Tag Archives: Defence

Saab announced multi million euro contract for the delivery of components for the Carl-Gustaf® recoilless rifle

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 27-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab AB (STO: SAAB-B), leading company in the military defence and civil security markets, has announced a new contract worth SEK 643 million (~EUR 60 million) for the supply of components for the … Read the full press release

Saab a annoncé un contrat de plusieurs millions d’euros pour la livraison de composants pour le fusil sans recul Carl-Gustaf®

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) STOCKHOLM, 27-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab AB (STO : SAAB-B), entreprise leader dans la défense militaire et de la sécurité civile, a annoncé un nouveau contrat d’une valeur de 643 millions SEK (~ 60 millions EUR) pour la … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel Aircraft partner over the the development of light-weight sustainable electric aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 7-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, and Pipistrel Aircraft, a Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer, have announced a partnership aimed at addressing the evolving demands of the military … Read the full press release

Nammo, leading provider of specialty ammunition and rocket motors, announces a major M72 Fire-From-Enclosure (M72 FFE) contract in the U.S.

(PRESS RELEASE) MESA, AZ, United States, 8-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — NAMMO AS, a Norwegian international aerospace and defense company, has announced its U.S. subsidiary Nammo Defense Systems Inc., headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, will deliver M72 and Components for Shoulder Launched … Read the full press release

Ship design consultancy OSD-IMT will integrate into ABL Group’s Longitude Engineering

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — AqualisBraemar LOC Group, a leading independent global energy and marine consultancy, has announced it will integrate the ship design consultancy OSD-IMT into its company Longitude Engineering, provider of specialist design and engineering services … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to work on the advancement of Eurofighter Typhoon as part of new EUR 159 million contract

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANBOROUGH, 6-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, has announced it will work on the advancement of Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft as part of a new EUR 159 (£135 million) … Read the full press release

BAE Systems Australia on the integration of the most precise clock in the world at three JORN radar sites across Australia

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 5-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems Australia, part of BAE Systems plc and one of the largest defence contractors in Australia, has announced it congratulates Adelaide-based technology company Cryoclock, the maker of the most precise clock in … Read the full press release

BAE Systems’ new facility in Warton to rely on Industry 4.0 factory to advance manufacturing on UK’s next generation combat aircraft system Tempest

A new intelligent, smart factory is set to increase productivity and revolutionise combat aircraft production in the UK. (PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 13-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems has announced that it collaborated with … Read the full press release

UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory: adoption of current and near-term quantum technologies could result in decisive step-change for UK’s emerging AI capabilities

Embracing quantum technology now could lead to the enhanced pace, precision and pre-emption of decision making by military commanders (PRESS RELEASE)LONDON, 10-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has announced the release of a research paper on … Read the full press release

Study involving experts from the University of Exeter found majority of citizens in France and Germany support some European military cooperation independent of NATO

DEVON, 30-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Public research university The University of Exeter has announced that their experts have been part of a team that surveyed people in France and Germany during the autumn of 2019 about their nations’ defence relationships … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial successfully resumes more than two thirds of its manufacturing operations around the world

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announces resumption of manufacturing operations is proceeding according to plan, and observing all COVID-19 health and safety protocols on a global basis. Employee health and safety … Read the full press release

BMT leads the way in multi-hull applications with the introduction of its next-gen ‘Pentamaran’ platform for autonomous applications

The next generation hull-form – the ‘Pentamaran’ is designed to meet the specific challenges of long range autonomous operations (PRESS RELEASE) TEDDINGTON, U.K., 21-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT proves its leadership in multi-hull applications by unveiling the details of its … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency launch first collaborative digital technology project

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the signing of MoU to partner on digital service solutions at the Farnborough Air Show in July 2018, Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Rolls-Royce have launched the first collaborative … Read the full press release

Airbus takes its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services to 2019’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia

(PRESS RELEASE) LANGKAWI, Malaysia, 18-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus to exhibit its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services at this year’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia. Indeed, Airbus will be the largest international … Read the full press release

IDEX 2019: Saab advances its work in developing an indigenous industrial capability in the UAE

(PRESS RELEASE) ABU DHABI, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab made yet another important step in progressing with its plans and works to develop an indigenous industrial capability in the UAE. At IDEX 2019, MENA region’s leading defence exhibition and conference, Saab signed a … Read the full press release

