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Indonesia’s NC212 aircraft fleet to be powered by Honeywell’s TPE331 engines

Indonesia’s NC212 aircraft fleet to be powered by Honeywell’s TPE331 engines

Honeywell Aerospace has been selected by PT Dirgantara Indonesia to supply 11 TPE331 engines for its NC212 turboprop aircraft, worth seven million US dollars. The agreement comes after signing a more
Russian Ka-226T helicopter approved for ”Make in India” programme

Russian Ka-226T helicopter approved for ”Make in India” programme

In May 2015, India’s Defence Acquisition Council approved a major raft of deals on a non-tender basis for its armed forces, which included the Ka-226T light helicopter made by Russian Helic more
Thailand enhances defence relations with Singapore

Thailand enhances defence relations with Singapore

Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, General (GEN) (Rtd) Prawit Wongsuwon, called on Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen this morning. GEN Prawit, who is in Singap more
Singapore Air Force 150 Squadron undergoing training in France

Singapore Air Force 150 Squadron undergoing training in France

Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam visited the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) 150 Squadron at Cazaux Air Base during his state visit in France. Hosted by the Chief of Air Force, M more
IMDEX Asia: Focuses on strengthening maritime cooperation

IMDEX Asia: Focuses on strengthening maritime cooperation

Singapore Minister of State for Defence Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman officiated at the opening ceremony of the 4th International Maritime Security Conference (IMSC) at the Changi Exhibition Centre more
IMDEX Asia: Rolls-Royce & MTU jointly exhibit naval solutions

IMDEX Asia: Rolls-Royce & MTU jointly exhibit naval solutions

Rolls-Royce Naval and MTU Sales Governmental are jointly exhibiting naval solutions in Asia for the first time at IMDEX, Asia-Pacific’s premier international maritime defense show. Together more
IMDEX Singapore: Strategic conference brings greater maritime cooperation

IMDEX Singapore: Strategic conference brings greater maritime cooperation

The International Maritime Security Conference (IMSC), will return as a key feature of the International Maritime Defence Exhibition 2015 (IMDEX Asia 2015). The biennial invitation-only conferenc more
F35A Lightening II aircraft with first vertical tail made by Australia

F35A Lightening II aircraft with first vertical tail made by Australia

An F-35A Lightning II aircraft known as AF-73, rolled out of Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] Aircraft Final Finishes facility on April 29. The jet also has the distinction of possessing the first more
DuPont™ Kevlar® to offer innovative and customized solution for Indian Armed Forces

DuPont™ Kevlar® to offer innovative and customized solution for Indian Armed Forces

  Best known for use in bullet-resistant applications, DuPont™ Kevlar® has long been protecting the protectors all over the world. Lightweight and strong, it challenges the boundaries of more
India successfully test BRAHMOS missile second time within 24 hours

India successfully test BRAHMOS missile second time within 24 hours

  An advanced version of BRAHMOS land-attack cruise missile was successfully test fired for the second time in the eastern sector in India on 9th May 2015. This test demonstrated the impecca more
Russian to jointly develop advanced heavy-lift helicopter with China

Russian to jointly develop advanced heavy-lift helicopter with China

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) have signed a framework agreement to work together on creating an advanced heavy helicopte more
BMT to assist DSTO R&D efforts in Australia

BMT to assist DSTO R&D efforts in Australia

BMT Design & Technology (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, is pleased to announce its appointment to the newly formed Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) panel for Scientifi more
Russia & China to sell upto 100 Sukhoi Superjet aircrafts in Asia

Russia & China to sell upto 100 Sukhoi Superjet aircrafts in Asia

Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF), Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (part of United Aircraft Corporation), Xixian New Area Administrative Committee and New Century International Leasing from China more
India successfully test fires BRAHMOS land-attack cruise missile

India successfully test fires BRAHMOS land-attack cruise missile

An advanced version of BRAHMOS land-attack cruise missile was successfully test fired in Indian eastern sector on 8 May 2015. This test revalidated the formidable precision strike capability of t more
IDEF Turkey: DIMDEX 2016 officially launched

