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Deals this week: Thales, Saint-Gobain, XTEK

Thales has raised $$667.39m through a public offering of fixed-rate bonds, due June...

Deals this week: Thales, Saint-Gobain, XTEK

Report: Asymmetric threats to bolster demand for ballistic protection systems

Evolving threat scenarios worldwide are driving military forces to adopt sophisticated ballistic protection technologies for troops operating in high-threat environments, according to a report...

Report: Asymmetric threats to bolster demand for ballistic protection systems

Deals this week: KEYW, Lockheed Martin, Navistar Defense

KEYW Holding Corporation has secured a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract worth $460m from the US Cyber Command to help support cyber...

Deals this week: KEYW, Lockheed Martin, Navistar Defense

M&As this week: TransDigm Group, Court Square Capital Partners, Stellar Capital Partners

TransDigm Group has agreed to purchase ILC Holdings from Behrman Capital for...

M&As this week: TransDigm Group, Court Square Capital Partners, Stellar Capital Partners

Deals this week: BAE Systems, Boeing, ManTech International

BAE Systems and Fujitsu have entered a collaboration to develop a cyber threat intelligence (CTI) sharing system, which allows the companies to exchange CTI information...

Deals this week: BAE Systems, Boeing, ManTech International

Deals this week: Harris Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, Security First Corp

US-based Harris Corporation has secured a $405m foreign military sales contract from the US Army Communications-Electronics Command...

Deals this week: Harris Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, Security First Corp

Deals this week: Cobham, FLYHT Aerospace Solutions

Cobham, a British technology company that serves military, security and aerospace industries, plans to issue shares in a bid to raise...

Deals this week: Cobham, FLYHT Aerospace Solutions

Optex Systems to deliver laser-protected periscopes to US Army

US-based optical sighting systems manufacturer Optex Systems has secured a contract to supply new periscopes for the US...

Optex Systems to deliver laser-protected periscopes to US Army

Engility to provide CBRNE support to Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Engility Holdings has secured a $248m contract to provide support services to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency...

Engility to provide CBRNE support to Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Plextek creates a skills assessment system to enhance military training

UK-based electronics design provider Plextek has developed a virtual-reality skills assessment system to identify candidate training needs and enhance the training programme for the UK Ministry...

Plextek creates a skills assessment system to enhance military training

Switzerland lifts ban on arms export to Middle East

The Swiss Ministry of Defence (MoD) has reportedly lifted a ban on the exports of certain arms to the Middle...

Switzerland lifts ban on arms export to Middle East

China test fires DF-41 ballistic missile

China has reportedly test-fired a new variant of its 10,000km-range Dongfeng missile, near the disputed South China...

China test fires DF-41 ballistic missile

US to deploy additional forces to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has unveiled plans for the next phase of the fight against...

US to deploy additional forces to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq

US Army tests Israeli Tamir interceptor air-defence missile

The US Army has reportedly test-fired the Israeli Tamir interceptor air-defence missile, which is used by the Iron Dome anti-missile defence...

US Army tests Israeli Tamir interceptor air-defence missile

DRS Technologies to support Bowman C4I upgrade for UK Army's combat vehicles

DRS Technologies has secured a contract to support the Bowman tactical command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) system for the British Army's fleet of combat...

DRS Technologies to support Bowman C4I upgrade for UK Army's combat vehicles

MacB secures task order from Special Operations Command Europe and Africa

MacAulay-Brown (MacB) has secured a task order contract to support the Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR) and Special Operations Command Africa...

MacB secures task order from Special Operations Command Europe and Africa

Elbit to supply thermal weapon sights to Australian DoD

Elbit Systems has secured a contract to supply thermal weapon sights to the Australian Department of Defence...

Elbit to supply thermal weapon sights to Australian DoD

Battelle to provide equipment to US Special Operations forces

Battelle has secured a five-year contract to provide survival expertise and equipment to the US Special Operations...

Battelle to provide equipment to US Special Operations forces

Harris to upgrade defence communication systems for undisclosed customers

Harris Corporation has secured a contract to modernise defence force communications for several undisclosed Middle East and North African...

Harris to upgrade defence communication systems for undisclosed customers

US Army conducts flight test of Northrop Grumman-developed IBCS

The US Army has successfully conducted a dual engagement flight test of the integrated air and missile defence (IAMD) battle command system...

US Army conducts flight test of Northrop Grumman-developed IBCS

Orbital ATK to support US DoD's NSA programme

Orbital ATK has secured a contract to provide support to the US Department of Defense's (DoD) non-US standard ammunition (NSA)...

Orbital ATK to support US DoD's NSA programme