US Senators Outline Arms Embargo Against Turkey for S-400 Buy, Attack in...

October 10, 2019 @ 10:01 AM

US Senators Chris Van Hollen and Lindsey Graham on Thursday outlined arms embargo and sanctions against Turkey for its $2.5 billion S-400 buy and for attacking Kurdish forces in Syria

Taiwan Seeks Maintenance Hub for US Military Equipment

October 9, 2019 @ 09:12 AM

Taiwan has sought depot-level maintenance facilities for US military equipment such as the M1A2T Abrams tanks and F-16V jets not only for itself but to also make it a regional support base for US weapons. “US businesses could take a step further in working with Taiwanese companies by building depot-level maintenance...

S.Korea to Set Up Military Hotline with Russia to Prevent Airspace Violations...

October 9, 2019 @ 05:55 AM

South Korea is planning to sign an agreement to establish a direct military hotline with Russia to share military flight information and prevent any accidental airspace violation, by the end of this month. “A military hotline between the Air Forces of South Korea and Russia will help prevent any accidental entry...

Iran's Intelligence Foils Plot to Assassinate IRGC Unit Head Soleimani - Report

October 4, 2019 @ 05:59 AM

The intelligence unit of Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced foiling an assassination attempt against Maj. Gen

South Korea Inducts F-35 Stealth Jets During Armed Forces Day Ceremony

October 1, 2019 @ 08:56 AM

South Korea marked the official induction of the F-35A stealth fighters into its Air Force by displaying the jet during the Armed Forces Day ceremony despite strong protests from North Korea. Seoul has so far received eight F-35As, out of the 40 fifth-generation stealth jets it plans to acquire over the...

Damaged Oshkosh Vehicles Buttress Yemeni Claims of Attack on Saudi Arabia

September 30, 2019 @ 08:11 AM

Oshkosh-made M-ATV vehicles seen in a video footage released by Yemeni Houtis may provide a hint to their claim that they destroyed Saudi military vehicles in an attack launched on Sunday in Najran, a city along Saudi-Yemeni border. Yemeni Houtis announced on September 29 that they had carried out a “major assault” on Saudi Arabian-led coalition, claiming to have killed over 200 of their soldiers, other than annihilating military vehicles

Indian Troops to Shoot Down Pak Drones in its Airspace After Mysterious...

September 27, 2019 @ 09:29 AM

Following mysterious airdrop of ammunition, grenades, rifles and fake currency in the Indo-Pakistan border state of Punjab on Sunday, Indias Border Security Force (BSF) has asked its troops to shoot down any drone intruding into Indian airspace. The BSF guards the 180km of the International Border (IB) with Pakistan along with the Indian army

Japanese Radars, MSDF Crews Failed to Track N.Korean Missiles Due to Low...

September 23, 2019 @ 10:18 AM

Japanese radar stations and Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) failed to track some of North Korea's short-range missiles launched in recent months due to their low altitudes of less than 60km and irregular trajectories. “This raises concern over Tokyos defense capabilities

Some 300 Russian Weapons "Fine-tuned" based on Syrian Experience

September 23, 2019 @ 07:27 AM

Some 300 weapons including the Kalibr cruise missile have been “fine-tuned” based on Russias combat experience in Syria. Giving the example of the Kalibr missile, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said in an

Russia Knocks Down Israeli Drone Over Syria

September 23, 2019 @ 07:04 AM

The Russian Air Force on Thursday evening destroyed an Israeli drone in the airspace of the Syrian capital of Damascus, according to reports. “The drone was on its way to carry out an attack on a target in Damascus,” Russian sources were quoted as saying by Israel-based Hadashot 12 news website

Patriot Missile Batteries Under Fire For Missing Yemeni Drones

September 19, 2019 @ 12:27 PM

US-supplied Patriot missile batteries with their powerful radars have come under fire for completely missing out on Yemeni armys drone attacks on Saudi oil installations. Saudis failure to defend its homeland was observed even in 2017 when Yemeni Houtis struck King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh

Iranian Drone Display at Russian Airshow May Hold Clue to Attack on...

September 17, 2019 @ 11:21 AM

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