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DSA Malaysia: BCB to display soldier survival kits

DSA Malaysia: BCB to display soldier survival kits

Survival kits used by some of the world’s elite forces are set to be a hit at this year’s Defence Services Asia Exhibition in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (14-17 Apr). For several decades, UK based more
DSA Malaysia: Bell Helicopter to Showcase New Generation of Military Helicopters

DSA Malaysia: Bell Helicopter to Showcase New Generation of Military Helicopters

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company , will showcase industry leadership in military and commercial rotorcraft at Defence Services Asia 2014. Learn more about the world’s most advanced utili more
‘Siachen Pioneers’ celebrates golden jubilee

‘Siachen Pioneers’ celebrates golden jubilee

114 Helicopter Unit, also known as the “Siachen Pioneers”, celebrated its Golden Jubilee at Leh yesterday. Senior Indian Air Force officers from Air Headquarters, Western Air Command & E more
Heli Expo 2014: Bell helicopter signs agreement for Bell 505 Jet Ranger X with China

Heli Expo 2014: Bell helicopter signs agreement for Bell 505 Jet Ranger X with China

Bell Helicopter announced China STAR AERO Investment, Ltd., (China STAR AERO) signed purchase agreements for three Bell 505 Jet Ranger X TM aircraft at Heli-Expo 2014. This was part of the nearly more
BAE Systems and Boeing Defense come together for Australian Air Force AWACS aircraft

BAE Systems and Boeing Defense come together for Australian Air Force AWACS aircraft

BAE Systems signed an AU $77 million, five-year contract extension with Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) to continue support for the electronic warfare sub-systems aboard the RAAF’s Wedgetail Air more
Singapore and Indian Armies conduct tenth bilateral armour exercise, Bold Kurukshetra

Singapore and Indian Armies conduct tenth bilateral armour exercise, Bold Kurukshetra

The Singapore Army and the Indian Army are conducting Exercise Bold Kurukshetra, a bilateral armour exercise from 1 to 31 March 2014. This year’s exercise is the tenth in its series involvi more
Singapore Armed Forces Specialists graduation ceremony held

Singapore Armed Forces Specialists graduation ceremony held

Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Masagos Zulkifli reviewed the 18th Specialist Cadet Graduation Parade at Pasir Laba Camp , where 1,111 Speci more
Maritime Helicopter Support Company wins Australian Navy MH-60R fleet service contract

Maritime Helicopter Support Company wins Australian Navy MH-60R fleet service contract

The Maritime Helicopter Support Company (MHSCo) — a Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin joint venture company — broke ground to build the maintenance and warehouse facilities that will provide Throu more
Multilateral Humanitarian Assistance Exercise, “KOMODO” begins in Indonesia

Multilateral Humanitarian Assistance Exercise, “KOMODO” begins in Indonesia

Multilateral Humanitarian Assistance / disaster relief (HA/DR) Exercise, “KOMODO” is being conducted from 28 Mar-03 Apr 14 at Indonesia. The exercise participants include India, Indonesia, US more
Australian Army tests new light armoured vehicle

Australian Army tests new light armoured vehicle

After rigorous testing, the new Australian Light Armoured Vehicle surveillance variant, ALSAV-S, has been shown to significantly improve Army’s Cavalry operations. The new vehicles tested durin more
Northrop Grumman Australia, DSTO confirm research partnership

Northrop Grumman Australia, DSTO confirm research partnership

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) have signed a strategic alliance to conduct collaborative research in a range of adva more
Boeing, Japan Transocean Air announce selection of 12 Next-Generation 737s

Boeing, Japan Transocean Air announce selection of 12 Next-Generation 737s

Boeing and Japan Transocean Air (JTA) announced the airline’s selection of 12 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The selection, valued at $1.1 billion at list prices, will mark the start of more

Royal Australian Navy appointed chair of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium group of nations

The Royal Australian Navy will chair the group of world navies whose nations share boundaries with the Indian Ocean. Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, AO, CSC, RAN, was handed Chairmanship more
Singapore, Thailand and US conclude second phase of Exercise Cope Tiger

Singapore, Thailand and US conclude second phase of Exercise Cope Tiger

Exercise Cope Tiger, a trilateral air exercise conducted by Singapore, Thailand and the United States, came to a close at Korat Air Base, Thailand. The closing ceremony was officiated by Singapor more
Singapore Army welcomes new chief

Singapore Army welcomes new chief

The Army welcomed its new Chief of Army Brigadier-General (BG) Perry Lim Cheng Yeow . At the Change of Command Parade held at Pasir Laba Camp, BG Lim took over the Army’s symbol of Command more
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Elbit Systems receives Homeland Security applications contract.

