Raytheon Receives $1.7 Billion to Upgrade Patriot for Saudi Arabia

June 22, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Raytheon Company has received a $1.7 billion Direct Commercial Sales contract to upgrade Saudi Arabia's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System to the latest Configuration-3

Elbit Systems Awarded $24 million Contract for Supply Soltam's Artillery Systems from...

April 7, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it was awarded a contract to supply self-propelled artillery and accompanying systems to an African country

The Qatar Armed Forces Order Three EMS-Configured AW139s

March 22, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Qatar Armed Forces have signed a contract for three AW139 medium twin helicopters plus a comprehensive logistics support package. These aircraft will be operated by the Qatar Emiri Air Force to perform emergency medical service missions

A Joint Arab Force To Enforce Libya No-Fly-Zone

March 13, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The United Nations Security Council and Western powers are debating the feasibility and benefits of enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya to halt air raids by the regime of Moammar Gadhafi on rebel forces and unarmed demonstrators who launched on February 17 a revolution to overthrow the four-decade-long Ghadafi dictatorship....

Lockheed Martin and Global Aerospace Logistics MoU to Provide Sensor Solutions for...

February 28, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Lockheed Martin Gyrocam Systems, LLC, and Global Aerospace Logistics, LLC, today announced the signing of a teaming agreement to offer proven, low risk, best value solutions to address the immediate and future Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) sensor needs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces. The initial,...

UAE signed $74 million contract for fighting vehicles with Russian

February 25, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

The UAE signed a contract with Russian state arms exporting agency, Rosoboronexport, for the modernization of 135 of the UAE armed forces' BMP-3 armored infantry fighting vehicles. The $74 million contract, announced on February 24, will be the second such modernization of the Emirati BMP-3s

UAE Modifying its Black Hawk Helicopters for Air Assault Mission

February 24, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

As part of a AED4 billion ($1.09 billion) package of orders announced at its International Defense Exhibition 2011 (IDEX-11) in Abu Dhabi, the UAE stated on February 21 that it will spend nearly $275 million (AED1 billion) modifying 23 of its Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawks with weaponization kits that will transform these utility helicopters into air assault choppers

Al Jaber Group and Diehl Defence Sign A Joint Venture During IDEX

February 24, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Al Jaber Group and Diehl Defence signed a joint venture during IDEX 2011. The agreement is dedicated for the joint modernisation and upgrade of the United Arab Emirates military land vehicles

DCI wins contract for helicopters from French Army's

February 24, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

DCI announces that a new outsourcing contract has been granted, following the outsourcing contract on the fleet of helicopters from the French Army's light aviation school in Dax. A call for tenders was launched concerning the outsourcing of in-service support related to French civil defense and gendarmerie EC 145 helicopters

FLIR Systems wins contract for Coastal Infrastructure Security from UAE

February 23, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced today that it has teamed with Sonardyne International Ltd on a substantial multi-million dollar project in the United Arab Emirates

Ashok Leyland Defence and KMW sign MOU on strategic partnership

February 23, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Chennai (India) based Ashok Leyland Defence Systems Ltd. and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co


February 22, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Lockheed Martin and Knowledge Point announced a strategic training partnership today to address military, security services and civil training needs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “This teaming will provide additional abilities for both companies to support the Emiratisation policy through the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology into the UAE,” said Doug Greenlaw, vice president for International Business Development at Lockheed Martin Global Training and Logistics