Qatar has entered into a Statement of Intent for the purchase of 24 Typhoon aircraft. The announcement was made during the visit to Qatar of UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon.
The new laser weapon demonstrator being built for the UK Ministry of Defence has been unveiled for the first time by the UK Dragonfire consortium at DSEI 2017 in London.
MBDA’s Land Ceptor air defence system has made its show debut at DSEI 2017 in London.
Land Ceptor, which utilises next-generation Common Anti-Air Modular Missile (CAMM), will be brought into service by the British Army as a replacement for the Rapier air defence system.
United Technologies will acquire Rockwell Collins, a leader in aviation and high-integrity solutions for commercial and military customers, for about US$30 billion. UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins will be integrated to form a new business, Collins Aerospace Systems.
Under a Technology Demonstrator Programme (TDP) called ‘Icarus’, a team of UK companies led by Leonardo, will be developing and demonstrating a way to affordably integrate technologies that will help protect British Army vehicles against current and future weapons.