The Mexican Navy has decided to buy around 15-to 20 helicopters to replace its ageing fleet of Russian built Mi-17s, a senior navy official tells Asian Defence technology.
India and South Korea Sign Co-Operation Agreement in Shipbuilding
An Inter-Governmental Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Defence Industry Cooperation in Shipbuilding has been signed by India and the Republic of Korea (RoK, signalling an increase in defence cooperation between the two nations.
Lockheed Martin Bags AN/TPQ-53 Counterfire Radar Orders
The U.S. Army has placed a US$1.6 billion order-dependent contract, with Lockheed Martin for the manufacture additional AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar systems.
Argentina Orders Beechcraft T-6C+ Texan II
Argentina will procure four Beechcraft T-6C+ Texan II aircraft under a US$88 million contract. The Argentine Air Force (AAF) will receive the trainer and light-attack aircraft under the U.S. Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route.
French DGA Places Order for New Vehicles Under Scorpion Programme
An order for 319 Griffon and 20 Jaguar vehicles has been placed by the French Procurement Agency (DGA) with Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales as part of the Multi-Role Armored Vehicle contract.