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Joachim Knopf New Head of Taurus Systems

Joachim Knopf will take over as Managing Director of the Taurus Systems GmbH on September 1, 2019, succeeding Helmut Hederer, who will retire at the beginning of 2020. Knopf has held various management positions at MBDA and Bayern-Chemie – also an MBDA company. Since 2012 he has been CFO of Bayern-Chemie’s finance division. Knopf will […]

Poland Starts Production of Mk 82 Bombs

Chemical Works Nitro-Chem, a member of the Polish Armaments Group (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, PGZ), received a certificate allowing it to manufacture Mark (Mk) 82 unguided, low-drag general purpose bombs, which are in the inventory of the Polish Air Force and arm the F-16C/D-52+ multirole fighter aircraft, therefore concluding the almost two years long technology transfer […]

Bell Strengthens Its Position in the CEE Region

Bell plans to finalize first export contracts with potential clients in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and therefore strengthens its position on the local market, as interest in company’s combat and multirole rotary-wing platforms grows across the whole region. “Across CEE, we got significant interest from a number of nations. Some of them we obviously […]

Russia’s Arms Export Goes Well Despite U.S. Sanctions

During the recent ARMY-2019 exhibition Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Miheev spoke to the Russian Media to disclose some current figures of the national arms export in the first half of the year. The Russia’s sole state mediator enjoys an impressive confirmed portfolio worth of US$52 billion with 68 nations worldwide. The 2018 resulted in US$13.7 billion […]

Defence Industry Cooperation with Saudi-Arabia

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Paramount Group announced the signing of a high-level defence collaboration agreement. This multiple collaboration agreement will see the development of technologies and capabilities across the land, sea and air domains, as well as system integration, in support of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia’s economic development plan, which sets an ambitious […]

Joint Venture Rheinmetall and BAE Systems

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have launched a new, independent UK-based joint venture for military vehicle design, manufacture and support – known as Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL). Headquartered in Telford in the West Midlands, the joint venture will sustain around 450 jobs across the UK. RBSL intends to play a major role in manufacturing the […]

ARMY Forum Goes Well

On June, 25-30 the 5th International Forum ARMY 2019 was held in Russia. The annual event took place at the specially built Patriot exhibition centre near Moscow as well as Alabino testing range and Kubinka air field nearby. The organizers claim to reach the record figure of 1 million+ visitors and participants from 120 nations […]

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