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Defence Chemring reports rising H1 profits with a strong order book

22 June 2010


Chemring's pre-tax profits rose by 7 percent for the first half of 2010 and with the company recording a strong order book, profits are expected to meet expectations throughout the year.<br /...

Defence Global homeland security market worth $178 billion

17 September 2010


Global government spending in 2010 on homeland security will reach $178.2 billion. Over the forecast period of 2010-2020, the cumulative global homeland security market will total nearly $2.7 trill...

Defence Veritas Capital buys Lockheed advisory unit for $815 million

13 October 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

Aerospace and defence company Lockheed Martin has decided to sel...

Defence Counter IED systems global expenditure reached US$8bn in 2009

13 October 2010


The United States has spent the most on counter IED systems as a direct result of the urgent need to provide support to the additional tens of thousands of troops now operational in Afghanistan and...

Defence Northrop Grumman Corporation awarded contract by UK Ministry of Defence

13 November 2010

Contract Wins

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to design, develop, integrate, test and support the Mode S upgrade to the Identification Friend or Foe I...

Defence American Defense Systems Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results

18 November 2010


American Defense Systems, Inc., a provider of advanced transparent and opaque armor, architectural hardening and security products for Defense and Homeland Security, reported financial results for ...

Defence Chemring Group wins contract to supply 64 Husky Mine Detection Systems

4 January 2011

Contract Wins

Defence contractor Chemring Group has been awarded a US$38.4 million contract to supply 64 Husky Mine Detection Systems to the US army. This contract is to provide systems and spares for Mine Detec...

Defence China stealth jet photos fuel focus on defence ambitions

7 January 2011


Newly-released photographs and video of an apparent prototype Chinese stealth fighter jet have fueled a renewed interest in China's growing military power and rapidly expanding defence sector. ...

Defence BAE Systems acquires software firm Norkom Technologies for EUR217 million

14 January 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

British defence, security and aerospace company BAE Sy...

Defence Report Sees Cyberwarfare as Biggest Threat to National Security

18 January 2011


A new report sites cyberwarfare as the biggest single emerging threat to national security and notes that nations around the world placed cyberwarfare at the forefront of their defence planning dur...

Defence Sweden's Defence Spending Seen Growing to $5.4bn by 2015

25 January 2011


Sweden's defence expenditure is expected to grow to $5.4 billion by 2015, according to a new report, which forecasts that the country's defence spending will show a compound annual growth rate of 0...

Defence US Seen Holding Top Position as Biggest Market for CBRN Defence Products

7 February 2011


The United States is expected to retain its position as the biggest market for&nbsp; chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence products and services&nbsp;in coming years, althou...

Defence BAE Profits Up, But Sales Dented By UK & US Defence Cuts

17 February 2011


Defence and armaments group BAE reported pre-tax 2010 profits of &pound;1.4bln compared with 266 million a year earlier, but the company's financial results revealed that UK and US defence spending...

Defence UAE Inks New Defence Contracts; To Upgrade Black Hawk Helicopters

21 February 2011

Contract Wins

The United Arab Emirates&nbsp;has awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in new defence and military equipment contracts as the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX)&nbsp;kicks of...

Defence US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards Vuzix with R&D contract

5 April 2011

Contract Wins

Leading Video Eyewear supplier, Vuzix, has announced that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded it with a research contract for a $1milli...

Defence US Military contract for AAI Test & Training system

5 April 2011

Contract Wins

It was announced earlier today that the US army has awarded AAI Test &amp; Training - an operating division of Textron Systems - with a contract to supply its Man-Po...

Defence Fluor Corp and Turner Facilities Management enter into JV for UK MOD Afghanistan contracts

18 April 2011

Joint Ventures

Texas based Fluor Corporation, today confirmed that it has entered into a Joint Venture agreement with Scottish facilities management company, Turner, to underpin th...

Defence Incumbent supplier, Northrop Grumman, in receipt of $99 million, 5 year, US Air Force contract

20 April 2011

Contract Wins

Earlier today, global defence and security organisation, Northrop Grumman, confirmed that it had been awarded a major contract to supply the US Air Force with services and solutions for management,...

Defence BAE Systems awarded $62 million Bradley Fighting Vehicle improvement contract

20 April 2011

Contract Wins

BAE Systems has been awarded a $62 million contract by the US Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, to improve various safety aspects of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The Bradley Fighting V...

Defence US Army places $7.6 million Small Unmanned Ground Vehicle order with iRobot

20 April 2011

Contract Wins

iRobot Corp has announced today that it has received an order from the US army, valued at $7.6million, for the provision of 50 310 SUGVs and associated parts/services. iRobot is a Nasdaq-listed...

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