Conferences & Events
Jeff Johnson to Lead Boeing Military Aircraft Business
The Boeing Company named Jeff Johnson, Vice President, Business Development, Boeing Military Aircraft (BMA). He succeeds Tim Norgart, who recently retired from Boeing. Johnson will be based in St. Louis, Missouri, and report to BMA President Shelley
MBDA Names Dave Armstrong as UK Managing Director
MBDA announced the appointment of Dave Armstrong MBE to the role of MBDA UK Managing Director and EGD Technical (Executive Group Director). The appointment will become effective on1 April 2015. He replaces Steve Wadey who is leaving MBDA at the end
RENAULT TRUCKS Defense Presents the VAB Ultima Génie
RENAULT TRUCKS Defense, together with the French Army technical unit (STAT) and the end users, approved the loading of all possible Engineer corps kits on this VAB Ultima Génie prototype. The French Army Engineers School seized this opportunity to
Northrop Grumman, UAE’s HCT Extend STEM Partnership
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), renewing their joint commitment to advancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the
MBDA Names Jérôme Dufour as Director of Communications
Jérôme Dufour has been appointed MBDA’s new Director of Communications and will take up his role on 9th March, 2015. He will report directly to Antoine Bouvier, CEO of MBDA, and takes over from Yves Barillé who has moved to Airbus Helicopters as its
US Senate Nominates Ashton Carter New Defense Secretary
The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to approve the nomination of Ashton B. Carter, a former senior Pentagon official, as President Barack Obama's fourth Secretary of Defense.
Jorge Domecq Takes Office as EDA Chief Executive
Jorge Domecq officially started his term as Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA) on Monday 02 February 2015.
Airbus DS Names New Head of Military Aircraft Business
Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS) has named Fernando Alonso (58) as Head of its Military Aircraft business unit as per 1st of March. Bernhard Gerwert, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space, will act as interim Head of Military Aircraft until this date.
Saudi Arabia’s New Defense Minister
On 23 January, Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman has appointed his son Mohammad bin Salman as Defense Minister and Head of the Royal Court.
New Appointments to the Thales Executive Committee
Patrice Caine, Chief Executive Officer of Thales (photo), has made the following appointments to the Thales Executive
Raytheon VP Named Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Pathfinder
Raytheon Vice President Ed Miyashiro has been named an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Pathfinder, recognizing his significant contributions in this unique field.
Thales Tentatively Names New CEO, Chairman of the Board
At the meeting of Thales’ Board of Directors on 23 December 2014, Patrice Caine and Henri Proglio were co-opted as Directors, following the resignations of Philippe Logak, who served as Chairman & Chief Executive Officer since the departure of
Obama Names Ashton Carter 25th US Secretary of Defense
President Barack Obama on Friday named Dr. Ashton B. Carter as his choice to become the 25th Secretary of Defense, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) reported.
Airbus Helicopters Appoints Yves Barillé Vice President, Corporate Communications
Yves Barillé has been appointed as Airbus Helicopters' Vice President of Corporate Communications.
Thales Names Philippe Logak as Acting Chairman and CEO
At the meeting of the Board of Directors of Thales Group on 27 November 2014, Jean-Bernard Lévy, who has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDF, tendered his resignation to the company's Directors and it was accepted.
RUAG Appoints New CEO for Aerostructures Division
The Board of Directors of RUAG has appointed Alexander Toussaint as the new CEO of the Aerostructures division and member of the Executive Board. Toussaint, who holds a doctorate in engineering, has many years of international management experience
Asia Defence Expo & Conference Series
29 - 30
17 - 21
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
International Defence Exhibition in Iraq (IQDEX)
09 - 12
Baghdad International Fairground - Iraq
12 - 14
Tumamah Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia
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