Conferences & Events
MBDA and BUMAR sign framework agreement
On 1st July 2009, Antoine Bouvier and Edward Nowak, the Chief Executive Officers of MBDA and the BUMAR group of Poland respectively, met in France to sign a framework agreement between their two organisations. The full details of the final agreement
Ready for lift-off
The countdown has begun for the launch of the UAE’s first Earth observation satellite, which will see the country take a giant leap into the world of space technology.Next Saturday will herald the start of a new chapter in the UAE’s scientific
BAE, Kongsberg sign deal for Australia
BAE Systems has signed a deal to partner with Kongsberg to sell its remote weapon station technology in the Australian defense market.
MBDA DEMONSTRATES VL MICA IN A COASTAL DEFENCE ROLE
Deployed for the first time in a ground-to-air, area defence configuration, VL MICA has intercepted a low signature target flying just a few metres above the surface of the sea.
Kuwait plans $314m Infantry Vehicle Upgrade
The government of Kuwait has requested US Defense Security Cooperation Agency for a $314 million upgrade for its Desert Warrior infantry fighting vehicle. The upgrade includes installation of the improved thermal sight system 2nd generation
EDA gives the go-ahead for new unmanned high-tech platform
The European Defence Agency (EDA) has given a green light to an ambitious development project under the leadership of Rheinmetall Defence of Düsseldorf, Germany. The EDA has contracted with Rheinmetall Defence and three other companies (Diehl BGT
Dubai airshow 2009 attracts top aerospace names
The Dubai Airshow has attracted top names in the aerospace industry to the new Emirates Hall, its fourth exhibition area, created due to unprecedented demand.
Bahrain airport installs bomb scanners
Special machines that will scan airline passengers' baggage for explosives are being installed at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), making Bahrain only the second country in the Gulf to introduce new security measures.
Fire support and artillery summit on way
The region's first and only summit on fire support and artillery, Future Artillery Middle East 2009 will be held from October 18 to 21 at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu
Fire support and artillery summit on way
The region's first and only summit on fire support and artillery, Future Artillery Middle East 2009 will be held from October 18 to 21 at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi.
Agility renews $91m US army deal
Agility Defense & Government Services (DGS), the public sector arm of Kuwait-based Agility, said the US Army has awarded a one-year option on the Army’s Heavy Lift VI contract worth $91 million.
Billion EURO-contract for PUMA IFV
- Largest single order in KMW’s recent history. - Delivery to German Bundeswehr starting 2010. Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has received the largest single order in its recent history with a commission for series production of the Puma Infantry
Two French firms win Iraq contracts: bosses
Two French companies said on Friday they had won business contracts worth up to 90 million euros from the Iraqi authorities to build naval craft and an airport in the country.
CILAS Delivers Two SLD 500 Counter Snipers
CILAS is delivering two SLD 500 counter snipers systems to the US Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC). The order was placed last December after several trials campaigns in various weather and distance conditions.
Paris Airshow Video Gallery
Egypt wants S-400 to counter Iran
In a sign of mounting concern about Teheran's missile capability, the Egyptian military recently expressed interest in purchasing the Russian-made, advanced S-300 and S-400 air defense
MBDA Unveils its Vision of Future Air Systems
F-15C Eagles of Saudi, U.S. Air Forces Fly in Formation
Nexter Participates at Paris Air Show 2019
Lockheed Martin-Led Team Launches Littoral Combat Ship 21
Egypt, Togo Conclude Joint Military Drills
Iran Unveils Ten Advanced Defensive Systems
Leonardo Showcases Latest Drones, Trainer, Aircraft at Paris Air Show
Collins Aerospace Makes Its Paris Air Show Debut
International Paris Air Show
17 - 23
Le Bourget - France
03 - 06
Kielce, - Poland
10 - 13
London - United Kingdom
Association of the United States Army – AUSA 2019
14 - 16
Washington, D.C. - United States
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