Conferences & Events
Russia to Build New Strategic Bomber
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia will start building a new strategic bomber."We should not confine ourselves to developing just one new model," Putin said of the Russian T-50 fifth-generation stealth fighter that had its maiden
Oshkosh: New Vehicles at AUSA
Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, is displaying two new tactical wheeled vehicles in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., at the annual Association of United States Army (AUSA) Winter Symposium and Exposition. Two new variants of the MRAP
Rafale To Get Power-by-Hour Service
A "power-by-the-hour" contract with engine maker Safran is expected to deliver high readiness rates on the Rafale strike fighter, Defense Minister Hervé Morin said Feb. 22.The global contract for the Rafale's twin M88 engines is expected to deliver
Israel Introduces New Drone
A new drone that can remain airborne for more than 24 hours and reach as far as Iran was added Feb. 21 to the Israeli air force's arsenal, the military said.Described by the army as a "technological breakthrough" the Eitan - which means strong in
Thales Launches Vigile LW
Thales today announces the launch of Vigile LW, a new, lightweight, naval Radar Electronic Support Measures (RESM) system set to redefine situational awareness for small vessels.
SELEX Galileo’s IRST to Equip Gripen's Next Generation Fighter
SELEX Galileo announced that Saab has selected the Infrared Search & Track (IRST) system SKYWARD-G to equip Saab’s Gripen Next Generation (NG)
MBDA: more use of composite materials in missiles
MBDA launched the CRISTAL*project which aims to further extend the maturity level of the composite material moulding technology from the Carbone Forgé company, as required in order to be able to use it in aeronautical and defence applications. The
Sikorsky S-76DT Helicopter Enters Production
The S-76D™ Helicopter Program is entering production, signifying the latest major milestone in the program that is manufacturing the next generation model of the popular S-76® Helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
New Compact Integrated Bridge Systems for Ships
Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has introduced a new compact integrated bridge system (CIBS) designed to improve situational awareness and ship efficiency while reducing installation
Future military technologies showcased
A selection of the latest air and land unmanned vehicles and weapon sights technologies currently being tested and evaluated for future operational use has been unveiled to MOD
Lockheed Reveals JLTV Ambulance
Lockheed unveiled an ambulance variant of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) at the Modern Day Marine convention Oct. 5 in Quantico, Va.
Oshkosh Unveils MTVR 4X4
Oshkosh Defense unveiled a new 4X4 variant of its Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement truck aimed at increasing mobility while preserving payload, company officials said.
'Bug Eye' to give troops better night vision
Frontline troops will soon be able to see better in the dark using a revolutionary new optical technology 'Bug Eye' that’s modelled on the eye of a tiny parasitic fly, said engineers at BAE Systems. The BAE team has developed the new ‘bug eye’
Thales introduces I-Mast 100
Thales introduces the I-Mast 100 integrated sensor and communication system for naval vessels.
Thales unveils Sophie ZS and Sophie XF, two new handheld thermal imagers
Thales today announces the expanding of its line of Sophie thermal imagers with the launch of two new products: Sophie ZS (Zoom Surveillance) mono-function and Sophie XF (eXtended Functions) multi-function. Both cameras are specially tailored to
A new name to note: Oerlikon Contraves Deutschland GmbH is now Rheinmetall Soldier Electronics – a centre of excellence for advanced infantry technologyTrading under the new name Rheinmetall Soldier Electronics GmbH, the former Oerlikon Contraves
19 - 24
Langkawi - Malaysia
Maritime Security & Offshore Patrol Week
Atlantis The Palm Hotel & Resort, Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Istanbul - Turkey
Electric Warefare Europe
13 - 15
Stockholm - Sweden
THE WORLD DEFENSE ALMANAC