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Saab Australia helps local partner win Indian defense contracts

Saab Australia helps local partner win Indian defense contracts

Through its Advance Maritime Systems Centre based at Mawson Lakes to the north of Adelaide, South Australia, Saab has been working with Indian company Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering (PD more
India receives 6th C-17 GLOBEMASTER III aircraft

India receives 6th C-17 GLOBEMASTER III aircraft

The IAF received its Sixth C-17 Globemaster III when it touched down at Palam Airbase on 28 July 2014.  On its arrival, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visited the Airbase and familiarized himself more
MKU receives largest ever body armour contract awarded to an Indian company

MKU receives largest ever body armour contract awarded to an Indian company

MKU Pvt. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of ballistic protection solutions for personnel and land-air-sea platforms has been awarded a contract for 40,000 Body Armourby the Republic of Ecuadorfor up more
Brazil receives final aircraft delivery of upgraded P-3 Orion aircraft

Brazil receives final aircraft delivery of upgraded P-3 Orion aircraft

Airbus Defence and Space has delivered the last of nine P-3 Orion anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft modernised with new systems and avionics for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The aircraft ha more
Russian Helicopters to train pilots from Mongolia

Russian Helicopters to train pilots from Mongolia

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will this month host pilots from Mongolyn Alt Corporation (MAK) at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant’s Aviation Trai more
MKU showcases ballistic technology& products at International Police Expo

MKU showcases ballistic technology& products at International Police Expo

MKU, a leading manufacturer of ballistic protection equipment, received excellent response and great interest from delegates of the state police forcesat the International Police Expo 2014 for it more
Japan Coast Guard ship Kojima visits India

Japan Coast Guard ship Kojima visits India

Japanese Coast Guard training Ship Kojima arrived Kochi for a two-day visit as a part of its training programm. During the period of stay the Coast Guard personnel from both countries  interacte more
Tata Advanced to manufacture aerial refuelling equipment metallic structures for Cobham in India

Tata Advanced to manufacture aerial refuelling equipment metallic structures for Cobham in India

Cobham and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) have agreed that TASL will manufacture metallic structures for Cobham’s world-leading 5th generation air-to-air refuelling equipment at TASL’s more
Embraer to lease 20 E190-E2 aircraft to China

Embraer to lease 20 E190-E2 aircraft to China

At a signing ceremony witnessed by the Presidents of both nations during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s State visit to Brazil, Embraer S.A. inked a sales agreement for up to 20 E190-E2 with Chi more
Farnborough UK: Weststar Aviation expands helicopter fleet

Farnborough UK: Weststar Aviation expands helicopter fleet

At the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, United Kingdom, Weststar Aviation Services Sdn Bhd (WASSB), in another elaborate step to expand its current helicopter fleet took initial delivery more
New Zealand to receive delivery of T-6 trainer aircraft on-time

New Zealand to receive delivery of T-6 trainer aircraft on-time

Beechcraft Defense Company has announced that the first two Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Beechcraft T-6C aircraft have been completed ahead of schedule and will depart for New Zealand fro more
China receives final delivery of 52 Mi-171E helicopters

China receives final delivery of 52 Mi-171E helicopters

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, announces that Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant has delivered four Mi-171E transport helicopters to China’s Poly Te more
Malaysian Air Force Chief visiting India

Malaysian Air Force Chief visiting India

General Tan Sri Dato Sri Rodzali Bin Daud, Chief of the Royal Malaysian Air Force is on a four day visit to India. He met Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chie more
Boeing Delivers 3rd P-8I to India

Boeing Delivers 3rd P-8I to India

The third Boeing P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft for the Indian Navy arrived today in India, on schedule.   The aircraft departed Boeing Field in more
Incat Crowther opens office in Brazil

Incat Crowther opens office in Brazil

Incat Crowther has opened office in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The office has been created to meet the growing demand for Incat Crowther’s products and services in South America and puts Incat Cr more
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Brazil orders Airbus C295 search and rescue aircraft

