Israel Companies No-Show at IDEX 21

February 22, 2021 @ 09:07 AM

Barred from flying to Abu Dhabi due to Tel Aviv airport closure, Israeli companies marked its presence at the Arab worlds biggest arms fair, IDEX 2021, by a token and virtual presence. Close to 40 Israeli companies were to attend the exhibition, marking the countrys first participation in any U

NATO Proposes Defense Innovation Initiative to Promote Interoperability

February 16, 2021 @ 07:17 AM

NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg has proposed a Defense Innovation Initiative to promote interoperability and boost transatlantic cooperation on defense innovation. "There is a real danger that more advanced nations could develop capabilities that won't communicate with capabilities of lesser advanced NATO nations," he spoke during a virtual press conference in...

S.Korea to Invest $3.9B on Defense R&D Projects in 2021

February 15, 2021 @ 07:07 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said $3.9 billion (4

Qatar to Open Military Representation Office in NATO HQ

February 15, 2021 @ 03:59 AM

Qatar has signed an agreement with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to establish a military representation office at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. This is part of Individual Partnership and Cooperation Programme (IPCP), a standard document, developed usually every two years by a partner in close consultation with NATO staffs...

New U.S. Facility to Produce 25% of World Rare Earth Oxides, Cut...

February 2, 2021 @ 03:42 AM

Lynas Rare Earths Ltd, the largest rare earth element mining and processing company outside of China, has been awarded a Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III technology investment agreement to establish domestic processing capabilities for light rare earth elements (LREE). Specific actions include stockpiling, implementing Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)...

IFS, Tech Mahindra to Enable $54 Million Software Project for HAL

January 23, 2021 @ 03:23 AM

Enterprise software company, IFS has signed a contract with Tech Mahindra, the prime contractor for Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), to enable HALs Project Parivartan Program, a US$ 54 million (Rs 400 crore) software project. The ERP solution from IFS will support business-critical processes, including maintenance, repair, overhaul (MRO), manufacturing, supply chain management, human capital management (HCM), and finance

Turkey Targets $10 Billion in Defense Exports by 2023

January 22, 2021 @ 12:33 PM

By 2023 Turkeys defense industry targets $27 billion in turnover, $10 billion in exports and employment for approximately 80,000 people, according to Ismail Demir, the chairperson of the Presidency of the Defense Industries (SSB). In comparison, current Turkish defense exports total $3 billion and turnover is $12 billion

Bharat Electronics Exports $48.6M during FY 2019-20

January 21, 2021 @ 08:11 AM

Indias Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has exported nearly $48.6 million (INR 354

Russia Establishes Consortium to Develop New-Gen Nuclear Energy Tech

January 17, 2021 @ 03:54 AM

A consortium consisting of nine Russian research centers and universities has been created to develop new generation nuclear power technologies. Projects to be undertaken by the consortium includes developing nuclear fuel cycle facilities, fast reactors, new materials for energy technologies of the future and innovative nuclear power plant projects

Rostec Registers $24.3B Export Revenue in 2020

January 9, 2021 @ 05:44 AM

Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostec State Corporation, has said that the company has delivered $24.3 billion worth of goods last year of which $13 billion were military equipment

U. S. Senate Out-votes Trump Veto of $741B Defense Bill

January 2, 2021 @ 09:33 AM

The Senate voted to override U.S

Europe’s SEA Defence Project Kicks Off Officially

December 18, 2020 @ 10:05 AM

The Netherlands-led consortium for European Defense Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP)-funded SEA Defence project announced its official start on Thursday. The European Commission (EC) selected the SEA Defence project in June 2019