The defence industry briefing

News in numbers


India's target for defence equipment production by 2025


Number of troops the US DoD is pulling out of Germany


Value of BAE Systems’ purchase of Raytheon's military GPS business


Value of US Covid-19 relief package for the defence sector


Number of space launches SpaceX and ULA will carry out for the US from 2022-2027 under new contracts


Share of NATO’s total planning targets that Germany could contribute according to defence minister


Contract value for Canada's new fighter jet competition, with Lockheed, Boeing and Saab in the running

In pictures

First C-130J with new centre wing returns to RAF

The first of 14 RAF C-130Js to undergo centre wing box replacement has returned to its base at RAF Brize Norton. The upgrade, carried out by Marshall Aerospace and Defence, is expected to extend the aircraft's service life to 2035.

NATO's Covid-19 response in numbers

This video illustrates the response of NATO and its allies to the coronavirus pandemic, from airlifting tonnes of critical equipment to setting up field hospitals and supporting civilian efforts across member countries.

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