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Russian Helicopters to showcase new helicopters in China

Russian Helicopters to showcase new helicopters in China

Russian Helicopters (is taking part in the Harbin International Economic and Trade Fair 2014 (Harbin Trade Fair, now known as China-Russia Expo), which will run from 30 June to 4 July in Harbin, more
Startech’s counter IED surveillance system provides comprehensive security in Middle East

Startech’s counter IED surveillance system provides comprehensive security in Middle East

Singapore based Stratech Systems Limited has announced that it has been selected to deploy another 30 or more of its iVACS® intelligent Vehicle Access Control Systems in the Middle East. At leas more
India & Sri Lanka to strengthen maritime cooperation

India & Sri Lanka to strengthen maritime cooperation

A three member delegation led by the Director General Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) Rear Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne visited India from June 24 to June 28, 2014, for high level meeting, with more
Elbit Systems to upgrade APCs for Philippines

Elbit Systems to upgrade APCs for Philippines

Elbit Systems has announced that it was been awarded a contract, valued at approximately $20 million, for the supply of upgraded armoured personnel carriers (APCs) to the Philippines Armed Forces more
India successfully test fires ASTRA BVR-AAM missile

India successfully test fires ASTRA BVR-AAM missile

ASTRA BVR-Air-to-Air Missiles was tested successfully from Su-30MKI by the Indian Air Force from a naval range off Goa.The launch conducted on 20th Jun 2014 from over 6 km altitude was a cont more
Nexter, L&T and Ashok Leyland jointly propose Mounted Gun Systems for India

Nexter, L&T and Ashok Leyland jointly propose Mounted Gun Systems for India

Nexter Systems, Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) and Ashok Leyland Defence Systems have signed a consortium agreement to collaborate for the Mounted Gun System (MGS) artillery programme of t more
IDEX 2015 Launches Unmanned Systems Exhibition

IDEX 2015 Launches Unmanned Systems Exhibition

  Whilst participating in Eurosatory 2014, the International Defence Exhibition and Conference LLC (an ADNEC Group company), announced the upcoming launch of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition more
Singapore based Stream Peak provides Electro-Optics systems protection from moisture damage

Singapore based Stream Peak provides Electro-Optics systems protection from moisture damage

Electro-optic equipment needs proper moisture protection to prevent condensation. Humidity inside the units means fogged lenses and mirrors which lead to impaired vision and disruption in operati more
STREIT Group’s receives largest ever contract for Special purpose Vehicles

STREIT Group’s receives largest ever contract for Special purpose Vehicles

A contract to build 480 special purpose vehicles for use in riot control situations in Africa has just been announced by STREIT Group. This is the largest single order in STREIT’s 22-year histo more
Cobham appoints new MD for India

Cobham appoints new MD for India

Cobham has appointed Colonel (Retired) H Shankar as the Managing Director (MD) of the company’s Indian subsidiary, Cobham India Private Limited. He will be based in New Delhi. He replaces Lee G more
Eurosatory France: STREIT Group to provides Armored Protection During US Presidential Malaysia visit

Eurosatory France: STREIT Group to provides Armored Protection During US Presidential Malaysia visit

Visitors to Eurosatory 2014 had the unique opportunity to view a Typhoon 6 x 6 armored vehicle, a version of which was recently deployed during a US Presidential visit to Malaysia. The Malaysian more
Eurosatory France: Sagem to provide optronics for MBDA’s new MMP medium-range missile

Eurosatory France: Sagem to provide optronics for MBDA’s new MMP medium-range missile

Sagem (Safran) announced two contracts with its partner MBDA for the new MMP medium-range missile, which will replace the French army’s Milan anti-tank missiles These contracts concern the more
Eurosatory France: KADDB, Airbus Defence & ATK to jointly work on C295 aircraft gunship

Eurosatory France: KADDB, Airbus Defence & ATK to jointly work on C295 aircraft gunship

Jordan has announced that the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB), ATK and Airbus Defence and Space signed an agreement to cooperatively work together on a C295 gunship version more
Eurosatory France: Sky Sapience introduces HoverMast-100, surveillance platform for small vehicles

Eurosatory France: Sky Sapience introduces HoverMast-100, surveillance platform for small vehicles

Sky Sapience – a leading developer of mobile, tethered, hovering platforms – will introduce the unique, HoverMast-100 hovering system for small vehicles, for the first time to the Int more
BrahMos celebrates foundation day

BrahMos celebrates foundation day

Marking 13 glorious years of the incredible journey of BRAHMOS missile replete with spectacular achievements and successes, India-Russia JV BrahMos Aerospace on 12th of June, 2014 commemorated more
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Farnborough UK: Elbit to showcase Flight Safety & Aircraft Protection systems

