Radiation detection firm Mirion Technologies to go public

by Marc Selinger

US-based Mirion Technologies, which makes radiation detection and measurement equipment for several sectors, including defence, plans to become a publicly traded company to fuel its growth.

Mirion intends to change its ownership status by merging with a special purpose acquisition company that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The combination is expected to be completed as early as 20 October.


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India and Russia agree on new deals to strengthen defence ties

by Rahul Bedi

India and Russia deepened their long-standing defence alliance during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to New Delhi on 6 December by inking two agreements to advance strategic and military co-operation.

These agreements comprised a INR51.24 billion (USD680 million) deal to produce in northern India 601,427 Kalashnikov AK-203 assault rifles for the Indian armed forces, and the renewal of the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military and Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-M&MTC) until 2031.


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SAMI launches joint ventures with French industry as aerospace sector grows

by Charles Forrester

Saudi Arabia's SAMI is expanding its capabilities in aircraft component manufacture following the creation of JVs with Airbus and Figeac Aero. (Getty Images.)

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) announced the creation of two joint ventures (JVs) with French industry on 4 December as part of the organisation's expansion into the aerospace industry.


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BigBear.ai nears becoming public company

by Marc Selinger

US information technology business BigBear.ai, which announced in June that it would become a publicly traded company, said on 3 December that it expects to complete the process within days.

BigBear.ai said its merger with a publicly held special-purpose acquisition company will be completed on or about 7 December and that the combined entity, which will adopt the BigBear.ai name, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on 8 December. The company declined to say why it will be listed on the NYSE instead of the Nasdaq as originally planned.


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