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Pentagon Exercises, Deployments Suspended Following 60-day Stop Movement Order

March 26, 2020 @ 08:29 AM

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper enacted a 60-day stop movement order for all DoD uniformed and civilian personnel and their sponsored family members overseas. This stop movement order will impact exercises, deployments, redeployments and other global force management activities

India Appoints First Chief of Defence Staff

December 30, 2019 @ 04:57 PM

India has appointed General Bipin Rawat as the country's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) tasked with the responsibility of advising the defence minister along with heading the new Department of Military Affairs to unite the training, logistics and procurement for the three branches of the armed forces. "IndianArmy congratulates General...

Hakan Buskhe To Quit Saab As President and CEO

August 12, 2019 @ 09:46 AM

Hakan Buskhe, President and CEO of Saab aerospace and defence company, will be stepping down from the position and will be leaving the firm by February 2020. Hakan Buskhe assumed the role of President and CEO of Saab on September 1, 2010

Rajnath Singh Appointed As The New Minister Of Defense Of India

May 31, 2019 @ 09:45 AM

Rajnath Singh has been appointed as the new Defense Minister of India serving under the new Narendra Modi-led government, dubbed as Modi 2.0

MBDA Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

May 16, 2019 @ 01:06 PM

MBDA has appointed Eric Béranger a new chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from 1 June 2019, replacing Antoine Bouvier. Over the past 20 years Éric has worked in a number of senior positions in Airbus Defence and Space, and most lately led Global Communications Company OneWeb, MBDA said in a press release

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company Appoints New President

April 11, 2019 @ 09:40 AM

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) has appointed Ravil Khakimov, ex-department director of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade as its new president. Khakimov will take over as the president of the company on April 10, 2019

Lockheed Martin Gets New CFO

December 11, 2018 @ 03:12 PM

Lockheed Martin's board of directors has approved the appointment of Kenneth R Possenriede, 58, as the companys Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Possenriede will be succeeding Bruce Tanner, a 37-year veteran of the company, slated to retire in mid-2019

Aviv Kochavi is New Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff

November 26, 2018 @ 08:13 AM

Israels cabinet has approved Maj. Gen

Indians, Bangladeshis, Kenyans Can Join UK Armed Forces

November 5, 2018 @ 06:57 PM

The British government will allow up to 1350 Commonwealth nationals such as citizens of India, Australia, Canada, Kenya Bangladesh to join its army, navy and air force. According to a statement, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) laid out the details before the House of Commons, which involves a waiver of the current requirement of a minimum of five-year residency in the UK to apply to join the countrys Army, Navy or Air Force

Social Media Addiction Among Pilots Leading To Sleep Deprivation: IAF Chief

September 17, 2018 @ 12:12 PM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said the social media addiction among pilots has lead to sleep deprivation, which most likely caused a fighter aircraft crash in 2013. “Everybody appears to be spending long hours on social media, late nights

Hindustan Aeronautics Appoints Madhavan as New Chairman

August 10, 2018 @ 01:11 PM

Indias state-run Hindustan Aeronautics has appointed R Madhavan, presently executive director as its new chairman and managing director. He will take charge of the top post when incumbent T Suvarna Raju retires on August 31, they said

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