The Russian Air Force and Naval Aviation will receive 126 new military airplanes and 88 helicopters in 2015, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday. “Under the framework of Defense Procurement and Acquisition program, the Air Force and Naval Aviation will receive 126 new military aircrafts and 88 helicopters
The Korean Army plans to draw up a code of conduct, or 10 commandments on relations between male and female service personnel following several sex crimes on military bases, Korea Herald said quoting an unnamed officer. The decision was made after an Army colonel was arrested on charges of raping his female subordinate
Indo-Pak border bonhomie nose-dived as Pakistani Rangers refused sweets offered by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) to mark the Indian Republic Day on Monday. “The refusal to accept the sweets is aimed at making it clear that Pakistan Rangers are unhappy with the indiscriminate firing and shelling the BSF has been resorting to along the border,” according to the sources quoted by the Dawn newspaper
The threat of religious extremism in Asia stemming from the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the need to monitor the dynamics among US, China and Japan are some of the key security concerns facing Asia. Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen raised these issues in his keynote address at the third International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-La Dialogue Sherpa Meeting in Singapore yesterday
In order to speed up decision-making regarding on-going defence projects, India and Russia have decided to set a ministerial ‘hot line. Quarterly conference calls will be held to ensure that projects are progressing on schedule
DCNS, the French ship and submarine builder may be heading for a loss during 2014, the fist time since 2003. Non delivery of the Mistral amphibious assault ship to Russia and delays in the Scorpene and Barracuda submarine projects to different customers has weighed down on the financials of the company, various French media outlets reported today
Lt Gen Pranab Kumar Bharali has been appointed as the Director General of Army Aviation Corps at the Indian Army headquarters, New Delhi. Bharali was commissioned as an officer in the Army in June 1977 and is the first Army officer from Assam to rise to the rank of Lt General
General Dynamics Mission Systems will support the US Navy in its efforts to maintain, train and equip combat-ready naval forces. The company was formed by merging General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems with General Dynamics C4 Systems on Jan 1 to offer a range of portfolios for the US Navy
Chinese and Indian border guards jointly celebrated New Year near the two countries border, according to Xinhua. “The activity, held in the western part of the border area, was carried out in line with an agreement reached by the two sides earlier,” spokeswoman Hua Chunying was quoted as saying
The Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft will soon have Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System (AIDEWS), according to a press statement by Exelis. Exelis announced that it has received official certification for its AN/ALQ-211(V)9 AIDEWS to fly on board Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft
Textron Systems Weapon & Sensor Systems announced today its G-CLAW precision guided weapon successfully completed a live-fire demonstration recently at the U.S
As the conflict between the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian groups intensifies, the unevenly matched sides continue to assault each other with a wide array of weapons including Israels use of internationally banned weapons, such as DIME (Dense Inert Metal Explosive), according to various media reports. A statement issued by Al-Haq, a Palestinian human rights group, details how Hellfire rockets connected to drones are firing DIMEs
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