Conferences & Events
Russia, India Form Smerch Rockets JV
Russia and India will set up facilities to manufacture ammunition for the Russian-made Smerch multiple barrel rocket launcher
Thales, BEL to Make High-Tech Radars in India
India’s state-owned Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL) has joined with Thales of France to make high-tech radars for military and civilian
Antonov, Russian United Aircraft Cooperate on AN-70 Project
Ukrainian company Antonov together with Russian United Aircraft Corporation will participate in manufacturing Antonov An-70 transport airplanes.
Sagem, Thales Create Optronics Joint Venture
Sagem (Safran group) and Thales have announced the creation of OPTROLEAD, an equally-owned joint venture for optronics. The official signature creating the new company follows the original Memorandum of Understanding signed on December 20, 2011.
Airbus Military, TAI to Establish Joint Company in Turkey
Airbus Military and Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint company in Turkey.
Russian Helicopters, AgustaWestland to Develop New Helicopter
Russian Helicopters and AgustaWestland (a Finmeccanica company) announced that they have signed a Heads of Agreement at last week’s Farnborough International Air Show to jointly develop an all-new 2.5 tonne class single-engine
Sagem, MTU Aero Engines Create New Joint Venture
Sagem (Safran group) and MTU Aero Engines announced the signature of an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture, AES Aerospace Embedded Solutions GmbH to provide safety-critical software and hardware for military and civil aviation applications.
General Dynamics, Rheinmetall Form Tank Ammunition JV
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, and Rheinmetall Defence of Düsseldorf, Germany, have formed a tank ammunition joint venture company named Defense Munitions International, LLC (DMI).
New JV to Pursue USAF Launch
A newly formed joint venture -- IBL JV, LLC (IBL) -- will bid on the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s planned Launch and Test Range System Integrated Support Contract, or
Boeing Awards Direct Contract to Strata
Boeing and Mubadala Aerospace today announced a 10-year direct contract for Strata Manufacturing, Mubadala Aerospace's advanced composite aerostructures facility in Al Ain (UAE), to produce commercial composite aerostructures for the 777 and 787
Austal, General Dynamics Sign Cooperation Agreement
Austal has enhanced its positioning for Australian and international defense programs by entering into an agreement with mission system integrator General Dynamics Advanced Information
iRobot & TI to Co-Develop Robotic Technologies
Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) and iRobot Corp., a leader in robotic technology-based solutions, announced a partnership to develop robotic technologies using TI's smart multicore OMAP™ platform.
LONGBOW Delivers 1st Apache Block III UAS Control System
The LONGBOW LLC, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, delivered the first production Unmanned Aerial Systems Tactical Common Data Link Assembly (UTA) to the U.S. Army for the Apache Block
Safran & Thales Acquire Areva's Stake in Sofradir
Safran and Thales have acquired Areva’s 20% stake in Sofradir, their jointly owned subsidiary and a world-class centre of excellence in infrared detector
Qatar Airways Eyes Europe Acquisitions
Qatar Airways is eyeing more investment in Europe and has identified an acquisition target, the Gulf carrier's Chief Executive said, while declining to comment about Spanish airline
Cassidian & Rheinmetall Form UAS Joint Venture
Rheinmetall and Cassidian have agreed to pursue Rheinmetall’s Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) activities together in a Joint
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