The Italian Army and the CIO consortium presented the Centauro II
By P. Valpolini
On 19 October the Italian Army and the CIO consortium officially presented in Rome, at the Logistic Corps School, the Centauro II programme, which will allow the service to deploy the new 120 mm armoured gun at the beginning of the next decade.
By David Oliver
At Euronaval 2016, French companies made a series of important announcements about future naval programmes and new products.
Russia’s Top Performing Defence Companies
By Joseph Roukoz
Kalashnikov is internationally recognised
as the largest Russian manufacturing company that produces assault and sniper rifles, guided artillery projectiles and a wide range of precision weapons. For more than 60 years until now, military firearms manufactured under Kalashnikov brand proved to be paragons of reliability and simplicity.
By David Oliver
Russia’s biannual Gidroaviasalon International Exhibition and Scientific Conference was held at the experimental test base of the Beriev Aviation Company at Gelendzhik on the shores of the Black Sea, from 22 to 25 September 2016. This unique event is held to highlight Russia’s success in hydroaviation, and in particular, that of the Beriev Be-200 twin-jet amphibian.
Euronaval 2016 : a good vintage in view
By Jean-Michel Guhl
The 25th venue of the French naval exhibition Euronaval, due to be held in Paris-Le Bourget next this 17 to 21 October, is already set to be one of the most exciting ever for the many expected international visitors, such has this military event become one of the world’s most important naval shows. Despite the fact that the French capital has none of the sea shores or portuary facilities of a natural harbour, like Singapore, Mumbai, London, Abu Dhabi or else., it remains an international reference due to the fact that it usually is a gathering point for most if not all the key players of the globe’s military naval industry. And after all, the heraldic emblem of Paris is a boat !