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INS Rajput on a 3-day visit to Yangon

New Delhi. 13 May 2017. INS Rajput, Indian Navy’s front line guided missile destroyer entered Yangon, Myanmar for an Operational Turn around (OTR) from 11-13 May 17. TheRead more ›

Thales inaugurates its 5th Cybersecurity “control tower” in Hong Kong

PARIS LA DÉFENSE, HONG KONG, 11 May 2017. Thales inaugurated its fifth Cybersecurity Operation Centre (CSOC) in Hong Kong, a real control tower to fight cyber-attacks. With theRead more ›

Big waves over Thailand-China submarine deal

By Suresh Somu Bangkok. 11 May 2017. IT’S a closely-guarded underwater secret but it still splashed the news on land as the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) signed aRead more ›

COMAC’s C919 Takes First Flight With Rockwell Collins Avionics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa 08 May 2017. Last week, the (Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China’s) COMAC C919 took its first flight, equipped with Rockwell Collins’ communication and navigation solutions, and IntegratedRead more ›

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India and Republic of Korea sign Inter-Governmental MOU for Defence Industry Co-Operation in Shipbuilding

New Delhi. 21 April 2017. India and the Republic of Korea (RoK) signed an Inter-governmental Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Defence Industry Co-operation in Shipbuilding here today. TheRead more ›

Indonesia to beef up weaponry systems

Jakarta. 20 April 2017. Indonesia has announced big plans to boost its defence capabilities with the heightened maritime activities in the ASEAN region and South China Sea. ImmediateRead more ›

Ultra light helicopter VA115 C prototype to receive “Permit to Fly”

Guangdong,China. 24 March 2017. A prototype of  VA115 Co-axial  ultra light heicopter made by China’s RotorSchmiede, a company division of China’s DEA General Aviation,has been issued with a “Permit toRead more ›

Schiebel Camcopter S-100 to make Unmanned Air System (UAS) for Royal Australian Navy

Vienna, 06 February 2017. The Royal Australian Navy awarded to Schiebel a contract for the supply of its CAMCOPTER® S-100 System and three years of follow-on Contractor LogisticsRead more ›

Rostec delivers laser rangefinders to China

Moscow. 08 February 2017. Shvabe, a Russian holding company forming part of Rostec Corporation, delivered a party of laser rangefinders to China. The products will be used forRead more ›

Saudi Arabia’s Flynas orders 60 A320neo

Converts 20 CEOs to NEOs Riyadh. 16 January 2017. Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s low-cost carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 60 A320neo Family aircraft. In addition itRead more ›

F-35 Program Delivers 200th Operational Jet

Fort Worth, Texas. 12 January 2017. The beginning of the year marked a historical milestone for the F-35 Lightning II program. The 200th operational jet, the second deliveryRead more ›

Red faces in China-Singapore row

·The seizure of 12 armoured vehicles in Hong Kong may trip long-standing relations By Suresh Somu Singapore. 01 December 2016. THE Singapore-China warngle over the seized armoured vehiclesRead more ›

Airbus to sell 10 A320neos and 3 A320ceos to Japan’s  Peach Aviation

Tokyo. 18 November 2016 . Airbus signed an order  for the purchase of 10 A320neo and three A320ceo with Japan’s Peach Aviation.  The order was announced at aRead more ›

A350 XWB manufacture of parts of Malaysia Airlines’ begins in Malaysia

Kuala lumpur. 17 November 2016. Manufacture of parts for the first of six new Airbus A350-900s for Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has begun around the world – includingRead more ›

Tata Motors and Indonesia’s PT Pindad collaborate for ASEAN market

    Jakarta. 03 November  2016 . Tata Motors and PT Pindad signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation, to effectively explore market potential of Tata ArmouredRead more ›

China Southern Airlines Finalize Order for 12 787-9 Dreamliners

Guangzhou, China, October 12, 2016. China Southern Airlines finalized an order of 12 Boening’s 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $3.2 billion at current list prices. “The 787 Dreamliners haveRead more ›

Pratt & Whitney’s Singapore reaches7,600 Engines Overhaul

Singapore.  27 September, 2016. Pratt & Whitney has overhauled more than 7,600 engines at its Singapore engine center, marking a significant milestone in the center’s history. The engineRead more ›

A350 XWB for China Airlines completes its maiden flight

Toulouse. 15 September 2016. China Airlines first A350XWB completed it maiden flight recently. The aircraft bearing the airline’s distinctive livery will now enter the final phase of production,Read more ›

Carter, New Japanese Defense Minister Discuss Changing Security Environment

Washington. 17 September 2016. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada met at the Pentagon to discuss the rapidly evolving security environment. It was theRead more ›

Last MH-60R SEAHAWK Helicopter delivered to Royal Australian Navy

Nowra, Australia, 12 September, 2016 . Lockheed Martin together with the U.S. Navy, ceremonially delivered the 24th, and final, MH-60R SEAHAWK helicopter to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).Read more ›