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  • newSEPI rules out Navantia yard closures
    Spanish state-holding company, the Sociedad Estatal de Participaciones Industriales (SEPI), has reported that it will not close any of naval shipbuilder Navantia's yards but will push ahead with plans to rejuvenate the workforce under a major moderni…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • newBelarusian KGB focuses on domestic security
    Key Points The primary role of the Belarusian KGB is to preserve President Alexander Lukashenko’s regime, and therefore its main focus is – and will remain – domestic security. In international operations, the KGB’s main targets are Lithuan…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • newRussia deploys two S-400 batteries near Vladivostok
    Key Points Two S-400 batteries assigned to the 1533rd Air Defence Missile Regiment are now operational near Vladivostok The current deployment brings the total number of operational S-400 batteries in Joint Strategic Command East to seven Satellit…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • newSweden maintained export momentum in 2017
    Swedish defence exports in 2017 remained at the high level achieved during 2016 with sales valued at SEK11.3 billion (USD1.4 billion). The Swedish Inspectorate of Strategic Products (Inspektionen for Strategiska Produkter) reported on 21 February th…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • newAHRLAC launches into US market
    South Africa’s Paramount Group announced on 22 February that it was launching its Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft (AHRLAC) aircraft into the US market. Known as the Bronco II, the company is aiming to promote the aircraft t…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • newIndia announces second defence industry corridor
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on 21 February government plans to establish a defence industrial corridor in the northern Indian region of Bundelkhand, which lies between the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The corridor is…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • newRUAG joins AMV35 team for Australian Land 400 bid
    BAE Systems Australia has announced a new alliance with RUAG Australia to strengthen its bid on the Land 400 Phase 2 programme to provide combat reconnaissance vehicles (CRVs) to the Australian Army. A press release on 21 February said BAE Systems a…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • newEU countries deny record number of arms export licences to Saudi Arabia, UAE
    An unprecedented number of export licences were denied by EU countries in 2016 for arms shipments to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the Flemish Peace Institute (FPI): a think-tank linked to Belgium’s regional Flemish…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • newBaltic states boost artillery capabilities
    The defence forces of Estonia and Lithuania are upgrading the indirect fire capability of their land elements, military officials from both Baltic countries highlighted at the IQPC Future Indirect Fires Eastern Europe Conference held in Bucharest, Ro…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • newNATO carries cyber operations, security to new levels as command structure reformed
    NATO is now reviewing how to achieve fully integrated cyber awareness and security at the strategic level for joint operations. The challenge flows from a 14 February decision by allied defence ministers to reform NATO’s command structure, includin…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • newAustralia’s CDIC looks to deepen engagement with local industry
    Key Points Centre for Defence Industry Capability outlines success in supporting Australian firms’ access to support initiatives and investment Focus is now on deepening that engagement to position local industry for longer-term development, says…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • newUS Navy interested in air force's retired MQ-1 Predator UAVs
    US Navy (USN) officials are discussing acquiring General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) the US Air Force (USAF) plans to retire, according to a USAF spokesperson. USAF spokesperson First Lieut…
    - 13 hours ago 22 Feb 18, 4:30am -
  • UK launches new Combat Air Strategy for future requirements and capabilities
    The United Kingdom is to launch a new Combat Air Strategy to explore the country’s future defence aviation requirements and capabilities, the government announced on 21 February. The strategy, which was announced by Defence Secretary Gavin William…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 7:30am -
  • Indonesian Navy submits reorganisation plans, proposals for third fleet to President Widodo
    Key Points Indonesia has finalised details for the creation of a third fleet, and submitted these proposals to the country’s president Plans for the reorganisation are long-standing, but have been given urgency under the leadership of Air Chief M…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • Curtiss-Wright acquires Dresser-Rand Government Business
    US systems and components manufacturer Curtiss-Wright announced on 20 February that it had agreed to acquire the Dresser-Rand Government Business from US-based Siemens Government Technologies. The price for the company will be USD212.5 million, whic…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • German MoD denies reports that Bundeswehr is not ready to lead NATO Very High Readiness Task Force
    The German Ministry of Defence (MoD) has downplayed media reports questioning the Bundeswehr’s ability to fully equip its contingent of the NATO Response Force’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF). The reports identify shortages in balli…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • RoKAF to upgrade KF-16s with JHMCS II
    South Korea is to integrate the latest Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System II (JHMCS II) helmet-mounted display onto its Lockheed Martin KF-16 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft as part of a wider upgrade of the type. Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • Australia engages with local industry for MBT upgrades
    The Australian government has held an industry day about upcoming armoured vehicle programmes, which it hopes will appeal to local small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Held in Melbourne on 21 February, the industry day hoped to draw in the interest…
    - 1 day ago 21 Feb 18, 6:30am -
  • Brazilian Army to acquire bridging equipment from GDELS
    The Brazilian Army is buying one Improved Ribbon Bridge (IRB) floating bridge system from General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) as part of its Army Strategic Program. A tender was issued in late 2017 through the Brazilian Army Commission in…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • Czech MoD pledges to boost defence spending
    Czech Defence Minister Karla Slechtova said that it would be an embarrassment if the Czech Republic did not meet its pledge to NATO to increase defence spending to 2% of GDP. “We promised that by 2020 we would increase defence spending to 1.4% of…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • Assault against journalists highlights increasingly severe death, injury risks to foreign individuals investigating militia activities in CAR
    Event Two European journalists were seriously injured by ex-Séléka militias last week in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of Bria, capital of Haute-Kotto prefecture, while filming human remains in the vicinity of the Kotto river. The exact…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • Aramark takes over DIO contract
    Following the announcement that defence services provider Carillion will enter into liquidation, ownership of a joint venture it operated to provide services to the UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) will now transfer to the other partner,…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • Corfin Industries acquired by private equity
    Private equity firm Behrman Capital announced on 20 February that it had acquired New Hampshire-based Corfin Industries. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. Corfin is involved in the microelectronics market, providing component preparati…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • Airbus Helicopters and TAI collaborate on MRO
    Key Points New arrangement positions Airbus Helicopters for expansion in key regional market Agreement is also reflective of Thailand’s growing emphasis on developing MRO capability Airbus Helicopters has expanded its profile in Thailand through…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 18, 5:30am -
  • Ethiopia’s ruling coalition likely to remain stable after appointing consensus replacement for outgoing PM by end-March
    Key Points The ruling EPRDF coalition is likely to agree on a consensus candidate during its congress scheduled for March, probably the head of the Oromo People’s Democratic Organisation secretariat, Abiy Ahmed. Ahmed’s appointment would ensure…
    - 2 days ago 21 Feb 18, 5:30am -

