How Turkey Won the Electronic Warfare Battle Against Syria in Idlib

April 2, 2020 @ 10:09 AM

Turkeys success against Syrian regime armor during its ‘Operation Spring Shield in February can be attributed to the effective use of electronic warfare (EW) and the deployment of lightly-armed drones that crippled tanks, armored cars and air defence systems. “We can say that the Spring Shield was a battle between ASELSAN-produced...

Yemen Strikes Riyadh With Locally-made Drones, Ballistic Missiles

March 30, 2020 @ 08:12 AM

Yemeni Armed Forces have claimed to have attacked “strategic and sensitive” targets in Riyadh with locally-built combat drones and ballistic missiles. “Our Sammad-3 (Invincible-3) unmanned aerial vehicles and Zulfiqar short-range ballistic missiles struck designated targets in Riyadh last night with great precision,” Brigadier General Yahya Saree was quoted as saying by...

Germany Extends Saudi Arms Embargo till December

March 26, 2020 @ 08:58 AM

Germany has extended an arms embargo against Saudi Arabia, imposed after the Khashoggi murder, till December 31 this year. During a press briefing, a spokesman for the German chancellery announced Monday that "no new requests (for export licenses) on Saudi Arabia will be authorized until December 31, 2020

Taiwan Military Drills Simulate Interception of China's Warplanes

March 26, 2020 @ 06:58 AM

Taiwan conducted a tri-services military drill yesterday to simulate a response to an air attack by Beijing. Eight F-16 jets took off at 0530 on March 25 to simulate an intercept of aircraft flying in from the mainland

Bombs-laden Humvee Owned by Taliban Explodes in Afghanistan

March 24, 2020 @ 07:57 AM

An explosives-laden Humvee armored personnel carrier allegedly owned by Taliban went off prematurely in Afghanistans Badghis province on Tuesday, killing four member of the group. The High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (Humvee) was planned to be used in an attack against the Afghan forces in Bala Murghab district,

Indonesian Aircraft Lands With 5 Bullet Holes, Shot at by Separatists

March 24, 2020 @ 07:13 AM

An Indonesian Air Force CASA CN-295M landed safely in Oksibil province on Monday, despite having five bullet holes caused by separatists shooting at the transport plane. After taking off from Jayapura city, Papua, the aircraft took bullet shots around 8

Iran Shoos Away Intruding Mystery F-18 Fighter

March 23, 2020 @ 07:23 AM

The Iranian Armys Air Defense Force warned off an “intruding” F-18 fighter jet belonging to an unnamed country on March 20. A video released by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on Friday shows an F-18 jet approaching Iranian airspace in the south, being shooed away by the military several times, forcing it to retreat

China May Attack US Ships in South China Sea with Lasers, Electro-Magnetic...

March 18, 2020 @ 08:48 AM

Irked by US Ships conducting patrols in the South China Sea, China could attack them with electro-magnetic weapons including lasers to temporarily incapacitate their weapons and control systems without visible conflict. While the Chinese government or Navy has not commented on deploying electro-magnetic weapons or lasers, state-owned Global Times said quoting Song Zhongping, a frequent commentator on Chinese military affairs as saying, “to counter US' repeated trespasses into Chinese territorial waters, the Chinese military has the option of using new approaches, including the deployment of electromagnetic weapons

Singaporean, Indonesian Navies Apprehend Pirates Aboard Liberian-flagged Merchant Ship

March 17, 2020 @ 07:42 AM

The Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) apprehended three pirates who had boarded a Liberian-flagged bulk carrier, ‘Sam Jaguar in the Singapore Strait east of Pulau Karimun Kecil, Indonesia early today as per

Iraqi Troops Injured in 2nd Rocket Attack on US Base

March 14, 2020 @ 12:48 PM

Around a dozen rockets hit Camp Taji airbase just north of Baghdad, leaving two Iraqi soldiers injured, on Saturday. "Over a dozen rockets landed inside the base, some struck the coalition quarters while others fell on a runway used by Iraqi forces

First Interception of Russian Aircraft by F-35 Jets

March 13, 2020 @ 06:35 AM

The Royal Norwegian Air Force deployed its F-35 fighters to intercept three Russian aircraft when it was flying over Greenland-Iceland-UK Gap on Saturday, which makes it the first F-35 interception of Russian planes. The Air Force said that it stopped the Russian aircraft, two Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft, and an MiG-31 fighter after they were noticed by the air control station in Sorreisa, northern Norway

Rocket Attack on US Base in Iraq Leaves 3 Dead, Dozen Injured

March 12, 2020 @ 04:27 AM

Eighteen Katyusha rockets struck US' Al-Taji base just north of Baghdad on Wednesday night, reportedly leaving two Americans and a British soldier dead, and around a dozen others injured. The US-led Coalition confirmed in a statement that “three Coalition personnel were killed during a rocket attack on Camp Taj, Iraq, March 11