News in Numbers


The US aircraft carrier USS George Washington has been delivered back to the US Navy after undergoing a delayed six-year maintenance programme.


USAF awards $32.5bn for training systems to 37 industry leaders to shape future military requirements.


Brazil’s defence budget is projected to increase steadily over the coming years, reaching $29.9bn in 2028.


Two new MESA radars being procured by the UK originally due to be mounted on the now-cancelled fourth and fifth E-7 Wedgetail aircraft will cost the taxpayer £120m.


Since being commissioned into Royal Navy service in December 2019, the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales has spent just 267 days at sea.