News in Numbers
In response to mounting security challenges posed by its neighbouring countries, Japan has significantly ramped up its defence expenditure by 26.5% in 2023.
Rheinmetall’s order backlog has surpassed the €30bn ($33bn) mark and consolidated operating earnings of €191m reflecting an earnings margin of 6.7% in H1 results.
The UK has trained nearly 1,000 Ukrainian troops in small boat amphibious operations including beach raids during a six-month programme supported by international partners.
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract worth $622.3m to support Germany’s inclusion into the F-35 stealth fighter programme.
Indonesia has confirmed the acquisition of a second tranche of Dassault Rafale fighter, with 18 aircraft added to the order backlog.