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SKELDAR V-200 rotary platform to take centre stage as 3F Advanced Systems joins forces with UMS SKELDAR at Aero India 2017. The official partnership between 3F Advanced Systems, a subsidiary of $750mil 3F Group India, and UMS SKELDAR, the joint venture between Saab and UMS Aero, is the first collaboration...
Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide announced the decision to conduct the project for providing the Army a Mobile Ground Based Air Defence System in a direct acquisition with KONGSBERG. The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency will initiate the acquisition process with KONGSBERG to define the final configuration and system...
Rubb will be showcasing all the latest technology in rapid deployment ‘super structures’ at IDEX 2017. Rubb’s Expeditionary Forces Aircraft Shelter System (EFASS) is designed to be rapidly deployed, providing reliable, durable and field maintainable fabric engineered structures for difficult terrain and harsh climatic conditions. Demountable, relocatable and reusable, EFASS...
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The Royal Australian Navy awarded to Schiebel a contract for the supply of its CAMCOPTER® S-100 System and three years of follow-on Contractor Logistics Support. The Royal Australian Navy released an international Request for Tender (RfT) in late February 2016 for a UAS capability. Schiebel was very pleased to be...
Stavatti Aerospace is entering the Javelin into the USAF Advanced Pilot Training Program (T-X) competition. The Stavatti Javelin is a new twin-engine, two-seat, high performance military jet trainer and Very Light Fighter (VLF) aircraft. Derived from the ATG Javelin Mk-30, the Javelin will be a candidate for the USAF T-X...
Expectations of rapid growth in defence spending in countries in the Middle East offer platforms for Denel’s participation in the region’s top defence exhibition in February. Zwelakhe Ntshepe, the Acting Chief Executive of Denel says the company will have a strong presence at IDEX 2017 hosted in Abu Dhabi from...
Allison Transmission will feature its product lines for military vehicles at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX 2017, Feb. 20-23 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The biennial event attracts more than 100,000 attendees from all over the world. Allison transmissions are suitable for light-, medium- and heavy-duty...
General Dynamics European Land Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver 34 Pandur 6x6 armored vehicles to the Austrian Armed Forces. The vehicle supply contract, signed on December 22, 2016, with the Austrian Ministry of Defense. The modernized version of the PANDUR 6x6 vehicles will be completely manufactured in Austria and the first vehicle...

Photo Report: IDEX 2017 Defence Show in Abu Dhabi

The IDEX defence show takes place in Abu Dhabi from 19 to 23 February 2017, the most important event of its kind in the...

Remdizel Unveils K-53949 Armoured Personnel Carrier at IDEX 2017

Russian defence company JSC “Remdizel” unveiled its new K-53949 all-terrain mine resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle at this year's IDEX exhibition. The K-53949 is a modular armoured vehicle able to be airdropped and...

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China Promotes VT4 Main Battle Tank in Middle East

China's military group NORINCO has announced plans to market the VT4 main battle tank internationally beginning in the Middle East. The arms exporter expects potential buyers...

Russia Deploys Air Defence Systems to Russia-Finland Border

The new Russian Pantsyr-S1 (NATO designation SA-22 Greyhound) short-range air defense systems were spotted near Vyborg, city is located near the Russia's border with Finland. In Russian...