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Major defence industries and CEOs, Presidents, VPs and Directors of major companies to be present at DEFEA 2021

The largest defence industries in the world were represented at a very high level at the DEFEA 2021 security event. Presidents, Vice Presidents, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and General Directors of companies, such as Dassault Aviation, MBDA, Damen, Lockheed Martin, Airbus, Naval Group, ARQUUS, Ceska Zbrojovka, Thales, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, Nexter, IAI, IWI, ELBIT, Boeing and BAE were present at the exhibition and made flattering comments about the organising of DEFEA, and the contact...

BAE Systems unveils Athena 1920 high-definition thermal camera ideal for long-range and demanding applications

BAE Systems has unveiled its full high-definition thermal camera core, Athena 1920, which combines exceptional infrared image clarity with a wide field of view. The compact, light, and low-power thermal camera core delivers superior imagery and uncompromising performance, and is ideal for long-range and demanding applications, including security, surveillance, and targeting systems. “Our thermal core enables a new class of sensing systems for everything from aerial reconnaissance to perim...

Leonardo delivers Eurofighter Typhoon to the Italian Air Force which is core to European sky protection system

Taking off from Leonardo’s plant in Caselle (Turin), the final and most advanced Eurofighter Typhoon of the Italian Air Force was handed over during a ceremony becoming one of the defence aircraft assigned daily to the protection of the Italian skies. The ceremony was attended by the Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force, Gen. Alberto Rosso, the CEO of Leonardo, Alessandro Profumo and the Aircraft Division Managing Director, Marco Zoff. "The collaboration path we are celebrating today,...

Leonardo and BAE System awarded a contract to develop next generation radar for the Royal Air Force Typhoon

A £317m contract to develop the next generation of radar for the Royal Air Force's (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoons will sustain hundreds of jobs and develop technologies for the UK’s Future Combat Air System. BAE Systems and Leonardo have been awarded a contract to develop the Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) European Common Radar System Mark 2 (ECRS Mk2) to a standard ready to be integrated on to RAF Typhoons. ECRS Mk2 multi-functional array It will sustain more than 600 hig...

Leonardo to provide radars for Swedish Gripen E aircraft to support the trilateral industry discussions

UK, Sweden and Italy have begun trilateral industry discussions to strengthen collaboration between the three nations, as they develop future combat air capability. The new trilateral framework sees industry from the three nations bringing together their skills and expertise in the combat air sector to collaborate on the research and development of cutting-edge technologies. The three national industries comprise defence companies from the UK (BAE Systems, Leonardo UK, Rolls Royce and MBDA UK),...

Adarga Limited announces licence agreement with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Adarga is pleased to announce that it has signed a software licence with BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, a business division of BAE Systems that helps customers to protect and enhance their critical assets. Adarga engine AI-powered platform Adarga will deploy its powerful artificial intelligence platform, adarga engine, and analyst workflow tools, Adarga bench, that allow organisations to understand and work more efficiently with vast amounts of complex data. This agreement will see Adarga&...

HENSOLDT upgrades Eurofighter’s radar system to enhance its capabilities and survivability

The Eurofighter will be equipped with a new generation of radar which will enhance the aircraft’s capabilities and survivability. In the Euroradar consortium, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is pressing ahead with the development of the Eurofighter’s new Captor-E radar system. Following the successful acceptance test, HENSOLDT has now delivered the second antenna ready for series production to Leonardo UK in Edinburgh. This means that the production of the so-called e-scan an...

The Three Counties Defence & Security Expo to host 40 leading military, security and defence speakers

The organisers of the Three Counties Defence & Security Expo 2018 (3CDSE) have announced 40 leading expert speakers from the fields of military, law enforcement and the defence and security industry WHO will be presenting at the region’s largest Expo for the defence industry. The event will be held at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern on 31st May 2018.  Three Counties Defence & Security Expo 2018 The 3CDSE Speaker Programme hosts a wealth of diverse, knowledgeable and e...

Three Counties Defence and Security Expo 2018 to focus on cybersecurity and UAV surveillance

Following the success of the first Hereford Defence and Security Expo in 2017, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, one of the UK’s Top 100 law firms, is organising a second major defence and security expo, the Three Counties Defence and Security Expo (3CDSE) 2018, which will be held at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern on 31st May 2018. The event, which will be of interest to those involved in private and public safety and security, crime prevention and those serving in the police forces as we...

UK Security Week 2018 to focus on cybersecurity, counter terrorism and counter surveillance

For many nations across the globe, the threat from international terrorism remains severe. Physical attacks, carried out by terror cells and radicalised individuals, in Barcelona, London, Manchester, Stockholm, Paris and Brussels have been coupled with an increasing number of cyberattacks. With the issue of national security and counter terrorism at the top of government agendas, Clarion Defence and Security Ltd. has announced the launch of UK Security Week that will start on 6 March 2018. Desi...

ASIS International announces results of Board of Directors election for 2018 leadership team

ASIS International, the world’s largest association for security management professionals, has announced that Richard E. Chase, CPP, PCI, PSP, will serve as its 2018 president. Chase will be the Society’s 63rd president, succeeding Thomas J. Langer, CPP, who will serve as 2018 chairman of the board. In addition, at the society’s annual conference, Sept. 25-28 in Dallas, TX, the results of the recent board election were announced. Members re-elected incumbents Jaime P. Owens, C...

Getting to know Thomas J. Langer, President of ASIS International

Tom Langer is the Vice President of Security for BAE Systems. Prior to his current position, Tom served in a number of roles within the security function of BAE Systems and its precursor companies. He received his Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice from St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Tom has served in a number of leadership roles in professional security associations, and is currently the President of ASIS International. SourceSecurity.com Editor Larry Anderson cau...