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Australia and New Zealand continue defence partnership

Australia and New Zealand continue defence partnership

A century after the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps fought side-by-side on the battlefield at Gallipoli, the defence relationship between the two nations remains as important as ever. Austr more
India & UK gets ready for Bilateral Air Exercise

India & UK gets ready for Bilateral Air Exercise

The fourth edition of the Indo-UK Bilateral exercise Indradhanush will get underway in the UK on 21 Jul 15. The 190 strong contingent of the IAF led by Group Captain Ashu Srivastava left India on more
Boeing and Tata to collaborate in defense manufacturing in India

Boeing and Tata to collaborate in defense manufacturing in India

Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) today signed a framework agreement to collaborate in aerospace and defense manufacturing and potential integrated systems development opportunities more
Barrett re-establish communication during flooding in Malaysia

Barrett re-establish communication during flooding in Malaysia

In early 2015, Malaysia was hit with severe flooding. The east coast states of the Peninsula were the most severely affected, with over 100,000 people being evacuated. This was the worst flooding more
Australia & Fiji conducts joint training

Australia & Fiji conducts joint training

The first Royal Australian Navy ship to visit Fiji since 2006 has completed a six-day port visit to Suva. Commanding Officer HMAS Leeuwin, Lieutenant Commander Richard Mortimer says his ship’s more
Mack Defense awarded Medium support vehicle contract by Canada

Mack Defense awarded Medium support vehicle contract by Canada

Mack Defense today announced that it has been awarded two contracts by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada on behalf of the Department of National Defense to deliver mor more
Eurofighter aerodynamic upgrades enhances its weapon capability

Eurofighter aerodynamic upgrades enhances its weapon capability

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed flight-testing of a package of aerodynamic upgrades to the Eurofighter Typhoon swing-role fighter that promises to enhance further the aircraft more
Australian & US Navy rise to the challenge in Talisman Sabre 2015 exercise

Australian & US Navy rise to the challenge in Talisman Sabre 2015 exercise

As Australian soldiers and US Marines landed on the beach at Fog Bay in the Northern Territory, HMAS Arunta and HMAS Perth were on watch, just over the horizon. As part of the Expeditionary Strik more
Singapore & US mark 35th bilateral Exercise – Tiger Balm

Singapore & US mark 35th bilateral Exercise – Tiger Balm

Chief of Staff, 6th Singapore Division (6 DIV) Colonel (COL) Teo Cheng Leong and the Deputy Commanding General of the 25th Infantry Division (25 ID), United States Army Pacific (USARPAC), Brigadi more
Singapore & US Joint Maritime CARAT exercise begins

Singapore & US Joint Maritime CARAT exercise begins

The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Fleet Commander Rear-Admiral (RADM) Lew Chuen Hong and the United States Navy (USN) Commander Logistics Group Western Pacific RADM Charles Williams officiated more
Singapore Army’s new Peacekeeper Protected Response Vehicle

Singapore Army’s new Peacekeeper Protected Response Vehicle

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated at the 2nd People’s Defence Force (2PDF Command)’s 50th anniversary parade this evening. As part of the parade which was held at Clementi more
Saudi Defense Minister visits US aircraft carrier

Saudi Defense Minister visits US aircraft carrier

The Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, flew aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) July 7 to observe carrier operations at sea.   The arrival of His Roy more
L-3 airborne navigation to enhance mission capability of Indian Light Utility Helicopter

L-3 airborne navigation to enhance mission capability of Indian Light Utility Helicopter

L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) announced that Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has selected its Tactical Airborne Navigation System, TACAN+, for HAL’s new Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) prog more
MTU powers newly unveiled Singapore littoral mission vessel

MTU powers newly unveiled Singapore littoral mission vessel

Singapore’s Navy newest vessel, Independence, is powered by four MTU 20V4000M93L diesel engines. This is the first of the series of eight new patrol vessels currently under construction in ST M more
Singapore Navy launches first Littoral Mission Vessel

Singapore Navy launches first Littoral Mission Vessel

Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated at the launching ceremony of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapo more
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A400M makes Tom Cruise’s mission possible

