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US, Japan to Address Delays in Defense Equipment Delivery to Tokyo

January 24, 2020 @ 06:12 AM

The United States and Japan have agreed to address the issue of delays in delivery of defence equipment to Tokyo of which there were 132 cases worth ¥32.6 billion in 2018 An agreement was hammered in Tokyo between Japans Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency (ATLA) and the U

Russia to Hawk S-400, Other Weapons at Egypt's EDEX-2018 Exhibition

December 3, 2018 @ 11:23 AM

Russian Rosoboronexport will showcase S-400 missile defense system, fighter aircraft, helicopters, tanks and other armaments at Egypts inaugural military exhibition, EDEX 2018, being held in Cairo from 3 to 5 December. Russia will be showcasing military products that include; Yak-130 trainer aircraft, Su-35 multipurpose super-maneuverable fighter, MiG-29M/M2 multirole front-line fighter, Mi-17,...

Biggest-ever Indo-Russian Arms Deals Expected Amidst US Sanctions Shadow

October 2, 2018 @ 01:28 PM

When Russian President Putin visits India on October 5, he is expected to oversee the signing of defence deals worth an estimated US$10 billion, the single-biggest bunch of defence contracts to be concluded at one time between the two countries. The deals include the US$5

Indian Army Issues Tender for 41000 Light Machine Guns

August 22, 2018 @ 03:18 PM

The Indian Army has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking supply of 41,000 new light machine guns to equip its infantry battalions. The Indian Army is desirous of procuring a 7

US Army Issues RFP for Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Prototype

June 27, 2018 @ 12:44 PM

The US Army Futures Command has issued a draft request for proposal (RFP) for the purpose of the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Competitive Prototype (FARA CP). According to the draft document released on 22 June this year, the US Army currently lacks the ability to conduct armed reconnaissance, light attack, and...

Taiwan Seeks Weapons Against Possible Chinese Invasion

June 26, 2018 @ 11:37 AM

Taiwan Seeks Asymmetric Weapons Against Possible Chinese Invasion The Taiwanese Ministry of National Defense is to obtain three asymmetric warfare weapons for the army and air force besides the navys program to develop small fast-attack missile boats as defence against a possible Chinese invasion. The army is to be given medium-range anti-tank missiles and a ground mobile minelayer system, and the air force is to be given a new gun-based close-in weapons system, an anonymous sources was quoted as saying by the

S Korean Defence Offsets Policy to Seek Local Manufacture Instead of Tech...

June 26, 2018 @ 09:19 AM

South Korea's defense procurement agency will shift its "offset-trade" policy from technology transfer to industrial cooperation or local manufacture in its future deals with foreign defence exporters. The change will lead to additional exports worth US$270 million between 2020 and 2024 and the creation of some 3,700 jobs, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said in a statement Tuesday

Finland Receives Responses for Hornet Fighter Replacement Programme

April 28, 2018 @ 05:53 AM

The Finnish Defense Forces Logistics Command has received responses from five companies to the Request for Quotation (RFQ) concerning the HX Fighter Programme sent to the governments of Great Britain, France, Sweden and the United States. They were requested to give a quotation on the following aircraft: Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet (United States), Dassault Rafale (France), Eurofighter Typhoon (Great Britain), Lockheed Martin F-35 (United States) and Saab Gripen (Sweden), the Finnish MoD said in a statement Friday

Saab Confirms Receiving RFI for Manufacture of 110 Combat Aircraft for India

April 12, 2018 @ 04:50 PM

Saab today confirmed that they have received the request for information (RFI) document from the Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) for the procurement of 110 combat aircraft for the Air Force (IAF). Saab executives holding a press conference at the on-going Defense Exposition, DefExpo 2018 said Thursday that they have received the RFI and will be proposing Gripen E multi-role fighter jet for the program

US Navy Seeks Savings Details On CVN 80/81 Two-Ship Buy

March 20, 2018 @ 03:46 PM

The US Navy released a CVN 80/81 two-ship buy Request for Proposal (RFP) to Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) on March 19 to further define the cost savings associated with procuring next two Ford-class carriers together, under a single contract. "In keeping with the National Defense Strategy, the Navy developed an acquisition strategy to combine the CVN 80 and CVN 81 procurements to better achieve the Department's objectives of building a more lethal force with greater performance and affordability," said James F

Indian MoD Issues RFI to Modernize Naval Aircraft Yards at Goa and...

December 7, 2017 @ 12:13 PM

The Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has issued a Request for Information to upgrade and modernise the infrastructure of Naval Aircraft Yards at Goa and Kochi. The MoD intends to modernize the two aircraft yards by procurement and establishment of various modern facilities / machinery / Systems/ equipment

ThyssenKrupp’s Israeli Rep Received €10.2 million Bribe for Sub Deal: Globes Newspaper...

November 24, 2017 @ 12:36 PM

Israeli representative of German company ThyssenKrupp, Michael Ganor, received about €10.2 million as bribe for the purchase of submarines by the Israeli Navy,