Tag Archives: Defence

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

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 digital technology … 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

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 exhibitor at … Read the full press release

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

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 crucial agreement with Tawazun … 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

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