Elbit To Wind Up Brazilian JV 'Harpia Sistemas'

January 7, 2016 @ 02:40 PM

Elbit Systems will wind up the activities of its joint venture with Brazilian Embraer, ‘Harpia. The JV was formed in September 2011 in order to explore the unmanned aerial vehicles market

Indian Air Force Base Under Attack, Two Soldiers Killed

January 2, 2016 @ 08:09 AM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) base in the northwestern state of Punjab was attacked by a group of gunmen on Saturday morning. Four of the gunmen were killed by the security forces at the base in Pathankot, located about 50km from the Pakistan border, Al Jazeera reported Saturday

Reliance Buys Saab’s Stake In Pipavav Shipyard

January 1, 2016 @ 09:49 AM

Reliance Defense Systems has bought Saabs (approximately 3.3 per cent) stake in Indias Pipavav Defense and Offshore

Thales Gets New Head Of Media Relations

December 21, 2015 @ 08:46 AM

Cédric Leurquin has joined the Thales group as Head of Media Relations and Newsdesk. He reports to Matt Pothecary, Vice-President, Group Communications at Thales

Rolls Royce to End Aerospace And Land & Sea Div As Part...

December 16, 2015 @ 02:57 PM

Rolls Royce will end Aerospace and Land and Sea (ALS) division as part of their management restructuring to reduce costs. Rolls Royce will be removing a layer of senior management in the ALS division

KMW Miffed At Nexter’s New CEO Appointment

December 14, 2015 @ 03:34 PM

German armored vehicle manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann is not happy with French Nexters decision to appoint a new chief executive even as both the companies are planning for a merger. French financial daily, Les Echos Sunday reported Sunday that KMW opposes the appointment of Stephane Mayer as is new CEO replacing Philippe Burtin as the joint CEO

Volker Paltzo Appointed As CEO Of Eurofighter GmbH

November 19, 2015 @ 11:56 AM

The Shareholders of the Eurofighter consortium have appointed Volker Paltzo as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH. Volker Paltzo is currently the CEO of Atlas Elektronik GmbH in Bremen and he will be CEO of Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH with effect from 1 January 2016

Mistral Ropes In Ex-BEL CMD As Strategic Advisor

November 5, 2015 @ 12:03 PM

Mistral Solutions has roped in Ashwani Datta, Ex-chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Electronics (BEL) as a Board Member and Strategic Advisor to the firm. "With over four decades of experience in our industry, I believe Mr

Lockheed Martin To Close Sikorsky Acquisition Nov 6

November 4, 2015 @ 09:01 AM

Lockheed Martin anticipates closing the acquisition on Friday, Nov 6. Lockheed Martin has received the final regulatory approval needed to close its acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft

François Tarel Appointed As Microturbo's General manager

November 2, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

François Tarel has been appointed as General manager at Microturbo (Safran), replacing Pierre-Yves Morvan. Mr

Lockheed Martin Names Jeff Babione As New Vice President For F-35 Program

October 30, 2015 @ 06:52 AM

Lockheed Martin has named Jeff Babione as the new executive vice president and general manager of the F-35 Program, effective January 1, 2016. Babione succeeds Lorraine Martin who has been appointed to the newly created position of deputy executive vice president, Mission Systems and Training (MST), the company said in a statement Friday

Women Fighter Pilots For IAF From Next Year

October 24, 2015 @ 01:31 PM

The Indian Ministry of Defence has approved women as fighter pilots who will be inducted into the combat stream of the Indian Air Force from next year. Since their induction into the transport and Helicopter streams of the IAF, the womens performance has been ‘praiseworthy and on a par with their male counterparts, an MOD statement said today