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China Avic Airborne Electronic Co. decreases 1.1% on firm volume 03 March, 2015 15:30 CST

March 3, 2015 CHINESE DAILY STOCK REPORTChina Avic Airborne Electronic Co., Ltd. (SS:600372), Shanghai's 2nd largest auto parts & equipment company by market cap, decreased 31.0 fen (or 1.1%) to close at CNY28.81, ending a...

Harris to acquire Exelis

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTSignificanceHarris to acquire Exelis in deal valued at USD4.75 billionMerger one of the largest for the US defence industry in years, and is expected to create an entity with USD8 billion in revenues

HAL, Snecma sign JV on aero-engine parts

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTHindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Safran subsidiary Snecma have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore establishing a joint venture (JV) in India to produce aero-engine parts.

Meggitt: Total Voting Rights

March 3, 2015 BRITISH DAILY STOCK REPORT In conformity with the Disclosure and Transparency Rule 5.6.1, the Company is required to notify the market of the following:As at 2 March 2015, the Company's capital consists of 798,53...

IDEX 2015: SATCOM widens Shadow's capability set

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTTextron Systems Unmanned Systems' (formerly AAI's) Shadow M2 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is set to feature two different core configurations - one of which introduces a satellite communications capabi...

Maritime vision: in search of lower cost capabilities

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTMaritime surveillance has traditionally required large, expensive assets and powerful high-end sensor suites, but the rise of easily accessible processing power and technology miniaturisation has brought...

ST Engineering posts declines in group revenues and profit

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTSingapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has posted lower annual revenues and profit, although the group's defence sales have held up.The group said total revenues in 2014 edged down 1% to SGD...

MEUAS III requirements emerge

March 3, 2015


US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has issued a draft request for proposal (RfP) for its Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System III (MEUAS III) capability.

China's CETC posts strong 2014 growth

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTThe China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) - one of China's largest state-run defence manufacturers - achieved double-digit financial growth in 2014 on the back of continued industrial ref...

Exelis to upgrade submarine ESM systems for Sweden

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsModifications include new electronics and improved SWaPExelis will factory test ES-3701s for Royal Australian Navy by end of FebruaryExelis will provide a new version of its ES-3701 electronic ...

Kalyani and Rafael prepare proposal for groundbreaking Indian JV

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTIndia's Kalyani group and Israeli company Rafael plan to submit their proposal to establish a groundbreaking joint venture (JV) within the next month and commence joint production in India by 2016, IHS J...

Aero India 2015: Rafael unveils i-Derby BVR missile

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTRafael Advanced Defense Systems unveiled an advanced variant of its Derby short- to Beyond-Visual-Range (BVR) air-to-air missile (AAM) and surface-to-air missile (SAM) at Aero India in Bangalore on 19 Fe...

Rocket Lab USA, Developer of the Electron Orbital Vehicle, Closes Series B Round; US aerospace company Rocket Lab completes Series B financing, led by Bessemer Venture Partners; funding to complete Rocket Lab's Electron launch system.

March 3, 2015 Rocket Lab announced today that it has completed a Series B financing round, led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP) with full participation from existing investors Khosla Ventures and K1W1 investment fund. In add...

South Korea approves Hanwha's purchase of Samsung defence units

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTThe South Korean government has approved Hanwha's proposed purchase of the Samsung group's defence companies, the ministry of trade, industry and energy (MOTIE) announced on 6 February.

Portugal takes twin-track approach to frigate upgrades

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTSignificanceThe Portuguese Navy is planning to modernise both of its frigate classesVasco da Gama class to receive limited modernisation but Bartolomeu Dias class undertaking major refit for future NATO ...

dB Control Celebrates 25 Years of Producing Reliable High-Power TWTAs, MPMs, High-Voltage Power Supplies for Radar, Electronic Warfare, Electronic Countermeasures Applications; Thousands of Power Products from Defense Electronics Manufacturer Performing Reliably in Harsh Environments

March 3, 2015 dB Controlis celebrating its 25th anniversary as an international defense electronics manufacturer. Established on February 28, 1990, the company has remained successful by continuing to meet evolving size, weigh...

IDEX 2015: Saudis employ EHTES in EW training

March 3, 2015


Elements of Havelsan's Electronic Warfare test and Training Range (EHTES) system are in service with the armed forces of Saudi Arabia, IHS Jane's has learned.

Poprad SAM system ordered by Poland

March 3, 2015


The Polish Army plans to procure 77 indigenous Poprad surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems at a total cost of about PLN700 million (USD227 million).

Raytheon's "Blue Marble" imaging sensor delivered on schedule for JPSS-1 spacecraft integration; Critical weather sensor enhances climate monitoring

March 3, 2015  Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered a second Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite Sys...

IDEX 2015: Elettronica to provide ELT/160 RWR for Italian Army Aviation NH90 TTHs

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTThe Italian Ministry of Defence (MoD) will buy up to 70 Elettronica ELT/160 radar warning receivers (RWR) to address an urgent need for quicker and reliable threat awareness for its fleet of NH90 tactica...

Indian Navy puts out RfI for next-gen missile vessel

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTThe Indian Navy's (IN's) Directorate of Ship Production has issued a request for information (RfI) relating to six Next Generation Missile Vessels (NGMVs) under the 'Buy (Indian)/Buy and Make (Indian)' c...

AVX Introduces New High Temperature Solutions Catalog; Designed for down-hole oil exploration, military, & aerospace engineers, AVX's first applications-based catalog provides detailed information about passive component solutions specifically designed for high temperature applications up to 250 degrees C

March 3, 2015 GREENVILLE, S.C., March 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced its first applications-based catalog, the new High Temp...

IDEX 2015: Tactical UASs can take on advanced mission sets, says Insitu

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTAdvanced tactical-level unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) can squeeze the mission space held by their larger counterparts, according to Insitu's Mark Russell.At IDEX 2015, Russell told IHS Jane's that imp...

Portugal takes twin-track approach to frigate upgrades; [1]

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTSignificanceThe Portuguese Navy is planning to modernise both of its frigate classesVasco Da Gama class to receive limited modernisation but Bartolomeu Dias class undertaking major refit for future NATO ...

Hackers target global geonavigation networks

March 3, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsGeonavigation systems such as GPS and GLONASS are vulnerable to disruption through jamming and spoofing, with threats highest to 'soft' targets within civilian infrastructure, industry, and com...

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