Russia Beyond The Headlines

  • RIR’s Top 5 cultural stories
    Did Indian aristocrats live in the Russian Empire?By Ilya SpectorIndian princes and people pretending to be Indian princes visited Russia several times during the 19th century. The last Maharaja of Punjab lived in Moscow for two years. How…
    - 10 May 17, 3:49pm -
  • RIR’s Top 5 science and technology stories
    Top Russian inventions that changed the worldBy Viktor KuzminRussian inventors have contributed generously to the development of global scientific thought. Many of their inventions have literally transformed the world, enabling us to enjoy such…
    - 28 Apr 17, 3:27pm -
  • RIR’s Top 5 economic stories
    Russia ready to “Make in India”by Natalia ShvabauerIn 2016, India was the partner country of INNOPROM, an international exhibition of industry and innovations, held in Russian city of Yekaterinburg. Russia and India need to restart EAE…
    - 27 Apr 17, 12:59pm -
  • RIR’s Top 5 defence stories
    1971 War: How Russia sank Nixon’s gunboat diplomacy by Rakesh SimhaMore than 45 years ago, India won a famous victory over Pakistan due to its brilliant soldiers, an unwavering political leadership, and strong diplomatic support from Moscow.…
    - 25 Apr 17, 5:52pm -
  • A new Russia for the new Indian
    Almost a decade and a half ago, when I applied for my first Russian visa from the consulate in Mumbai, I noticed the handful of people in the queue did not look like the kind of people I would invite for a cup of coffee (to put it mildly). They were…
    - 22 Apr 17, 2:40am -
  • Russia, India see eye-to-eye on terrorism - experts
    Moscow and New Delhi share a similar approach to addressing international terrorism and regularly hold consultations on the issue, yet this cooperation does not get accurately conveyed by the mass media, experts said at a video conference organised b…
    - 21 Apr 17, 1:58pm -
  • India, Russia to hold tri-service military drills
    India and Russia are planning to hold large-scale military exercises involving their armies, navies and air forces, TASS reported on April 19.“The Indra bilateral drills will for the first time be held with the participation of servicemen and mi…
    - 20 Apr 17, 2:56pm -
  • IAF uses Russian-made helicopters to douse Mount Abu fire
    The Indian Air Force (IAF) used Russia-made Mi-17V5 helicopters to douse a major fire in the tourist town of Mount Abu, DNA reported on its website.Two helicopters conducted 73 sorties and ferried water from Nakki lake to spray over the fire ravag…
    - 20 Apr 17, 2:03pm -
  • Sister cities: Moscow and Delhi agree to push for more economic engagement
    Senior officials from Moscow and Delhi have agreed to work towards broadening the economic engagement between the two sister cities. The sides discussed the inter-city cooperation at a session of the Business Council for Cooperation with India that…
    - 19 Apr 17, 5:51pm -
  • Indians to get visa-free access to the Russian Far East
    Indian citizens will soon be able to visit certain cities in the Russian Far East without a visa. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, on April 18, approved the list of 18 countries, including India, whose citizens would not need to undergo the us…
    - 19 Apr 17, 3:20pm -
  • Bangladesh explores economic tie-up with Leningrad Region
    Bangladesh, which celebrates the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Russia this year, is exploring a wider economic tie-up with the Leningrad Region.The sides discussed a series of measures when Bangladeshi Foreign M…
    - 18 Apr 17, 3:48pm -
  • How Ukraine’s new Antonov aircraft may create problems for Russia and India
    Ukraine may be coming apart at the seams but the country marked a geopolitical milestone when the Antonov AN-132D, the first Ukrainian plane built without Russian components, took to the air on March 31.An evolution of the hardy AN-32 turboprop, th…
    - 18 Apr 17, 2:09pm -
  • Sberbank looks to finance direct import of Russian gold to India
