Aerospace and Defence

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

UK-based defence company BAE Systems has announced that it is spending $2.2-billion (€1.98-billion) to expand its electronic systems operations in the US by purchasing two businesses that are being sold as a result of the merger between Raytheon... Read more


According to a new market intelligence report published by California-based market intelligence company BIS Research, the eVTOL aircraft market is estimated to be approximately $524-million (€471.7-million) by 2025 and is projected to reach... Read more


History was made in the skies above the Canadian city of Vancouver this week when the world's first fully electric commercial aircraft made its maiden flight.... Read more


The European Space Agency (ESA) has revealed its plans for the first-ever mission to collect a piece of space junk that is in orbit around the Earth. Named ClearSpace-1, the mission is happening under the auspices of a consortium headed up a Swiss... Read more

The European strategic defence programme, the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) has taken a major step forward following an agreement between Safran Aircraft Engines and MTU Aero Engines to partner on the development on the Next Generation Fighter... Read more

As President Donald Trump arrives in London for the NATO summit, in a move that is likely to increase transatlantic economic and political tensions, the US has threatened the EU with a new raft of tariffs in connection with the Airbus subsidies... Read more

Rolls-Royce's ambition to return to having a blue-chip single-A credit rating have taken a hit following Standard & Poor's (S&P) decision to downgrade the aero-engine manufacturer to just one notch about junk. This is the company's second... Read more

Space missions and projects can only be successful if the materials and components used are first tested on Earth under space conditions. Leybold delivers the technology as an integrated supplier - up to the ultra-high vacuum... Read more

General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS), part of the US-based General Dynamics Corporation, has begun production of Piranha 5 military vehicles at a facility owned by its Romanian partner Uzina Mecanica Bucuresti (UMB)... Read more

Belgian Army soldiers conduct a reconnaissance and surveillance mission Read more

Productivity experts Sharing in Growth (SiG) have selected Independent Forgings & Alloys (IFA), a rapidly growing Sheffield forging firm, to join their award-winning business transformation programme... Read more

Leonardo is continuing its progress towards innovation in autonomous flight through investing in Skydweller Aero Inc., a US/Spanish start-up that specialises in large-scale solar-powered unmanned air systems. The company's push is towards the... Read more

Dassault Systèmes has announced that the electric air mobility pioneer, Eviation Aircraft, used its 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud to develop the first prototype of its zero-emission, all-electric regional commuter aircraft – Alice – in two... Read more

A global player in the tyre, construction reinforcement and composites technologies markets, Kordsa, has teamed up with the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). Reinforcer Kordsa, who has invested in composite... Read more

German industrial conglomerate thyssenkrupp has announced plans to invest €250-million in its Marine Systems division, which builds warships and submarines... Read more

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and German Aerospace Center (DLR) have signed an MOU for the development of test facilities for micro launcher engine and stage tests... Read more

It has been reported that Airbus Helicopters has suspended the building of a helicopter plant in Romania and is considering relocating the project elsewhere. The move comes after Romanian authorities... Read more

The Cypriot Ministry of Defence has purchased four Israeli drones for €12-million in order to monitor the activities of Turkish drillships operating in the island's waters in the first military acquisition of its kind for Cyprus. The move comes... Read more

Helsinki-based renewable fuel producer Neste and Germany's flag carrier airline Lufthansa have announced they are to strengthen their collaboration for the development of renewable aviation fuel. As part of the collaboration, Lufthansa will use... Read more

Flight times from London to Sydney could be slashed by 80% to just four hours if a hypersonic engine, currently under development in the UK, gets off the ground. The SABRE (Synergetic Air Breathing Rocket Engine) which has a top speed of 6,667... Read more

  • BAE Systems goes on €2bn spending spree in US

  • eVTOL

  • ePlane first flight

  • ClearSpace-1

  • New Airbus fighter

  • Rolls-Royce Trent 1000