Conferences & Events
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
The DGA selects Thales to bring 60 FENNEC helicopters up to ICAO standards
The French defense procurement agency (DGA) has granted Thales a contract to bring the FENNEC helicopters operated by the French Air Force and by ALAT (the French Army's Light Aviation division) up to ICAO standards.
Thales’s DISCUS sensor and surveillance system selected by Canadian army
Ottawa, June 3, 2009 - Thales has been awarded a $12.5 million Persistence Surveillance Towers System contract by the Government of Canada. The Thales Deployable Integrated Sensors for CompoUnd Security (DISCUS) system, will provide the Canadian
Oto Melara: The industrial launching trials of the SPIKE missiles from the Medium Armoured Vehicle “Freccia” in Anti-tank version have been successfully performed.
On 26th May 2009, at the Capo Teulada firing range, Oto Melara, a Finmeccanica Company, and the Israeli Rafael, respectively designer and manufacturer of the 25mm HITFIST® PLUS turret integrated with the SPIKE kit the former, designer and supplier
Indo Defence 2020 Expo & Forum
04 - 07
Jakarta - Indonesia
Global MilSatCom 2020
10 - 12
Park Plaza London Riverbank London - United Kingdom
Dubai Helishow 2020
10 - 12
Dubai South Event & Exhibition Center Al Maktoum Airport Dubai, - United Arab Emirates
Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS 2020)
18 - 20
Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS 2020) , Sakhir Airbase - Bahrain
THE WORLD DEFENCE ALMANAC 2021