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India-US conclude ‘Yudh Abhyas 2014′

India-US conclude ‘Yudh Abhyas 2014′

  The Indo-US Combined Military Training Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ 2014, which commenced on 17 Sep 14 at Ranikhet and Chaubattia, concluded on 30 Sep 14. A magnificent joint parade more
Oman receives delivery of training vessel

Oman receives delivery of training vessel

  Royal Navy of Oman has formally accepted ownership of its new sail training vessel at a recent ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The three-masted more
Thailand to fortify SAR missions with AS365 N3+ helicopters

Thailand to fortify SAR missions with AS365 N3+ helicopters

  The Royal Thai Police (RTP) received its first of two Airbus Helicopters AS365 N3+ that were ordered between 2012 and 2013 and the second unit is due to be delivered in mid- 2015. Configur more
South Korea to acquire 40 F-35A Lightning II aircraft

South Korea to acquire 40 F-35A Lightning II aircraft

  The Republic of Korea finalized its formal selection of the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program, announcing its intent to sign the Letter of more
Land Forces Australia: Schmidt & Bender’s display complete military product range

Land Forces Australia: Schmidt & Bender’s display complete military product range

  Exhibiting a variety of 31 riflescopes for military and police, 10 new products including one night vision goggle Schmidt & Bender clearly formulated their claim to have the largest, m more
Australia awards F90 assault rifle contract to Thales

Australia awards F90 assault rifle contract to Thales

  Thales has secured  Australian Department of Defence contract to enter Low Rate Initial Production for the company’s innovative F90 assault rifle. “This is a major milestone in the F9 more
Malaysia to receive first Airbus A400M airlifter by early 2015

Malaysia to receive first Airbus A400M airlifter by early 2015

  The first Airbus A400M new generation airlifter for the Royal Malaysian Air Force is rapidly taking shape at the Airbus Defence and Space final assembly line in Seville, Spain. All the ful more
BAE Systems & Patria team up for combat reconnaissance vehicle program in Australia

BAE Systems & Patria team up for combat reconnaissance vehicle program in Australia

  BAE Systems and Patria will jointly pursue a major Australian combat vehicle program. The two companies will work together to secure the anticipated Land 400 Phase 2 Defence program for t more
Vietnam Navy completes flight training program for Twin Otter amphibious aircraft

Vietnam Navy completes flight training program for Twin Otter amphibious aircraft

  A group of 10 students from the Vietnam People’s Navy have been certified as Twin Otter Series 400 pilots after completing a 20‐month intensive flight training program at Pacific Sky A more
Bangladesh Air Force Chief visiting India

Bangladesh Air Force Chief visiting India

  Bangladesh Air Force, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Muhammad Enamul Bari is currently on four day goodwill visit to India. The visit is aimed at enhancing the defence cooperation and rel more
Elbit provides Cyber Security Simulator to ST Electronics Singapore

Elbit provides Cyber Security Simulator to ST Electronics Singapore

  Elbit Systems provided ST Electronics with a Cyber Security Simulator. Enabling users, individually or as a group, to locate, respond and prevent cyber-attacks, while experiencing simulate more
France confers Knighthood to MBDA India Country Head

France confers Knighthood to MBDA India Country Head

  Loïc Piedevache, India Country Head for the MBDA Group, received the insignia of the Chevalier de l’Ordre du Mérite award. François Richier, the French Ambassador to India handed over more
Pakistan appoints new Director General DEPO

Pakistan appoints new Director General DEPO

  Major General Agha Masood Akram, HI(M), has taken over as Director General DEPO, Pakistan. General Masood was commissioned from Pakistan Military Academy Kakul in 1982 and served on variou more
Australia commemorates loss of first Submarine

Australia commemorates loss of first Submarine

Australian Navy  has commemorated the 100th anniversary of the disappearance of its first submarine, HMAS AE1, with memorial services in Papua New Guinea and across Australia. In a ceremony held more
Australia concludes multinational Naval Exercise KAKADU 2014

Australia concludes multinational Naval Exercise KAKADU 2014

  Australian Navy’s concluded the largest maritime warfare exercise KAKADU, which held from 25 August to 12 September after a final week of war games off the coast of Darwin. It involved e more
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MBDA’s MILAN ER serial missiles pass first firing tests

MBDA’s MILAN ER serial missiles pass first firing tests

On October 15, MBDA completed the firing campaign to validate the series production of the Milan ER, as jointly scheduled with export customers. Four totally successful firings against fixed and more
Tata-Airbus to bid for IAF Avro replacement programme

Tata-Airbus to bid for IAF Avro replacement programme

Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) and Airbus Defence and Space announced a joint bid for a government contract to supply military aircraft for the Indian Air Force. The IAF is looking forward to repla more
Exercise KOWARI breaking new ground for regional security.

