Rosoboronexport to discuss technological cooperation with Belarus at MILEX-2017

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will organize a joint Russian display at the MILEX-2017, 8-th International Exhibition of Armaments and Military Equipment, which will be held in Minsk (Republic of Belarus) on May 20-22, 2017. The special exporter has regularly attended...

Smooth Seas for Swedish Subs

Hakan Buske, Saab president and chief executive officer is bullish about the export prospects for the company’s ‘A26’ class of conventional hunter-killer submarines which are currently under construction for the Marinen (Royal Swedish Navy).   Speaking during a presentation of the company’s activities at the...

UKMFTS Moves Forward

The eighth of 29 Airbus Helicopters H-135T3 light utility helicopters for the rotary-wing training component of the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS) programme has arrived at Airbus Helicopters’ UK facility at Oxford Airport in central England. A $1.4 billion amendment to the UKMFTS contract...

Albion and the Apocalypse

Upon becoming the United Kingdom’s prime minister on 13 July Theresa May, like her predecessors, was asked to write several letters by the cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood, the country’s most senior civil servant. Every prime minister since Edward Heath (1970 to 1974) has performed...

Back to the Battlegroups

European Union (EU) sources have confirmed to armadainternational.com that the organisation maybe planning to enhance its EU battlegroup concept. EU battlegroups have a battalion strength of circa 1500 troops and are comprised of forces provided by the member states of the European Union. These battlegroups,...

Rosoboronexport to organize Russian display at IDEF’17 in Turkey

JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will organize a joint Russian display at IDEF’17, International Defense Industry Fair, which will be held in Istanbul on May 9-12, 2017. “Military-technical cooperation between Russia and Turkey has now acquired a positive trend. Rosoboronexport has actively...

Rostec tests Ka-52k helicopters in marine conditions

Ka-52K helicopters manufactured by Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) completed the first phase of testing in marine conditions. The machines are currently in the premises of Kamov Design Bureau where specialists finish assessing the condition of helicopters and their components after performing tasks in harsh climatic conditions. Two...

The Iron Fist in the Velvet Glove: The European Union and Defence: Part 1

In the first of a series of articles on the defence decision-making processes of the European Union (EU), we examine the role of the European Council in this vital part of the EU’s activities. The European Council groups together the EU’s members states’ heads...

3W-International GmbH offers Technical Customer Services

The new customer service of the German engine manufacturer is called 3W Engineering Services. This will not only be offered to existing and new 3W customers, but also to third-party customers and includes various service, test and measurement activities relating to engines and drive...

Who Goes There?

Identifying friends and enemies is a problem as old as warfare itself. The risk of inadvertently attacking one’s own side is an ever-present danger for military operations, particularly those involving aircraft, where the speed of warplanes and missiles makes the timely determination of identity...

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