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Accelleron Completes Spin-off from Parent Company

Accelleron Industries AG, a Swiss provider of high-power turbochargers yesterday announced that its spin-off from their now former parent company ABB has been completed. The company stated that their shares have already been cleared to start trading on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich, under the ticker symbol “ACLN”. The listing follows the approval for […]

PGZ & Hyundai Sign Cooperation Agreement

Korea’s Hyundai Rotem and Polish company Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) have signed a far-reaching cooperation agreement. This was announced by PGZ on the sidelines of the MSPO 2022 defence trade fair in Kielce, Poland. The subject of the agreement is the development and production of Main Battle Tanks (MBTs), Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) and Unmanned […]

Terma & Northrop Grumman Sign EW MoU

On 24 August 2022, Northrop Grumman announced that they had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Danish company Terma to cooperate on Electronic Warfare (EW) simulation and training opportunities in Northern Europe. Under the terms of the MoU, the companies will contribute their expertise to creating modern air operations training packages, combining Northrop Grumman’s […]

Greg Otsa Joining Milrem Robotics

IT professional Greg Otsa will join Milrem Robotics’ team as the head of the Software Development department in August 2022, Milrem writes in a press release. Otsa will join Milrem Robotics from Telia where he has held different positions for nine years, the last 1.5 years as the Chief Information Officer. According to the company, Otsa […]

Draken & AVA Sign Teaming Agreement

Draken Europe has announced the formal signing of a teaming agreement with Aero Vodochody Aerospace (AVA). The two companies plan to work together in support of the RAF’s new Interim Red Air Aggressor Training Service (IRAATS) and identify and develop maintenance, upgrade, training and support opportunities for Draken’s Teesside-based fleet of civil-registered L-159E HONEY BADGER aircraft. Draken […]

Mobile Start Contract for Rheinmetall

Rheinmetall has received a framework contract for mobile start units from the German procurement agency the BAAINBw for up to €13M. The contract covers the next three years, Rheinmetall writes in a press release. Between 2022 and 2025, Rheinmetall will supply 16 new mobile start units with integrated ground power (MSU-GP). The contract includes the […]

Iveco Defence Vehicles Unveils New Logo

With a dynamic, solid, and innovative design, the new Iveco Defence Vehicles logo conveys an immediate sense of resilience, strength, and focus, Iveco writes in a press release. The three letters are designed to represent the brand’s guiding principles and to symbolise the company’s unstoppable drive for technological advancement and its readiness to master new […]

Kimberly Aguillard Becomes Ingalls Shipbuilding Spokesperson

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has announced that Kimberly Aguillard has joined its corporate communications team as a manager of media relations. She will serve as HII’s spokesperson for Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of America’s largest shipbuilder, and report to HII’s corporate director of public affairs. As spokesperson for Ingalls Shipbuilding, Aguillard will: focus on facilitating […]

Curtiss-Wright to Support US Torpedo Programmes

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions Division has received a contract from Progeny to provide MOSA computers and digital processing modules for use in the US Navy’s MK54 and MK48 torpedo upgrade programmes. The processor modules covered by this agreement are being shipped to Progeny in Manassas, Virginia and Charleroi, Pennsylvania. JH

Todd Corillo to be Newport News Shipbuilding Media Manager

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has announced that Todd Corillo will join its corporate communications team as a manager of media relations on 9 May. He will serve as HII’s spokesperson for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division and report to HII’s corporate director of public affairs. As spokesperson for Newport News Shipbuilding, Corillo will focus […]

Kollmorgen Introduces New Generation of Servo Motors

Kollmorgen has announced the new TBM2G series of frameless servo motors, introducing features to simplify the design of collaborative, surgical, aerospace and defence and other robots while delivering optimal performance in a lighter, more compact package, the company writes in a press release. The new motors complement Kollmorgen’s existing TBM and KBM series of frameless […]

Raul Rikk Appointed Director of Science & Development at Milrem Robotics

Raul Rikk will become Director of Science and Development at Milrem Robotics from June 2022. He succeeds Mart Noorma, who will leave the company at the end of May 2022 after five years, Milrem writes in a press release. Rikk is currently Director of National Cybersecurity at the Estonian Ministry of Economy and Communications. He […]

CES Establishes APAC HQ in Singapore

CES Advanced Composites & Defence Technologies Inc. (CES), an Açık Holding company, has announced the opening of its Asia Pacific (APAC) headquarters in Singapore. This new facility is expected to support the market share of CES in the APAC region with the capability to provide templating, fabrication and integration of advanced armour and survivability systems […]

Lockheed Martin & IAI Agree GBAD Partnership

Lockheed Martin and IAI have agreed a partnership to jointly promote a Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) system centred around the Lockheed Martin United Kingdom SkyKeeper and the BARAK MX system, the companies write in a press release. As part of the partnership, Lockheed Martin and IAI intend to promote their technological and manufacturing expertise […]

Hensoldt Announces Management Changes

Hensoldt AG has announced changes on its management board. In the course of long-term succession planning, the supervisory board has approved the early termination of the appointments of Axel Salzmann (CFO) and Peter Fieser (CHRO) as members of the management board by mutual agreement. Axel Salzmann will leave the management board on 30 June and […]

Pearson Engineering Sets Out Asia-Pacific Growth Plans

Pearson Engineering has established a new Singaporean entity to support ongoing opportunities across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. Following a number of significant projects in the region, including in India, Australia and the Republic of Korea, Pearson Engineering has taken the step of opening Pearson Engineering Singapore in order to further develop future business, the company […]

Expal Signs Saudi MoU

Expal Systems has announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Chemical Company Holding (SCCH) through its subsidiary Saudi Chemical Company Limited for the localisation of ammunition filling. The objective of this MoU is for both companies to define a joint business model to localise the filling of artillery products in order to improve the […]

WarpSPEE3D Machine Expands Rock Island Arsenal Additive Manufacturing Capability

Developed by Australian company SPEE3D, the WarpSPEE3D CSAM technology will be assigned at Phillips Federal’s Center of Innovation co-located at the Rock Island Arsenal’s Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence. Phillips Federal and the US Army will use the WarpSPEE3D to further develop the facility’s additive manufacturing capability, and develop large format, parts-on-demand metal applications for […]

Steve Griessel Appointed Paramount Group CEO

Paramount Group has announced the appointment of Steve Griessel as its Group Chief Executive Officer. South African-born Griessel, who served as CEO of several companies in South Africa and the US, including two public companies, brings more than 30 years of senior management experience to the group. Griessel will assume the new role with immediate […]

AUSA 2022 Cancelled

The Association of the US Army has decided for health and safety reasons and US Defense Department travel limitations to cancel the 2022 Global Force Symposium and Exposition that was to be held at the end of March in Huntsville, Alabama. JH

Leonardo Acquires Share in Hensoldt

Leonardo has taken over 25.1 per cent of the shares in Hensoldt. For €606M, Leonardo has thus secured a share in the growing sensors, data management and robotics market, the company writes in a press release. This transaction is another step towards achieving Leonardo’s strategic goal of becoming a leader in the European defence electronics […]

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