    Sberbank is looking to finance the direct import of gold to India, Aleksei Kechko, Managing Director of the Russian’s bank’s Indian subsidiary Sberin, told the Free Press Journal in an interview on April 13.“We think we could easily import g…
    - 17 Apr 17, 7:42pm -
  • RIR-ICWA joint roundtable on Russia-India security cooperation
    On Wednesday, April 19, the Russia & India Report and the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) will hold a panel discussion on Indo-Russian cooperation in the fight against global terrorism and ensuring stability in Afghanistan, Central Asia and…
    - 17 Apr 17, 4:36pm -
  • Why Indian students choose Russian medical schools
    According to a study done by the Higher School of Economics, in the beginning of 2016 there were 237,000 foreign students in Russian colleges, making up five per cent of the student body. Medicine is one of the areas that enjoys a high demand among I…
    - 17 Apr 17, 2:55pm -
  • Indian reflections on Russian Orthodox Easter
    Christians around the world, and across denominations, celebrate Easter on the same day this year, April 16. As a sworn agnostic, I see the cultural beauty in all religious festivals and love the fact that many time-honoured traditions are followed…
    - 16 Apr 17, 2:40am -
  • Russia and India: 70 years of friendship is just the beginning
    On April 13, 2017, Russia and India celebrated 70 years of diplomatic relations. Everyone knows that these relations have always been, even in the most complicated times, characterized by the spirit of pure friendship. But this anniversary is not onl…
    - 14 Apr 17, 6:45pm -
  • Russians treat Indians like their brothers and sisters – top academician
    Russia’s ties with India are characterised by strong people-to-people relations, and Russians treat Indians like their own “brothers and sisters,” a leading Russian academician said at a roundtable hosted by the Russian State University for the…
    - 14 Apr 17, 3:36pm -
  • Did Indian aristocrats live in the Russian Empire?
    At the end of the 19th century there were persistent rumours in India that legendary Maratha aristocrat and fighter Nana Sahib was still alive. The worst enemy of the British Raj in India disappeared after the fall of Kanpur. All the other leaders of…
    - 14 Apr 17, 3:07pm -
  • Putin, Modi exchange greetings on 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties
    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on April 13, exchanged greetings on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.In a letter to Indian Presiden…
    - 13 Apr 17, 6:01pm -
  • Gazprom to help ensure Indian energy security from 2018
    Russian gas giant Gazprom will begin supplying 2.5 million metric tonnes (mt) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually to India from 2018, Yuri Sentyurin, Russia’s Deputy Minister of Energy, told RIA Novosti on April 12.Gazprom's subsidiary Gazpro…
    - 13 Apr 17, 5:12pm -
  • What are the obstacles that hamper Indo-Russian ties?
    2017 is special for both India and Russia as the countries mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties. Moscow and New Delhi established diplomatic relations on April 13, 1947, four months before India gained independence from t…
    - 13 Apr 17, 2:12pm -
  • China snubs Russian request for RIC Defence Ministers meeting
    China has rejected a Russian request to hold a trilateral meeting at the level of defence ministers with India in Moscow, sources close to the Indian and Russian government told RIR on April 12.The proposed meeting would have been held on April 25…
    - 12 Apr 17, 3:29pm -
  • 25 years of daredevil aerobatics: Berkuts mark silver anniversary
    - 11 Apr 17, 5:28pm -
  • Russia-India intellectual property agreement on the cards - Rospatent head
    Russia and India will sign an intellectual property rights protection agreement later in the year, Grigory Ivliev, head of the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent), told RIR in an interview in New Delhi on April 7.“Russia…
    - 11 Apr 17, 4:02pm -
  • Tu-142M aircraft to be converted into a museum in Vishakapatnam
