March 12, 2016
Lt Gen NPS Hira to take over as Deputy Chief of Army Staff
Lt Gen NPS Hira who is presently posted as Chief of Staff of Northern Command at Udhampur (J&K) has been posted to Army Headquarters at Delhi to take over as Deputy Chief of Army Staff with effect from 14 March 2016.
March 10, 2016
Cubic Appoints Frank Wiercinski as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Asia-Pacific Region
Cubic Corporation today announced the appointment of Frank Wiercinski as senior vice president and managing director, Asia-Pacific region of Cubic Global Defense (CGD).
March 7, 2016
Esterline announces the selection of new India country leader
Esterline Corporation (www.esterline.com), a leading specialty manufacturer serving the global aerospace and defense markets, today announced that Rama Prasad has been appointed as Vice President and Managing Director of Esterline India.
March 7, 2016
Eric Dalbiès named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Herakles
Eric Dalbiès, Executive Vice President, Strategy and M&A at Safran, has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Herakles. He succeeds Philippe Schleicher, who was recently appointed to another position at Safran.
February 29, 2016
Vice Admiral HCS Bisht takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command
Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, AVSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command from Vice Admiral Satish Soni, PVSM, AVSM, NM, ADC...
February 29, 2016
Vice Admiral Bimal Verma AVSM takes over as Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command
Vice Admiral Bimal Verma AVSM took over as the 13th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN) on 29 Feb 16...
February 28, 2016
Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain takes over as Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command
Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, AVSM, VSM took over as the Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command from Vice Admiral Bimal Verma on 27 February 2016. In the course of his distinguished career, Vice Admiral Jain has held various Operational, Staff...
February 27, 2016
Indian Coast Guard gets new Director General
DG Rajendra Singh PTM, TM today took over the charge of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) as the 22nd Director General of the service. He is the first regular Coast Guard officer to have been elevated to the rank of the Director General.
February 25, 2016
Designated Director General, Rajendra Singh, PTM, TM
Designated Director General, Indian Coast Guard, Rajendra Singh, PTM, TM, who is currently holding appointment of Additional Director General, hails from Uttarakhand.
February 24, 2016
Boeing names Leanne Caret Defense, Space & Security President and CEO
The Boeing board of directors has elected Leanne Caret president and chief executive officer of the company's Defense, Space & Security business effective March 1.
February 22, 2016
Muilenburg Elected Chairman of Boeing Board of Directors
The Boeing board of directors has elected Dennis A. Muilenburg as its next chairman, effective March 1. He succeeds W. James (Jim) McNerney, Jr., who is stepping down from the board, while Boeing independent Lead Director Kenneth M. Duberstein continues in that role.
February 15, 2016
Charles Woodburn appointed as Chief Operating Officer
BAE Systems plc announces the appointment of Charles Woodburn in the newly-created role of Chief Operating Officer. Charles will report to Ian King, Chief Executive as an Executive Committee member and will be appointed to the BAE Systems plc Board as an executive director during the second quarter of 2016.
February 4, 2016
CAE adds to management team in Asia/Pacific region
CAE today announced the appointment of Andrew Rankin as Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for the Asia/Pacific region within the company's Defence & Security business unit.
February 1, 2016
Ramanarao Takes-over as Director (Finance) of HAL
Mr. C.V. Ramanarao, General Manager (Finance) has taken over as Director (Finance) of HAL today. A Chartered Accountant, Mr. Ramanarao, joined HAL as Finance Officer in 1985.
January 31, 2016
Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba takes over Western Naval Command
Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba took over the reins of Western Naval Command (WNC) as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) on January 31, 2016 from Vice Admiral SPS Cheema at a ceremonial parade held at INS Shikra.
January 30, 2016
Vice Admiral Girish Luthra assumes command of Southern Naval Command
Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, AVSM, VSM, took over charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command...
January 20, 2016
Bob Edmonds to join Elbit Systems of America as Vice President of Marketing
Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced today that Bob Edmonds has joined the company and will serve as Vice President of Marketing, replacing Steve Roser who is retiring after seven years of service...
