China may supply components required for Russias defence industry following US and EU sanctions against Russia. Although Russia does not buy many weapons from foreign sources it does procure a lot of electronic and mechanical components to be used in its weapons systems
Finmeccanica and its subsidiaries will be allowed to continue doing business in India and will not face blacklisting, according to a report published by India Today magazine. The Indian government has placed conditions, which will disallow the company from getting any new order where there is another vendor option, the report said
Bulgaria has announced a $680 million program to upgrade its weapons in an effort to minimize its dependency on Russia by 2020. Defense Minister Velizar Shalamanov said that the ministry aims to ensure that Bulgarias defense industry takes part in the designed program
Japan has adopted a new strategy which calls for collaboration with other nations in procurement of weaponry and improved capability to monitor and defend the nations outlying regions, according to Asahi Shimbum website. The previous basic policy, set in 1970, stipulated the Self-Defense Forces to use arms developed by Japanese companies to boost domestic defense contractors
Indias newly appointed Defense Minister Arun Jaitley has inherited the task of deciding whether or not to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) level in the defence sector from 26 per cent to 49 per cent. Jaitley, who is also the Finance Minister, would find it easier to address the FDI issue which is not merely a MoD matter but one which concerns the finance and industries ministries as well
General Dynamics today reported first-quarter 2014 net earnings of $595 million, or $1.71 per share on a diluted basis, compared to 2013 first-quarter net earnings of $571 million, or$1
SAAB is looking to broaden its presence in the Middle East by taking on more collaborations and local partnerships, a senior executive told Defenseworld.net
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BMT Isis has won a contract to support U.K
U.S President Barack Obama on Thursday approved strict rules for drones strikes against terror suspects abroad thus laying out a standard for using “lethal force” outside warzones
To safeguard India from the asymmetric threat of international terrorism, the Indian Government is readdressing its internal security strategy, markedly increasing the budget allocation and fast tracking procurements of homeland security and defence systems. It is within this climate that the next edition of the INDESEC Expo series, will take place in New Delhi between 6-8 September, 2010
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Ministries of Finance and Interior of Bulgaria have ordered two AW109 Power light twin helicopters to meet the latest helicopter requirement for the Bulgarian Border Police. The main mission of the helicopters, which are procured under the Schengen Facility programme funds, is to provide a reliable air surveillance capability on the outer EU borders, since Bulgaria is expected to be a Schengen Zone Member starting from March 2011
Bell-Boeing’s Navy-specific CMV-22B Osprey Marks First Flight
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Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware
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US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
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