Conferences & Events
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.
M-346 makes its 1,000th flight
The new M-346 Master advanced trainer designed by Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company, has reached the symbolic 1,000-flight
NGC Begins Producing 1st Int'l F-35 JSF
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has begun producing the center fuselage for the first international F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, an F-35B short take off, vertical landing (STOVL) variant for the United Kingdom designated BK-1. The center fuselage
BAE Acquires VT's Stake in BVT
BAE Systems announced that it has acquired VT Group's 45% shareholding in BVT Surface Fleet Limited
Brazil Receives First Leopard 1A5 MBT
- A total of 220 systems to be supplied to Brazil from German army stocks by 2012.- KMW overhauls the vehicles in Germany and provides local
2 New Export Contracts for Nexter
After last September’s order by the French Army for 15 helicopter SH 20 type retractable door mountings, the wide range of Nexter Systems weapons systems designed around the 20 M 621 cannon is once again successful thanks to 2 export
First A330MRTT wet contact through in house designed boom
An Airbus Military A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) fitted with the Air Refuelling Boom System (ARBS) successfully performed the first in-flight refuelling with two F16s from the Portuguese Air Force on 21st October.
Vectronix wins the 2009 award for French development in Switzerland
Already for the twenty-first time Swiss and French companies received this prestigious award from the Swiss-French chamber of commerce and industry (CFSCI). On October 16, Vectronix was among the winners in
Rotating E-Scan Radar May Push Eurofighter Exports
The new "repositionable" electronically scanned radar being proposed for the Eurofighter could make the difference for the fighter in export markets, its designers claim.
NATO Agency and Turkey Delegation paved the way for further collaboration
On Thursday 15th of October, NC3A hosted a Turkish Delegation that was in Brussels as part of a two days Defence Industry Conference in NATO HQ. The Delegation was led by Turkey’s Under Secretary for Defence and included thirty Turkish Senior/Middle
Abu Dhabi MAR & ThyssenKrupp ink Naval Deal
German industrial firm ThyssenKrupp and Abu Dhabi MAR Group agreed a long-term strategic partnership for building naval ships and megayachts, ThyssenKrupp said
SELEX Galileo's Defensive Aids Suite selected by the RAF
SELEX Galileo, of Finmeccanica, will provide the Defensive Aids Suite (DAS) as part of the £300 million upgrade programme for 28 of the Royal Air Force’s fleet of Puma Mk1 helicopters.
MOI Innovation Summit
05 - 07
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Singapore Air Show 2018
06 - 11
UMEX + SIMTEX 2018
25 - 27
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 – International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience
06 - 08
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - United Arab Emirates
THE WORLD DEFENSE ALMANAC