Christina Mackenzie

Senior European Editor Defense Tecnology Edition, Aviation Week

Posts by Christina Mackenzie

in Ares Nov 26, 2014

Mistral Blows Cold On Russia

So, the Russians will not be getting the Vladivostok, the Mistral-class landing helicopter dock ordered from France, until some indefinite time in....More
in Ares Nov 10, 2014

Counter-IED training facility opens in the Netherlands

A new facility to help in the fight against Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) has officially opened in Soesterberg, the Netherlands....More
in Ares Oct 30, 2014

Gabon Buys 12 Aravis

Gabon has become the third client for the 4x4 Aravis made by French defence company Nexter, after signing a contract on 29 October to procure 12 of....More
in Ares Oct 28, 2014

Virtual Training

The Euronaval show in Paris this week is not one where one expects to see demonstrations of people wearing strange electronic gadgets and sensors....More
in Ares Oct 28, 2014

Turnkey Not Smorgasbord

In the competition for the most futuristic looking vessel at the Euronaval show being held this week in Paris I would put the clear front runner as....More
in Ares Oct 27, 2014

Noble Arrow Precedes Trident Juncture

France is completing the Noble Arrow certification exercise this week that will qualify the airforce for taking over responsibility for the airborne....More
in Ares Oct 27, 2014

Not just a concept: SMX Ocean from DCNS

DCNS, the French naval systems group, revealed the SMX Ocean submarine derived from the Barracuda on the first day of the Euronaval show in the....More
in Ares Oct 24, 2014

Saudi army mountain training

About 40 Saudi officers are finishing 12 days of training in the French Alps today with the 27th French mountain infantry brigade to learns skills....More
in Ares Oct 24, 2014

Qatari coast guard orders 20 Italian RIBs

The Qatari Coast Guard has placed an order with Al-Dar Marine, a Qatari-owned maritime business,  for 20 search and rescue RIBs (rigid....More

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