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Maritime surveillance a growing requirements of the Asia Pacific

Maritime surveillance a growing requirements of the Asia Pacific

There are several territorial disputes in the South China Sea between many of the countries in south-east Asia. One common denominator is China. As it struggles to cope with the energy needs of i more
India commissions first indigenously built stealth anti-submarine warfare ship

India commissions first indigenously built stealth anti-submarine warfare ship

Breaking new grounds in the making of warships, India  commissioned the first indigenously built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette, INS Kamorta, at an impressive ceremony at Visakhapatnam more
India & Singapore to strengthen defence cooperation

India & Singapore to strengthen defence cooperation

Singapore Minister of Defence  Dr Ng Eng Hen, who is on official visit to India met Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, at South Block. The Singapore Defence Minister was accompanied by the High Com more
Singapore selects HUMS technology for Chinook helicopters

Singapore selects HUMS technology for Chinook helicopters

Honeywell Aerospace has been selected to supply Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) to the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) CH-47SD Chinook helicopters. “Our HUMS technology wi more
India& Nepal to conduct combined training exercise

India& Nepal to conduct combined training exercise

In the series of ongoing military co-operation with Nepal, Indo-Nepal Combined Training Exercise, Surya Kiran-VII, will be conducted from 18 to 31 Aug 2014.  The combined training will be carrie more
India commissions indigenously guided missile destroyers INS Kolkata

India commissions indigenously guided missile destroyers INS Kolkata

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi commissioned INS Kolkata into the Indian Navy at a glittering ceremony at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. Kolkata is the lead ship of the indigenously designed and more
Engineering Technologies 2014: Russian Dy PM Dmitry Rogozin ensures full support for BrahMos missile programme

Engineering Technologies 2014: Russian Dy PM Dmitry Rogozin ensures full support for BrahMos missile programme

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who is also in charge of all the defence Industries of Russia, with a high-level defence delegation, visited the BrahMos Aerospace pavilion during th more
US Army awards Korean Battle Simulation Center support contract

US Army awards Korean Battle Simulation Center support contract

Cubic Applications, Inc., an operating company of the Mission Support Services business unit of Cubic Corporation, was awarded a firm fixed price contract to operate the Korea Battle Simulation C more
India & US to boost defence co-operation

India & US to boost defence co-operation

India and United States agreed to take the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) forward with co-development and co-production of Defence products. The contact person from the Indian sid more
Inmarsat expands operations in China

Inmarsat expands operations in China

Inmarsat the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has opened its first office in China. Located in Beijing, the new office demonstrates Inmarsat’s commitment to more
South Korean Army to uses multi-purpose body armor protection solution offered by Dyneema

South Korean Army to uses multi-purpose body armor protection solution offered by Dyneema

DSM Dyneema has announce that Dyneema® will be used as the ballistic protection material of choice and key solution for enhanced lightweight armor for the Republic of Korea (South Korea) Army Mu more
Saab Australia helps local partner win Indian defense contracts

Saab Australia helps local partner win Indian defense contracts

Through its Advance Maritime Systems Centre based at Mawson Lakes to the north of Adelaide, South Australia, Saab has been working with Indian company Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering (PD more
India receives 6th C-17 GLOBEMASTER III aircraft

India receives 6th C-17 GLOBEMASTER III aircraft

The IAF received its Sixth C-17 Globemaster III when it touched down at Palam Airbase on 28 July 2014.  On its arrival, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley visited the Airbase and familiarized himself more
MKU receives largest ever body armour contract awarded to an Indian company

MKU receives largest ever body armour contract awarded to an Indian company

MKU Pvt. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of ballistic protection solutions for personnel and land-air-sea platforms has been awarded a contract for 40,000 Body Armourby the Republic of Ecuadorfor up more
Brazil receives final aircraft delivery of upgraded P-3 Orion aircraft

Brazil receives final aircraft delivery of upgraded P-3 Orion aircraft

Airbus Defence and Space has delivered the last of nine P-3 Orion anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft modernised with new systems and avionics for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). The aircraft ha more
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Schiebel Camcopter® S-100 UAS deployed to identify distress boats in Mediterranean

Schiebel Camcopter® S-100 UAS deployed to identify distress boats in Mediterranean

