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Lockheed Martin Acquires Procerus Technologies

Lockheed Martin today announced the acquisition of Procerus Technologies, a provider of miniature avionics and autopilot systems for micro unmanned aerial systems

India Defense Report

Other Regional Defense Updates: Afghanistan | Australia | Brunei | Bangladesh | China | India | Indonesia | Japan | Malaysia | Myanmar | North Korea | Pakistan | Philippines | Singapore | South Korea | Sri-Lanka | Taiwan | Thailand | Vietnam.

Israel Defense Update

Other Regional Defense Updates: Algeria | Bahrain | Cyprus | Egypt | Iran | Iraq | Israel | Jordan | Kuwait | Lebanon | Libya | Morocco | Oman | Qatar | Saudi-Arabia | Syria | Turkey | Tunisia | UAE | Yemen.

NATO Defense Update

Other European Defense Updates: Austria | Belgium | Bulgaria | Croatia | Czech Republic | Denmark | Estonia | Finland | France | Germany | Hungary | Ireland | Italy | Latvia | Lithuania | Netherlands | NATO | Norway | Poland | Portugal | Romania | Serbia | Slovenia | Sweden | Switzerland. For an insight into each of the countries, click on the country name for a detailed report listing the 10 recent news items...

Asia Pacific Defense Update – December 19, 2011

F35 for Japan
Both MMRCA Bids are "Significantly Higher than Goal | Japan Formally Announces F-35 Selection | Indian Air Force Opts for More Su-30MKI, Despite Problems | Cheongung - a New MR-SAM for the South Korean Multi-Tier Defense System | Stealth Infiltration Boats for South Korea | Australia Revamps Reserve Brigades under Plan BeerSheba | Russia to Lease Nuclear Submarine, Offers Conventional subs to India | Navantia to Build 12 landing crafts for Australia | Australia Selects Hawkei for its Future Protected, Light Tactical Vehicle | Australia Beefs up Route Clearing Pathfinders | Thailand Minehunters to get the SeaFox | South Korea Favors JASSM for its U.S. made Fighters | Embraer Flies Indian Bound EMB-145 AEW Aircraft | Australia opts for the Spartan | Brunei Orders 12 S-80i Black Hawk Helicopters | Indonesia to Expand Su-27/30 Fleet to a full Squadron |First NH90 Delivered to New-Zealand | India Plans Doubling its Maritime Reconnaissance Fleet with 12 Additional P-8Is | Underwater Surveillance Vehicle for japan’s Coast Guard

Russia & CIS Defense Update December 9, 2011

Severodvinsk
Russian Airborne Forces to Receive Austrian Sniper Rifles | Russian Military Spending to top $30 Billion in 2012 | IRKUT to Deliver 55 YAK-130 Trainers to the Russian Air Force | Beriev Aircraft Company completes major overhaul of Indian Tu-142ME long haul ASW aircraft | Russian Navy to Add a Second Missile Cruiser after 2012 | Sevmash shipyard Expects New Orders for Seven Nuclear Submarines | Almaz-Antey Expand Production Facility to Meet Demand for S-500 | BrahMos Successful in a Test in the Baltic Sea | Russia Taps German Expertise to Train Brigade Combat Teams

U.S. & Canada Defense Update

CICADA Mk3
L3, Elbit, L3 to seek New Business Opportunities in Canada | Fire Scout Demonstrates Support for Manned-Unmanned Naval Operations | CICADA Micro-Drones Opens New Opportunities for Future Covert Surveillance | Cooperative Engagement to Enhance Naval Anti-Air Capability | Lockheed Martin to Develop an IRST for the Super Hornet | Riverine Group Evaluates Using USVs in Littoral, Riverine Operations | Laying the keel for DDG1000 Zumwalt

European Defense Update

Cobham to Develop an Aerial Refueling System for KC-390 | NATO Upgrades BMD C2 System | Norwegian Navy Receives a New Naval Helicopter | Kongsberg to Upgrade Norwegian NASAMS Air defense Systems | French Senate Caps UAV Spending to Favor Reaper Procurement | Chief of RAF: Britain Should Reconsider Sentinel Phaseout | Roll Out of the First F-35 for the UK | Swedish Army Gets its first Kodiak | EU short on anti-piracy ships due to budget cuts | Sweden Delivers BvS10 to France | BAE Systems Invests in Data Visualisation Systems | Terma Introduces ALQ-213 ECM-Pod Enhancements | Opening the Night For Danish F-16 Pilots | MAMBA (SAMP/T) Scores First Hit in an Operational Test

Asia Pacific Defense Update – december 5, 2011

Norwegian Vingtags II Optronic Systems for Malaysian AV8s | Singapore Navy Commissions The First Archer Submarine | Australian Aerospace Delivers Final Tiger To Australian Defense Force | China Pledges to Increase Military Assistance to Seychelles | Sri-Lanka, Indonesia Order More Bell-412 Helicopters | China's Aircraft Carrier Begins Second Sea Trial | Lockheed Martin UK offers Vigilance AEW system to Malaysia | Eurocopter Delivers Six EC145s to Kazakhstan | Indonesia to Spend over 1.5 Billion Shopping for Surplus Weapons | Second Air Surveillance radar Deployed in Eastern Indonesia

CBRNe Asia 2012 – Event Outline

CBRNe Asia is Asia’s first and largest CBRNe conference, exhibition and exercise. CBRNe Asia 2012 on 3-7 September in Bangkok, Thailand will bring together experts, end users, policymakers, industry and procurement staff and is being organised in full partnership with the Royal Thai Government

Middle East Defense Update

Iran Claims it Shot Down a U.S. Stealth Drone | Syria Receives 72 Yakhont Missiles from Russia | JDAMs to Arm the Emirate’s F-16s | Iran Equips Navy with Highly Advanced Anti-Ship Cruise Missile

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