IDEF Turkey: DIMDEX 2016 officially launched

DIMDEX 2016, the fifth Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference, held under the patronage of His Highness, The Emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, officially launched toda more
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Mi-26T2 heavy helicopter on series production

Mi-26T2 heavy helicopter on series production

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has launched series production on the heavy Mi-26T2 helicopter at Rostvertol. The Mi-26T2 is a modernised version of the Mi-26T, equipped wi more
Thales enhances Merlin helicopters airborne surveillance capability

Thales enhances Merlin helicopters airborne surveillance capability

Thales has been selected, under the ‘CROWSNEST’ project, to provide the Royal Navy with a new airborne surveillance and control system to provide critical force protection to Joint forces, in more
HeliRussia: Ansat light helicopters first customers

HeliRussia: Ansat light helicopters first customers

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has signed two contracts to supply the modernised light Ansat passenger helicopter manufactured by Kazan Helicopters. Under the agreements, more
Thales to jointly collaborate on critical communication systems with HP

Thales to jointly collaborate on critical communication systems with HP

Thales has signed an agreement with HP to collaborate on the delivery  of next generation critical communications systems to help emergency services respond more effectively to rising public exp more
Elbit to acquire NICE Cyber and Intelligence division

Elbit to acquire NICE Cyber and Intelligence division

Elbit Systems Ltd. has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire  NICE Systems Ltd.’s (“NICE”) Cyber and Intelligence division for a total amount of up to $157.9 million, subje more
Mi-171A2 helicopter successfully concludes flight tests

Mi-171A2 helicopter successfully concludes flight tests

The Mi-171A2 flying laboratory has concluded the second phase of preliminary flight tests. A total of 67 ground runs and 72 flights were carried out at the flight test centre at Mil Moscow Helico more
Ka-226T helicopter receive IAC AR certification

Ka-226T helicopter receive IAC AR certification

Russian Helicopters has announced that it has received Additional Type Certification from the Interstate Aviation Committee’s Aviation Register (IAC AR) for the light multirole Ka-226T hel more
Atlas Elektronik awarded Autonomous Minesweeping Capability contract

Atlas Elektronik awarded Autonomous Minesweeping Capability contract

Atlas Elektronik UK Ltd (AEUK) have been awarded the first phase worth £13M of a £28M contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to supply an Autonomous Minesweeping Capability to the Royal N more
IDET Czech Republic: a fair of technologies for better defence and higher security

IDET Czech Republic: a fair of technologies for better defence and higher security

On Tuesday 19 May, the gates of the 13th International Exhibition of Defence and Security Technologies – one of the most important shows of defence technologies in Central and Eastern Europ more
US Marine begins F-35B aircraft trials

US Marine begins F-35B aircraft trials

Six U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II jet aircraft arrived Monday evening aboard the USS WASP off the coast of the United States’ Eastern Seaboard to mark the beginning of the first shipboar more
HeliRussia: Russian Helicopters showcase new commercial models

HeliRussia: Russian Helicopters showcase new commercial models

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) will highlight a line-up of new commercial helicopters including the light Ka-226T and Ansat and medium Mi-171A2 and Mi-38 at HeliRussia 201 more
SITDEF Peru: Russian Helicopters presents upcoming models

SITDEF Peru: Russian Helicopters presents upcoming models

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) is taking part in the V International defence technology and prevention of natural disasters exhibition SITDEF 2015, which will run from 14- more
Mi-26T helicopter completes unique transport mission

Mi-26T helicopter completes unique transport mission

The world’s heaviest-lifting commercial helicopter, the Mi-26T, produced by Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has successfully completed a mission to transport the 14-t more
F-35 first female pilot begins training

F-35 first female pilot begins training

US Department of Defense welcomed its first female F-35 Lightning II pilot.   Lt. Col. Christine Mau, 33rd Fighter Wing Operations Group deputy commander, completed her first training fligh more
AUVSI: IAI expands its UAS training solutions

AUVSI: IAI expands its UAS training solutions

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has acquired a full independent capability for UAS payload simulation by purchasing TView, a 3D image generator for simulation and C4I applications from Tiltan S more
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