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$339 Million Value of Contracts at MAKS-2021

The 15th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS 2021 held on July 20-25, 2021 drew to a close. The hybrid format of the event allowed us to bring the business program and international participation to a new level. The MAKS-2021 Airshow took acknowledgment as the largest business event: the value of contracts and letters of…
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Rogozin: I Would Not Want to Monetise everything

Astronauts will control the implementation of the State Order, young scientists will fly to the International Space Station (ISS), and the European Union will participate in the lunar project of China and Russia. Dmitry Rogozin, Director General of the State Corporation ROSCOSMOS, said this at a press conference on the opening day of the IAF…
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Germany Likely to Acquire the HK416 Assault Rifle

The procurement of a new assault rifle for the Bundeswehr has taken a surprising turn, as the German Defence ministry now seems to prefer Heckler & Koch’s offer over Haenel’s. Now Germany is likely to acquire the HK416 assault rifle. On 10 June, the Federal Procurement Chamber at the Federal Cartel Office rejected an application…
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Croatia to Buy Used French Rafale Jets

Croatia will purchase 12 Rafale F3-R multirole fighters, formerly in French service for the price of 999 million Euro. This purchase is part of a government to government agreement with France. Coinciding with its Armed Forces day on 28 May 2021, the Croatian Government adopted a decision on the procurement of a new multi-role fighter.…
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Exercise Phoenix Express 2021 Kicks off Today

Today in Tunis, Tunisia, the the 16th iteration of the North African maritime exercise Exercise Phoenix Express 2021 kicks off. Thirteen nations will operate together through May 28, announced the U.S. Sixth Fleet announced in a statement on Friday. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The 13 nations scheduled to participate in Phoenix Express 2021 include…
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Egypt and Greece Sign a Military Cooperation Programme

Egypt and Greece have signed a bilateral military cooperation programme, said the Greek Ministry of Defence. This Program includes a wide range of actions focusing mainly on conducting joint exercises and training activities of all three Branches of the Armed Forces of both countries. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.   A meeting between delegations…
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German Parliament Approves ‘Unarmed’ Eurodrone

The German parliament has approved the development and procurement of the Eurodrone together with France, Italy, and Spain. However, it has also set limits both for the further release of funds and for an armament not wanted in Germany for the time being. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. On the 14th of April, the…
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SIPRI: USA Largest Arms Supplier, Saudi Arabia Biggest Importer

According to new data on global arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), in between 2016-2020 the United States remains the largest arms exporter accounting for 37% of global arms sales, and  Saudi Arabia the world’s largest arms importer with 11% of the shares of major arms importers. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on…
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Franco-German-Spanish FCAS Project Running into Turbulence

In February this year, German, French, and Spanish officials reached an impasse in their negotiations on the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) project. The three countries disagree over intellectual property rights and work shares, with the French company Dassault demanding 50% of the workload. Disagreements went so far as the consideration of build three demonstrators…
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