Military




EU seeks synergies to boost Europe's strategic position in space

<p>The European Union’s future strategic autonomy must include the development and protection of space assets – including early warning capabilities, advanced satellite networks, and quantum computing – to ensure Europe’s security and its militaries’ effectiveness,…


Security paradox poses conundrum for French governance

<p>France is facing renewed protests over a controversial draft security law which, among other provisions, stipulates that no-one may post, on any platform, videos in which a national security officer may be identified. Following outbreaks…


Jacobs to buy PA Consulting

<p>US engineering firm Jacobs has agreed to acquire a majority stake in UK-based PA Consulting for GBP1.4 billion (USD1.8 billion), the two companies announced on 30 November.</p><div class=”container”><img src=”[images%7COpenAccessDataProvider]7b4e7530-a14d-4b4a-bd92-3e254788ec66?sfvrsn=e4033e1c_2″ alt=”Jacobs is based in the US…


Griffon command post vehicle qualified

<p>The Direction G&eacute;n&eacute;rale de l&rsquo;Armement (DGA), the French defence procurement agency, qualified the Griffon engin poste de commandement (EPC) command post vehicle on 13 November 2020, Nexter, Arquus, and Thales announced in a joint press…


Global MRTT users seek to ease certification of US-built receiver aircraft

<p>The global customer base for the Airbus A330-200 MultiRole Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft is to come together to ease the certification requirements for US receiver aircraft types.</p> <div class=”container”> <img src=”[images%7COpenAccessDataProvider]b33a75f3-b671-4cac-8b7b-ec35bfdc169f?sfvrsn=e94b39c0_2″ alt=”A Royal Australian Air…


Diehl Defence unveils IRIS-T-SLS Mk III mobile SHORAD system

<p>Driven by burgeoning global requirements for more versatile short-range air-defence (SHORAD) solutions, Diehl Defence is finalising development of a new, fully-integrated modular evolution of its IRIS-T-SLS ground-based air-defence system.</p> <p> The new IRIS-T-SLS Mk III…


Eli Hammerman and Davey Gibian join Janes to strengthen growth and innovation within the US Defense and National Security communities

<div><p><em>Hammerman and Gibian joined Janes this autumn to strengthen and support innovative growth for the trusted global agency for open-source defense intelligence&nbsp;</em></p><p><span style=”background-color:initial;font-size:inherit;font-family:inherit;text-align:inherit;text-transform:inherit;white-space:inherit;word-spacing:normal;caret-color:auto;”><strong>WASHINGTON DC</strong> (30 November 2020) &ndash; <a href=”https://hubs.la/H0BHcCY0″ data-sf-ec-immutable=””>Janes</a>, the trusted global agency…