Brazil's Defense Minister Celso Amorim met Sweden's Secretary of State for Defence Carl von der Esch last week to discuss about the progress on the Gripen deal, according to the official blog for Gripen.
The Swedish delegation also met with the Secretary General of Ministry of Defence, Ari Matos Cardoso, who said that he is creating a Working Group (WG) which will monitor the entire process of purchase of the aircraft and the process should be completed and formalized by the end of February.
According to the Swedes, the important thing at this point is for the representatives of both the countries to communicate and stay abreast of the proceedings, the report added.
In an interview with Defenseworld.net, S K Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) talks about the company's latest JVs, programs and new projects it intends to pursue.
In an interview with Defenseworld.net, Howard Farr, Vice President, Government/NGO, Signalhorn talks about the company's range of military communications solutions and the contracts they are currently fulfilling.
In an exclusive intervie with Defenseworld.net, Director General of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Avinash Chander talks about the light combat aircraft and land and naval projects.
In an interview with Defenseworld.net, a NATO official who did not wish to be identified talked extensively on NATO's recently conducted cyber defense exercise and overall plans to build cyber defense capabilities of its member-nations and institutions..
In an interview with Defenseworld.net, Tim White, Director, Communications Night Vision & Communications Solutions for Exelis talks about the conditions shaping the night vision market, target customers and the future of night vision technology.
In an email interview with Defenseworld.net, Sergei Gromov, Director-General of Ukroboronprom talks about the Ukraine-based company's massive growth in the past year and how challenges that lie ahead.
Unexploded mines, ordnance and hidden caches of weapons are one of the most terrifying relics leftover at the end of conflicts and wars.
Since becoming the single largest defence customer accounting for almost half of the Israeli military sales worldwide, the Indo-Israel relationship has become crucial to both countries, since India has increased its dependency on Israel for sensitive high tech cooperation..
Ever since the US lifted a six year arms embargo against Indonesia following a political settlement in the Aceh province ending years of repressive rule and human rights abuse, Jakarta has become the most sought-after country in South East Asia for arms sales.
The report details equipment ordered over the last five years, equipment inducted and follow on orders.
Over the last two decades, the UAE has been steadily developing its armed forces with large purchases of infantry combat vehicles.