Gavin Williamson was appointed as Britain's new defence secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon resigned over a sexual harassment scandal. Williamson has the difficult task of cutting the United Kingdoms defence expenditure, keeping forces levels at their optimum while at the same time increasing Britains defence exports which have been hit by falling procurement in its traditional market, the Middle East
Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) today announced the appointment of its Chief Executive Officer, Dr Andreas Schwer, who was earlier the Chairman & President of Rheinmetall International and CEO of its Combat Systems Division. SAMI also announced the formation of its Board of Directors, chaired by H
Rheinmetall has hired a former senior US department of defense official, Stephen C Hedger as its Senior Vice President Corporate Development USA. Hedger last served as Chief of Staff to former US Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work, who oversaw the annual development of the more than $600 billion US defense budget, and as Deputy Chief of Staff to then US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter
Lawmaker Nirmala Sitharaman was today sworn in as as Indias defence minister. Sitharaman is India's first full-time woman defence minister and takes from Arun Jaitley who held the two positions of finance and defence minister
Lockheed Martin has announced a job fair to be conducted on August 29 seeking about 1000 skilled people for F-35 Lightning II fighter production at its Fort Worth plant, Texas. The US Firm said it hopes to issue 800 to 1,000 letters of intent that same day out of an expected 2,000 applicants
Israel has appointed Maj.-Gen
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has named Air Force Gen Jeong Kyeong-doo as the new Joint Chiefs of Staff in a major reshuffle of military leadership. The cabinet has passed the decision and the National Assembly will decide a schedule for the confirmation hearing,
Turkey has replaced its land, naval and air force on Wednesday. Former Gendarmerie Commander Gen
Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada has tendered resignation taking responsibility over an alleged cover-up involving daily activity logs of Japanese troops serving as UN peacekeepers in South Sudan. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida will take over as interim defense minister until new chief is appointed, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was quoted as saying by
Ukraines state-run UkrOboronProm in collaboration with American company Delphi Corporation have founded a new enterprise ‘Electric Systems. With a 10 MEUR investment, the new enterprise is expected to create nearly 2 thousand new jobs and market wage rates, the company said in a press release Wednesday
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
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
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