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  1. SRC, Inc.’s AN/TPQ-49 Radar system supported the Canadian Armed Forces, providing air surveillance for the 2018 G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec. The radar system added to mission success by providing persistent air surveillance using SRC’s LSTAR software, a program that specifically tunes the radar for optimal detection of airborne targets, both large and small.

  2. The Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Javelin Joint Venture was awarded a production contract for 2,100 Javelin FGM-148F, marking the initial full-rate production agreement to replace the Javelin-E, Lockheed said on January 30. The first F-Model round deliveries are planned for early 2020.

  3. On 23 January, abundant snowfall could not stop a visit of a big group of second and fourth year cadets of Kharkov National Academy of National Guard of Ukraine. While being at Kremenchug military unit 43059 for training purposes they asked to visit the plant to see assembly of Ukrainian-made trucks in service with the Ukrainian army they are to operate and maintain.

  4. On 11 January, Jorge Domecq, the EDA Chief Executive, started a two-day visit to Vilnius where he had talks with the Lithuanian Minister of National Defence, Raimundas Karoblis, as well as with Vice-Minister Giedrimas Jeglinskas. He also met with representatives of Lithuanian industry associations. Mr Domecq furthermore attended the ‘Snow Meeting 2019’, an annual event organized by the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to discuss common security challenges.

  5. Iran's newly developed drone named Kaman 12 was unveiled at Eqtedar 40 defense exhibition on 30 January. The Kaman 12 UAV can fly up to 10 hours at a maximum spedd of 200 km/h speed. It has an operational radius of 1,000 km. Its payload tops at 100 kg.

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