    A decommissioned Indian Navy anti-submarine aircraft Tu-142M will be turned into a museum, the Deccan Herald reported on April 9.The Indian Navy has been using 8 Tu-142M anti-submarine aircraft since 1988. Now the planes will be replaced by America…
    - 11 Apr 17, 2:19pm -
  • Surgical striker: How the BrahMos is becoming India’s war winner
    There’s a reason why rocket scientist Sivathanu Pillai likes to describe the BrahMos cruise missile as the “Brahmastra for the Indian armed forces.” Although the supersonic BrahMos is not quite in the same league as the weapon of Lord Brahma, i…
    - 10 Apr 17, 3:46pm -
  • Roscosmos, ISRO to jointly collect satellite data
    Russia's Roscosmos state corporation and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have agreed to jointly collect data using the Glonass system and India’a regional satellite system, Sputnik News reported on its website.Sergey Savelyev, deput…
    - 10 Apr 17, 3:21pm -
  • Famous Indian sand artist to take part in Moscow championship
    India’s most famous sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik will take part in the 10th Moscow Sand Art Championship, the IANS news agency reported on April 9.The artist from Odisha, who won the gold medal in Moscow in 2016 for his sand sculpture of Mahatma…
    - 10 Apr 17, 2:24pm -
  • From Leh to St. Petersburg: How Pashmina shawls reached 19th century Russia
    Ever since Afanasy Nikitin documented his 15th century voyage to India, Russian Tsars wanted to establish direct trade links with India. Products from India managed to reach Russia via Astrakhan, where an Indian community sprang up, and through the o…
    - 8 Apr 17, 2:45am -
  • Lucknow children’s film festival screens Russian cartoons
    Several Russian animation movies are being screened at the International Children’s Film Festival in Lucknow.The Russian films at the festival (which is being held until April 13) include Marapatsutsa (2016), The Suitcase (2016), Giraffe (2016) a…
    - 7 Apr 17, 6:43pm -
  • Nuclear power flagship of ties with India - Russian Deputy Minister
    Cooperation in the field of nuclear power is driving Indo-Russian economic ties, Russian Deputy Minister for Economic Development Oleg Fomichev said on April 7.“Successful collaboration in the atomic power sector is the flagship of the Indo-Russi…
    - 7 Apr 17, 6:25pm -
  • Victory Day Parade rehearsals conducted near Moscow
    - 7 Apr 17, 5:49pm -
  • Alrosa looks to expand India presence
    Russia’s largest diamond producer Alrosa is pondering over opening a representative office in Mumbai, its Chief Executive Sergey Ivanov told TASS on April 7.The decision will be made within a few months, Ivanov said.Media reports in March 2017…
    - 7 Apr 17, 3:11pm -
  • Boris Lisanevich: The Russian who “opened” Nepal for tourism
    Nepal, with its stunning nature and antique Hindu and Buddhist traditions, is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia. However, until the beginning of 1950s Nepal was a “Terra Incognita” for foreigners, with the exception of Indi…
    - 6 Apr 17, 4:15pm -
  • Indian passengers help Russian family robbed in a train
    Indian passengers on a train from Maharashtra to Haryana came to the aid of a Russian family that was robbed at night, Hindustan Times reports.According to the report, Alexander Mareshev and his family boarded a train for Ambala from Manmad in Maha…
    - 6 Apr 17, 3:38pm -
  • India to finance Bangladeshi purchase of Russian arms and spares
    In a sign of growing cooperation between New Delhi, Dhaka and Moscow, India will finance Bangladesh’s purchase of Russian weapons and spare parts, sources close to the situation told RIR on April 6.India will extend a line of credit of $500 milli…
    - 6 Apr 17, 1:53pm -
  • Kudankulam first unit comes under total Indian management
    The first unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project  (KNPP) is now completely under the management of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL), Russia’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation said on April 6.In a press note, Rosatom sa…
    - 6 Apr 17, 1:33pm -
  • Russia approves joint venture with India for helicopter production - report
