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Benelux Invest $150 million in Infantry Smart Vests

Elbit Systems announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems Land and C4I Ltd. was awarded a contract from the Dutch Ministry of Defense, to supply 'Smart Vests' to equip the infantry soldiers in the Benelux countries – Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg. The contract, valued at approximately US$150 million, will be performed over a five-year period.

Netherlands to field four MQ-9 Reaper drones by 2017

The US is moving forward with the sale of four General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to the Netherlands. The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) will begin receiving the new drones in 2016 and expects to have the first unit operational in 2017.

NATO establishes a fleet of multirole tanker transport fleet

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is establishing a multinational fleet of Multinational, Multi Role Tanker Transport Fleet (MMF), the acquisition of the fleet will be lead by the Netherlands. The decision followed the principal approval of ten European countries which signed the letter of intent to jointly purchase and operate the tanker fleet on November 2012.

Cyber Intelligence Report – July 1, 2014

In this edition: Israel among top cyber defense exporting countries | Cyber campaigns in wake of Operation Brother’s Keeper | New US Ambassador in Beijing said Chinese cyber espionage is a threat | A Russia plan to fight cyber extremism | Russia develops a Stuxnet like cyber-attack directed towards US and Europe | SEA hacks Reuter’s through third party system | Anonymous begins operation against ISIS supporters | The British Communication Intelligence Agency extends cyber cooperation | Europol and ENISA cooperate to fight cybercrime in Europe | Dutch company hacked Google Glass

Finland is Buying Dutch Leopards for €200 Million

Finland and the Netherlands have agreed to transfer most of the remaining stock of Dutch Leopard 2A6 Main Battle Tanks (MBT) to Finland over...

Vietnam Negotiate Buying four Sigma Corvettes from the Netherlands

The Dutch Schelde shipyard in Vlissingen, Netherlands will build four Sigma corvettes for the Vietnamese Navy. The first two ships will be built in Vlissingen, and the last two will be built in Vietnam, under Dutch supervision. With the conclusion of the Vietnam, Schelde will win its third international customer for this class.

U.S. Navy Allocates $107.5 Million for First Dutch F-35A

Lockheed Martin received yesterday over $107.5 million to produce the first F-35A for the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF). Hague is committed to fund...

HJT-36 ‘Sitara’ Lost in an Accident

An Intermediate Jet Trainer (HJT-36 Sitara) made by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) crashed yesterday in the Tamil Nadu region, Southern India. Group Captain Mathur...

Singaporean Searchers on a Mission in Afghanistan

The Singaporean troops will stay in Afghanistan until the end of 2011 supporting ISAF operations in the country. The deployments were supposed to have...

New Super-Strong Fiber Designed to Meet Threats in Former-Soviet Markets

Composite fibers manufacturer DSM Dyneema unveiled today the SB51, a new fiber optimized for use in ballistic vests that combine minimum weight with high...

Dyneema HB80 Composite Material Selected for the U.S. Forces’ Improved Combat...

DSM Dyneema has been awarded a contract for the development of an improved combat helmet based on advanced Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) material solution. DSM...

Afghanistan Risks ‘Domino Effect’ After Dutch Pullout

As the campaign in Helmand faces tough opposition from outnumbered and outgunned Taliban, NATO is facing a new threat – this time an internal...

Saab Offers 85 Gripen NGs to Replace the Remaining Dutch F-16s

Hague, August 26, 2008: Saab is offering the Gripen NG (Next Generation) multi-role fighter to the Netherlands, in response to the Dutch request for...

AeroVironment Awarded 7.7 Million Contract to Supply Ravens to the Dutch...

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence awarded AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) a $7.7 million contract for RQ-11B (Raven) small unmanned aircraft systems. The order includes new aircraft systems...
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