Brazil orders Airbus C295 search and rescue aircraft

Brazil has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of three Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. The three aircraft will progressively be delivered to the Bra more
Farnborough Airshows closes with US$ 201 billion orders

Farnborough Airshows closes with US$ 201 billion orders

By the close of the exhibition, airshow organisers, Farnborough International Ltd (FIL), have confirmed the total sum of orders and commitments at the Farnborough International Airshow has reache more
Egypt orders additional Airbus C295 tactical transport aircraft

Egypt orders additional Airbus C295 tactical transport aircraft

Egypt has ordered eight more Airbus C295 transports in a deal which will take its fleet to 20 and makes it the biggest customer for the market-leading tactical airlifter. The new batch of aircraf more
Airbus A330 MRTT tanker refuels A400M aircraft

Airbus A330 MRTT tanker refuels A400M aircraft

Airbus Defence and Space has performed the first air-to-air refuelling of the Airbus A400M new generation airlifter from the A330 MRTT Multi Role Transport Tanker. In the course of four flights, more
Kongsberg & AgustaWestland to increase co-operation for MRO business

Kongsberg & AgustaWestland to increase co-operation for MRO business

Kongsberg Defence Systems and Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland signed a protocol for extending and increasing co-operation relating to Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of dynamic compone more
Farnborough UK: KRET displays radio electronic avionics systems

Farnborough UK: KRET displays radio electronic avionics systems

At the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, the Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies(KRET), a part of the State Corporation Rostec, is to take part for the first time under a single brand as more
Farnbrough Airshow: Raytheon & Kongsberg jointly offer Anti-Surface Warfare solutions

Farnbrough Airshow: Raytheon & Kongsberg jointly offer Anti-Surface Warfare solutions

Raytheon Company and Kongsberg Gruppen have formed a teaming agreement to provide new solutions for the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare (OASuW) mission. As a centerpiece of the agreement, the comp more
DCNS floats the FREMM multi-mission frigate Languedoc

DCNS floats the FREMM multi-mission frigate Languedoc

On 12 July 2014, DCNS floated the FREMM multi-mission frigate Languedoc in Lorient, France. The achievement of this industrial milestone marks an important step in the construction of the vessel. more
Farnborough UK: Beechcraft T-6 aircraft sets industry standard for military training

Farnborough UK: Beechcraft T-6 aircraft sets industry standard for military training

Beechcraft Defense Company is highlighting its portfolio of military and defense products and services at the Farnborough International Airshow this week, emphasizing recent program milestones an more
Farnborough UK: Aviation Equipment & Microturbo to jointly develop helicopter APU

Farnborough UK: Aviation Equipment & Microturbo to jointly develop helicopter APU

At Farnborough Air Show, Aviation Equipment Holding (a Rostec Corporation company) and Microturbo (Safran) signed an agreement to establish a partnership to develop and manufacture a new APU targ more
First A400M makes its final flight

First A400M makes its final flight

Nearly four years after its maiden flight, the first Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has been retired and is to be placed on public display. Development aircraft MSN1 – affecti more
I/ITSEC Florida: Cubic demonstrates next wave of training technologies

I/ITSEC Florida: Cubic demonstrates next wave of training technologies

Cubic Corporation will be demonstrating its latest innovations in live, virtual and constructive training technologies at the 2013 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Confere more
AAR to provide component repair services to Royal Netherlands Air Force

AAR to provide component repair services to Royal Netherlands Air Force

AAR announced today that representatives from its Dutch-based AAR Aircraft Component Services – Amsterdam business (AAR ACS) and officials from the Netherlands Ministry of Defense’s Royal Ne more
Norway to acquire navigation equipment for combat boats

Norway to acquire navigation equipment for combat boats

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has signed a contract for the delivery of a Navigation Equipment Package for the Combat Boat 90s of the Royal Norwegian Navy (RNoN). The contract is entered betw more
Thales acquire XPI Simulation Ltd

Thales acquire XPI Simulation Ltd

Thales announced that it has acquired XPI Simulation Ltd, one of the UK’s most innovative developers of driving simulation technology. XPI Simulation is a pioneer in using commercial off-the-sh more
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