    The Russian government has given a formal approval for a joint venture between Russian Helicopters and Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to manufacture 200 Kamov-226T helicopters, The Tribune reported on April 5, citing top sources in the Indian Minis…
    - 5 Apr 17, 5:42pm -
  • Rusal forms Indian JV to produce high-tech aluminium pastes
    Rusal, one of the world's largest aluminium producers, and Mumbai-based Runaya Metsource LLP, a company promoted by the principal shareholders of Vedanta, signed an agreement to establish a joint venture (JV) in India, the Russian company said in a p…
    - 5 Apr 17, 3:24pm -
  • Moscow, New Delhi bat for tie-ups between Russian and Indian media
    Senior Russian and Indian officials have called for greater interaction and collaboration between the media in the two countries. On April 3 the countries held their first ever media roundtable in New Delhi. The Russian delegation to the programme…
    - 4 Apr 17, 6:20pm -
  • India to release docu film to mark 70 years of diplomatic ties with Russia
    The Indian External Affairs Ministry will release a documentary film to mark the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties with Russia, Business Standard reported on April 3.The film will be screened on April 13, the day New Delhi and Mo…
    - 4 Apr 17, 3:22pm -
  • Russia to award 20 nuclear engineering scholarships to Bangladeshi students
    At least 20 Bangladesh students will receive scholarships to study nuclear engineering, Alexander Demin, Director of the Russian Center of Science and Culture (RCSC) in Dhaka, told RIR on April 3.The scholarships, sponsored by Russian state nuclear…
    - 4 Apr 17, 1:47pm -
  • Modi offers condolences to families of victims of St. Petersburg blast
    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has offered his condolences to the families of the victims of the April 3 bomb blast in St. Petersburg.“Deeply saddened by the loss of lives in the blasts at St. Petersburg metro,” Modi posted on Twitter. “…
    - 3 Apr 17, 8:32pm -
  • New Development Bank to work closely with BRICS Business Council
    The New Development Bank (NDB), one of the flagship institutions of BRICS, will work closely with the BRICS Business Council.  Senior executives from the bank met members of the council in New Delhi, where the NDB held its second annual meeting on M…
    - 3 Apr 17, 7:47pm -
  • Russian Railways to sign Nagpur-Secunderabad line modernisation contract
    JSC Russian Railways will soon sign a contract with India’s Railway Ministry to modernise the Nagpur-Secunderabad line, Alexander Misharin, first Vice-President of Russian Railways, told TASS on March 31.Trains on the 575-km line will run at a sp…
    - 3 Apr 17, 5:59pm -
  • Moscow’s Sindhi community celebrates Cheti Chand
    The Sindhi Community in Moscow ushered in ‘Cheti Chand,’ the Sindhi New Year, on April 1. The celebration, held at the Lunacharsky cultural centre, was attended by Indian expatriates as well as Russians based in the capital.Cheti Chand is celeb…
    - 3 Apr 17, 4:06pm -
  • The Foxbat that buzzed Pakistan 20 years ago
    In May 1997 a MiG-25R aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) flew deep into Pakistani airspace on a reconnaissance mission, photographed sensitive defence sites and broke the sound barrier, sending a powerful sonic boom over Islamabad. Before the Pak…
    - 3 Apr 17, 3:35pm -
  • North South Corridor moves closer to reality - report
    The International North South Transportation Corridor is almost ready and a dry run of containers will be conducted in the next fortnight, the Economic Times reported on April 3.The modalities of making the corridor functional were discussed at a…
    - 3 Apr 17, 1:30pm -
  • Coincidences and connections: 4 unusual links between Russia and India
    While there are deep-rooted connections between Russia and India that may even stretch back to the Vedic era, certain common words and names that we find in both countries are nothing but coincidences. Some links warrant far greater research, while o…
    - 1 Apr 17, 2:40am -

