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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...

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...

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

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

Rheinmetall Defense Gets New CTO

August 10, 2018 @ 10:40 AM

Rheinmetall has appointed Klaus Kappen, a formerly head of Research and Development coordination and Special Projects for Land Systems as the new Chief Technology Officer for its Defense business. In charge of the newly established CTO department at Rheinmetall headquarters, Kappen reports directly to the Chairman of the Executive Board of Rheinmetall AG, Armin Papperger, the company said in a statement Friday

China Appoints Former Missile Force Commander As Defense Minister

March 19, 2018 @ 09:09 AM

Chinas former missile commander Lt. Gen

New Chief of Defence Force for Singapore

March 13, 2018 @ 09:39 AM

The Singapore Defense Ministry has appointed Army chief Melvyn Ong Su Kiat as a new Chief of Defence Force, effective from March 23. Major-General Melvyn Ong Su Kiat, Chief of Army (COA), is taking over from Lieutenant-General (LG) Perry Lim Cheng Yeow as CDF, and Brigadier-General (BG) Goh Si Hou, Commander 6th Singapore Division, will assume the appointment of COA on 21 March

Indian MoD Sets-up Committee to Expedite Defence Procurement

February 8, 2018 @ 06:27 AM

Indian defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a 13 member Advisory Committee on Ministry of Defence (MoD) Capital Projects (RMCOMP) to expedite capital acquisitions to bolster armed forces preparedness. The Committee will consist of the following members: Vinay Sheel Oberoi, Former Secretary, Government of India – Chairman

Ukroboronprom Appoints Former DARPA Head as Supervisory Board Member

February 2, 2018 @ 08:36 AM

Ukraines state run Ukroboronprom has appointed former head of US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Anthony Tether as member of UOP Supervisory Board. Anthony Tether has been in charge of Ukroboronprom long-term development for over a year and a half