January 17, 2016
Major General (ret.) Yoav Har Even begins his position as CEO of Rafael
Major General (ret.) Yoav Har Even began his first day today, January 17th, 2016, as CEO of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. Har Even (49 years old), is married with 3 children. He served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) for 31 years in various positions, including as commander of a reserve division, Ground Forces Chief of Staff, and in his last position as Head of the IDF's Operations Branch.
January 14, 2016
UTC appoints Robert Leduc as President of Pratt & Whitney; Paul R. Adams to retire
United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the appointment of Robert Leduc as President of Pratt & Whitney.
January 1, 2016
Air Marshal Bhadauria takes over as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force
Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as Deputy Chief of the Air Staff today. He is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the IAF in June 1980.
January 1, 2016
Central Air Command gets its new AOC-in-C: Air Marshal SBP Sinha AVSM VM assumes the Command
Air Marshal SBP Sinha AVSM VM took over as AOC-in-C of Central Air Command on 1 January 2016. All the Principal Staff Officers of Central Air Command along with spouses were present on the occasion.
December 21, 2015
Thales appoints a new Head of Media Relations and Newsdesk
Cédric Leurquin has joined the Thales group as Head of Media Relations and Newsdesk. He reports to Matt Pothecary, Vice- President, Group Communications at Thales.
December 17, 2015
Raytheon Company appoints Kevin Neifert CIO
Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) announced today the appointment of Kevin Neifert as chief information officer (CIO) for the company, effective January 1, 2016. Neifert, 54, most recently served as CIO of Raytheon's...
December 16, 2015
Boeing names new human resources leader
Boeing has elected Heidi B. Capozzi, 46, a corporate senior vice president, and named her to replace Tony Parasida as the company's human resources leader effective March 1, 2016.
December 15, 2015
Boeing board elects AT&T CEO Stephenson as new member
Boeing Chairman Jim McNerney announced today that the company's board has elected Randall Stephenson as a new director, effective February 2016. Stephenson, 55, has been chairman and CEO of AT&T, one of the world's largest telecommunications companies, since 2007.
December 14, 2015
BAE Systems names Alistair Castle Vice President and General Manager for India
BAE Systems has announced the appointment of Alistair Castle as Vice-President and General Manager of its India operations...
December 14, 2015
Changes in the Management Board of ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH
Dr. Rolf Wirtz will become Chief Executive Officer of the naval electronics systems provider ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH, with effect from 1 January 2016.
December 4, 2015
RUAG appoints new Managing Director for RUAG Australia
The targeted positioning and strengthening of RUAG Aviation within the Australian and Asia-Pacific aviation markets continues with the appointment of John Teager as Managing Director of RUAG Australia, effective 1 January 2016.
December 3, 2015
Vice Admiral AB Singh assumed the duties of Deputy C-in-C of the SFC
Vice Admiral AB Singh upon promotion to the rank of Vice Admiral has assumed the duties of Deputy C-in-C of the Strategic Forces Command...
December 2, 2015
The Honorable Michael G. Vickers Joins BAE Systems, Inc. Board of Directors
BAE Systems, Inc. announced that Michael G. Vickers has been appointed to its board of directors for a three-year term, beginning December 1.
December 1, 2015
Air Marshal Arora takes over as Director General (Inspection & Safety) of Indian Air Force
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora took over as Director General (Inspection and Safety) at Air Headquarters, today.
November 19, 2015
Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh assumes charge as the ACNS (CS&NCO)
Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh has assumed charge as the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Communication Space and Network Centric Operation)...
November 19, 2015
Sunil Raina named Managing Director of Rockwell Collins India
Rockwell Collins today announced that Sunil Raina has been appointed Managing Director of Rockwell Collins India. In this role, Raina is leading the company’s strategy for continued investment and long-term growth in the country.
November 11, 2015
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems appoints Maj. Gen. (ret.) Yoav Har Even as President and CEO
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Major General (ret.) Yoav Har Even...
