Qatar has reached an agreement with the French company Nexter to buy 490 VBCI armored vehicles worth an estimated Euro 1.5 Billion ($1
The US Army research has developed plastic that is 14 times stronger and 8 times lighter (less dense) than steel for use in body armor, helmets, ballistic plates, aircraft and combat vehicles. The lightweight plastic, that can absorb the impact of bullets and other projectiles, was created by researchers at Buffalo University mimicking the outer coating of pearls (nacre, or mother of pearl)
China will commission “Sharp Sword,” its new stealth-drone built for the countrys first indigenous aircraft carrier, the Type 001A by the end of this year. The drone will feature on October 1 at the National Day parade in Beijing
General Atomics has been awarded a contract to demonstrate the US Air Force Research Labs “Agile Condor” capability under which a MQ-9 drone will surveil a large area continuously identifying targets of interest using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies. “The Agile Condor project will allow a MQ-9 to surveil a large area of operations, autonomously identify pre-defined targets of interest and transmit their locations,” said David R
Chemical warfare drills in Finland will, for the first time include genuine, lethal chemicals including mustard gas and Sarin, that have the ability to kill human beings even in low concentrations. According to a
South Korea has announced a project to develop laser weapons system to take down small aerial targets such as drones or missiles, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said Tuesday. The project is worth 88 billion won (US$73
Boeing and European aero-engine maker, Safran yesterday announced a joint investment in Electric Power Systems (EPS), a company offering lightweight energy storage products for electric airplanes. The joint investment will help EPS develop an industrial base to produce aviation-grade energy storage systems at an unprecedented scale
Aselsan today unveiled its new smart nano surveillance drone at the Teknofest-2019 aerospace and technology festival in Istanbul, Turkey. The device can stay in the air for at least 25 minutes and broadcast clear live footage from a distance of 1
Russias Su-57 stealth fighter jet will soon be equipped with new communications suit that includes data exchange, navigation and identification (OSNOD) with enhanced encryption protection and anti-jamming features. "The new version was designed specifically for the Su-57
The Boeing KC-46 team on Friday began assembling Japans first next-generation tanker, loading a 82.4-foot (25 meters) long wing spar in the companys 767 production facility
The display of a stealth drone powered by a turbo-jet engine by Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) at the MAKS 2019 show in Moscow (August 27-Sept 1) may hold a clue to the Yemeni Houti attack on two Saudi oil refineries last weekend. The Yemeni Houti Army used drones with a new type of engine, “something between a regular and jet engine,” Yemen's Army spokesman, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, said referring to the drone used in attacks on the Abqaiq and Khurais oil refineries
India test-fired Astra Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile equipped on a Su-30MKI fighter jet that took off from an airbase in eastern Indian state of West Bengal, on Tuesday. The Astra missile, which can fly towards its target at a speed of over 5,555 kilometres per hour (4
Israel to Modernise Ukrainian MiG-29 Jets for $440M
MiG-35 Shows Off New AESA Radar at MAKS 2019
Su-57’s Technology predecessor, the Su-47 ‘Berkut’ Displayed at MAKS 2019
Russia Unveils its Biggest Ever Drone to Compete with US Global Hawk
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making
Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35...
US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...
Russian state-run Almaz-Antey has released additional data on its latest export-version of Buk-M3 Viking air defense missile system (ADMS)
The MiG-29, one of Russias most exported military jet has been upgraded in India that expands its capabilities from an...