A400M makes Tom Cruise’s mission possible

It will be the world’s most advanced military transport aircraft for decades to come but the Airbus A400M may never again be called upon to perform its astounding role in upcoming movie Mission more
Renault & Panhard to extend the service life of VBL armored vehicle

Renault & Panhard to extend the service life of VBL armored vehicle

The French defense procurement agency (Direction Générale de l’Armement – DGA) has awarded RENAULT TRUCKS Defense / Panhard a design contract to extend the service life of its light arm more
IAI and Thales integrate datalink capability on Heron UAV

IAI and Thales integrate datalink capability on Heron UAV

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Thales have conducted, in Israel, risk reduction flight tests for the integration of Thales and Elisra’s NATO STANAG 7085 data link on board the Heron Medi more
Elbit Systems awarded advance systems contract for Benelux

Elbit Systems awarded advance systems contract for Benelux

Elbit Systems announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems Land and C4I Ltd. was awarded a contract from the Dutch Ministry of Defense, to supply advanced systems for the infantry soldiers more
Marines on target with F-35 aircraft live-weapons release

Marines on target with F-35 aircraft live-weapons release

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, also known as the “Green Knights,” conducted the first F-35B operational ordnance expenditures June 22 to 26.   Pilots employed the ordnance in more
IMDS St Petersburg: Russian Helicopters showcases renewed production of amphibious Mi-14PS helicopter

IMDS St Petersburg: Russian Helicopters showcases renewed production of amphibious Mi-14PS helicopter

During the 7th International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS 2015), in St. Petersburg, Russia from 1 to 5 July 2015, Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) is showcasing potential p more
Rafael to head Israel’s national cyber defence program

Rafael to head Israel’s national cyber defence program

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has been selected by the Israeli government to head Israel’s CERT (Computer emergency Response Team) program. Rafael will serve as the prime contractor of more
Netherlands order 12 new Bushmasters from Thales Australia

Netherlands order 12 new Bushmasters from Thales Australia

A dozen life-saving Bushmasters are going into production in Bendigo for export to the Netherlands, after the country’s Ministry of Defence ordered new vehicles from Thales in Australia. The ve more
Indian Naval Ships visit Cambodia & Thailand

Indian Naval Ships visit Cambodia & Thailand

In pursuit of India’s ‘Look East’ and ‘Act East’ policy, the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet ships under the command of Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Ea more
Photonis New Scientific Detectors business unit

Photonis New Scientific Detectors business unit

PHOTONIS Technologies, SAS, a multi-national high technology group specializing in photo sensor and electron amplification technologies, announced that it would formally rename its Industry-Scien more
First F-35B aircraft ski-jump launch

First F-35B aircraft ski-jump launch

BAE Systems Test Pilot Pete ‘Wizzer’ Wilson became the first pilot to launch the Lockheed Martin F-35B Short Take Off and Vertical Landing variant from a ski-jump.   The launch took plac more
Paris Airshow: Saft demonstrates leadership in sustainable aviation

Paris Airshow: Saft demonstrates leadership in sustainable aviation

Saft is totally committed to environmental stewardship for aerospace batteries in response to growing calls for greater sustainability within the industry.   Saft, the world’s leading desi more
Paris Airshow: Airbus Helicopters raises rotorcraft standards

Paris Airshow: Airbus Helicopters raises rotorcraft standards

Airbus Helicopters secured orders for 52 rotorcraft during this year’s Paris Air Show, with the H175 seeing its largest order to date. Milestone Aviation Group increased its combined orders and more
F-35B aircraft first release of a UK Paveway IV Bomb

F-35B aircraft first release of a UK Paveway IV Bomb

The F-35 Lightning II program made aviation history June 12 as Royal Air Force (RAF) Test Pilot Squadron Leader Andy Edgell released two inert 500-pound dual mode Paveway IV precision-guided bomb more
Paris Airshow: Thales successfully integrate I-Master radar on Textron Scorpion jet

Paris Airshow: Thales successfully integrate I-Master radar on Textron Scorpion jet

Thales and Textron AirLand announced at the International Paris Air Show 2015, that they have successfully jointly integrated Thales’ I-Master radar on to Textron AirLand’s Scorpion Jet(tm). more
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