Hezbollah-launched missiles hit Israeli military vehicle factory

JERUSALEM — Missiles launched by Hezbollah hit an Israeli defense factory last week, according to the Lebanon-based militant group. The Plasan firm makes vehicle-protection products and components, and it also operates factories in France and the United States. The...

Hanwha eyes Norway, Sweden for rocket artillery sales

PARIS – Hanwha Aerospace sees opportunities to sell its K239 Chunmoo rocket artillery system to Norway and Sweden, with short delivery time and price giving it an edge over competitors, the company said at the Eurosatory defense show in Paris on Monday. The South...

Aselsan CEO Akyol talks export strategy, embargoes, air defense

Aselsan was the 47th-largest defense company in the world in 2023, according to Defense News’ Top 100 list, which ranks firms by their defense revenue. The company also set a new export record in 2023 with new contract of $601 million for 30 different countries Ahmet...

Battle tank concepts mushroom at Paris arms show

PARIS — If Europeans fail to pull off a common next-generation battle tank design, it will not have been for a lack of ideas. Industry members KNDS and Rheinmetall each presented new concepts here touting major improvements to existing tank fleets, keenly aware that...