Exercise KOWARI breaking new ground for regional security.

  Exercise KOWARI, the first land-based trilateral military exercise between Australia, China and the United States, concluded today marking an important milestone in defence cooperation bet more
AUSA 2014: FLIR introduces suite of new products

AUSA 2014: FLIR introduces suite of new products

  FLIR Systems, presented a suite of innovative infrared imaging systems at AUSA 2014, Recon V Thermal Binocular, the HISS-XLR long range thermal weapon sight, the new PathFindIR II driver more
Italian Army receives its first two ICH-47F Helicopters

Italian Army receives its first two ICH-47F Helicopters

  Italian Army has taken delivery of its first two ICH-47F Chinook helicopters during an official ceremony held on 2nd October at Vergiate plant (Italy). The start of deliveries set a major more
Australia, China and the United States start first trilateral land exercise

Australia, China and the United States start first trilateral land exercise

  Australia, China and United States have started the first trilateral land exercise “KOWARI 14” on October 7 in the Northern Territory. The exercise highlights the defence cooperation b more
US Navy successfully test fires Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missile

US Navy successfully test fires Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missile

  US Navy has conducted a demonstration test firing of Kongsberg’s Naval Strike Missile (NSM). The event took place on Tuesday September 23rd at Point Mugu test range in California, USA. T more
Learn more about the latest military radar systems

Learn more about the latest military radar systems

  Bringing you bleeding edge discussion on the latest radar technologies and military applications, Defence IQ is delighted to announce the 12th Annual Military Radar conference to be held i more
Australia strengthens international operation efforts in Middle East

Australia strengthens international operation efforts in Middle East

  The Australian Defence Force Air Task Group (ATG) has arrived at Australia’s main support base in the Middle East. The Air Task Group includes approximately 400 Royal Australian Air Forc more
Africa Aerospace: STREIT Group offers comprehensive training program

Africa Aerospace: STREIT Group offers comprehensive training program

  STREIT Group has confirmed that’s it driver and operator courses, which form part of its newly launched Defence and Emergency training programme, play a vital role in helping its custome more
Poland’s new advanced jet trainer fleet to be powered by Honeywell Aerospace ITEC engines

Poland’s new advanced jet trainer fleet to be powered by Honeywell Aerospace ITEC engines

The International Turbine Engine Company LLC (ITEC), a joint venture between Honeywell Aerospace and Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC), has received an order from Alenia Aermacc more
Africa Aerospace: STREIT Group launches total protection & vehicle training

Africa Aerospace: STREIT Group launches total protection & vehicle training

STREIT Group is officially launching its global Defence and Emergency training programme at Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) 2014, with a clear message that saving lives depends on a combinat more
Africa Aerospace: Russian Helicopters to showcase commercial and military helicopters

Africa Aerospace: Russian Helicopters to showcase commercial and military helicopters

  Russian Helicopters will showcase a wide range of Russian-made commercial and military helicopters at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 (AAD 2014) exhibition in South Africa, which wil more
Africa Aerospace: STREIT Group highlights protection solutions

Africa Aerospace: STREIT Group highlights protection solutions

  STREIT Group is presenting its armored vehicle and security solutions at Africa Aerospace & Defence (AAD) 2014. In particular, STREIT Group’s main focus will be on enabling customers more
Telephonics awarded Common Terminal Digitizer Systems contract for US FAA Program

Telephonics awarded Common Terminal Digitizer Systems contract for US FAA Program

Telephonics Corporation has been awarded a contract by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Common Terminal Digitizer (CTD) system, supporting the FAA’s initiative to upgrade A more
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