Conferences & Events
RAF Typhoons exercise in Turkey
RAF Typhoons recently went on exercise in Turkey for the first time as part of celebrations to mark the 60th year of the NATO alliance. More than 120 pilots and personnel from RAF Coningsby together with Typhoon combat aircraft deployed to Konya in
BAE, Kongsberg sign deal for Australia
BAE Systems has signed a deal to partner with Kongsberg to sell its remote weapon station technology in the Australian defense market.
MBDA DEMONSTRATES VL MICA IN A COASTAL DEFENCE ROLE
Deployed for the first time in a ground-to-air, area defence configuration, VL MICA has intercepted a low signature target flying just a few metres above the surface of the sea.
EDA gives the go-ahead for new unmanned high-tech platform
The European Defence Agency (EDA) has given a green light to an ambitious development project under the leadership of Rheinmetall Defence of Düsseldorf, Germany. The EDA has contracted with Rheinmetall Defence and three other companies (Diehl BGT
Agility renews $91m US army deal
Agility Defense & Government Services (DGS), the public sector arm of Kuwait-based Agility, said the US Army has awarded a one-year option on the Army’s Heavy Lift VI contract worth $91 million.
Billion EURO-contract for PUMA IFV
- Largest single order in KMW’s recent history. - Delivery to German Bundeswehr starting 2010. Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has received the largest single order in its recent history with a commission for series production of the Puma Infantry
CILAS Delivers Two SLD 500 Counter Snipers
CILAS is delivering two SLD 500 counter snipers systems to the US Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC). The order was placed last December after several trials campaigns in various weather and distance conditions.
Paris Airshow Video Gallery
EADS wins $3.5bn Saudi border guard deal
European aerospace group EADS won a 2.5 billion euros ($3.5 billion) contract to provide Saudi Arabia with radars and command posts along the border to deter attacks from sea, air or land, Le Point.fr said on
MBDA Inc. Demonstrates Guidance and Control of Semi-Active Laser Guided Zuni Rocket
MBDA Inc. today announced the successful demonstration of a Semi-Active Laser Guided Zuni rocket at the Navy’s test facilities at China Lake, CA. utilizing the WGU-58/B Guidance and Control System developed in cooperation with the Naval Air Warfare
Iveco Defence Vehicles awarded contract to deliver 10 LMV - Light Armoured Vehicles to Slovak Army
Iveco Defence Vehicles announces that on June 23, 2009 the Slovak Army and Iveco signed a contract for a batch of 10 Light Multirole Vehicles to be delivered by the end of the year.
United States Offers India to Lease 12 Surveillance Helicopters
In the midst of the Indian Defence Ministry scurrying for aerial surveillance aircraft, speedboats and vessels for coastal security, the U.S. has offered 12 helicopters on lease to India for more effective surveillance of the Indian coastline,
AgustaWestland is building the new AW-159
AgustaWestland is assembling the first of three developmental AW-159 helicopter (WILDCAT according to the British MoD designation), the heir of the LYNX. The new 6-tons helicopter will have the same dynamic components of its ancestor, coupled with
Aero Vodochody reached record profit in 2008
In 2008, Aero Vodochody, the largest aerospace manufacturer in the Czech Republic, made its highest profit in the last six years, USD 23.6 million. The revenue of Aero was approximately USD 250 million.
Order for 15 ARAVISs as part of the defence section of the economy stimulation plan
Hervé Morin, the Minister for Defence, is pleased about the order for 15 ARAVIS armoured vehicles placed as part of the defence section of the economy stimulation plan. That section of the economy stimulation plan amounts to 2.4 billion euros and
Thales new generation IFF selected by Lockheed Martin
Thales announced that its new Medium to Long Range IFF interrogator has been selected by Lockheed Martin for integration with its TPS-79 Multi-Mission Tactical Air Surveillance Radar Systems. Under these contracts Thales will deliver 22 interrogator
ILA/Berlin Air Show
24 - 29
Berlin - Germany
07 - 10
Amman - Jordan
UAE Future Civil Defense Conference
07 - 08
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
11 - 15
Paris - France
THE WORLD DEFENSE ALMANAC