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Elbit Systems Books New Order for C4I Platform Installation in European Artillery Unit

Israeli defense company Elbit Systems announced that a European country has ordered its Artillery Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence solution. Under the C4I purchase order, Elbit will provide digital fires capabilities to the unnamed buyer’s 155 mm howitzer battalions through the integration of the company’s artillery suite featuring the Torch-X Fires solution and E-Lynx...


Airbus Beefs Up Cybersecurity Business With infodas Acquisition

Airbus Defence and Space has announced plans to purchase German cybersecurity company Infodas to boost its cybersecurity services in the European and global markets. The rapid rise in cyberthreats coupled with increased digitalization and connectivity have made cybersecurity pivotal to the company’s future growth, the company said. In a separate statement, the shareholders of Cologne-based...


Charles Fielden to Head QinetiQ’s Intelligence, Cyber and Information Advantage Business; Shawn Purvis Quoted

QinetiQ US has appointed Charles Fielden as executive vice president and general manager of the McLean, Virginia-based defense solutions company’s intelligence, cyber and information advantage department. Shawn Purvis, QinetiQ president and CEO and a Potomac Officers Club member and Wash 100 winner, said Fielden brings in more than 25 years of experience as an Intelligence...


Rheinmetall Expands Portfolio to Autonomous Light Hybrid Vehicles With Dutch Startup Acquisition

German automotive and arms manufacturer Rheinmetall announced that its Dutch subsidiary, Rheinmetall Defence Nederland, has acquired the startup REEQ, a manufacturer of lightweight tactical vehicles, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition expands the Rheinmetall Vehicle System Division’s portfolio to hybrid technology, with the REEQ military vehicles’ fully electric drive train drawing power from a mobile...


Fortinet to Expand Footprint in Canada With New Cybersecurity Tech Hub

Sunnyvale, California-based cybersecurity company Fortinet is planning a $22.3 million cybersecurity tech center in Calgary, Canada, with $2.2 million counterpart funding from the government of Alberta’s Innovation and Growth Fund. Invest Alberta and the Calgary Economic Development are also supporting the planned hub in Calgary’s downtown, Fortinet said. Fortinet’s current Canadian locations include the company’s...


QinetiQ Wins Supply Agreement Under $1.5B UK Defense Digital Tech Structure

Multinational defense technology company QinetiQ has secured a four-year framework agreement as a supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s Digital and IT Professional Services structure under the Crown Commercial Service. QinetiQ said the DIPS tasks, with an estimated value of $1.5 billion, will be supplied to Defence Digital, an MoD unit focused on effective...


Eric Freeman Takes Helm at Leidos UK and Europe

Science and technology company Leidos has announced the promotion of Eric Freeman to CEO for its operations in the United Kingdom and Europe. Formerly chief operating officer at Leidos UK and Europe, Freeman replaces Simon Fovargue, who retired at the end of 2023. Freeman’s new roles include managing Leidos UK’s internal organization and the operations...


UK to Boost Industry Partnerships to Accelerate Drone Development

The United Kingdom seeks to strengthen its partnership with the unmanned aerial system industry as part of its new strategy to provide its armed forces with drone capabilities in an accelerated manner. Under the U.K. Defence Drone Strategy, the British government will invest $5.71 billion over the next decade to speed up the experimentation, testing...


Nokia Network Products Pass Buy America Rules, June Deliveries Seen

Finnish technology company Nokia announced that its U.S.-made fiber optic broadband network electronics and optical modules have passed the final Department of Commerce Buy America guidelines.  The company said on Friday that compliance with the guidelines developed by the department’s National Telecommunications Information and Administration will enable full Nokia support to U.S. states’ launch of...


Rheinmetall to Produce Ammunition for Ukraine Under New Joint Venture

A Ukrainian company has signed a memorandum of agreement with German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall to establish a joint venture that will produce and supply ammunition to Ukraine. Called Ukrainian Competence Center for Ammunition, the new company will manufacture a six-digit number of 155 mm caliber bullets annually in an artillery ammunition plant Rheinmetall will build...

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