Farnborough UK: Elbit to showcase Flight Safety & Aircraft Protection systems

A broad spectrum of Elbit Systems’ innovative solutions designed for the changing requirements of the defense and commercial aviation industries will be on display at the Farnborough Intern more
DCI expands ISR capability by acquiring Vigie Aviation

DCI expands ISR capability by acquiring Vigie Aviation

DCI and Chalair have decided to move towards development in order to give a new direction to their partnership. Therefore, DCI has bought out Vigie Aviation, up to 95% of the company’s shares, more
France successfully flight test remote deployment capability of Harfang UAS

France successfully flight test remote deployment capability of Harfang UAS

A Harfang UAS belonging to the French Air Force (FAF) controlled by a crew from the French Military Flight Test Centre (Centre d’Expérience Aérienne Militaire), the UAS Squadron “Belfor more
DCNS jointly conducts maritime surveillance campaign

DCNS jointly conducts maritime surveillance campaign

From 26 June to 1 July 2014, the second and last I2C1 campaign coordinated by DCNS and its partners2 is taking place in the Bay of Toulon. This innovating maritime security and surveillance proje more
Airbus HC-144A MPA fleet achives flight hours milestone

Airbus HC-144A MPA fleet achives flight hours milestone

The U.S. Coast Guard’s fleet of seventeen Airbus HC-144A Ocean Sentry maritime patrol aircraft has completed its first 50,000 hours of flight five years after the start of initial operational c more
DCI appoints Julia Maris as Dy CEO

DCI appoints Julia Maris as Dy CEO

Défense Conseil International (DCI) announces the nomination of Julia Maris as the company’s Deputy Chief Executive Officer. DCI, whose reference shareholder is the French State, is the op more
DCNS performs over 50 combat-system trials on FREMM Normandie

DCNS performs over 50 combat-system trials on FREMM Normandie

The series of trials for the FREMM Normandie, which has just been completed in the Mediterranean, was principally dedicated to the verification of the vessel’s combat system. To perform these, more
India successfully test fires ASTRA BVR-AAM missile

India successfully test fires ASTRA BVR-AAM missile

ASTRA BVR-Air-to-Air Missiles was tested successfully from Su-30MKI by the Indian Air Force from a naval range off Goa.The launch conducted on 20th Jun 2014 from over 6 km altitude was a cont more
Sagem to equip South African IFV with MATIS thermal imagers

Sagem to equip South African IFV with MATIS thermal imagers

Sagem (Safran) was awarded a major contract by Denel Land Systems to supply thermal imagers for South Africa’s Badger Infantry fighting vehicles. Sagem will supply three types of MATIS infr more
US NAVY AWARDS AVIATION TRAINING CONTRACT FOR MH 60 AIRCRAFTS

US NAVY AWARDS AVIATION TRAINING CONTRACT FOR MH 60 AIRCRAFTS

Cubic Worldwide Technical Services (CWTS), a subsidiary of Cubic Corporation and a leading provider of operations, maintenance, and instructional support services for the U.S. military, announced more
Eurosatory France: Eli jointly demostrates multirotor on Ruag unmanned vehicle

Eurosatory France: Eli jointly demostrates multirotor on Ruag unmanned vehicle

Eli, manufacturer of unmanned reconnaissance platforms and multirotors, participates at Eurosatory 2014 at a joint-stand with other Estonian defence industry companies. For the first time an Esto more
NEXTER & AVIBRAS to jointly offer CAESAR Artillery system to Brazil

NEXTER & AVIBRAS to jointly offer CAESAR Artillery system to Brazil

The NEXTER Group and AVIBRAS Group have announced at the EUROSATORY Exhibition the signature of a Cooperation Agreement aimed at the development of a 155 CAESAR Artillery System for the Brazilian more
Patria CEO to head European Land Defence Industry Group

Patria CEO to head European Land Defence Industry Group

The European Land Defence Industry Group, ELDIG, is now chaired by Patria. EXPAL’s General Manager, Manuel García-Sañudo, passed the Presidency to Heikki Allonen, the President and CEO of Pat more
Eurosatory France: TenCate displays next generation helicopter armour

Eurosatory France: TenCate displays next generation helicopter armour

TenCate Advanced Armour has developed a helicopter armour solution based on the Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology from DSM which will dramatically reduce the weight and increase aircraft payl more
Eurosatory France: Sagem wins new order for SIGMA 20 navigators

Eurosatory France: Sagem wins new order for SIGMA 20 navigators

Sagem has announced a new contract with partner MBDA to supply Sigma 20 navigation systems for MPCV (1) armored vehicles intended for the export market during Eurosatory 2014 exhibition in France more
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