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
Russia has offered its S-400 air defense systems to Saudi Arabia after Yemeni Houtis managed to attack worlds largest oil facilities located in the country, dodging its protective armour that includes Patriot systems. "In order to protect Saudi Arabia, we are ready to provide the corresponding aid to the country
Cruise Missiles striking with great precision, rather than drone were involved in Saturdays Saudi Oil facility attack, the Pentagon said releasing satellite pictures of the strike. The projectiles attacked storage tanks and processing and compressor trains, the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies said
Yemeni Houthi rebels have reportedly launched a drone strike attacking the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia early on Saturday using ten drones, causing a major fire. It wasnt clear if there were any injuries in the attacks in Buqyaq and the Khurais oil field, nor what effect it would have on oil production in the kingdom
Turkeys President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the country would mull over the possibility of buying Patriot defense systems from the US, if they match up to the capabilities of the Russian S-400s it acquired for $2.5 billion in 2017
Russian Su-35 aircraft intercepted Israeli warplanes over southern Syria on night of September 10, a day after 18 persons were killed in a suspected Israeli attack on a Syrian army post hosting Iran-affiliated militia. The Russian aircraft took off from the Khmeimim air base and intercepted Israeli aircraft over southern Syria, Russian website, Avia
The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) is reportedly mulling over the idea of applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) to break “missile bubbles” of S-400-type air defense systems that prevent any access to, or occupation of a tactically significant area, by an adversary. “Threat from missile systems such as the Russian S-400s requires a response
Taiwan released a blow-by-blow strategy to “repel Chinese forces” in its latest National Defense Report, a few days after China conducted joint land assault exercises off its eastern coast, close to the island nation. The report, released Wednesday, is the first to be made public after President Tsai Ing-wen took office in 2016
Suspected Israeli warplanes have attacked Iranian military base located in Abu Kamal, near Syria-Iraq border, on Monday. Three explosions are said to have occurred, local media reported
For the first time since 2006, Lebanons Hezbollah on Monday reportedly destroyed an Israeli drone outside the southern town of Ramyah. Hezbollah claimed it "confronted" the drone with "appropriate weapons" as it was heading towards the southern Lebanese town
Tehran is building a large military base near Al-Bukamal (Abu Kamal) border between Syria and Iraq, which is about 300km from US military installation in Iraq. The “Imam Ali compound” Iranian camp capable of holding thousands of troops and precision missiles is being completed by Irans Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Forces,
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed gathering together at MAKS 2019 air show today in Moscow. Earlier, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov had said that Russia would showcase Su-57 stealth jet to the Turkish leader
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