Jordanian intelligence operatives allegedly stole the weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia for Syrian rebels use and sold to arms merchants on the black market, the
State Bank of India (SBI) has been named in a 'Hall of Shame' list of 158 banking and financial institutions globally that have invested billions of dollars in companies making cluster bombs. SBI, the only Indian entity joins the list of global giants like JP Morgan, Barclays, Bank of America and Credit Suisse that invested over $28 billion in seven producers of cluster munitions between June 2012 and April 2016, PTI reported citing a report by Dutch campaign group PAX
The Assad regime in Syria has now opted for a new weapon, explosive pipes which has been tested against rebel groups in Aleppo in recent weeks. The weapon looks like a fire hose, but instead of water, it is filled with shrapnel and explosives, and can be fired from a helicopter, like bomb barrels, French newspaper
The US has suspended the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, in response to the Sunni kingdom's aerial war against Shi'ite rebels in Yemen. A US-based Foreign Policy magazine, last week quoted an unnamed senior US official as saying that a hold was placed on such shipments following reports that the Saudi-led coalition battling Houthi rebels used the controversial munitions in civilian areas, Voice of America reported
Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for the development and production of New Lightweight Torpedo system. The total order value amounts to approximately SEK1
Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Missile System have been awarded a combined contract worth $649 million for the production of Paveway II Laser Guided Bomb (LGB). “Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Archibald, Pennsylvania (FA8213-11-D-0007); and Raytheon Missile System, Tucson, Arizona (FA8213-11-D-0008), have been awarded a combined not-to-exceed $649,730,000 modification (P00005/ P00008) for Paveway II production,” the US Department of Defense announced Monday
Sagem (Safran) has selected OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) as the Indian Manufacturer of its AASM Hammer Bomb Guidance and Glide Kit. Under the agreement, the two companies have entered into Joint Venture collaboration for manufacturing the weapon system in India
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia for up to 2,950 GBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) worth $386 million. The agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on April 4, 2016
OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) and SAMP of France have signed a Joint Venture agreement to co-develop advanced Penetrator Bombs in India. This will utilize advanced technology from SAMP, which is a proven supplier in this field
OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) has signed an agreement with Rafaut of France to jointly manufacture aircraft pylons in India in its manufacturing facility in the National Capital Region. Aircraft pylons are advanced technology items for aircraft to carry weapons, including bombs and missiles
The Pentagon has awarded a contract for the sale of an unspecified number of BLU-109 bunker bursting bombs to Turkey. Ellwood National Forge and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems have been awarded a $682,900,000 foreign military sales contract (Turkey) for BLU-109 penetrator bomb bodies and components
North Korea is claiming to have developed its own hydrogen bomb, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reports Thursday citing the countrys leader Kim Jong-Un. "We have managed to become a great nuclear power capable of protecting the independence and national dignity of our Motherland with the might of strikes by nuclear and hydrogen bombs," Kim Jong-Un was quoted by the KCNA agency as saying, noting the North Korean leader delivered the speech during his visit to an ordnance factory in the capital of Pyongyang
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