First Italian F-35A Lightning II

The first Italian F-35A Lightning II rolled out of the Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Italy, last week. This production milestone marks the first F-35A assembled internationally and the first of eight...> more


Modernization Battletank Leclerc

The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) notified Nexter Systems of the Leclerc tank modernization contract. This order constitutes the third step launched by the French Ministry of Defence under the SCORPION programme...> more


French SIGINT capability

Airbus Defence and Space has been selected by the French defence procurement agency DGA (Direction générale de l’armement) to build the three CERES satellites, which will provide France with its first operational SIGINT...> more


Russian Helicopters increases sales to Asia-Pacific region

Russian Helicopters announced that the company continues to supply helicopters across the Asia-Pacific region, including India. Over the past three years 189 commercial and military aircraft were delivered, which includes...> more


Boxer with Puma turret

The German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has a new version of the GTK Boxer in its portfolio: A wheeled armoured personnel carrier variant with Puma turret. The unmanned turret with its sighting system and 30mm automatic...> more


German-Turkish cooperation on IDAS

The German armaments director has offered the Turkish Ministry of Defence co-operation concerning the development of warheads after the qualification of IDAS. In 2013 Roketsan (Turkey) offered participation at the development of...> more


Protected Bulat 6x6 vehicle for the Russian Army

The Russian Army has ordered 50 protected Bulat SBA-60-K2 armoured personnel carriers for a crew of ten from the manufacturer Zashcita. The first 15 are to be delivered before the end of 2015. With less than 20 tons gross weight...> more

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