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MTU Aero Engines AG, a leading engine manufacturer and one of the world’s largest engine maintenance providers, has chosen the municipality of Nova Pazova, about 25 kilometres north of Belgrade International Airport as the location for its new... Read more

The German chemicals company Henkel has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility for aerospace products near Barcelona, Spain... Read more

HOOPS Exchange provides unmatched data access, accuracy, and speed to maintain data accuracy and integrity for visualising large data sets in Virtalis’s flagship platform Visionary Render. Read more

In May 2019, the Graphene Flagship embarked on a campaign of zero-gravity parabolic flights to test novel thermal management graphene devices for space applications. The unique properties of graphene can significantly improve their performance... Read more

Ten years ago, the first 200 employees at MTU Aero Engines Polska started producing their first engine components. Today, the site in the Polish Aviation Valley near Rzeszów has about 900 employees – and is indispensable in the production network... Read more

Swedish defence and aerospace company Saab has received an order for the AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare training system from the UK's Royal Navy. Completed delivery of the order is expected later this year. Read more

Norwegian aerospace firm Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace AS has signed an agreement with Astranis Space Technologies Corp to supply communications equipment (TC&R). The order consists of the interface between the satellite and the ground and... Read more

The Polish space industry startup KP Labs has chosen Glasgow-based cubesat manufacturer Clyde Space to act as subcontractor for the company's Intuition-1 satellite project. The 6U-class cubesat will be the world's first commercial satellite to... Read more

Munich-based drone startup Lilium is now seeking regulatory safety approval for the all-electric vertical take-off and landing passenger taxis, a world first... Read more

One of Japan's largest industrial drone companies, Terra Drone, has announced the acquisition of a stake in the Slovenian aerospace solutions provider C-Astral Aerospace. Read more

Neste, a renewable products producer from wastes and residues, and Air BP, an international aviation fuel products and services supplier, have entered into an agreement to deliver sustainable aviation fuel to airline and airport customers in Sweden.. Read more

UK-based aerospace firm Reaction Engines announced that its Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engines (SABRE) technology has passed an important developmental milestone. Read more

The Polish Ministry of National Defence has signed an offset agreement with Leonardo MW in the UK in preparation for the expected delivery of AW101 helicopters. The offset deal precedes the finalised order, worth 400-million zloty (€90-million), whic Read more

£2.5-million in funding has been awarded by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), an arm of the UK Ministry of Defence, to a consortium headed up by Blue Bear Systems Research Ltd for the development of drone swarm technology. Read more

The acquisition of Ivy Topco Ltd, a Cayman Islands-based holding company that has indirect control of London's Gatwick Airport, by VINCI Airports, a subsidiary of French group VINCI has been approved by the European Commission under the European... Read more

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has been awarded a contract by the Government of Japan to supply and deliveries of Joint Missile Strike (JSM) for their F-35 fighter aircraft fleet. Japan began the JSM project in 2008 and it was completed mid-2018... Read more

Swedish-based defence and civil security giant Saab has received an order from the Czech Ministry of Defence to expand the GAMER laser-based training capability. Delivery of the system is set to begin at the end of 2019 and go on throughout 2020. The Read more

The European Space Agency (ESA) last week reached an important milestone in both rocketry and 3D printing. The BERTA engine, manufactured entirely by 3D printing, was successfully hot-fired for 560 seconds with a reference thrust of 2.45 kN. Read more

Dividing up video games, fighting over who keeps the Netflix account and arranging joint custody of the dog. Breakups require delicate negotiation. Magnify to Brexit level and you can understand why negotiating who gets to be involved in space contra Read more

L3 ASV announced the successful delivery of their C-Enduro long-endurance autonomous vessel to the UK's Royal Navy. The C-Enduro is used for military data gathering trials, especially by the Mine countermeasures and Hydrographic Capability (MHC) Read more

Hungarian aircraft producer Magnus Aircraft was set up to create an innovative new generation of aircraft that meets today’s expectations and has multifunctional features. Read more

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Thales and Gemalto have reached an agreement (the “Merger Agreement”) on a recommended all-cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Gemalto, for a price of €51 per share cum dividend. Read more

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