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Rohde & Schwar Radios for Canada

The Canadian Department of National Defence has contracted German technology company Rhode & Schwarz to supply HF radios over the next five years. According to the company, existing radios at strategic locations of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army and the Royal Canadian Air Force will be replaced with modern radios from the SOVERON […]

Hensoldt and L3Harris Sign Cooperation Agreement

German sensor specialist Hensoldt and L3Harris Technologies from the USA want to jointly develop new capabilities for NATO’s Alliance Future Surveillance and Control (AFSC) programme. To this end, the two companies have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to pool their expertise in the field of platform-independent mission solutions, Hensoldt writes in a statement. Under the […]

ESG and Saab to Cooperate

ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH and Saab Deutschland GmbH have signed an agreement for strategic cooperation on equipment projects and development programmes for the German Navy, according to a joint press release. Just a few days ago, Saab, as the prime contractor for the modernisation of the German F123 frigates, commissioned ESG to provide comprehensive logistics […]



Establishment of the Franco-German C-130J Squadron

With the signing of the second intergovernmental agreement on Franco-German cooperation in the field of air transport, the German and French Defence Ministers, Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer and Florence Parly, cleared the last hurdle for the official founding of a joint Franco-German squadron on 1 September 2021. As the German MoD has announced, the core of […]

FN Herstal Machine Guns for Norway

The Norwegian Armed Forces have placed an order with FN Herstal for new machine guns. A two-part framework contract for this was recently awarded according to a notification from the Norwegian procurement agency Forsvarsmateriell (FMA). The first contract has a duration of seven years and provides for the delivery of up to 4,000 FN MINIMI […]

InVeris Acquires Survivr

InVeris Training Solutions has announced that it has acquired Survivr, a privately held, Dallas-based public benefit corporation devoted to public safety. With the addition of Survivr to readiness training solutions portfolio, InVeris intends to continue to build on its commitment to deliver effective, reliable, and innovative products and services for when split-second decisions matter, according […]



KMW Demonstrates RCH 155 Firing On The Move

During a presentation at the Klietz military training area in Germany, Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) demonstrated the live firing of the wheeled Remote-Controlled Howitzer 155mm (RCH 155) in motion for the first time in front of an audience. The weapon system combines the Artillery Gun Module (AGM) from KMW – a fully automatic gun turret – […]

Meteksan Introducing Submarine Sonar Elements

Meteksan Defence has introduced a number of new sonar systems and elements for submarine applications. These include: hydrophones side scan sonar arrays intercept passive sonar intercept detection and ranging sonar digital underwater acoustic modem hardware and software for sonar systems pre-electronics signal processing and beam forming sonar operator interface software While these domestically developed systems […]

TAI Reports Growth

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has grown the size of its workforce from 6,000 to about 10,000 employees in a few years, according to its CEO and President Temel KOTIL. The company is expected to increase its workforce to 15,000 employees by 2030. Revenue has increased from US$1.3Bn in 2016 to US$2.3Bn in 2019. From this […]



Inmarsat Unveils ELERA

Inmarsat has announced the unveiling of ELERA, a global narrowband network that is to respond to the evolving world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and for global mobility customers. This includes aviation, maritime, government work and select enterprises. ELERA is built on Inmarsat’s L-band network supporting global maritime and aviation safety services and humanitarian […]

GA-ATS Orders DO-228 Flight Simulator

General Atomics AeroTec Systems GmbH (GA-ATS) has placed an order with EURAMEC N.V. of Hamme, Belgium, for a fully-immersive flight simulator for the Dornier 228NG aircraft family. According to the company, this simulator allows for a complete “immersion” in the virtual situation due to the greatest possible closeness to reality. The simulator will be built […]

PARS IV 6×6 Progress

The Ministry of Defense of Turkey recently announced that the PARS IV 6×6 Special Operations Vehicle qualification tests are coming to the end and so the delivery to the Turkish Armed Forces will begin this year. The first assembly of the Pars IV 6×6 Mine Protected Vehicle took place in July 2020. The PARS IV […]



Turkish Industry Team for UMS

Aselsan, the Sefine shipyard, Roketsan and Armelsan have joined forces to develop and build innovative solutions in the area of Unmanned Maritime Systems (UMS), according to a press release by the companies. The two UMS designs are laid out for tasks such as: reconnaissance surface warfare underwater warfare protection of critical infrastructure the protection of […]

Germany to Receive MPE-M

The German Armed Forces will receive their first MPE-M GPS receivers this year for testing and evaluation purposes. BAE Systems is supplying the miniaturised Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver (PLGR) in the scope of an FMS programme. According to the manufacturer, the MPE-M receiver is the smallest and most powerful M-code GPS receiver for ground applications […]

BOXER for Slovenia?

The Slovenian Armed Forces are to be equipped with 8×8 BOXER armoured transport vehicles (GTK) as part of their modernisation process. During the visit of German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to Ljubljana on 28 June 2021, Slovenian Defence Minister Matej Tonin announced the result of an expert group that had recommended procuring 45 BOXERs to […]



RBS 15 Support Contract for Diehl

Diehl Defence has received an order from the Federal German Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support for the delivery of recertification and repair equipment for the RBS15 Mk3 heavy anti-ship missile. The equipment is to be provided to the Ammunition Supply Centre North at Laboe. As a result, the German Navy will […]

SENTINEL Systems for Peru

The SENTINEL 2.0 and SENTINEL 30 systems from the Spanish company Escribano M&E have successfully passed the SAT tests in Peru undertaken on the Peruvian Navy patrol boats PPMM 208 BAP RÍO TUMBES and PPMM 209 RÍO LOCUMBA. The SENTINEL 2.0 station integrates Browning 12.70 mm calibre heavy machine guns. Equipped with an infrared and […]

E-Lynx SDR Radios for Sweden

The Swedish Armed Forces are to receive further software defined radios of the E-LynX series from Elbit Systems for approximately €20M. The Swedish procurement authority Försvarets materielverk has contracted Elbit Systems Germany to supply the radios over a period of 30 months. This is a continuation of Elbit’s ongoing delivery of E-LynX radios to Sweden […]



First Greek RAFALE Delivered

France has delivered the first Dassault RAFALE to Greece only after six months after the signature of the Contract for the acquisition of 18 examples. This first aircraft, as well as the next five to come from the French Space and Air Force, will train the Hellenic Air Force (HAF) Pilots and Technicians in France before […]

Autoflug’s FLYWEIGHT Seat Certified

German company Autroflig has reported that The European Aviation Safety Agency has approved its FLYWEIGHT safety seat for use in helicopters according to European Technical Standard Order rules. The first production FLYWEIGHT seat will be installed shortly in a Leonardo AW109SP light multi-purpose helicopter operated by US medical transport specialist Intermountain Life Flight. The composite […]

More Senop Oy Equipment for Finland

Finnish Defence Forces Logistic Command has placed an order to purchase laser sights and additional NVG M40 image intensifiers from Senop Oy. The value of the contract is more than €13.6M (excluding VAT). Senop will deliver the systems by the end of October 2022. This order consists of Soldier’s Lasers, Tactical Lasers, and additional purchase […]




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