India Appoints New Chiefs for Army, Air Force

January 2, 2017 @ 10:37 AM

General Bipin Rawat and Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa took over as the new chiefs of the India Army and Air Force respectively on Saturday. Lt General Rawat commanded an infantry battalion, along the Line of Actual Control in the Eastern Sector, a Rashtriya Rifles Sector and an Infantry...

Saab Appoints New Head Of Business Area Surveillance

December 14, 2016 @ 09:29 AM

Saab has appointed Anders Carp to take up the position as new head of business area Surveillance from January 2017. Business area Surveillance provides efficient solutions for surveillance, safety and security, decision support and products for threat detection and protection, the company announced Tuesday

FLIR Systems Acquires Norwegian UAV Firm For $134 Million

December 1, 2016 @ 01:27 PM

FLIR Systems announced Wednesday that it has acquired Norwegian micro-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer Prox Dynamics. According to a press release, the transaction is valued at USD134 million in cash

MV Gowtama Appointed As New Chairman, Managing Director Of Bharat Electronics

November 11, 2016 @ 07:39 AM

Mr MV Gowtama has taken over as chairman and managing director of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) Tuesday. Mr M V Gowtama took charge as GM (Technology Planning) at BELs Corporate Office in Bangalore on February 1, 2010

IAF To Modify Medical Norms For Pilots, New Applicants

November 8, 2016 @ 12:40 PM

The Indian Air Force is modifying its medical norms for pilots and new applicants by striking off a number of abnormalities or ailments from the list that deemed pilots to be medically unfit for flying. Speaking on the sidelines of the 64th International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine...

Corrupt Defence Firms To Be Blacklisted For One Year Only: New Indian...

November 8, 2016 @ 11:44 AM

Indias defense ministry approved a new liberalised blacklisting policy on Monday where armament companies suspected of corruption will be blacklisted for one year at a time, instead of the existing norm of 10 years at a go. The defence acquisitions council (DAC), chaired by defence minister Manohar Parrikar, approved the new guidelines for suspension or banning of business dealings with arms companies, which will be made public in the next few days, Economic Times reports

US Arrests Three for Exporting Electronics Used In Radar, Missile Guidance Systems...

October 7, 2016 @ 02:54 PM

Two Russians and a US citizen have been arrested for exporting sensitive U.S

Rheinmetall To Rename Itself ONE Rheinmetall

September 2, 2016 @ 07:24 AM

Rheinmetall, which is repositioning itself under the name ONE Rheinmetall, has mapped out a strategy program that will integrate Automotive and Defence sector into even more efficient union. The aim is to optimize cooperation between the two sectors, generally enhance group effectiveness in its areas of business, generate growth, and expand market shares, the company announced thursday

Posters Urging Army Coup Appear Nation-wide In Pakistan

July 12, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Pakistan Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif has been urged to stage a coup and impose martial law in the country. A little-known political party, ‘Move on Pakistan has put up banners across 13 cities in the country requesting the army chief to reconsider his retirement due in November

BEL Named In ‘India’s Top 500 Companies’ List

June 21, 2016 @ 11:53 AM

Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has been chosen as one of ‘Indias Top 500 Companies at the Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Awards 2016 function held in Mumbai recently. Mr M M Pandey, GM (Navi Mumbai), BEL, received the award for BEL from Dr Bibek Debroy, Member, NITI Aayog, Government of India, the chief guest

Australian Former Defense Minister Joins Lockheed Martin Board, Backs $17 Billion F-35

June 9, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Australian former defence minister and Ambassador to the United States Kim Beazley has been appointed to the board of Lockheed Martin Australia. Beazley has backed the countrys decision to buy 72 F-35 fighter jets for $17 billion after joining the board of Lockheed Martin

New Combat Uniform For Malaysian Air Force Personnel

June 3, 2016 @ 01:32 PM

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) introduced new combat uniform that utilizes modern digital pixel technology in comfortable-to-wear fabric. The uniforms were introduced to the public for the first time in conjunction with the Air Force's 58th Anniversary march-past ceremony at the Kuantan Air Base today, Bernama reported