November 1, 2015
Air Marshal Khanna takes over as Maintenance Head of the Indian Air Force (IAF)
Air Marshal Virender Mohan Khanna assumes the responsibilities of Air Officer-in-charge Maintenance (AOM) at Air Headquarters, New Delhi today.
October 31, 2015
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, AVSM assumed charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, AVSM has assumed charge as Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff today 31 October 2015.
October 21, 2015
Rear Admiral SN Ghormade takes over as Flag Officer Commanding Maharashtra Areaa
With a view to enhance operational and administrative organizational structure, the erstwhile Maharashtra and Gujarat Naval Area...
October 20, 2015
Airbus Group announces CEO succession for its Defence and Space division
Airbus Group SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has appointed Dirk Hoke (46) to succeed Bernhard Gerwert (62) as CEO of Airbus Defence and Space (DS) as of 1 April 2016.
October 19, 2015
Air Commodore G Amar Babu hands over the command of Air Force Station New Delhi
Air Commodore G Amar Babu (standing) handing over the command of Air Force Station New Delhi to Air Commodore Pawan Mohey (seated), today.
October 15, 2015
Northrop Grumman announces organization and leadership changes
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) announced today structural changes that better align its business with the evolving needs of the company's customers and enhance innovation across the company.
October 12, 2015
Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM Assumed Command of Western Fleet of Indian Navy
Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM assumed command of the ‘Sword Arm’ of Indian Navy as the Flag Officer Commanding Western Fleet (FOCWF) this morning, 12 Oct 2015, at sea on board INS Viraat.
October 6, 2015
Rear Admiral SV Bhokare takes over as Eastern Fleet Commander
Rear Admiral AB Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet has handed over the command of Eastern Fleet to Rear Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM, NM.
October 5, 2015
Rolls-Royce appoints Sir Kevin Smith as a Non-Executive Director
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc today announces the appointment of Sir Kevin Smith CBE as a Non-Executive Director. Sir Kevin will join the Board with effect from 1 November 2015 and will become a member of the Nominations...
September 28, 2015
Radm Sanjay Mahindru takes over as Flag Officer Submarines
Rear Admiral Sanjay Mahindru, NM has assumed the duties of Flag Officer Submarines from Rear Admiral SV Bokhare on 25 September 2015.
September 14, 2015
Northrop Grumman names Eric Scholten, Vice President and Controller for Aerospace Systems Sector
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it has appointed Eric Scholten, vice president and controller for the company's Aerospace Systems sector.
September 8, 2015
Sam Angelella to lead GE Aviation’s Military Customer Programs
Effective immediately, Sam Angelella will serve as Vice President of GE Aviation’s Military Customer Programs. In this new role, Sam will be responsible for GE’s engagement with all entities...
September 2, 2015
Dr. Christoph Hoppe new CEO for Thales in Germany
Dr. Christoph Hoppe (52) is appointed as the new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board for Thales in Deutschland.
September 1, 2015
Air Marshal SB Deo AVSM VM VSM takes over command of Western Air Command
Air Marshal SB Deo AVSM VM VSM took over the command of Western Air Command on September 1, 2015.
September 1, 2015
Air Marshal C Hari Kumar VM VSM takes over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command
Air Marshal C Hari Kumar VM VSM takes over as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Air Command on September 1, 2015.
September 1, 2015
Air Marshal S Harpal Singh takes over as Senior Air Staff Officer of Headquarters South Western Air Command IAF
Air Marshal S Harpal Singh AVSM VM assumed office of Senior Air Staff Officer of Headquarters South Western Air Command, IAF
September 1, 2015
Jérôme Vitulo named Secretary to the Safran Board of Directors
Jérôme Vitulo joined Safran on July 29, 2015 as Secretary to the Board of Directors, reporting directly to Alex Fain, Corporate Secretary. He replaces Charlotte Matringe, who has been named Vice President for Communications at Sagem.
August 31, 2015
Shri Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Home Secretary
The Prime Minister has approved the appointment of Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, IAS (RJ:1978) Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance as Home Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs for a period of two years...