Russian, German Companies Discuss Mine-Detecting Device Development

November 20, 2015 @ 04:45 AM

UTTA Protection Group of Russia and German firm Ebinger are discussing the joint development of a mine-detecting device. CEO of UTTA Protection Group, Vladimir Tkatch said at the MilPol event in Paris that that the two copanies may jointly develop a cutting-edge mine-detecting device

Schiebel Exhibits Compact Mine Detector At DSEI

September 15, 2015 @ 03:17 PM

Schiebel has presented its new generation hand-held COMID Compact Mine Detector at the DSEI (Defence and Security Equipment International) in London. The mine detector incorporates advanced technology whilst retaining all of the capabilities of Schiebels mine detection product range with the most operational benefits possible, the company announced today

Cambodia To Employ ‘Hero Rats’ To Detect Mines And UXO By Year...

August 15, 2015 @ 12:23 PM

Cambodia will soon employ ‘Hero Rats to detect mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) by the end of this year. “The first batch of rats is training to help their human counterparts to clear land still contaminated with mines and other unexploded ordnance (UXO) after decades of war,” Anadolu Agency reported...

China Demands Japan To Expedite World War II Chemical Weapon Destruction

July 15, 2015 @ 12:15 PM

China has asked Japan to accelerate destruction of chemical weapons abandoned during World War II. According to a press statement from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, “A total of 264 chemical weapons were destroyed in an operation that ended in Wuhan and Hubei province on Monday

Bechtel Wins $1.3 Billion Chemical Weapon Destruction Contract

April 10, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

Pentagon announced today that Bechtel National has been awarded a $1.3 billion for Agent Operations of the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP)

Cubic Corp To Supply MILES Individual Weapon System To Latvia

December 2, 2014 @ 01:08 PM

Cubic Corporation today announced that it was awarded a contract valued at $1.2 million for its Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) Individual Weapon System (IWS), that included an initial capability of MILES Tactical Vehicle Systems (TVS), from the U

Rostec, AVIC Sign Agreement To Increase Joint Partnerships

November 11, 2014 @ 10:21 AM

Rostec Corporation and the Chinese Industrial Aviation Corporation (AVIC) have reached an agreement regarding strategic cooperation, which will significantly increase interaction between the two companies. According to a statement from Rostec, plans are being made to work out the possibilities for implementing joint projects in aircraft, helicopter, and engine production, as well as in the manufacturing of aircraft materials, avionics, and similar products

India Gets New Defense Minister, Mahohar Parrikar Takes Oath

November 10, 2014 @ 08:42 AM

Manohar Parrikar has been named Indias new Defense Minister after a cabinet reshuffle yesterday. Parrikar, former chief minister of Goa, will succeed Arun Jaitley who has been handling both the finance and defence ministries since Prime Minister Modi came to office earlier this year

SEEQR Security Debuts Technology To Detect Explosive Compounds In Less That...

October 15, 2014 @ 09:28 AM

SEEQR Security today debuted its latest unit, which can detect all of the most frequently used explosive materials in fewer than four seconds with 99 percent accuracy. The SEEQR executive team announced the device during the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition at the Walter E

Lockheed Martin To Modernize, Maintain USMC's Theatre Battle Management Core System

September 23, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract by the US Marine Corps (USMC) to modernise and maintain its virtualised theatre battle management core system (TBMCS). The TBMCS synchronises air mission planning for all arms of the military when integrated with joint services and coalition systems

Russia, Egypt Close To Signing $3.5 Billion Arms Contracts

September 18, 2014 @ 02:15 PM

Russia and Egypt have initialed arms contracts worth $3.5 billion, head of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Alexander Fomin said Wednesday

Rheinmetall Showcasing Its Multitude Defense Portfolios At AAD 2014

September 17, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Rheinmetall is showcasing a sampling of its products and projects at the African Aerospace & Defence (AAD), the company said in a statement. “Rheinmetall has for many years been a partner of South Africas armed forces and defence industry