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...

Rostec Creates a Marine Gas Turbine Base in Rybinsk

United Engine Corporation (UEC, part of state corporation Rostec) installed and activated the first assembly and testing complex of gas turbine engines and aggregates (GTE and GTA) in Russia for marine programs on the basis of Rybinsk JSC NPO Saturn. During his visit to...

Under the Gun

Troy's M10A1 rifle
On 25 October 2016, representatives from across the small arms industry met with military programme managers at the US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Centre (ARDEC) to consider future technologies to counter emerging threats. The ‘Overmatch the Spectrum of Threat’ event was to discuss...

3W-180 SRE Hybrid Wankel Engine

3W-180 SRE Hybrid
The world first will be presented for the first time to the specialist audience at the XPONENTIAL Trade Fair taking place in Dallas (USA) in May. Thus, the German engine manufacturer is expanding its range of drive products for UAVs by a further engine...

AMVs Arrived in UAE

The first batch of Patria AMV (Armoured Modular Vehicle) eight-wheel drive platforms have begun to arrive in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as of March following the country’s order for 40 vehicles placed in January 2016. Production of these AMVs was performed in Poland...

Shayrat splashed, but questions remain

BGM-109C
Justin Bronk, airpower research fellow at London’s Royal United Services Institute, explains why Russian air defence systems may have failed to shoot down any of the cruise missiles the US Navy launched at targets in Syria on 7th April. The 7th April strikes against...

The Ties that Bind

The European Union is planning further discussions to enhance and deepen its defence cooperation this coming May. These forthcoming discussions, expected to occur at meetings of the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council this May in Brussels. The Foreign Affairs Council comprises the ministers from the EU’s...

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