Elbit Systems receives Homeland Security applications contract.

Elbit Systems has announced that it was awarded a contract in the Latin American region, in an amount of approximately $100 million, for the supply of a Homeland Security (HLS) solution. Under th more
U.S. Marine Corps’ advanced firefighting vehicle from Oshkosh Defensedisplayed at Marine South

U.S. Marine Corps’ advanced firefighting vehicle from Oshkosh Defensedisplayed at Marine South

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation , is displaying the U.S. Marine Corps’ new firefighting vehicle, the Oshkosh P-19 Replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF), this w more
Airbus Defense and Space delivers 17th HC-144A aircraft to US Coast Guard

Airbus Defense and Space delivers 17th HC-144A aircraft to US Coast Guard

Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. has delivered the 17th HC-144A Ocean Sentry maritime patrol aircraft to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Ocean Sentry is based on the Airbus CN235 tactical airlifter with more
Airbus Defence and Space delivers A400M to Turkish Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space delivers A400M to Turkish Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space has handed over the first of ten A400M new generation airlifters ordered by the Turkish Air Force. The Turkish Air Force formally accepted the aircraft from Airbus Defenc more
Airbus Defence and Space launches next generation XChange for flexible maritime satellite communications

Airbus Defence and Space launches next generation XChange for flexible maritime satellite communications

XChange offers a full set of features for better access to data and voice services on board vessels or remotely from shore Airbus Defence and Space has launched XChange v3, the latest evolution o more
U.S. Air Force ready to launch Lockheed Martin built weather satellite

U.S. Air Force ready to launch Lockheed Martin built weather satellite

The next Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) satellite built by Lockheed Martin is ready for lift off April 3 from Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The more
Two C-130Js delivered to Korea

Two C-130Js delivered to Korea

Two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft operated by the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) ferried from the Lockheed Martin facility here to South Korea. ROKAF accepted delivery of these two aircraft more
Mexican Navy orders sixth Damen Stan Patrol 4207

Mexican Navy orders sixth Damen Stan Patrol 4207

The Mexican Navy and Damen Shipyards Group (the Netherlands) signed another contract for a license, material package and technical assistance of a Damen Stan Patrol 4207. The agreement also inclu more
Cineflex launches new Lightweight Camera System

Cineflex launches new Lightweight Camera System

General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies has introduced Cineflex ULTRA, a compact gyro-stabilized camera system that can be customized with high-definition 4K and 6K cameras, as well as the l more
General Dynamics Cougar survivability upgrade program contract

General Dynamics Cougar survivability upgrade program contract

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va., has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems – Force Protection a contract valued at $74.7 million for egress upgrade kits in support of the more
Airbus Defence and Space delivers new Air Traffic Control Network to German Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space delivers new Air Traffic Control Network to German Air Force

The Airbus Defence and Space business line Electronics has concluded the delivery of the worldwide first air traffic control network based on the latest “Eurocontrol” standard Mode S to the f more
MBDA to develop Anglo-French FASGW(H) anti-ship missile

MBDA to develop Anglo-French FASGW(H) anti-ship missile

MBDA welcomes the signature of the Demonstration and Manufacture contract for the FASGW(H)/ANL (Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy)/ Anti Navire Léger) missile on 26th March 2014. This joi more
Thales Alenia Space-built Sentinel-1A ready for launch

Thales Alenia Space-built Sentinel-1A ready for launch

The European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite, designed and built by Thales Alenia Space, is ready to be launched from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana, using a Soyuz-Fregat A l more
First Australian made vertical tails For F-35 Lightning II delivered

First Australian made vertical tails For F-35 Lightning II delivered

A ceremony was held at Australian company, Marand, commemorating the delivery of the first ship of Australian made F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter vertical tails. The Honourable Dr. Denis more
Boeing, Ryanair showcase strong partnership

Boeing, Ryanair showcase strong partnership

Boeing and Ryanair showcased their strong partnership with a new, co-branded livery on the airline’s most recently delivered Next-Generation 737-800. The airplane features the distinctive b more
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