BAE Systems selects Mahindra as India partner for gun deal

BAE Systems on Wednesday announced selection of Mahindra as its India partner for the nearly USD 700 million deal for the supply of 145 M777 howitzers, which are ultralight weight artillery guns having a strike range of 25 kms.

'Smart' helmet can turn any room into virtual battlefield

Do you want to experience the real battlefield without being harmed? Well, a new Google Glass-style pair of glasses can create a virtual battlefield for you anywhere.

Soon, `human-like-skin` for aircraft that will help `feel` damage

A British defense contractor is developing a system that allows the exterior of aircraft to "feel" damage or injury in a way similar to human skin.

3D printer drones may fly by 2040

BAE Systems have claimed that with the help of futuristic technology like 3D printers they could create small drones by 2040.

Qatar nears exclusive talks on buying Rafale fighter: Report

Qatar could firm up its interest in buying French Rafale fighter planes when its new Emir, Sheikh Tamim Ben Hamad Al Thani visits Paris on June 23, the La Tribune financial website reported Wednesday.

Google Glass-like eyewear to live stream soldiers war zone data in future

According to Mashable, battlefields are full of data that could potentially change the way wars are fought, however, there hadn't been any way to live-stream that data to soldiers on the ground.

F1 makers meet bobsleigh need for speed

In the desperate search for the fractions of a second that separate winners from losers, Olympic bobsleigh teams are harnessing the cutting-edge technology of Formula One.

F1 makers meet bobsleigh need for speed

In the desperate search for the fractions of a second that separate winners from losers, Olympic bobsleigh teams are harnessing the cutting-edge technology of Formula One.

UAE pulls out of Eurofighter jets deal with UK: Company

The United Arab Emirates has pulled out of talks with the UK government to purchase Typhoon Eurofighters, British defence company BAE Systems announced on Thursday.

BAE set to cut 1,000 shipbuilding jobs in Britain: Report

British arms maker BAE Systems is set to axe more than 1,000 jobs at its shipbuilding yards in Scotland and southern England

Mahindra to acquire 26% stake in defence JV with BAE Systems

Mahindra and Mahindra on Friday said it will acquire 26 percent stake in its defence joint venture with BAE Systems, ending their three-year old partnership.

`X-ray helmet` that lets pilots see through the plane

A new 'Top Gun' X-ray helmet for fighter pilots can allow them to see through their aircraft walls, even if they are looking down.

India to buy M777 howitzers from US

Defence Ministry cleared procurement projects worth over Rs 7,000 crore including acquisition of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers from the US.

UK defence giant BAE cuts 3,000 jobs

Hit by reduced defence spending and lack of contracts, defence giant BAE Systems Tuesday said it is cutting almost 3,000 jobs at sites across the country, mainly in its military aircraft division.

`Chameleon` tanks to blend into backgrounds

Scientists at BAE Systems in Sweden can make a tank `disappear`, `sweat` or even look like a cow.

`Chameleon` tanks to blend into backgrounds

Scientists at BAE Systems in Sweden can make a tank `disappear`, `sweat` or even look like a cow.

BAE Systems could still reach deal on corruption case

Defence equipment firm BAE Systems rejected a deal to end an investigation into alleged corruption but could still restart talks on reaching a settlement, newspaper reports have claimed.