Trinidad & Tobago to receive Offshore Patrol Vessel from BVT

April 1, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

BVT Surface Fleet, the maritime Joint Venture between BAE Systems and VT Group, have announced that they will build, integrate, test and commission (up to Sea Trials) an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, and undertake considerable further work on another, at...

Operational capability of Peruvian Armed Forces to be restored with $650 million

March 2, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

The Peruvian Army has finalized several equipment contracts over the last few weeks, according to news reports. Deals were signed for the purchase of 488 Israeli and Russian anti-tank missiles

MNOK 140 Penguin Contract with Brazil

December 24, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

Today Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace signed a contract with the Brazilian navy for the delivery of Penguin anti-ship missiles and associated equipment valued at appr. MNOK 140

Navantia Begins Building Third Offshore Patrol Vessel for Venezuela

December 16, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

The San Fernando-Puerto Real shipyard on Dec. 10 cut the first steel plate for the third (C-507) of four Offshore Patrol Vessels that will be used for monitoring and protecting Venezuelas Exclusive Economic Zone (Known as POVZEE vessels from their acronym in Spanish)

Brazil Reveals Russian Helicopter Purchases

November 28, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

In an unexpected move, Brazil has ordered 12 Mil Mi-35M attack helicopters from Russia, which has already supplied similar gunships to Venezuela. Brazil revealed that it had bought 12 attack helicopters from Russia on October 23, after a visit here by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday

Passaredo Linhas Aéreas to Operate Two ERJ 145 Jets in Brazil

November 18, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

SO JOS DOS CAMPOS, Brazil --- Embraer signed a contract with Passaredo Linhas Areas for leasing two previously owned 50-seat ERJ 145 jets. The announcement was made, today, at the airlines headquarters, in Ribeiro Preto, in outstate So Paulo, and is part of the Brazilian airlines expansion plans

Saab to Submit Gripen Tender for Brazil

November 5, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

Saab welcomes the formal Request for Proposal (RFP) for the supply of new fighter aircraft for Brazil.>> Saab will submit a bid including 36 Gripen NG (Next Generation) to meet the requirement for future multi-role fighter aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force

Sikorsky Aerospace Services Announces Multimillion-Dollar Contract to Upgrade Colombia Black Hawk Helicopters

November 5, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

STRATFORD, Conn. --- Sikorsky Aerospace Services, the aftermarket company of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp

Navantia Launches the First Patrol Boat for Venezuela

October 20, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

San Fernando-Puerto Real shipyard, in Southern Spain, launched on 16th October the first of the series of four BVL patrol boats for the control of the coast that Navantia is building for the Venezuelan Navy.>> The ship was named Guaicamacuto and her godmother was Mari Carmen La Riva de Quintana

U.S. missile defense sensor test called successful

July 25, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

A missile launched from Alaska was successfully tracked Friday by land-, sea- and space-based sensors in a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, the U.S

Wolfowitz says US will OK Taiwan arms deal

July 23, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

President Bush is committed to an $11 billion arms package for Taiwan, former Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz said Wednesday, amid reports that the U.S

Airbus' Order Backlog Increasing Further During the First Six Months of 2008

July 15, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

During the six-month period from January to June 2008, Airbus achieved a healthy gross order total of 525 aircraft units and a leading market share of 52 per cent. In dollar terms, this represents a total value of $62bn, based on current list prices