• CAE signs UAE training MOU with AMMROC

    Canadian flight simulation provider CAE has agreed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with United Arab Emirates-based aircraft maintenance specialist AMMROC, the company announced on 20 November. The document, signed during the Dubai Air Show, sets out the two companies’ aim of collaboration

  • Philippine Navy’s first José Rizal-class frigate to begin sea trials

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is preparing the Philippine Navy’s first José Rizal-class frigate for sea trials. The vessel will sail in waters off Ulsan, Busan, and Mokpo from 23–27 November as part of the trials, the Philippine Navy announced via its

  • Pratt & Whitney to open new composites research centre

    US commercial and military aircraft propulsion manufacturer Pratt and Whitney plans to open a new research and development facility dedicated to the design, development, and production of ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) for aerospace applications, the company announced on 20 November. It aims to

  • Naval Group launches R&D centre in Singapore

    France’s Naval Group has launched a research and development (R&D) centre in Singapore, the company announced on 21 November. The group said the new facility is aimed at creating a “world-class expertise for strategic naval defence research topics”. Naval Group said the

  • Northrop Grumman opens Poland office

    US-based defence contractor Northrop Grumman has opened its first office in Poland, citing its growing work for that country’s military The 12,000 ft² office, which can accommodate up to 75 employees, is in Warsaw and will serve as the company’s Polish headquarters, Northrop

  • Chemring to sell ordnance unit to Nammo

    UK-based Chemring Group has reached an agreement to sell its US subsidiary Chemring Ordnance to Norway-based ammunition provider Nammo for USD17 million in cash. The sale, which requires US regulatory approval, is expected to close by the end of April, Chemring said on 21 November. Chemring

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  • NATO receives first AGS Global Hawk

    The first of five Northrop Grumman RQ-4D Global Hawk high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for NATO arrived at the type’s future operating base in Italy on 20 November. The Global Hawk aircraft for the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) programme touched

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  • Bundeswehr orders more Spike launchers and missiles

    The Bundesamt für Ausrüstung, Informationstechnik und Nutzung der Bundeswehr (BAAINBw), Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support, ordered 1,500 Spike missiles and hundreds of Integrated Control Launch Unit (ICLU) dismounted

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  • D&S 2019: RV Connex builds Thai profile

    Thai company RV Connex is positioning itself as one of the country’s fastest growing private-sector defence companies, with developing capabilities across segments including military electronics, cyber, space, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and defence component manufacturing. As an

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  • HMS Prince of Wales arrives in Portsmouth

    The UK Royal Navy’s (RN’s) second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier has arrived at Portsmouth naval base ahead of handover and formal commissioning. HMS Prince of Wales sailed into its new base port on 16 November after completing an eight-week period of sea trials. Handover will

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  • D&S 2019: PT Pindad partners Paramount on defence production

    Indonesia’s PT Pindad has signed an agreement with South African defence company Paramount Group to explore opportunities for collaboration on military platforms. The accord was signed at the Defense and Security (D&S) 2019 exhibition in Bangkok, which concluded on 21 November. PT Pindad