The Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday instructed the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India to lobby New Delhi to remove “Chinese Taipei” from the destination airport name of Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei from Air Indias flight booking website. Expressing deep concern over Air India becoming the latest international airline to ‘abandon Taiwan as a nation by adding “Chinese Taipei” for flights to its capital, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs demanded that the relevant Indian government agencies support corporations facing pressure from Beijing, ministry spokesman Andrew Lee said at a news conference in Taipei yesterday...
A Polish Air Force pilot was killed on early hours of Friday after the MiG-29 fighter jet crashed during a night training mission near the village of Paslek, Warmia-Mazury province, north-east of Poland. According to the official statement, a Polish Air Force MiG-29 jet fighter from the 22 Tactical Air Base crashed near Paslek village crashed on 6 July at 02:57 CET
The US Army has awarded a $10 million worth contract to Raytheon for development of laser weapon systems preliminary design for integration onboard the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles. According to the contract announced on July 2, the company will develop a 100 kW class laser weapon system under High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstration program
China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, Type 001A, is reportedly ready for its second sea trials after the ships outfitting work was completed on Thursday, local media reports. A report from wenweipo
Israels defense ministry said Thursday that it completed a series of tests of the Israeli missile defense systems designed to “counter emerging threats in the region”. According to the ministrys statement, Iron Dome anti-missile defense system passed the latest series of tests with which the system was challenged by Israeli defense industries in conjunction with its creator, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems
Japan is slated to dispatch one its largest warships, the Izumo-class helicopter carrier JS Kaga, to the South China Sea that will last for year, two officials with direct knowledge of the operation told Reuters. “This is part Japan's efforts to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific," one of the officials said
A Russian military and diplomatic source told TASS on Wednesday that Russia had received an official request from Serbia on supplies of S-300PMU-2 missile systems in 2021. However, Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin issued a statement on Thursday stating that the reports on purchase of Russias S-300 missile systems were not true
Germanys procurement authority, the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-service Support, has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to supply a lightweight, assault rifle-mounted laser light package for the German Army. Worth around €5 million, the order encompasses the manufacture and delivery of 1,745 laser light package sets for the Bundeswehrs Special Forces Assault Rifle (“Sturmgewehr Spezialkräfte Bundeswehr, leicht”)
Boeing and Embraer today announced they have signed a MoU to set up a joint venture comprising the commercial aircraft business of Embraer that would strategically align with Boeings commercial development, production, marketing and lifecycle services operations. Under the terms of the agreement, Boeing will hold an 80 percent ownership stake in the joint venture and Embraer will own the remaining 20 percent stake
A Turkish firm has won a tender to build four corvettes for the Pakistan Navy making it the biggest ever defence export from Turkey. “A tender opened by the Pakistan Navy to supply four corvettes has just been concluded and Turkey has won the tender,” Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli told reporters today during a visit to Montenegro Anadolu Agency (AA) reported
The Netherlands and the US signed a defense cooperation agreement that includes sharing of information about new technological systems for large equipment projects. The agreement signed by the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and US President Donal Trump deals with partnership on military equipment and operations, the Netherlands Ministry of Defense said in a statement Monday
The Japanese government has selected Lockheed Martin to provide Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) for its Aegis Ashore missile defense system. Japan has selected an advanced radar system made by Lockheed Martin Corp
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