IHS Jane's Defence Weekly

  • Rockwell Collins reports lower government second quarter earnings

    Rockwell Collins announced its second quarter results for 2014 on 17 April, revealing a decline in earnings and sales for its Government Systems business, but improved year-on-year company performance overall. Sales across the company declined in the second quarter to USD1.27 billion, but remain

  • Analysis: New Turkish procurement chief appointed

    Professor Ismail Demir has been appointed to lead Turkey's state arms procurement body, the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM), it was announced on 11 April. Demir, an aircraft engineer, replaces Murad Bayer, who led the SSM for a decade until his removal from office in late March. Bayar

  • Croatian MiGs begin returning from Ukraine

    After several months of delays the first of 12 Croatian MiG-21 fighters upgraded in Ukraine has been returned, crossing the border between Hungary and Croatia by road on 12 April. The second aircraft was due at Pleso Airbase near Zagreb the following week, when the third one was scheduled to leave

  • DSA 2014: MH370 highlights need for increased regional collaboration

    The international search for Malaysian Airlines MH370 has highlighted the requirement for greater technological collaboration across Southeast Asia, Malaysian Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has said. Speaking to journalists at the Defence Services Asia (DSA) exhibition in Kuala

  • DSA 2014: Ukraine looks for new markets for Oplot MBT

    The DSA 2014 exposition in Kuala Lumpur featured a sizeable Ukrainian delegation representing several major industrial firms that were exhibiting as part of a joint pavilion sponsored by Ukroboronprom, the state arms export and defence industrial management agency. Ukraine's major defence

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