Spooked by the rumored presence of six F-35 stealth fighters in the vicinity amidst heightened tensions between US and Iran, Tehran is said to have downed the ill-fated Ukrainian passenger plane on January 8. "There were at least six F-35 fighters in the air in the Iranian border area (at the time)
Eleven American troops were injured besides Apache helicopters and hangers destroyed, when Iranian missiles hit the Ain al-Asad Air base in Iraq on January 8, the Pentagon announced Thursday. The missiles used in the operation were upgraded Fateh (range 500 km) and Qiam (range 800 km) which struck their targets with an accuracy of a few meters, Iranian media said quoting state sources
Dutch shipbuilder Damen and Australias Gentium Solutions have signed an agreement with Bangladesh to setup a new shipbuilding and ship repair facility in the country. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Damen, Gentium and Bangladeshs Ministry of Industry was signed on January 14 in Dhaka, with an “aim to build ships in Bangladesh, for Bangladesh, with a long-term view of serving export markets
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lockheed Martin a $31.9 million contract to develop a ground-launched, mobile, hypersonic missile system
The French defense procurement agency (DGA) received five first NERVA-LG extended recognition micro-robots on December 18, 2019. These robots are capable of evolving independently to listen, see and record on the battlefield
Amidst Russia sending several battleships to the Eastern Mediterranean in the past couple of weeks, concerns have arisen over a new offensive in Syria. The Russian navy deployed three warships in quick succession: a large anti-submarine warfare destroyer
The United States approved the $1.5 billion sale of long lead items, engineering development activities, and other defense services to support the Australian Surface Combatant Program to modernise three AEGIS capable Hobart-class destroyers, and build three Hunter-class frigates
An anti-submarine warfare (ASW) vessel of the Philippine Navy detected a United States submarine plying below the surface within the 12-mile territorial waters of the Philippines. The protocol for submarines was for them to surface when conducting innocent passage through a countrys territorial waters
Iran may drop its plan to buy Russian MiG-35 and Su-30 fighters, and opt to acquire Chengdu J-10 jets from China by investing half of the $3 billion financial assistance provided by Qatar. The $3 billion aid was offered by the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani when he met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran last week
Qatar Airways yesterday announced the launch of flights connecting Doha with Lyon (France) which together with flights to Paris and Nice, is seen as payback for the tiny Gulf nation buying Rafale fighter from Dassault. Doha has ordered 36 Rafale jets; 24 for $7 Billion in 2015 and 12 more for $2
Russia's Shvabe Holding Company, part of Rostec, shipped a large batch of helmet-mounted night vision goggles to an unnamed African country, the company announced Thursday. "The Shvabe Holding Company of Rostec State Corporation has exported a large batch of PN21K night vision monoculars in the interests of one of the countries on the African continent
An year after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a facility to manufacture the K-9 self-propelled artillery gun at the L & T company facility in Gujarat, the first locally-made SP guns rolled-out today. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh tweeted this morning, “heading to Surat (Gujarat) today
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