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Airbus Helicopters Appoints Yves Barillé VP of Corporate Communications

December 4, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

Yves Barillé has been appointed as Airbus Helicopters' Vice President of Corporate Communications. As of March 2015, Yves Barillé will report to CEO Guillaume Faury and manage all internal and external communication activities for Airbus Helicopters

Cubic Appoints Chris Bellios Senior VP of National Intelligence, Mission Support Services

December 3, 2014 @ 01:21 PM

Cubic Corporation announced today that Chris Bellios has been appointed senior vice president of National Intelligence, Mission Support Services. He will report to Bill Toti, president and general manager of Cubic Mission Support Services

FLIR Systems Cleared of Trade Secret Theft Charges

November 27, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

FLIR Systems has been cleared of misappropriating trade secrets in a long-running dispute with Raytheon. The case, heard in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, related to the way in which infrared detector maker Indigo Systems – acquired by FLIR way back in 2004 – manufactured its...

Thales Chairman And CEO Jean-Bernard Levy Resigns

November 27, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Thales announced today that it has accepted the resignation of its CEO and Chairman, Jean-Bernard Lévy during a board meeting and has appointed Philippe Logak as the acting Chairman and CEO. Jean-Bernard Lévy has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Eléctricité de France (EDF)...

UTC CEO Louis Chenevert Steps Down, Gregory Hayes To Succeed

November 26, 2014 @ 07:47 AM

United Technologies has announced Tuesday that Chief Executive Officer Louis Chenevert has stepped down and will be succeeded by Gregory Hayes, who has been serving as the company's chief financial officer. The decision comes as a surprise as the company struggles to boost growth in several key units, Bloomberg reported

Boeing Collaborates With Six Danish Companies To Jointly Work On Future Defense...

November 1, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Boeing and six Danish defense companies signed agreements to jointly pursue a range of business opportunities in defense and aerospace-related manufacturing, maintenance, software and simulation integration, and other areas Friday. The agreements with Danish Aerotech, Falck Schmidt Defence Systems, IFAD, Multicut, Systematic and Terma are key elements of Boeings industrial plan related to its F/A-18 Super Hornet offering to Denmark

Safran, Bharat Forge To Team Up For Indian Aerospace Opportunities

October 18, 2014 @ 12:22 PM

Safran and Bharat Forge announced a long-term partnership to supply critical high integrity forged and machined components for Indian commercial aircraft applications to Safrans global affiliates last week. Over the past 18 months, Safran and Bharat Forge have worked on a demonstrator phase for initial trial production of critical forgings in a variety of materials; including titanium, nickel based and steel alloys, for aerospace

Airbus, Boeing Seek Further Clarity On India’s Defence Procurement Procedure

September 23, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

The Indian MOD should provide a list of state-of-the-art technologies where foreign direct investment (FDI) of more than 49% can be considered, CEO of Airbus Defence & Space India, Peter Gutsmiedl said. Gutsmiedl was speaking at a discussion on the defence procurement procedure (DPP) of the MoD which was recently modified to increase FDI from 26% to 49%

Guatemalan Military Chief Rudy Ortiz Dies In a Chopper Crash

August 21, 2014 @ 10:07 AM

The head of the Guatemalan military's Joint Chiefs of Staff General Rudy Ortiz along with four other military officers died in a helicopter crash Wednesday near the border with Mexico, media reports citing Government officials said. Interior Secretary Mauricio Lopez told local media that the helicopter went down in a mountainous area of the western province of Huehuetenango

Patrick Boissier To Depart DCNS Early, Guillou Proposed Successor

July 3, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

Patrick Boissier, chairman and CEO of DCNS intends to cut short his tenure by five months, DCNS said in a release. The decision was taken by him to provide clearness on the designation of the next Chairman and CEO

Honeywell Appoints Pritam Bhavnani President, India and High Growth Regions

April 25, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

Honeywell Aerospace India today announced the two changes to its senior executive team in India. Pritam Bhavnani has been named President, India and High Growth Regions, according to an official statement

Russia To Take Over, Modernize Ukrainian Defense Enterprises In Crimea

April 16, 2014 @ 07:05 AM

A total of 13 Crimean-based Ukrainian defense enterprises manufacturing a variety of hardware including the Odessa Aviation Plant and a Joint Stock Company (JSC) Motor Sich will be taken over by Russia. Following the merger of Crimea with Russia the latter plans to infuse capital and technology to modernize the plants, Russian and Ukrainian sources told Defenseworld

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