News » Battle Training Faciliy for NZDF - 8 April 2016
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The New Zealand Defence Force had an offical opening for their new, state of the art, Battle Training Facility (BTF) on 8th April 2016 in Ardmore.The multi-million dollar, modern purpose-built facility took two years to build.

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News » Selex ES merges into Leonardo-Finmeccanica - 01 January 2016
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From 1 January 2016, the activities of Selex ES merged into Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s Electronics, Defence and Security Systems Sector. Selex ES was a subsidiary of Finmeccanica S.p.A. (today Leonardo-Finmeccanica), active in the electronics and information technology business, based in Italy and the UK, and formed in January 2013.

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News » Avon Protection acquires Argus - 16 December 2015
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In October 2015, Avon Protection acquired Argus. Argus, based in Chelmsford, UK, is a leading designer and manufacturer of thermal imaging cameras for the first responder and fire markets.

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News » ANZAC FSU - Lockheed Martin Canada completion of Critical Design Review
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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Canada has marked another important milestone toward modernising the Royal New Zealand Navy’s two ANZAC Class ships. The company announced that the ANZAC frigate systems upgrade project has successfully completed the combat system Critical Design Review

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News » Avon Protection launches new AvonAir® range - 14 September 2015
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The new AvonAir® range provides the first adaptive powered air system configurable to changing operational requirements and includes the Avon EZAir+®, a single filter CBRN airflow system.

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News » FN Herstal launches new Sea deFNder® Euronaval Exhibition, Paris - 27 October 2014
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FN Herstal has recently launched the new Sea deFNder®Remote Weapon Station (RWS). This is the third model in the deFNder® range, produced by FN Herstal. Engineered for use by naval forces and coastguards, it follows the innovative deFNder® Light and the deFNder® Medium into global service.

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News » FN Herstal acquires Manroy Plc - 02 July 2014
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FN Herstal, S.A's takeover bid for UK-based company Manroy Plc, was approved by the UK Competition and Markets Authority and 95.59% of sharholders on Tuesday 01 July 2014. As of now, FN Herstal controls Manroy Plc.

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News » Frigate System Upgrade for New Zealand Navy – 29 April 2014
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Lockheed Martin Canada, one of Southtec Systems Ltd partners, has won a large contract to upgrade the combat systems on the two Royal New Zealand Navy frigates, due to begin in 2016.

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News » New Ammunition Developments from FN Herstal – 26 Feb 2014
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The FN 9mm EP (EuroPolice) duty ammunition delivers more effective stopping power than the standard 9mm ball (FMJ) whilst reducing collateral damage, ensuring maximum efficiency in operational conditions.

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News » Win for Southtec and Avon Protection – April 2013
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Southtec Systems is pleased to announce that together with our principals, Avon Protection, we have been selected by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to replace their current S10 and SF10 respirators with the FM50 and FM53 models.

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