International Defense Industry Agenda 12 - 18 July 2021

The list of the Top 100 defense industry companies in the world has been announced. Six companies from the USA, 3 companies from China and 1 company from the United Kingdom ranked the top 10 on the list.

The Indian Navy has received the first two of 24 multi-purpose helicopters from the US Navy.

BAE Systems has signed a six-year contract with Qatar to deliver support and training to a new joint UK-Qatar Hawk squadron

Russian state-owned defense corporation Rostec has conducted a successful firing test of its latest light amphibious tank in the Black Sea region.

A military cooperation protocol has been signed between Egypt and Serbia.

French defense manufacturer NEXTER has unveiled its latest 8X8 military vehicle at the DEFEA defense industry exhibition held in Greece.

A cooperation agreement in the field of cyber security has been signed between Israel and Morocco.

312 defense companies from 21 different countries participated in the DEFEA 2021 International Security and Defense Exhibition, which was held over 3 days in Athens, the capital of Greece.

The US Army has purchased Stinger vehicles for $320 million from Raytheon.

The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense announced that the Ukrainian Air Force has received its first Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicle from Turkey.

The United States has begun testing nanosatellites for use in missile defense systems.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the Russian army has tested more than 320 types of weapons in Syria.

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