Defense-update.com

  • Boeing Joins General Atomics MQ-25 Stingray Team

    Boeing Joins General Atomics MQ-25 Stingray Team

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has formed an industry team to pursue the US Navy MQ-25 Stingray, the future carrier-based aerial refueling drone program. The most surprising member is the Autonomous Systems division of the Boei…
    - 9 days ago 13 Feb 18, 6:44pm -
  • France Introduces Scorpion’s New Member – VBMR-Light

    France Introduces Scorpion’s New Member – VBMR-Light

    The French defense General Armament Directorate (DGA) Ministry of Defense awarded Nexter a contract for the development, procurement, and support of the Light, Multirole Armored Vehicle (VBMR-L). Initial deliveries of VBMR-L are expected by 2022.
    - 10 days ago 12 Feb 18, 11:03pm -
  • Sikorsky Teams with Rheinmetall to Offer CH-53K to Germany

    Sikorsky Teams with Rheinmetall to Offer CH-53K to Germany

    Lockheed Martin Sikorsky has signed a strategic agreement with and German defense firm Rheinmetall teaming for competing in the German Air Force planned replacement of Sikorsky's CH-53G heavy transport helicopter program (Schwerer Transporthubschraub…
    - 16 days ago 6 Feb 18, 4:15pm -
  • Britain Offered 60% Workshare, Local Assembly of BOXER

    Britain Offered 60% Workshare, Local Assembly of BOXER

    BAE Systems, Pearson Engineering and Thales UK have signed agreements with the German-Dutch ARTEC consortium, as partners for the production of BOXER. The agreement paves the way for significant local manufacturing of the vehicle and its systems in t…
    - 17 days ago 5 Feb 18, 4:19pm -
  • New Configuration of MHTK Miniature Missile Validated In Flight Test

    New Configuration of MHTK Miniature Missile Validated In Flight Test

    Lockheed Martin has tested a new configuration of its Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) missile at the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Friday, January 26th. The test comprised a controlled flight of the miniature missile to demonstrate the intercep…
    - 23 days ago 31 Jan 18, 3:54am -

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