As part of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) operation the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAS (Unmanned Air System) is helping to save the lives of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea. Desperate more
Damen to build 2 Coastguard patrol vessels for Equador

Damen to build 2 Coastguard patrol vessels for Equador

  Damen has recently signed a contract with AstillerosNavalesEcuatorianos (Astinave) to construct two Damen SPa’s 5009 for the Ecuadorian Coastguard. The Ecuadorian shipyard will build bot more
Avon awarded European certification for riot control respiratory protection

Avon awarded European certification for riot control respiratory protection

Avon Protection has announced the award of DEKRA Gmbh certifications for the CE approved HM50 CBRN respirator and the HMK150 Helmet Mask Kombination System. With a reputation of delivering indust more
LABACE Brazil: Russian Helicopter to share experience of operating Ka-32A11BC and Мi-171А1

LABACE Brazil: Russian Helicopter to share experience of operating Ka-32A11BC and Мi-171А1

  Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, will showcase new and innovative models of helicopters at the Latin American exhibition and business aviation more
Russian Helicopters Ulan-Ude Plant produces landmark 850th helicopter

Russian Helicopters Ulan-Ude Plant produces landmark 850th helicopter

Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, is pleased to announce that Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (UUAP) has produced its 850th Mi-171-series helicopter. The more
Brazil orders Airbus C295 search and rescue aircraft

Brazil orders Airbus C295 search and rescue aircraft

Brazil has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of three Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. The three aircraft will progressively be delivered to the Bra more
Farnborough Airshows closes with US$ 201 billion orders

Farnborough Airshows closes with US$ 201 billion orders

By the close of the exhibition, airshow organisers, Farnborough International Ltd (FIL), have confirmed the total sum of orders and commitments at the Farnborough International Airshow has reache more
Egypt orders additional Airbus C295 tactical transport aircraft

Egypt orders additional Airbus C295 tactical transport aircraft

Egypt has ordered eight more Airbus C295 transports in a deal which will take its fleet to 20 and makes it the biggest customer for the market-leading tactical airlifter. The new batch of aircraf more
Airbus A330 MRTT tanker refuels A400M aircraft

Airbus A330 MRTT tanker refuels A400M aircraft

Airbus Defence and Space has performed the first air-to-air refuelling of the Airbus A400M new generation airlifter from the A330 MRTT Multi Role Transport Tanker. In the course of four flights, more
Kongsberg & AgustaWestland to increase co-operation for MRO business

Kongsberg & AgustaWestland to increase co-operation for MRO business

Kongsberg Defence Systems and Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland signed a protocol for extending and increasing co-operation relating to Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of dynamic compone more
Farnborough UK: KRET displays radio electronic avionics systems

Farnborough UK: KRET displays radio electronic avionics systems

At the Farnborough International Airshow 2014, the Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies(KRET), a part of the State Corporation Rostec, is to take part for the first time under a single brand as more
Farnbrough Airshow: Raytheon & Kongsberg jointly offer Anti-Surface Warfare solutions

Farnbrough Airshow: Raytheon & Kongsberg jointly offer Anti-Surface Warfare solutions

Raytheon Company and Kongsberg Gruppen have formed a teaming agreement to provide new solutions for the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare (OASuW) mission. As a centerpiece of the agreement, the comp more
DCNS floats the FREMM multi-mission frigate Languedoc

DCNS floats the FREMM multi-mission frigate Languedoc

On 12 July 2014, DCNS floated the FREMM multi-mission frigate Languedoc in Lorient, France. The achievement of this industrial milestone marks an important step in the construction of the vessel. more
Farnborough UK: Beechcraft T-6 aircraft sets industry standard for military training

Farnborough UK: Beechcraft T-6 aircraft sets industry standard for military training

Beechcraft Defense Company is highlighting its portfolio of military and defense products and services at the Farnborough International Airshow this week, emphasizing recent program milestones an more
Farnborough UK: Aviation Equipment & Microturbo to jointly develop helicopter APU

Farnborough UK: Aviation Equipment & Microturbo to jointly develop helicopter APU

At Farnborough Air Show, Aviation Equipment Holding (a Rostec Corporation company) and Microturbo (Safran) signed an agreement to establish a partnership to develop and manufacture a new APU targ more
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