China is building its second aircraft carrier to extend its military reach amid deepening maritime tensions with neighboring countries, Various media reported on Monday. The ship is being built in a shipyard in the northeastern city of Dalian, where the countrys first carrier, the Liaoning was refitted before going into service...
Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared the purchase of 38 PC-7 Pilatus basic trainer aircraft for Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday. The original contract was for 75 and had an option clause of buying 50 percent under the same terms and conditions
Emirates Defense Technology (EDT) is displaying a prototype of its 'Enigma' 8x8 armoured vehicles at Idex 2015 that is compatible with a variety of weapons systems. The compatibility includes a variant of the M777 howitzer
India is likely to finalize a major defence deal worth about $1.5 billion for two more Israeli Phalcon AWACS (airborne warning and control system) and four aerostat radars
MKU will be showcasing 6th Generation armour protection technology ‘Modulare Schutz Technik' at Aero India, held from February 18th to 22nd, 2015. ‘ModulareSchutzTechnik uses advanced materials, and specialized manufacturing processes, to reduce the weight and thickness of armour solutions by almost 40%, resulting in operational benefits like increased useful payload and...
India and the US are likely to expedite discussion on joint production of electromagnetic system to smoothen takeoff and landing of fighter jets on board. India is keen to jointly develop Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) with the US for the aircraft carrier that is under production in Kochi, officials were quoted as saying by The Economic Times
Patria and KONGSBERG have signed an agreement to pursue together a major combat vehicle and weapon system program in the Middle East region. Patria's AMV 8x8 wheeled armoured vehicle and Nemo 120 mm turreted mortar are already in use in the Middle East
India plans to speed up work on its Stealth capable advanced medium combat aircraft (AMCA), following the success achieved on its Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) project. Officials of Indias Defence Research And Development Organization (DRDO) and various media reports point out that the AMCA project should see the light of day in about five to eight years
The Indian Navy is considering a $1.65 billion proposal to acquire 12 US-2i aircraft from Japanese company ShinMaywa in 2015, under the ‘Buy and Make (global) category of the Defence Procurement Procedure 2013
Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi and ARMAEREO (Italian National Armaments Directorate) have signed a contract worth 120 million Euros to provide the Italian Air Force with further three advanced trainer aircraft M-346 (identified as T-346A by the Italian Air Force). The agreement also includes ground base training system and relevant logistic support
Ogden Air Logistic Complex (ALC) and Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems, Ltd., recently signed a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Agreement defining how the two entities will collaborate during prospective contract opportunities to bring the best possible services and solutions to the warfighter
Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the extended lease of Gripen from Sweden to the Czech Republic. This agreement provides for the continuing support and upgrade of the Czech aircraft for a further 12 years