Leonardo announced today the signature of the grant agreement for OCEAN2020, a project related to the initiative to boost Europe's defence research under the European Defence Fund. "OCEAN2020 will make it possible to promote technological research in a sector of great interest and relevance for Europe and for the Mediterranean area in particular, such as maritime safety,” said Alessandro Profumo, CEO of Leonardo
Ukriane will soon set up its General Advanced Research & Development Agency (GARDA), modeled along the American Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) at Igor the Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI). This was stated by UKROBORONPROM Director General Pavlo Bukin during his speech at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, during the parliamentary hearings "National Innovation System: State and Legislative Development"
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The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Armed Police Force have banned alcohol consumption among its soldiers and officers. State controlled Global Times reported that the ban has been strictly implemented in many regions including the Eastern and Western Theater Commands with their headquarters in Nanjing and Chengdu
Saab acquired Swedish combat boat producer N. Sundin Dockstavarvet AB and the repair shipyard Muskövarvet AB, in order to strengthen Saabs product offering in the naval domain
Boeing is being awarded $10.3 million contract for the procurement of Harpoon/SLAM-ER missile system and Harpoon launch systems follow-on integrated logistics and engineering services support for the United States Navy and various foreign military sales (FMS) customers
Lockheed Martin is being awarded a nearly $136 million contract for new construction DDG AEGIS weapon system J7 baseline development and integration in support of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. This contract involves foreign military sales to Japan and work will be performed at various locations in the United States and Japan and is expected to be completed by December 2018, a US DoD release said
Brahmos Aerospace, an Indo-Russian missile manufacturer and India's Godrej Aerospace plan to announce a strategic partnership. The two companies have scheduled a media event tomorrow to announce the partnership
The Chinese PLA Navy today commissioned the locally-made Type-056A frigate ‘Suining into fleet service. The Type-056A frigate is the latest surface warship developed by China
The US Department of Defense (DoD) released Wednesday the Military Intelligence Program (MIP) appropriated top line budget for FY 2017. The total MIP budget, which included both the base budget and Overseas Contingency Operations appropriations, was $18
Chinese and Russian militaries will hold a joint anti-missile drill based on computer simulations this year, Xinhua reports. "Chinese and Russian militaries have been in close collaboration this year
The US Statement Department on Thursday turned over a list containing over a dozen Russian-defense and intelligence entities to Congress for implementation of new sanctions against Moscow. The
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