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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

AEROSPACE & DEFENCE

Finland's Konecranes has won a contract from the US Navy to deliver a 175-tonne portal jib crane to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in the State of Washington. The $46-million (€41.4-million) order was booked in December and contains options for... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

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

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

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

A consortium comprising of several major defence, communication and cybersecurity companies and high technology SMEs has submitted an application to the European Commission’s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) for the... Read more

Saab has signed a supply contract with the Belgian MoD for the deliveries of training systems to the Belgian Army. The order value is approximately SEK160-million (€149-million) and deliveries will take place in 2021... Read more

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has selected INVISIO to provide a suite of hearing enhancement solutions over the coming years that will protect Marines’ hearing while increasing their situational awareness in a variety of training and... Read more

The UK has reported that 2018 was the country's "best year ever" in terms of defence orders and arms exports... Read more

The Czech Republic's Tatra Trucks will supply 328 chassis for Jordanian military vehicles in a deal worth more than CZK 1 billion (€39-million). The Kopřivnice-based manufacturer says that the deal, its biggest this of 2019 so far, could be... 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

£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

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  • New Airbus fighter

  • GDELS Piranha 5 Romania

  • Belgian Army soldiers conduct a reconnaissance and surveillance mission

  • thyssenkrup Baden-Württemberg

  • Aerostar Tactical unmanned aerial vehicles