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HENSOLDT has entered into an agreement to purchase MAHYTEC, a leading manufacturer of hydrogen storage tanks and renewable energy storage systems. Once the transaction is complete, with all the necessary approvals obtained, HENSOLDT will add highly innovative technologies for compressed hydrogen storage in composite tanks as well as solid storage with metal hydrides, further complementing […]

IAI & KAI to Cooperate on Loitering Munitions

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration in which the companies will offer the Republic of Korea (ROK) unmanned Loitering Munitions systems.  As part of the MOU, KAI and IAI are aiming to expand their long cooperation to market the loitering munitions for ROK […]

KWESST Enters Investor Relations Agreement

KWESST Micro Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement for electronic media and webcast services, design, development and dissemination services with Emerging Markets Consulting, LLC (EMC). EMC will be providing investor relations services to the Company, effective from 5 March 2021. The EMC agreement has an initial term of […]

France & UAE to Collaborate on Lasers

SIGN4L has reached an MoU on joint developments in the field of high-energy laser weapon systems against UAVs with MBDA and CILAS. Under the agreement made at IDEX 2021, each of the partners will identify areas of work for collaboration related to high energy lasers, such as operational analysis and system architecture. This is while […]

L3Harris Sells Three Business Units

L3Harris Technologies has reached agreements to sell three business units from its predominantly military portfolio. In the Air Traffic Management (ATM) sector, Austrian company Frequentis intends to acquire the voice communication and arrival management product line and the associated business units. A purchase price of €17M was agreed. The German transmission and drive specialist Renk […]

Teledyne Contribution to PERSEVERANCE

Teledyne Technologies is proud to contribute several of its advanced high performance image sensors to form part of the complex instrumentation onboard the Mars Rover PERSEVERANCE. Teledyne sensors will power, sense and help analyse the chemical composition of the surface and minerals, including Gy and atmosphere, during the Mars 2020 mission. The Mars 2020 mission […]

Renewal of the Belgian Truck Fleet

The contract provisionally concluded with DAF Trucks on 9 December 2020 could be put into effect after the objection of a competitor was rejected. Under its terms, the Belgian Armed Forces will receive a total of 879 light and heavy trucks, some with protected cabs, for the army and the medical forces from 2022. The new […]

Camero Utilises the Long View

Each of Mittler Report’s magazine websites reported recently on Camero-Tech’s ground-breaking Xaver™ Long Range system.  Known as Xaver LR80, the portable, high-performance, through-wall imaging system offers personnel maximum protection while conducting ISR and SAR activities. Only now can military forces, law enforcement agencies and first responders detect live objects within an enclosure – behind walls […]

InVeris VR-DT Introduced

InVeris Training Solutions has released details of its all-new Virtual Reality Decisions and Tactics advanced training solution (VR-DT), also known as “Verdict”. The system uses the latest fully immersive VR technology for training de-escalation of force in a wide variety of critical, real-world situations. California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (CA POST), which […]

VL MICA NG for Egyptian Navy

MBDA has received a contract from the Egyptian Navy for the VL MICA New Generation (NG) air defence system to equip its GOWIND class corvettes. Officially launched in October 2020, the system is based on the integration of the MICA NG missile into the existing VL MICA point and close area air defence system. The VL […]

Escribano at IDEX 2021

Escribano Mechanical & Engineering used IDEX 2021 to show its latest developments regarding Remote Weapons Stations (RWS) and ammunition guidance kits. As on previous occasions, Escribano represented Spanish innovation and technology in the country’s Pavilion with its strategic partners. Here, it received multiple dignitaries including the Spanish Secretary of State for Commerce Xiana Méndez and […]

New Dutch 81mm Mortar

The Dutch Army and Marines will receive new 81 mm mortars after a procurement contract between the Dutch Defence Procurement Agency (DMO) and Hirtenberger Defence Europe GmbH was signed on 25 February. The Dutch Armed forces currently use British-made 81mm mortars as indirect fire support weapons at the company level. These are deployed in the […]

CheetahNAV at IDEX 2021

Etion Create showcased its CheetahNAV tactical navigation system for the first time at IDEX 2021 in Abu Dhabi. The system combines MEMS-based Inertial Navigation with GPS and is specifically adapted for use in light military vehicles. It was developed from Etions’s Integrated System Display which has been in operation for several years within the rail […]

Frequentis Purchase from L3Harris

Frequentis AG has signed an agreement to acquire the ATM voice communications and arrival management product business from L3Harris Technologies. The acquisition will cost US$20.1M (€16.58M) and is subject to customary net debt and working capital based purchase price adjustments at Closing. The transaction comprises the acquisition of the ATM voice communication systems product line […]

More Russian Jets for Belarus

Belarus is to receive a second batch of four Su-30SM multirole fighters from the United Aircraft Corporation in October 2022, according to the press service of the country’s MoD.  Over the past five years, more than 450 pieces of equipment have been adopted by the Belarusian Army, with over 250 having been overhauled and modernised.  As reported […]

Diehl Continues Support for Swedish Air Defence System

Diehl Defence has received a three year service contract from the Swedish material procurement agency to ensure high availability and readiness of the country’s ELDENHET 98 air defence system. The contract award followed delivery and handover of the IRIS-T SLS weapon systems in 2020. The Swedish IRIS-T SHORAD configuration, installed on a Hägglunds BV 410 […]

EDGE & LM Expand Partnership

EDGE Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Lockheed Martin to explore industrial participation opportunities across the UAE’s aerospace and defence industry.  Under the terms of the agreement, the leading advanced technology firms will enhance their longstanding strategic partnership by establishing joint working groups to identify and develop industrialisation and knowledge transfer programmes. Under […]

More A400M CPTTs for the Bundeswehr

Rheinmetall is to supply the Bundeswehr with two additional cargo hold simulators for the Airbus A400M transport aircraft. In January 2021 the A400M’s maker, Airbus, contracted Rheinmetall Electronics to supply not just one, but two additional training simulators for the European A400M. Earmarked for German air bases in Wunstorf and Altenstadt, the two simulators will […]

GA-ASI & GKN Expand Partnership

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and GKN Aerospace have signed a contract for the latter to manufacture the advanced composite V-tails for GA-ASI’s new MQ-9B SkyGuardian®Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) from their Cowes facility in the United Kingdom. SkyGuardian is the baseline system of the UK Royal Air Force’s (RAF) PROTECTOR RG Mk1 and […]

AL TARIQ Details Enhanced Block 2 PGM System

The integration of AL TARIQ’s guidance kit on a newly developed Penetration Warhead was showcased at IDEX 2021. The programme is currently in the final phases of qualification and field testing and will be ready for production towards the end of 2021. This new development will enhance AL TARIQ’s capabilities to successfully engage hardened targets. […]

First Pictures of TROPHY APS on Leopard 2

The contracts for the integration of the TROPHY Active Protection System (APS) on Germany’s LEOPARD 2 MBT have been concluded. The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) and the companies involved, Rafael (for the delivery of the protection systems) and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (for the construction of new hulls and the […]

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