August 2020 News Global Defence & Security Industry - Military


Galvion, a world leader in innovative head protection systems and power management solutions, has signed a new contract to supply the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO), with a suite of helmet systems. Awarded following a full and open competition, the 7-year contract is worth approximately USD $23.5 million.

According to information released by the Balkan Security Network on August 2, 2020, Serbia could acquire Chinese-made air defense missile systems called FK-3, the export version of the HQ-22. In 2019, the Serbian State Defense Company Yugoimport has published in 2019 its annual business report that mentioned an important foreign for the procurement of Chinese FK-3.

BAE Systems has completed its acquisition of the Collins Aerospace Military Global Positioning System (GPS) business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation, bringing decades of experience, innovative technology, and an extensive installed base of products to the company.

According to a press release published by Lockheed Martin on July 30, 2020, Armasuisse (Swiss Federal Office for Defence Procurement) contracted Lockheed Martin (LMT) for a fleet of Indago 3 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), with options for spares, training and tech support and additional systems for the Swiss Army. Indago provides aerial reconnaissance in environments unreachable by normal fixed-wing, unmanned aircraft systems.

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