Paramount Group has acquired a majority stake in Nautic Africa, one of the continents leading specialist shipbuilders, in a move that gives Paramount a key strategic maritime presence. The landmark deal comes amid a growing need to protect and secure Africas coastlines, great lakes and rivers, and political and economic assets, including oil pipelines, shipping lanes, tourist areas and national borders
AeroVironment and Eurocopter have signed a cooperative agreement to explore opportunities for expanding their respective military and commercial product portfolios at the AUSA 2013. “The combination of AeroVironments market leading unmanned technology and unique knowledge with Eurocopters world-class helicopter and systems expertise makes a formidable team,” said Roy Minson, senior vice president and general manager of AeroVironments Unmanned Aircraft Systems business segment
EADS signed a letter of intent (LoI) with CEFIPRA for creating a new innovation initiative named EADS-CEFIPRA Aerospace Programme at the India-France Technology Summit 2013. Under this programme, calls will be given to leading Indian universities and institutes to propose research projects for funding
CAE today announced the appointment of Mike Greenley as Vice President and General Manager of CAE Canada, Military, who was earlier working with General Dynamics. Mr
Brazil and Russia are planning to expand cooperation between the two countries with the creation of working groups in the areas of cyber security and space. Based on a proposal made by Brazilian defense minister Celso Amorim, and accepted by his Russian counterpart, defense minister Sergei Shoigu, the two countries also agreed to establish a political-strategic dialogue between the two nations in the areas of defense and international security
Thales Communications announces a company expansion and the change of its company name to Thales Defense & Security, effective from October 1, 2013. Two Thales businesses merged with Thales Communications – the navigation, surveillance, and simulation segment of the Thales air traffic management organization, and the former Thales USA Defense and Security, both long-time partners of Thales Communications
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking increased protection for Russian weapons manufacturers intellectual property rights on the global arms market. “The world arms market is rife with examples of illegal copying of others designs, and we have encountered these problems on past occasions,” Putin was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti at a meeting of the Russian Commission for Military-Technological Cooperation with Foreign States
The Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Yaalon visited the Lockheed Martin F-35 assembly line Thursday where the 5th Generation fighter aircraft is being built. This is the first time Minister Yaalon has been to the facility since the Israeli and U
Embraer signed a contract to acquire the remaining 50% of Atech Negócios em Tecnologia S.A
Boeing has appointed Dennis Swanson to the expanded role of vice president for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) in India. Swanson will be based in New Delhi and focus on strengthening relationships with customers, ensuring customer satisfaction and establishing new in-country partnerships
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