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US reaffirms close ties with Singapore

US reaffirms close ties with Singapore

  The Commander of the United States Pacific Fleet (US PACFLT) Admiral (ADM) Harry Harris called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence . ADM Harris, who is in Sing more
Singapore and Malaysia armies conclude 20th edition of bilateral exercise

Singapore and Malaysia armies conclude 20th edition of bilateral exercise

  Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Chief of Staff, General Staff, Brigadier-General Lim Hock Yu and the Malaysian Armed Forces Deputy Chief of Army, Lieutenant-General Dato’ Seri Panglima more
Thai Air Force Chief visits Singapore

Thai Air Force Chief visits Singapore

  Royal Thai Air Force Air Chief Marshal (ACM) Treetod Sonjance called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence. ACM Treetod, who is in Singapore on a three-day intro more
India receives Sukhoi Superjet 100 in VIP-configuration

India receives Sukhoi Superjet 100 in VIP-configuration

  Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in its VIP-configuration was presented to the Indian audience at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi on December 12, 2014 in the framework of the Ru more
Singapore to conduct military and live firing exercises

Singapore to conduct military and live firing exercises

  The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will conduct military exercises in Seletar, Marsiling, Jalan Bahar, Neo Tiew, Lim Chu Kang, Jalan Kwok Min, Tuas, Upper Jurong, Hong Kah, Ama Keng, Bedok J more
ESRI releases major technology for smart mapping

ESRI releases major technology for smart mapping

  ArcGIS 10.3 an advanced Geographic Information System (GIS) platform developed by Esri Singapore is the most significant update to GIS technology in recent years – now makes real-time ma more
Air Chief inaugurates state-of-the-art BRAHMOS Technical Position

Air Chief inaugurates state-of-the-art BRAHMOS Technical Position

  The Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha inaugurated the state-of-the-art BRAHMOS Technical Position at BrahMos HQs New Delhi on 09th December, 2014 . The BRAHMOS missile system more
Singapore and Indonesia Air Forces conclude bilateral air exercises

Singapore and Indonesia Air Forces conclude bilateral air exercises

  The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) participated in two bilateral exercises, codenamed Elang Indopura and Camar Indopura, with the Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU). Chief of Air Force, more
Singapore and Indonesia conclude bilateral air exercises

Singapore and Indonesia conclude bilateral air exercises

Singapore Air Force  participated in two bilateral exercises, code named Elang Indopura and Camar Indopura, with the Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU). Chief of Air Force, Major-General Hoo Cher Mou more
IDEAS 2014 kicks off today

IDEAS 2014 kicks off today

  International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS 2014) was inaugurated by Prime Minister of Pakistan, here today. The opening ceremony was attended by Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad more
IDEAS Pakistan: GIDS largest company within Pakistan pavilion

IDEAS Pakistan: GIDS largest company within Pakistan pavilion

  Global Industrial & Defence Solutions (GIDS) has been participating in IDEAS since its inception as the largest local exhibitor. This year in IDEAS-2014, GIDS is holding the largest in more
Singapore enhances airborne trooper training

Singapore enhances airborne trooper training

  Singapore opens the all-weather Airborne-Trooper Training Facility (ATF) at Pasir Ris Camp this afternoon. Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated the opening at Pasir Ris Camp thi more
Indo-Russia joint exercise ”Avia Indra I” concluded

Indo-Russia joint exercise ”Avia Indra I” concluded

  Avia Indra I, Phase II, a joint Indo – Russia Air Force exercise held at Air Force Station Halwara ,Punjab from 17 November successfully concluded today. The Phase I of the ‘Avia Indra more
Avia Indra joint Indo-Russia Exercise enters operational phase

Avia Indra joint Indo-Russia Exercise enters operational phase

Avia Indra I, Phase II, joint Indo-Russian exercise, underway at Air Force Station Halwara (Punjab), entered its action phase today. A formal inauguration ceremony was held at the Air Force Stati more
Singapore conducts air-land integrated Live-Firing Exercise

Singapore conducts air-land integrated Live-Firing Exercise

  Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is conducting an air-land integrated live-firing exercise, Exercise Daring Warrior, from 4 to 23 November 2014 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, USA. Permanent Secretar more
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US and Saudi Naval Forces conclude Red Reef 15 bilateral exercise

