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TEJAS achieved yet another accomplishment

TEJAS achieved yet another accomplishment

With three consecutive start-ups of its engine after overnight soak in extreme cold(around -15ºC) conditions of Laddakh winter, that too without any external assistance, Tejas, the Indian Light more
First Airbus A400M airlifter for Malaysia rolled out of paintshop

First Airbus A400M airlifter for Malaysia rolled out of paintshop

  The first Airbus A400M new generation airlifter for the Royal Malaysian Air Force has now been painted in its new colours at the Airbus Defence and Space facility in Seville, Spain. In the more
Lockheed Martin leaders visit Tata-Lockheed Martin aero-structures facility

Lockheed Martin leaders visit Tata-Lockheed Martin aero-structures facility

A team of senior Lockheed Martin executives led by Patrick Dewar, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin International, visited the Tata-Lockheed Martin Aerostructures Limited (TLMAL) facility more
The SAF marks 50 years of formation

The SAF marks 50 years of formation

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF)  unveiled plans to mark 50 years of its formation through a series of commemorative and celebratory activities lined up for 2015. These SAF50 activities pay trib more
Russian Defence Minister visits BrahMos Aerospace

Russian Defence Minister visits BrahMos Aerospace

General Sergei Shoigu,  Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation & General of the Army leading a high level defence delegation visited BrahMos Aerospace Headquarters on the 21st of Janu more
LIMA’15: Delivering ASEAN markets

LIMA’15: Delivering ASEAN markets

  The 13th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA’15) from 17 to 21 March 2015 is shaping up to be the best ever edition and will mark the quarter century turn for more
India,Russsia to strengthen cooperation through joint military projects

India,Russsia to strengthen cooperation through joint military projects

India and Russia re-affirmed  their commitment to the long standing friendship and cooperation in the area of Defence Cooperation. This was reiterated during the meeting of the visiting Russian more
Singapore and New Zealand strengthening defence ties through joint exercise

Singapore and New Zealand strengthening defence ties through joint exercise

Minister of State for Defence Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman visited Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) troops  at an artillery live-firing exercise, code named Thunder Warrior, at the Waiouru Training A more
Elbit Systems to supply Helicopter DIRCM Systems to an Asian Army

Elbit Systems to supply Helicopter DIRCM Systems to an Asian Army

Elbit Systems was awarded a contract from an Asian Army (“Customer”) to provide the mini MUSIC IR MWS based DIRCM systems for the Customer’s Blackhawk helicopters. The contract will be perf more
Airbus Group plans major presence at Aero India 2015

Airbus Group plans major presence at Aero India 2015

  Airbus Group will present a wide range of cutting-edge products and technologies at the 10th edition of Aero India from 18 – 22 February 2015 at the Air Force Station Yelahanka, Beng more
SAF commissions its first batch of officers in 2015

SAF commissions its first batch of officers in 2015

  President Tony Tan Keng Yam reviewed a commissioning parade at the SAFTI Military Institute this evening, where a total of 499 cadets were commissioned as officers of the Singapore Armed F more
Safran consolidates presence in Asia Pacific

Safran consolidates presence in Asia Pacific

  Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran inaugurated the new Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran) plant in Sendayan, Malaysia. To support its strong business growth in the Asia-Pacific reg more
Thailand reaffirms close defence ties with Singapore

Thailand reaffirms close defence ties with Singapore

  The Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces General (GEN) Worapong Sanganetra called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen  at the Ministry of Defence. GEN Worapong, who more
Singapore confers prestigious military award to Indonesian Air Force Chief

Singapore confers prestigious military award to Indonesian Air Force Chief

  The Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU), Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Ida Bagus Putu Dunia, was conferred Singapore’s prestigious military award, the Pingat Jasa Gemilang more
The SAF continues to support underwater search operations for QZ8501

The SAF continues to support underwater search operations for QZ8501

The Singapore Armed Forces continues to be committed to the Indonesian-led multinational search operations. To augment the underwater search, the 6-man Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) team wa more
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F-35 Lightning II nears completion of all-weather climatic testing

