Embraer Consolidates Two Business Operations

March 2, 2016 @ 01:32 PM

Embraer Defense & Security will consolidate the operations of two of its subsidiaries, Savis Tecnologias e Sistemas S.A

New President and CEO Appointed To Boeing Defense, Space and Security Business

February 25, 2016 @ 08:01 AM

The Boeing board of directors has elected Leanne Caret as a president and chief executive officer of the company's Defense, Space & Security business effective March 1. She will succeed Chris Chadwick, who has announced his retirement from the company

Boeing Board of Directors Elects New Chairman

February 23, 2016 @ 07:08 AM

The Boeing board of directors has elected Dennis A. Muilenburg as its next chairman, effective March 1

China Sets Up Hotline To Curb Corruptions In Military

February 15, 2016 @ 02:07 PM

Chinas Defense Ministry said on Monday that it has launched a hotline for reporting accusations of graft and discipline problems in its military. The move is part of anti-corruption campaign by President Xi Jinping targeting a swath of high-ranking officials in industry, government, and the military

North Korea Executes Chief Of Military Staff Citing Graft

February 11, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

North Korea has executed the Chief of its military on corruption and other charges earlier this month. Army General Ri Yong Gil, Chief of Staff of the Korean Peoples Army faced charges of pursuing personal gain and was executed, Yonhap news agency quoted unnamed sources familiar with the DPRK affairs as...

Kalyani, Israeli Rafael Enter JV To Bid For Indian BMP II Upgrade...

February 10, 2016 @ 10:41 AM

Bharat Forge subsidary, Kalyani Strategic Systems has entered into a joint venture with Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to bid for defence programmes in India, including infantry combat vehicle BMP II upgrade. The joint venture company Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems will look to address programmes in relation to BMP II upgrade, tactical control systems, other advanced systems and other such programmes floated or to be floated by the Ministry of Defence, Bharat Forge said in a BSE filing Wednesday

China’s Five Military Commands To Have Own Army, Air Force

February 4, 2016 @ 09:29 AM

Chinas newly formed five military commands are expected to have their own army and air force, while naval forces are not likely to be deployed by all five commands. China has established five military theatre commands and have disclosed the location of their army headquarters,

Singapore Names New Air Force Chief

January 29, 2016 @ 10:01 AM

Singapore has appointed Brigadier-General (BG) Mervyn Tan Wei Ming, Director Military Intelligence (DMI) and Chief Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) as its new Air Force Chief. Ming replaced Major-General (MG) Hoo Cher Mou as Chief of Air Force on 28 March 2016, Singapore Ministry of Defense said in a statement Friday

Lockheed Martin Unlocks $5 Billion By Combining Information Systems Segment With Leidos

January 27, 2016 @ 08:35 AM

Lockheed Martin is unlocking $5 billion in value by entering into an agreement to separate the Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS) segment and combine it with Leidos Holdings to concentrate on Aerospace and Defense business. The Corporation intends to use to repay debt, pay dividends, and/or repurchase its stock

China Sets Up New Strategic Support Force To Safeguard National Security

January 19, 2016 @ 02:09 PM

China has set up a new Strategic Support Force (SSF) in waging special operations and information warfare. the structure of the newly-created force and the national security tasks it is set to tackle

Three Former Employees Of Singapore's ST Marine In Corruption Net

January 14, 2016 @ 11:33 AM

Three former employees of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) were charged in the State Courts of Singapore on 13 January for their involvement in the corruption racket. As part of 2011 investigation launched by Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB), former ST Marine employees - chief operating officer Han Yew Kwang, President of commercial business Tan Mong Seng (Tan) and Senior Vice President Mok Kim Whang (Mok) are charged under the section 477A of the Penal Code of the Prevention of Corruption Act

Airbus Appoints New Vice President For India Operations

January 12, 2016 @ 11:55 AM

Airbus India has appointed Ashish Saraf as Vice-President for Industry Development, Strategic Partnerships and Offsets. Saraf will drive the Groups existing ‘Make in India initiatives and conceive new ones for all the businesses of Airbus Group India with the aim to increase their industrial footprint here