IHS Jane's Defence Weekly


  • IDEX 2017: Hensoldt branding launched

    Airbus Defence & Space's Electronics and Border Security (EBS) business unit launched its new branding at the IDEX trade show on 19 February. The new branding sees the company renamed as Hensoldt, with the branding to be officially implemented from the close of the sale of a 74.9% stake in the

  • IDEX 2017: Patria boosts UAE presence

    Finland's Patria has announced that it is to boost its presence in the Middle East with the establishment of a new subsidiary company in Abu Dhabi. The company, to be called Patria Land Middle East, will be a fully owned subsidiary and, according to a statement by the firm, "will strengthen

  • Aero India 2017: Alpha Design Technologies signs USD30 million deal with Elbit Systems for MI-17 upgrade

    Indian private company Alpha Design Technologies Limited (ADTL) has announced the signing of a USD30 million deal with Israel's Elbit Systems to jointly upgrade Mil Mi-17 'Hip' helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Elbit Systems, the prime contractor for the programme, will be responsible for

  • Aernnova agrees to buy Brek Manufacturing

    Spanish plane parts maker Aernnova has signed a deal with Macquarie Capital to take over its US company Brek Manufacturing, which specialises in the production of high precision structural components for the aerospace sector. No details of the purchase price have been released by the Alava-based

  • Aero India 2017: Russia completes final qualification trials for 6G27 Balkan AGL

    Russia's State Research and Production Enterprise (GNPP) Pribor, a subsidiary of TekhMash Concern, has completed state qualification trials of the 40 mm 6G27 Balkan, and deliveries are due to begin imminently, according to the company. "The 40 mm 6G27 Balkan automatic grenade launcher (AGL) is

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