JANUARY 2022 News Global Defence & Security Industry - Military


According to information published on January 24, 2022, American company Teledyne FLIR Defense, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, together with its Denmark-based partner Precision Technic Defence Group, announced that they have signed a seven-year framework agreement with the Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) to provide a variety of medium- and long-range surveillance systems for land, maritime and airborne applications. DALO also has awarded the companies a service and maintenance contract. The potential contract value is estimated to exceed $100 million over the period of performance.

According to a Tweet published by the British Royal Air Force on January 24, 2022, the United Kingdom is providing Ukraine with a new security assistance package to increase its defensive capabilities. C-17 military transport aircraft of the British Royal Air Force have delivered NLAW light anti-armor defensive weapon systems to the Ukrainian Defense Forces, as part of the wider British Government response.

American Rheinmetall Systems, Biddeford, ME, is pleased to announce a multi-million dollar investment in the company’s strategic plan to support U.S. Army combat vehicle modernization priorities with advanced combat vehicle mission systems technologies. The company will be growing its workforce particularly in advanced engineering segments as well as bringing new industrial capability to further develop and ultimately deliver those technologies from their facility.

Military Division "Motovilikhinskiye Zavody" CJSC "Special Design Bureau" and NPO "Splav" them. A.N. Ganichev, which are part of the control loop of the Technodinamika holding of the Rostec State Corporation, are modernizing the production of the legendary Grad, taking into account new technological processes on modern equipment, and are actively implementing a project for the serial production of the Tornado-G MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System). The work is carried out in the interests of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation and other customers.

According to pictures published on Chinese social networks, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has conducted a maiden flight with its new Wing Loong-1E, which is an advanced version of the Wing Loong 1, a Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), developed by the Chinese Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group.

According to information published by the "Arirang" website on January 21, 2022, following a summit with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, on January 20, 2022, President Moon Jae-in said that South Korea and Egypt are on the final stage to conclude the acquisition of K9 Thunder 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzers.

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