F-35 Lightning II nears completion of all-weather climatic testing

An F-35B from the F-35 Patuxent River Integrated Test Force in Maryland has undergone rigorous climatic testing at the U.S. Air Force 96th Test Wing’s McKinley Climatic Laboratory located at Eg more
Airbus Defence and Space announces management and organisational changes

Airbus Defence and Space announces management and organisational changes

  Airbus Defence and Space has named Fernando Alonso (58) as Head of its Military Aircraft business unit as per 1st of March. Bernhard Gerwert, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space, will act as i more
Exelis to produce additional carriage and release systems for F-35 Lightning II

Exelis to produce additional carriage and release systems for F-35 Lightning II

Exelis  has received a low rate initial production (LRIP) contract from Lockheed Martin Corp. to continue supplying pneumatic carriage and release technology for the F-35 Lightning II. Under the more
Lockheed Martin acquires commercial flight training company

Lockheed Martin acquires commercial flight training company

Sim-Industries, a leading provider of commercial aviation training solutions, has changed its name to Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training. Sandy Samuel has been appointed to lead the organ more
The 50th anniversary of the Mi-10’s record-setting load-carrying capacity

The 50th anniversary of the Mi-10’s record-setting load-carrying capacity

In January 2015, Russian Helicopters Holding, a subsidiary of the Rostec state-backed corporation, celebrates the 50th anniversary of Mi-10’s world record-setting load-carrying capacity. In 196 more
Raytheon acquires Tucson-based Sensintel, Inc.

Raytheon acquires Tucson-based Sensintel, Inc.

  Raytheon Company  has acquired privately-held Sensintel, Inc., a leading provider of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) solutions to the intelligence and special operations markets. Located more
Australian military’s new EC135 T2+ Training helicopter takes to air

Australian military’s new EC135 T2+ Training helicopter takes to air

The first EC135 T2+ helicopter in a planned fleet of modern, twin-engine, rotary-wing aircraft being acquired by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for its new Helicopter Aircrew Training System more
Bell Helicopter receives EASA ATO certification

Bell Helicopter receives EASA ATO certification

Bell Helicopter , announced it has received an Approved Training Organization (ATO) certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). With this approval, the Bell Helicopter Trainin more
First Australian pilot to undertake F-35A Lightning II training

First Australian pilot to undertake F-35A Lightning II training

  The first Australian pilot Squadron Leader Andrew Jackson will commence training for  F-35A flight on 26th January at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, United States. “The F-35A will be Au more
Curtiss-Wright awarded contract for amphibious assault vehicle

Curtiss-Wright awarded contract for amphibious assault vehicle

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a contract from Strategic Communications LLC to supply its rugged network router and switch subsystems to sup more
Damen declared ‘Best Overall Builder of the Year’ by Work Boat World magazine

Damen declared ‘Best Overall Builder of the Year’ by Work Boat World magazine

The Australian-based Work Boat World magazine has for the second year running designated Damen Shipyards Group the best overall builder of the Year. In its review of the work boat industry during more
IAI establishes an organization to oversee all its civil aviation activities

IAI establishes an organization to oversee all its civil aviation activities

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is establishing a Civil Aviation organization that will coordinate and oversee all relevant activities within the company. The new group includes IAI’s Bed more
Third Lockheed Martin-built MUOS secure communications satellite launched successfully

Third Lockheed Martin-built MUOS secure communications satellite launched successfully

  The third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for the U.S. Navy is now responding to commands after being launched here today. An initializat more
Exelis completes sea acceptance testing of command and control technology for Norway

Exelis completes sea acceptance testing of command and control technology for Norway

Exelis recently completed a successful sea acceptance test of the company’s latest Command Management Information System (CMIS), installed on board the Norwegian Coast Guard vessel KV Senja. Th more
Airbus to build Tetra radio system for Lebanese security forces

Airbus to build Tetra radio system for Lebanese security forces

Airbus Defence and Space has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Interior of Lebanon for a Terrestrial Trunked Radio (Tetra) communication system for the country’s General Directorate of more
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