Airbus Defence and Space announces firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency for additional A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircrafts

MADRID, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Defence and Space has received a firm order from the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) for a further three A330 MRTT Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft. The aircraft, known as Phénix in French service, constitute the … Read the full press release

Skanska UK to provide facilities management services to the Ministry of Defence at Northwood HQ in Hertfordshire

STOCKHOLM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Skanska UK has been awarded a contract by Eastbury Park Limited to provide facilities management services to the Ministry of Defence at Northwood HQ in Hertfordshire. The contract is worth GBP 196 M, about SEK 2.3 … Read the full press release

Singapore becomes the third country to welcome the Thales Digital Factory

After France and Canada, Singapore becomes the third country to welcome the Thales Digital Factory. The Digital Factory will deliver innovative digital solutions to Thales customers in the region in a collaborative way. Whenever appropriate, those products will then be … Read the full press release

Thales to present at the upcoming global conference and exhibition Maritime/Air Systems & Technologies (MAST) Indo-Asia 2018

As Indian naval forces proudly safeguard country’s national interests and maritime security, Thales is proud to support them achieve their big ambitions At MAST Indo-Asia 2018, Thales to showcase its full strength in naval defence with a focus on digital … Read the full press release

Saab Australia selected by BAE Systems as combat system integration partner for the Hunter class frigate programme

STOCKHOLM, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab Australia has been selected by BAE Systems to be part of a team, including Lockheed Martin Australia, to deliver the combat system integration for the Hunter class frigate. This selection continues a long standing and … Read the full press release

Naval selects Dutch company Atmos UAV for fixed-wing VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) UAV solution testing

PARIS, 19-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch company Atmos UAV has been selected by Naval for the testing of its innovative fixed-wing VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) UAV solution for evaluation purposes. With this agreement, Naval Group deepens its existing commitments … Read the full press release

Saab to deliver goods and services required to sustain air operations with Gripen for the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV)

STOCKHOLM, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) regarding technical support of Gripen C/D. The order value amounts to approximately SEK 136 million and delivery will take place during 2019. The … Read the full press release

Leonardo: Portuguese Ministry of Defence selects AW119Kx as its new multirole single engine helicopter

Contract awarded by the Portuguese Ministry of Defence valued in excess of €20 million for five helicopters plus options for two additional units with deliveries between late 2018 and early 2020  The AW119Kx will perform a range of roles including … Read the full press release

BMT to support the Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN) new midget submarine programme

Teddington, UK, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has been awarded a contract to support the Royal Thai Navy’s (RTN) new midget submarine programme from its offices in Bath, UK. BMT has been … Read the full press release

Saab to present its latest naval solutions at Euronaval from 23-26 October, in Paris

STOCKHOLM, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saab will be exhibiting its state of the art naval solutions at Euronaval, (stand G18-H23) from 23-26 October, in Paris. The latest developments in naval capabilities above and below the waves will be on display … Read the full press release

Indra Australia to design and manufacture a Level 2 deployable forensic laboratory capability for the Australian Army

It will facilitate the rapid collection, analysis and documentation of evidence from any Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Over 90% of the contract will be executed by Australian equipment manufacturers and distributors Indra operates from offices in Sydney and Newcastle focussed … Read the full press release

Guy Montminy to succeed Erwin Bieber as president of the Platforms & Services (P&S) sector at BAE Systems

BAE Systems has named Guy Montminy as president of the Platforms & Services (P&S) sector, effective October 1. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With this appointment, Montminy has also joined the senior leadership team of BAE Systems, Inc., led by … Read the full press release

BAE Systems: Our vision for the proposed upgrade of the British Army’s Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank: Black Night

We have unveiled Black Night – a working example of our vision for the proposed upgrade of the British Army’s Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank. Farnborough, United Kingdom, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We are leading a major strategic partnership of world-leading defence … Read the full press release

PGZ S.A. appoints Sebastian Chwałek as new vice-president

WARSAW, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Supervisory Board of PGZ S.A. has decided to appoint Nr Sebastian Chwałek the new vice-president of the company. Until now Sebastian Chwałek acted as the secretary of state at the Ministry of National Defence. As a result of the qualification procedure for the position of the … Read the full press release

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