Asia Remains Primary Market for Russian Defence Sales
Asian orders for Russian defence equipment placed the region as the main market for Russian military equipment sales, which totalled US$ 9 billion worldwide in 2016, according to Rosoboronexport, part of Rostec State Corporation.
Airbus Helicopters and IAR to Cooperate on H215M for Romania
A general agreement for an exclusive cooperation has been signed between Airbus Helicopters and Romania's IAR for the heavy twin engine H215M multi-role helicopter.
GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb Used in Afghanistan Strike
U.S. Forces in Afghanistan have made use of the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb during a strike on an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan tunnel complex in Achin district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan.
Saab to Supply Self-Protection Systems for German Air Force Eurofighters and Tornados
The NATO Eurofighter 2000 and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) has contracted Saab for the delivery of the electronic warfare self-protection and countermeasures system, BOZ-101 EC on behalf of the German Air Force.
Saab to Deliver Special Purpose Ship for SIGINT
The Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab for the delivery of a Special Purpose Ship for Signal Intelligence (SIGINT).