Indias removal of Denel from its blacklist and the cancellation of a deal to buy 145 M777 ultra-light howitzers from BAE Systems has thrown open its howitzer procurement programs. The Indian Army has been petitioning the government for over a decade for rapid procurement of artillery guns
Bulgaria has announced a $680 million program to upgrade its weapons in an effort to minimize its dependency on Russia by 2020. Defense Minister Velizar Shalamanov said that the ministry aims to ensure that Bulgarias defense industry takes part in the designed program
With the success of Indo-Russian defence projects such as BrahMos and the production of the SU-30MKI jets, Russia intends to use the success as a model for joint development with Brazil and South Africa within BRICS. Anatoly Isaykin, general director of Rosoboronexport last week said that negotiations between Russia, Brazil and...
Germany has cancelled a major arms deal with Russia citing the Ukraine crisis as its main reason, according to reports. The daily Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported on Monday that the German government had canceled a deal to provide Russian forces with a fully-equipped combat training camp
As orders for defence equipment at home decline, France, Germany and Russia are intensifying their efforts to sell to developing countries. The German government approved export licenses for weapons worth almost €6 billion last year, including a record amount for deals with non-NATO countries, according to Germanys vice-chancellor and economy...
Rheinmetall is set to sign a $2.7 billion deal for the production of 980 Fuchs 2 armored vehicles with Algeria, according to reports
Now being built in series for the German Army, the new Puma armoured infantry fighting vehicle is on show at this years Eurosatory for the first time. During recent heat (UAE 2013), cold (Norway 2012) and live-fire trials conducted in cooperation with experts from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) and the German Army, the Puma performed very well under all climatic conditions
The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for M109A5+ upgrade kits and associated equipment for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on Jun 11, 2014
Russia could manufacture replacement helicopter engines at a St. Petersburg plant if Ukraines aircraft engine maker Motor Sich leaves a joint project, the head of the Rosoboronexport delegation at the HeliRussia 2014 expo said Wednesday
A-T Solutions Inc has won a contract to continue support for U.S
Oshkosh Defense is displaying the U.S
India-based Larsen & Toubro has signed a contract with Ukrainian defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom to buy up to 138 anti-aircraft vehicles. According to the statement issued by Ukroboronprom, one anti-aircraft gun and one command vehicle will be sent to the company for evaluation, and the company will then have the right to purchase up to 138 of the systems under the contract