The General delegation for armament (DGA) notified on April 16th, 2009 to NEXTER Systems a contract of an amount of 20M€, including an order for 15 wheeled armoured vehicle Aravis, who will be used by the French troops in Afghanistan..
The Angolan Armed Forces and Thales have signed a major contract for the supply of an innovative Mobile Radio Communication Network using TETRA standards called DigiM@x. The network will be deployed in 2010 for the occasion of the African Cup of Nations.
Russia will supply advanced S-400 air defense systems to Belarus under a recent agreement to create an integrated air defense network, a senior Air Force official said. he S-400 Triumf (SA-21 Growler) is designed to intercept and destroy airborne targets at a distance of up to 400 kilometers.
The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a deal with an Israeli company to buy several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), a Russian deputy defense minister said. The Russian business paper Kommersant reported on Tuesday that a contract signed with Israel Aerospace Industries
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced it was awarded a contract for the supply of unmanned turrets to the Brazilian Army Ground Forces, to be installed on the 6X6 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC). Elbit Systems was selected as a result of a competition including leading global manufacturers in the field.
Russia on 15 April 2009, said that it had put on hold supply of highly potent surface to air missiles S-300 missiles to Iran since the supply of S-300 missile along with their batteries has been opposed by US and Israel.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday that NATO’s decision to hold military exercises in Georgia next month threatens to complicate ties with Russia. The military exercises will be held from May 6 to June 1, and will not include light or heavy weaponry.
BAE Systems workers celebrated delivery of the 500th M777 howitzer to the US military. Weighing in at less than 4200kg, the revolutionary M777 is the world's first artillery weapon to make widespread use of titanium and aluminum alloys, resulting in a howitzer which is half the weight of conventional 155mm systems.
Force Protection, Inc. and NP Aerospace Limited, a subsidiary of The Morgan Crucible Company plc today jointly announced an award for 97 Wolfhound heavy tactical support vehicles including spares and support by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (UK MoD).