Israel Cyber Technologies Consortium: Israeli defence giant Rafael and has partnered with other leading Israeli companies to set up the country’s first cyber security consortium, Israeli Operational Technologies Cyber Consortium, to provide defense solutions against cyber warfare activities by state, non-state actors to protect critical assets such as Transportation, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Water and Sewage, energy infrastructure, other such assets, said the company.  

MQ-9 Reaper Space Optical Link: US defence and nuclear giant General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) Wednesday said that it has been awarded a contract by the Space Development Agency to demonstrate space-to-air optical communication using GA-EMS’ Laser Interconnect and Networking Communication System (LINCS) and a MQ-9 Reaper drone manufactured by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI).

HAL ALH MK-III Helicopter:  Indian Navy Monday inducted three advanced light helicopters in the Eastern Naval Command that is responsible for safety and security of the country’s eastern sea-shores, including Bay of Bengal. The three HAL ALH MK-III helicopters are built by state owned aircraft manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and capable of long range reconnaissance, surveillance, search and rescue operations.

HAL ALH MK-III Helicopter:  Indian Navy Monday inducted three advanced light helicopters in the Eastern Naval Command that is responsible for safety and security of the country’s eastern sea-shores, including Bay of Bengal. The three HAL ALH MK-III helicopters are built by state owned aircraft manufacturer Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and capable of long range reconnaissance, surveillance, search and rescue operations.

Rheinmetall Executive Board: The supervisory board of the Düsseldorf-based technology group has extended the contract of executive board Chairman Armin Papperger by five years to 31 December 2026. “Rheinmetall AG remains under tried-and-tested leadership,” the German defence technology giant said on Thursday.

DEFEA 2021: Greece will hold its prestigious defence exhibition DEFEA in July this year. The Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA) was scheduled to be held in June last year but the event was postponed due to the outbreak of Covid-19 global pandemic.