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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 […]

Elbit Reorganises UK Activities

Elbit Systems has announced that its UK subsidiary, Elbit Systems UK Ltd. has sold the Power and Control Business of its subsidiary Ferranti Technologies Ltd. to TT Electronics (UK) Plc. for approximately US$12M (approximately £9M) in cash, subject to customary post-completion working capital adjustments. The remaining business of Ferranti, including training and simulation, avionics, display […]

Renk Group Appoints Niklas Beyes as New CFO

On 07 December, the Supervisory Board of Renk Group announced the appointment of Mr Niklas Beyes as the new CFO, an appointment which became effective from 1st January 2022. Mr. Beyes is an operational CFO who has spent the last 15 years in the automotive supply industry and has led various transformations and strategy programmes for global […]

General Digital Enhances Facilities

General Digital has announced a series of improvements to the company’s East Hartford facility. The company has decided to make multiple investments in new capital equipment to enhance confidence testing ability, improve PCB production capabilities and further modernise the facility. These purchases include: New electro-dynamic shaker for vibration testing Upgrades to the company’s Thermotron temperature […]

Matt Mulherin Jr Appointed VP Contracts at Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries has announced that Matt Mulherin Jr. has been promoted to Vice President of Contracts at its Newport News Shipbuilding division. Mulherin succeeds Christie Thomas, who has been appointed Corporate Vice President, Investor Relations. Mulherin will have overall responsibility for contracts, pricing, export/import licencing and compliance for Newport News. He will report to […]

Diehl Takes Over Eagle-Picher

The Diehl & Eagle-Picher joint venture, founded in 1971, has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Diehl Defence by taking over all company shares retroactively as of 1 January 2021. Since 16 November, the company has been operating under the name Diehl Energy Products GmbH (DEP), as Diehl Defence has now announced. Diehl describes DEP as […]

Oren Poleg Appointed as Head of IAI NA

Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) President & CEO Boaz Levy has announced the appointment of Oren Poleg as President and CEO of IAI North America (IAI NA), an IAI subsidiary. The nomination follows the appointment of Colonel (Ret.) Amir Geva to EVP North America at IAI’s headquarters and additional management changes recently implemented by the CEO. […]

HGH Contracted to Observe Maritime Migration Routes

HGH has announced a million-euro contract from a NATO European country to watch the coasts and protect the border from irregular migrations, smuggling and trafficking. A total of three SPYNEL thermal sensors have been ordered in the scope of the contract. Meeting the country’s coastline security concerns, SPYNEL IR Sensors operate 24/7 in all weather […]

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