FLIR Systems Incorporated Acquires Altavian Incorporated for an Undisclosed Sum

Today, Oregon based company FLIR Systems Incorporated has purchased the Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) producer Altavian Incorporated. Altavian Incorporated is based in Gainesville, central Florida and specializes in the production of open architecture modular UAS’s. The company is a certified partner of the US military and is currently an accepted supplier for the US Army … Read more

German Ministry of Defence to Acquire 370 AN/PRC-117G Encryption Radios from L3 Harris Ltd

On Saturday the German Ministry of Defence ‘Bundesministerium der Verteidigung’ currently led by CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer ordered 370 AN/PRC-117G Encryption Radios from American company, L3 Harris Ltd. The firm is a market leader in high technology communications and missions systems hardware. The order is part of a larger four year contract for a total … Read more

Glomex MS to Supply 1,200 Toyota Hilux SUV’s to the Czech Armed Forces for £36 million

The Czech defence minister, Lubomir Metnar, has today announced the signature of a bilateral contract between the Czech Ministry of Defence and Glomex Military Supplies. The contract will govern the order of 1,200 Toyota Hilux sport utility vehicles (SUVs). The order will cost the Czech government an estimated £36 million, with a reported individual unit … Read more

Thales Group and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Contract to Supply the Japanese Navy’s OZZ-5 AUV with SAMDIS Sonar Systems

This week France’s Thales Group and Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have signed a trilateral contract with Japan’s Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency. The trilateral contract will require Thales to produce and deliver an unspecified number of SAMDIS High Frequency Synthetic Aperture Sonar (HFSAS) systems, to the Japanese Navy. The role of Mitsubishi will then be … Read more

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land to Receive a £860 Million Contract to Supply 260 Boxer IFV ‘Command’ and ‘Special Carrier’ Variants

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land has received a £860 million order for 260 command and special carrier variants of the Boxer Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV). The order has come to Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) courtesy of the Ministry of Defence’s Defence & Equipment Support Agency (DESA), the UK’s defence procurement agency. The vehicle’s will be … Read more

Huntington Ingalls Industries Q3 Report Analysis

Opening Statements This document concerns the analysis of Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Q3 report published on the 4th of November 2020. The publishing of this analytical document is in line with the International Military Review’s, commitment to delivering key information to aid in the undertaking of investments in the defence industry. This report also seeks to … Read more

The German Navy to Procure 31 Sea Tiger Naval Helicopters from NH Industries for €2.7 Billion

The German Ministry of Defence today, announced the procurement of thirty one Sea Tiger naval attack helicopters from NH Industries. The helicopter order will consist of both the delivery of the vehicles and an after-market service package. The after-market service package will provide spares, training and ‘accessories’ likely to mean maintenance, upgrade access and associated … Read more

Thales and Damen Groups to Join the German Navy’s 2020 – 2030 MKS-180 Frigate Delivery Programme for €1.5 Billion

French defence technology specialist Thales, has this week joined with the Dutch shipbuilder, Damen Shipyards to work on the German Navy’s MKS-180 frigate programme. The trilateral contract, worth €1.5 Billion was signed between the German Navy, the Damen Shipyards Group and Thales Group on the 17th of November and released to the public on the … Read more

Embraer S.A to Supply 2 KC-390 Medium-Lift Transport Planes for the Hungarian Air Force

Brazilian aeronautical manufacturing firm Embraer S.A has signed a contract this week, to supply Hungary with two KC-390 medium-lift transport aircraft. The contract’s price is as yet undisclosed, but will include the delivery of the aircraft along with a support package of after-market services. The after-market services in question are pilot training, technical training, the … Read more

Leonardo S.p.A. Signs a Cooperation Agreement with Lacroix Defence to Produce Anti-Torpedo Decoy Systems

Italian defence firm, Leonardo S.p.A. has today signed a strategic agreement with French firm, Lacroix Defence. The agreement will allow both companies to work together on a new collaborative maritime project focusing on the development of anti-torpedo decoys. The collaboration will see the two companies pool their own torpedo counter-measures systems, Leonardo’s Mobile Jammer Target … Read more