Tag Archives: Defence

Saab to deliver the new Carl-Gustaf® M4 multi-role weapon system to the Australian Army

STOCKHOLM, 13-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has received an order for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf® M4 multi-role weapon system to the Australian Army. This is Saab´s sixth customer for the Carl-Gustaf M4 system since its launch in late 2014. Deliveries … Read the full press release

Airbus to design, implement and deliver a new framework of services for the management of public key certificates of NATO

BRUSSELS, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency has awarded Airbus the Enterprise NATO Public Key Infrastructure (E-NPKI) contract to design, implement and deliver a new framework of services for the management of public key certificates. … Read the full press release

Fincantieri: The steel cutting ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette held at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard

TRIESTE, 01-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The steel cutting ceremony of the first “Doha” class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard, in the presence … Read the full press release

EU to finance the rebuilding of the headquarters of the G5 Sahel Joint Force in Sévaré in Mali

BRUSSELS, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the deadly attack against the headquarters of the G5 Sahel Joint Force in Sévaré in Mali, on 29 June, the EU has decided to finance in full the rebuilding of a new headquarters and to … Read the full press release

Leonardo creates new model for its supply-chain to drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector

The LEAP2020 programme (Leonardo Empowering Advanced Partnership 2020) is a new model for Leonardo’s supply-chain which will drive growth in the Aerospace, Defence and Security sector. Visible results in scale and quality are expected in the short and long term  … Read the full press release

Iveco-Oto Melara Consortium to deliver 10 new Centauro II armoured vehicles to the Italian Ministry of Defence

The contract, which includes vehicles, spares and logistic support, is for the first tranche of a total 136 units. The contract value to Leonardo is approximately 92 million Euros Centauro II is a latest-generation wheeled armoured vehicle which combines high … Read the full press release

Leonardo to provide active protection systems for US Army tanks

• Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, will provide active protection systems for US Army tanks  ROME, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has been awarded a contract worth USD 193 million by U.S. Army to provide active protection systems … Read the full press release

Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited to build three coast guard vessels for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency

The contract signed with the Ministry agency NDMA values about 550 million euro TRIESTE, 28-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD” or the “Company”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, has announced that … Read the full press release

Thales, BAE Systems and CGI team up to respond to the opportunity to partner the UK Ministry of Defence for the second phase of the UK Royal Navy’s Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme (MEWP)

LONDON, 06-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales, BAE Systems and CGI have announced a strategic teaming agreement that will see the three companies bring together their collective expertise and proven UK industrial capability in Electronic Warfare, in order to respond to the … Read the full press release

Airbus showcasing products, services and innovations in the commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter markets at FIDAE air show

Latest products, services to be showcased at Latin America’s leading airshow TOULOUSE, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus will have a major presence at the 20th FIDAE air show, showcasing the latest products, services and innovations in the commercial aircraft, defence, … Read the full press release

CEA the only French research public organization ranked in the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator

PARIS, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The CEA was named a 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovator. It is the only French research public organization to be ranked. The annual report highlights the most successful organizations in the world that are … Read the full press release

Saab takes part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020

Trollhättan, Sweden, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab will take part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020. The project will demonstrate technologies for enhanced situational awareness in a naval environment using unmanned systems. OCEAN2020 came … Read the full press release

Airbus China appointments: Eric Chen becomes Chairman and George Xu CEO

TOULOUSE, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China. Simultaneously, George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China. In his role as country head of Airbus … Read the full press release

Defence and security company Saab to present its Junuary – June 2017 interim report on Thursday July 20

STOCKHOLM, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab is pleased to invite press, investors and financial analysts to a press and analyst meeting where CEO Håkan Buskhe and CFO Magnus Örnberg present the Saab interim report for January – … Read the full press release

Saab presented Gripen NG Programme development at LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab today at LAAD International Defence & Security Exhibition presented the latest developments in its Gripen NG Programme for Brazil. The new developments included an announcement on the first aircraft for the … Read the full press release

Saab to deploy its Integrated Air Traffic Control Suite at Singapore Changi Airport

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has been selected by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to deploy its Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SMGCS) and latest generation Multilateration System at Singapore … Read the full press release

Aegex Technologies Opens European Office

ATLANTA, Ga., USA, 18-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Aegex Technologies LLC, developer of intrinsically safe Windows-based mobile devices for hazardous locations, has opened its European office in the United Kingdom. The new location, which is housed near Southampton Airport in England, … Read the full press release

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen visited Hungary

3-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen stressed the importance of multinational cooperation to improve defence capabilities during his visit to Hungary on Monday (1 July 2013), which included talks with top Hungarian officials and a visit to … Read the full press release

British 2012 defence exports grew by 62%, the largest increase for 5 years

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — New figures published today by UK Trade & Investment’s Defence and Security Organisation (UKTI DSO) show that UK defence exports totalled £8.8 billion over the past year, a rise of 62% from 2011 in a global market that grew by … Read the full press release

NATO Secretary General Rasmussen: Europe must stop the cuts in defence spending

7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — “Soft power alone is no power at all,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told foreign affairs, security and defence MEPs and national MPs on Monday. Speaking in favour of “holding the line on defence spending” in … Read the full press release

Safran opened its new “Paul-Louis Weiller” building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, south of Paris

Paris, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — André Santini, former French minister, and currently Deputy and Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, and Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, today inaugurated Safran’s new building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, just south of Paris. It is named after one of … Read the full press release

Strong civil aviation business helps Safran report 9.5% revenue growth in Q1 2013

FULL-YEAR 2013 REVENUE OUTLOOK UPGRADED All revenue figures in this press release represent adjusted[1] revenue. Please refer to definitions contained in the Notes Key figures for the first quarter of 2013 First-quarter 2013 adjusted revenue was Euro 3,404 million, up … Read the full press release

HR company Randstad names EADS the most attractive employer to work for in Spain

Madrid, 23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Human Resource Company Randstad has confirmed that EADS in Spain has an excellent reputation as an employer, ranking the European aerospace and Defence Group as the most attractive company to work for across all business sectors in … Read the full press release