International Defense Industry Agenda 30 January – 05 February 2023

The US selected Northrop Grumman and Global Ordnance for the $522 million artillery shell tender.

Thailand acquired the FK-3 air defense system from China.

"Military Cooperation Implementation Plan" was signed between Turkey and Indonesia.

US Department of Defense’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency selected two teams for the Liberty Lifter Seaplane Wing-in-Ground Effect full-scale demonstrator project.

The first AW1119T helicopter, developed by the Italian company Leonardo for the training needs of the Turkish Land Forces, performed its test flight.

The first two armored combat vehicles ordered by Brazil from Italy were delivered with a ceremony.

A contract was signed between Denmark and Israel's Elbit Systems for a 250-million-dollar howitzer and Multiple Barrel Rocket Launcher Weapon System.

Bangladesh received another batch of Otokar-made Cobra 4×4 Tactical Wheeled Armored Vehicles.

A contract was signed between South Korea and BMC for the export of a 1500 hp automatic transmission to be used in the Altay tank.

Spain received the fifth of the CH-47F heavy transport helicopter ordered from the USA.

Argentina has completed the modernization of the fifth C-130H Hercules transport aircraft in its inventory.

The Pentagon has signed a contract with Boeing to update the US ballistic missile stockpiles.

Switzerland received the first two of the Hermes 900 UAVs it ordered from Israel's Elbit Systems.

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine signed 16 contracts with Ukrainian companies producing UAVs.

Norway purchased 54 new generation Leopard 2A7 tanks from Germany.

Sweden signed a $30 million contract to purchase a large number of CV90 armored vehicles from BAE Systems.

Poland announced a major budget increase for defense industry expenditures.

France received the first "VFM" interceptor boat to be used to protect naval bases and critical assets.

Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum with British Rolls-Royce to localize the production of high-speed engines for military ships.

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