US and Saudi Naval Forces conclude Red Reef 15 bilateral exercise

  U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit , along with members of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces officially concluded exercise Red Reef 15 with a joint demonstration i more
BAE Systems got £270 million contract to upgrade Royal Navy Torpedoes

BAE Systems got £270 million contract to upgrade Royal Navy Torpedoes

  The UK’s Ministry of Defence has awarded BAE Systems a £270 million contract to upgrade the Spearfish Heavyweight Torpedo for the Royal Navy’s submarines. Following the completion of more
Harris Corporation receives $38 million order from Australian Defence Force

Harris Corporation receives $38 million order from Australian Defence Force

Harris Corporation  has received a $38 million order to deliver Falcon III tactical radios that will provide Australia’s armed forces with reliable and secure Type-1 tactical voice and data co more
Brazil inaugurates Navy’s submarine construction shipyard.

Brazil inaugurates Navy’s submarine construction shipyard.

  The President of the Brazilian Republic, Dilma Rousseff, officially inaugurated the main hall of the submarine construction shipyard, on 12 December located in Itaguaí in the Bay of Sepet more
Typhoon fitted with Brimstone missile for the first time

Typhoon fitted with Brimstone missile for the first time

  Six Brimstone missiles were fitted to Typhoon aircraft, each wing carrying a launcher with three missiles. Training missiles were used for the purposes of the trial and demonstrated that t more
Germany modernizes LEOPARD-2-A7 battle tank fleet

Germany modernizes LEOPARD-2-A7 battle tank fleet

German Army received the first of an initial 20 LEOPARD 2 A7 tanks . Frank Haun, Chairman of the Board of Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) welcomed numerous guests from the worlds of politics, the mil more
Vietnam orders two AW189 helicopters

Vietnam orders two AW189 helicopters

  Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland announced that Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (Vietnam Helicopters/VNH) has signed a contract for two AW189 super medium twin engine helicopters. These more
Eurofighter Typhoon conducts Meteor firing trials

Eurofighter Typhoon conducts Meteor firing trials

  A Typhoon aircraft has successfully completed the first in a series of live firings of the MBDA Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile. This continues the series of trials led by BA more
Japan orders an AW139 Helicopter for firefighting

Japan orders an AW139 Helicopter for firefighting

  Japan’s Iwate Prefecture has selected the AW139  twin-engine intermediate class helicopter for firefighting and disaster relief duties, replacing an aging model. The AW139, already more
France and UK awarded A400M support contract to Airbus Defence and Space

France and UK awarded A400M support contract to Airbus Defence and Space

  Airbus Defence and Space has won a contract from France and the UK to provide a wide-ranging and innovative in-service support (ISS) package underpinning the entry into service of the A400 more
General Dynamics UK wins contract for AW101 Merlin MK4/4A misssion systems

General Dynamics UK wins contract for AW101 Merlin MK4/4A misssion systems

  General Dynamics UK has been awarded a contract by AgustaWestland to provide mission system equipment for UK AW101 Merlin Mk4/4a helicopters. This contract is part of the Merlin Life Sust more
Airbus & CEU to design new humanitarian emergency shelters

Airbus & CEU to design new humanitarian emergency shelters

  The CEU University of San Pablo has presented the humanitarian emergency prototypes developed by the REbirth-INhabit research group, designed to meet the physical needs of refugees and pre more
Concern Kalashnikov rebranded for expansion into new markets

Concern Kalashnikov rebranded for expansion into new markets

  Concern Kalashnikov, a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation, has introduced a new brand. Rebranding will play an important role in the implementation of the Concern’s new devel more
F-35 Training System Team honored with Top Modeling and Simulation Award

F-35 Training System Team honored with Top Modeling and Simulation Award

The National Training and Simulation Association selected the F-35 Lightning II Training System for the 2014 Modeling & Simulation Awards. The award recognizes the U.S. Air Force’s 33rd more
Exelis awarded US Air Force contract to upgrade SACCS digital memory technology

Exelis awarded US Air Force contract to upgrade SACCS digital memory technology

  U.S. Air Force has  awarded a $10.3 million contract to Exelis to insert a modern data storage and retrieval technology into the Strategic Automated Command Control System (SACCS). The S more
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