International Defense Industry Agenda Oct. 4 – 10, 2021

U.S.-based security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin opened an intelligent, advanced hypersonic strike production facility.

Estonia signed an agreement to improve its coastal defense capabilities and arming the defense forces with the Israeli Blue Spear land-to-sea missile systems. 

The Greek Parliament approved the strategic partnership agreement for cooperation in the fields of defense and security signed with France. The agreement includes sales of three French-made warships to Greece. 

In addition to the warship agreement, Greece will also spend nearly $640 million to acquire missiles and ammunition, lease drones and upgrade other air and naval weapons systems from various countries, including the U.S. and Israel. 

Russia successfully test fired a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a nuclear submarine for the first time.

Poland will acquire 250 tanks of the third generation ABRAMS M1A2 SEPv3, the most technologically advanced version of the U.S.-made Abrams tank, to deploy them in the east of the country.

French company Thales unveils a new ground-based multi-mission radar for force protection - with the unique simultaneous ground and low-level air surveillance, providing exceptional early UAV detection, in particular of micro-drones. 

The U.S. Army unveiled the newest variant of the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, the UH-60V.

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