British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has welcomed the new Canadian Defence Policy.
The M-346FA is, Leonardo claim, a light fighter aircraft capable of carrying out operational missions at far lower costs than those of front-line fighters.
"New Zealand may not have a large defence force but it consistently contributes what it can to defend our shared values of democracy and protect rule of law. Your contribution is always highly regarded and valued by the Alliance."
During a recent US Army test, a pair of Stinger missiles equipped with new proximity fuzes intercepted two small unmanned airborne systems.
Saab have completed a successful first flight of what they're calling the 'next generation smart fighter', Gripen E.
General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Sydney and Canberra while in Australia.
Rostec plans to sign the contract for a Russian-Chinese heavy-lift helicopter before the end of 2017
Rostec is to sign the contract with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China for the Advanced Heavy Lifter, a heavy-lift helicopter to be developed jointly by Russia and China.