UK MoD Selects Babcock For DSG Acquisition

November 20, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

Babcock announced Wednesday that it has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) for the acquisition of the Defense Support Group (DSG). The acquisition agreement includes a contract to provide services to the MoD for 10 years, with an option to extend for a further five years

Joko Widodo Under Fire For Appointing Controversial New Defense Minister

October 29, 2014 @ 01:38 PM

Indonesias newly elected President Joko Widodo has come under fire for appointing a controversial former army chief of staff Ryamizard Ryacudu as the countrys new defense minister. Ryacudu was notably criticized for praising a group of soldiers who had been jailed for killing a Papuan pro-independence leader as “heroes” in 2003...

Safran, Bharat Forge To Team Up For Indian Aerospace Opportunities

October 18, 2014 @ 12:22 PM

Safran and Bharat Forge announced a long-term partnership to supply critical high integrity forged and machined components for Indian commercial aircraft applications to Safrans global affiliates last week. Over the past 18 months, Safran and Bharat Forge have worked on a demonstrator phase for initial trial production of critical forgings...

Israeli SIBAT Gets New Director

October 7, 2014 @ 01:27 PM

Brig. Gen (ret) Mishel Ben-Baruch has been appointed as the new director for SIBAT, International Defense Co-operation Division of the Israel MoD by Israel's Defense Minister, Lt

Cubic Gets New Director of Corporate Communications

August 20, 2014 @ 02:35 PM

Cubic Corporation announced today it has appointed Suzanne Hatcher as its new director of corporate communications. In this role, Hatcher will be responsible for further developing Cubics corporate external, internal and marketing communication strategies, to ensure consistent messages are delivered in a well-coordinated manner across various stakeholders

Patrick Boissier To Depart DCNS Early, Guillou Proposed Successor

July 3, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

Patrick Boissier, chairman and CEO of DCNS intends to cut short his tenure by five months, DCNS said in a release. The decision was taken by him to provide clearness on the designation of the next Chairman and CEO

Defense Conseil International (DCI) appoints new Deputy CEO

June 26, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

Defence Conseil International (DCI) appointed Julia Maris as the company's Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Julia Maris joined the French Armament Procurement Agency (DGA) in 1997

BEL-Bangalore Appoints New Director

June 24, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Indias Bharat Electronics today announced that Manmohan Handa took over as the new Director (Bangalore Complex). Handa was the General Manager of BELs Missile Systems Strategic Business Unit (SBU) prior to this promotion

Finmeccanica Approves New Organizational And Operating Model

June 20, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Gianni De Gennaro, chairman and other board of directors of Finmeccanica approved guidelines to implement new Group Organizational and Operating model. The new model includes new perimeter operating companies, 100% owned by Finmeccanica, of the Aerospace and Defense core business

Honeywell Appoints Pritam Bhavnani President, India and High Growth Regions

April 25, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

Honeywell Aerospace India today announced the two changes to its senior executive team in India. Pritam Bhavnani has been named President, India and High Growth Regions, according to an official statement

Russia To Take Over, Modernize Ukrainian Defense Enterprises In Crimea

April 16, 2014 @ 07:05 AM

A total of 13 Crimean-based Ukrainian defense enterprises manufacturing a variety of hardware including the Odessa Aviation Plant and a Joint Stock Company (JSC) Motor Sich will be taken over by Russia. Following the merger of Crimea with Russia the latter plans to infuse capital and technology to modernize the plants, Russian and Ukrainian sources told Defenseworld

Northrop Grumman Appoints Toshihiko Sek To Lead Air Power Programs In Tokyo

March 18, 2014 @ 09:57 AM

Northrop Grumman has announced the appointment of retired Col. Toshihiko Seki as head, Air Power Programs, based in the company's Tokyo office