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LIMA’17 has become an important event on the exhibitor’s calendar

By Joseph Roukoz and Babak Taghvaee The first Malaysian Prime Minister Najib and Malaysian Minister of Defense Hishammuddin inaugurated the 14th edition of the LIMA’17 fair, which takes place every two years. The aviation fair was held at Mahsuri International...
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MBDA Confident of the Future

By David Oliver “2016 has been a pivotal year”, said Antoine Bouvier, MBDA’s CEO at a London press conference on 15 March. “Today’s successes will build the MBDA of tomorrow – a company with a rejuvenated workforce, an indus...
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MBDA records continued growth and more recruitment in 2017

By J. Roukoz During a recent press conference held in Paris on 15 April 2017, Antoine Bouvier, CEO of MBDA, announced that 2016 for the fourth consecutive year his company’s order book significantly exceeded sales in value terms as new...
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First introduction of the CZ P-10 C and CZ BREN 2 in the Middle East

Between 19th and 23rd February 2017, Česká zbrojovka a.s. and its sister company 4M Systems s.r.o. took part in the 16th IDEX exhibition in the United Arab Emirates. It was the first time in the Middle East that the most...
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IDEX/NAVDEX 2017 : another great venue for military exhibits

By Jean-Michel Guhl As IDEX 17 in Abu Dhabi has closed its doors and February is now behind us, it is interesting to sum up a few impressions of this military and naval show which certainly remains the best in...
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Russia during Idex 2017 announcement:

We will co-develop a fifth-generation light fighter aircraft with the United Arab Emirates By Nikolaï Novichkov Russia has displayed at IDEX-2017 the weapons that earned raving reports in the Middle East, including counterterrorism operations there. “R...
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Aero India 2017

By Joseph Roukoz The Defence Minister of India Manohar Parrikar and Ashok Gagapathi Raju jointly inaugurated the 11th edition of the biannual international Aerospace and Defence exhibition very well organised this time « Aero-India » which got off to a col...
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Shield Africa 2017

Abidjan – Joseph Roukoz Wanted and conceived by Africans to address the security challenges of the continent, ShieldAfrica has aroused great interest since its first venue in Abidjan in 2013, a marked interest from both institutional and private operator...
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Leclerc tanks and VBCI APCs exercise in Alsace in freezing temperatures

By Jean-Michel Guhl If they were common place during the cold war, seasonal open field tank manoeuvres are very rare nowadays in France, mainly due to almost permanent on-going expeditionary operations in Africa and the Middle-East which place the land...
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Nexter artillery and weapon systems are on display at ShieldAfrica 2017

Abidjan, 25 January 2017 – Nexter is present at the 2017 edition of ShieldAfrica which takes place in Abidjan from 24 to 26 January. With two centuries’ of experience and internationally-recognized expertise, Nexter ranks amongst the world’s top five wea...
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