European weapons manufacturers are keen on closer cooperation with Russia, but the current “political situation” makes this cooperation rather difficult, said Sergey Ladigin Deputy Director General of Rosoboronexport at the Euronaval exhibition. Russian defence firms are facing sanctions from European countries over the Ukraine crisis, though many European governments have responded half heartedly over the US call for Western sanctions
A day after the Indian Ministry of Defense cleared proposals worth $13 billion, shares of local arms manufacturers rose as much as 8.6 per cent Monday
Partnerships between Indian and foreign arms manufacturers have shown a distinct upward trend in the past few months. Perhaps enthused by the hike in foreign investment limit from 26% to 49% and the Modi governments thrust to domestic manufacture of defence equipment, an increasing number of international firms are scouting for local partners
Indonesia under President Joko Widodo may see a diversification of defence partners to achieve cost-effective procurement and develop local industry. Earlier this month, Indonesia decided to buy into the South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administrations (DAPA) new mid-level fighter jet program
India and Russia may finally settle on a number of delayed defense deals including the Fifth Generational Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) program during Russian President Vladimir Putins visit to India this December. Putin met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the BRICS summit in July where both leaders reportedly agreed that the $30 billion program to build 200 jets should move forward
SEEQR Security today debuted its latest unit, which can detect all of the most frequently used explosive materials in fewer than four seconds with 99 percent accuracy. The SEEQR executive team announced the device during the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E
The Australian Defense Forces successfully concluded a highly successful trial of BAEs Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided rocket for use on its Army and Navy helicopters, BAE said in a statement Monday. The ground trial marks the first time the APKWS technology, which transforms a standard unguided 2
UTC Aerospace Systems will show a range of capabilities for defense applications at the AUSA 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition, which takes place in Washington, D.C
Eastern European nations such as Romania, Poland and Bulgaria have increased arms imports, mostly from the US to counter possible Russian aggression. The Ukraine crisis has left Russias neighbors vulnerable and have all announced plans to buy aircraft, electronic warfare systems and missiles from Western countries
BAE Systems has successfully completed its acquisition of Signal Innovations Group, Inc. (SIG), a provider of imaging technologies and analytics to the U
Lebanon is reportedly in talks with Russia to buy weaponry and special equipment sponsored by Saudi Arabia, Lebanese Interior and Municipalities Minister Nouhad Machnouk told International Information Agency Rossiya Segodnya. "There are talks on buying Russian arms and special equipment by Lebanon … there will be a lot of positions
The United Arab Emirates is gearing up to launch a cyber command within the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces. Sources with knowledge on the matter told Defenseworld
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