The latest development in a 3-year old corruption scandal involving the US Navy officers for selling military secrets to an Asian defense contractor, has come to attention again with the arrest of an official on Tuesday. Bruce Loveless, who recently retired, became the second admiral charged in the investigation, increasing the...
Indian defense minister, Manohar Parrikar has stepped down from the post on Monday and will be replaced by Arun Jaitley who is also the finance minister of India. Manohar Parrikar will be taking oath as chief minister of Goa on Tuesday
South Korean Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shareholders have approved a plan to split the company into six separate entities from April this year despite objections from the company's union employees. The shareholder motion splits the world's largest shipbuilder into six separate companies – a shipbuilding entity, plus five independent firms derived...
The US National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) has appointed Ashley Bunce as Executive Director of Women In Defense. The NDIA affiliate, Women In Defense, supports the advancement and recognition of women in national security
Thales has appointed Emmanuel de Roquefeuil as the new Vice-President and Country Director for India. He will succeed Antoine Caput with effect from 1st February 2017
BAE Systems has appointed Nik Khanna as the Managing Director of its India operations with effect from 1st February 2017. Nik joins the Company from Raytheon where as Country President he led business development, marketing and strategy in India for the last four years
Andrey Boginsky, former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation has been appointed as the CEO of Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec. Andrey Boginsky has the title of Honorary Aircraft Builder
Chinas Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) plans to end all commercial activities such as livestock production, house renting and medical services in three years, as part of the on-going military reform. Governments in provincial-level regions, including Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing and Guangdong, have set up interdepartmental teams to work with military authorities to push forward the efforts, Xinhua News Agency reports, adding that the Supreme People's Court has also established a panel to help the military deal with related legal and judiciary affairs
The US Senate Armed Services Committee has approved retired Marine Gen. James Mattis for defense secretary
Russian Rosoboronexport has appointed Alexander Mikheev as its new CEO. On January 10, 2017, during a meeting held at Rostec offices, Rostec CEO Sergeic Chemezov officially introduced Alexander Mikheev as the new CEO of JSC Rosoboronexport to the Rostec and JSC Rosoboronexport leadership, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Former Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif has been appointed as the commander of the Saudi-led 39-nation military coalition to combat terrorism. The coalition is fighting Shia rebels supported by Iran in Yemen and General's Sharief's appointment is seen as an attempt to thaw Saudi-Iran relations
General Bipin Rawat and Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa took over as the new chiefs of the India Army and Air Force respectively on Saturday. Lt General Rawat commanded an infantry battalion, along the Line of Actual Control in the Eastern Sector, a Rashtriya Rifles Sector and an Infantry Division in the Kashmir Valley, a Corps in the Eastern theatre and the Southern Command, the Indian MoD announced