Conferences & Events
Putin: Russia Must Develop 'Offensive' Weapons
Russia must develop new offensive weapons systems to counter U.S. missile defenses and prevent Americans from feeling they can "do whatever they want," Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Dec. 29.
Nexter & GTD in JV
GTD and Nexter Systems have signed a shareholder agreement under which a Spanish joint venture will be formed within the next few weeks. One of the main tasks of the new company will be to fulfil the contract for the Spanish "Vehiculo Blindado
US Delays New 'Bunker Buster' Bomb
A 'bunker buster' bomb with more than 10 times the explosive power of its predecessor is to be put into service by the United States next December, six months later than previously scheduled, the Defence Department
Lockheed Martin: Critical Milestones Achieved
Lockheed Martin Missile Defense Systems achieved several key milestones in 2009, including five successful intercepts and numerous other major accomplishments, further solidifying Lockheed Martin as a world leader in air and missile defense.
A400M Takes to the Skies
This morning Airbus Military’s all-new A400M took off for its maiden flight from Seville Airport in Spain. The first entirely new airlifter of the 21st Century took to the air from runway 09 at 10:15 local time (09:15
Airbus military plane set for Friday debut
The Airbus A400M Military Transport Plane will make its maiden flight in Southern Spain tomorrow, and its success could be critical to a project that is under threat after nearly two years of delays and cost overruns.
Airbus military plane set for Friday debut
The Airbus A400M Military Transport Plane will make its maiden flight in Southern Spain tomorrow, and its success could be critical to a project that is under threat after nearly two years of delays and cost
Australian Navy in the Gulf for 1st Time
A team of 25 Royal Australian Navy Officers and Sailors will depart this week for the Middle East to form the Command Group of a Coalition Naval Task Force engaged in Maritime Security operations throughout the
1st Test Flight for Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III
The Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III program completed the first flight of its structures test aircraft. The test, conducted Nov. 23 in Mesa, demonstrated flight characteristics and handling maneuvers. Tests to continue to expand the helicopter's
Thales takes Flight on the new Gulfstream G650
The all-new Gulfstream G650 ultra long-range business aircraft successfully completed its first flight in Savannah on November 25,
US pitches unique F-35 Fighter Jet to Israel
The US has offered to add Israeli systems and munitions to a new US-built fighter jet and deliver it to Israel by 2015, provided a deal is sealed in coming
P&W Delivers 400th F119 Engine to US Air Force
Pratt & Whitney delivered the 400th F119 engine, which powers the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, to the U.S. Air Force.
Hand Over of the 200th Eurofighter
A military ceremony set the scene for the hand-over of the 200th Eurofighter production aircraft from EADS Defence & Security (DS) to the operator, the German Air Force.
Selex Galileo InksLocal Contract
SELEX Galileo of Finmeccanica has been awarded a 26 million Euro contract for the supply of SM-1S Radar Seekers for a Middle East customer. The award comes as part of an MBDA contract for the provision of MARTE MK2/N anti-ship
CILAS delivers MILDA to DGA
ORLEANS, November 5th 2009 – CILAS recently delivered to the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA) the prototype of the compact laser source MILDA – Mid Infrared Laser for DIRCM Application. The DGA awarded this project to CILAS two years ago,
EADS Defence & Security delivers first 5 SIR's to DGA
EADS Defence & Security (DS) has just delivered the first five SIR (Regimental Information System) command systems to the DGA. These systems will equip the new generation of VBCI armoured vehicles.
10th International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS 2021)
23 - 27
EXPOFORUM St. Petersburg - Russia
Undersea Defence Technology (UDT 2021)
Rostock - Germany
DEFEA Defence Exhibition Athens
13 - 15
Metropolitan Expo Athens - Greece
International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS 2021)
01 - 02
Zhukovsky Flight Research Institute, Moscow - Russia
THE WORLD DEFENCE ALMANAC 2021