International defense industry agenda Sept. 27 - Oct. 3, 2021

Greece signed a deal to purchase three warships from France and enhance security cooperation between the two countries.

Turkish UAV manufacturer Baykar Technologies and Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense signed an agreement for the construction of a training and test center in Kiev.

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri announced the technical launch of “Al Khor”, the third of the Al Zubarah class corvette ordered by Qatar. 

Czechia signed an agreement to purchase four short-range air defense batteries worth $627 million from Israel. 

Iran Air Defense Force introduced Hormuz Medium Range Tactical Radar and Shams Simulator. 

The U.S. Army signed an $872-million-deal with BAE Systems to get life-cycle sustainment and technical support to the Limited Interim Missile Warning System program.

General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) and its partner, Hanwha Defense Corporation (HDC), were selected by South Korea to jointly produce 110 amphibious bridging vehicles. 

Mali received four Mi-171 helicopters, weapons and ammunition purchased from Russia. 

U.S. and Philippine military officials hold initial talks to assess the future of their countries’ 70-year Mutual Defense Treaty

At the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, aka Airshow China, the country’s latest products in the field of defense technologies were exhibited. 

The Technodinamika Holding, part of the Russian state corporation Rostec, completed factory tests for a transport parachute system automatically delivers about 250 kilograms of cargo as accurately as possible with the aid of a navigation system. 

Czechia will buy 52 self-propelled howitzers from French group Nexter Systems for nearly $400 million.

Latvia ordered unmanned ground vehicles from the German defense company Telerob.

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