.1 billion missile system built by the U.S. Raytheon Co. as part of a U.S. drive to install a coordinated air-defense system linking the region's Arab monarchies to counter Iran.
KIEV, Ukraine, May 21 (UPI) -- A rocket engine airframe disposal facility was opened in Ukraine Tuesday to destroy RS-22 (SS-24) missile components under the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.