142 of 434 British Fighter-bombers Unfit to Fly

January 22, 2019 @ 08:44 AM

A third of Royal Air Force frontline fighter-bombers are unfit to fly, according to a Freedom of Information request. Of the 434 aircraft, 142 of them, which include 55 Typhoons are sidelined,

CNIM to Deliver 14 New EDA-S Landing Craft to French Navy

January 22, 2019 @ 05:29 AM

CNIM will deliver fourteen new landing craft (LCU type, designated EDA-S for “engins de débarquement amphibie standards” in French) to replace the the ageing “CTM” (previous generation of LCUs) in the French Navy (Marine Nationale). Acting as prime contractor, CNIM teamed up with Mauric for the study phase, Socarenam for construction...

Rheinmetall Threatens German Govt with Lawsuit over Saudi Arms Ban: Reports

January 21, 2019 @ 02:12 PM

Rheinmetall has threatened the German government with a multi-million dollar lawsuit to compensate for their losses caused due to the Chancellor Angela Merkels cabinet decision to stop military supplies to Saudi Arabia. The cabinet approved arms embargo against Saudi Arabia following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Riyadhs consulate in...

Iran Installs Locally-made Radar Along Border with Pakistan

January 21, 2019 @ 01:09 PM

Iran has installed locally-made radar in the city of Zahedan near the border with Pakistan to keep a track of intrusions into its territory from militants. The inauguration ceremony was held in the capital of Sistan and Baluchestan Province by Brigadier General Alireza Sabahi-Fard, the commander of the Iranian...

Rheinmetall, BAE Systems JV to Work on British Army’s New Mechanized Infantry...

January 21, 2019 @ 12:27 PM

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have signed an agreement to create a joint UK based military vehicle design, manufacturing and support business. In addition to managing and growing the existing combat vehicle support business, the intent is for the new Joint Venture to play a major role in the delivery of the...

Syrian Buk- M2 Air Defence Systems Destroy Israeli Missiles Targeting Damascus

January 21, 2019 @ 11:58 AM

The Russian-made Buk-M2 and Pantsir air defence systems with the Syrian Army destroyed more than Israeli 30 cruise missiles and guided bombs on Monday. "On January 21, 2019 between 2:11 am and 2:56 am the Israeli Air Force carried out three air strikes on Syrias territory from the western, southwestern and southern directions

Obsolete Tactics Hindering Integration of Latest Weapons in Chinese Army

January 21, 2019 @ 10:15 AM

The Chinese military are urged to develop new techniques and tactics to integrate Type99 tanks and J-20 fighter jets in the People's Liberation Army. As training began in 2019, an elite- combined arms brigade under the 81st Group Army of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Central Theater Command reflected how they failed to beat its opponent in a 2018 mock battle, despite being equipped with China's strongest main battle tank, the Type 99A,

India’s Larsen and Toubro Opens new K9 Vajra Self-propelled Howitzer Manufacturing Facility...

January 19, 2019 @ 10:37 AM

Indias Larsen and Toubro (L&T)has opened the first private facility in the country to manufacture K9 Vajra self-propelled Howitzer guns. L&T won INR 4500-crore contract to supply 100 K9 Vajra-T155mm/52 calibre tracked self-propelled gun systems to the Indian Army in 2017, under Make-in-India initiative

Russian Heavy-lift Rocket Defective

January 19, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

The engines of Russias new flagship heavy-lift space rocket, Angara A5, have a defect that can ultimately destroy the rocket itself, according to a paper published by scientists at rocket engine manufacturer Energomash. The paper, reported by RIA news agency on Friday,said the engines of the Angara A5 could produce low frequency oscillations that could ultimately destroy the rocket,

Serbia to Buy Seven Mi-35, Three Mi-17 Helicopters from Russia

January 19, 2019 @ 09:36 AM

Serbia will acquire seven Mi-35 an three Mi-17 helicopters from Russia. “Russia will supply seven Mi-35 and three Mi-17 helicopters to Serbia,” Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic was quoted by

Bell Helicopter Textron to Deliver Additional 25 AH-1Z Choppers to US Navy...

January 19, 2019 @ 08:50 AM

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. has won $439

US to Place 20 New Ballistic Missile Defense Ground Interceptors in Alaska

January 18, 2019 @ 01:39 PM

The Pentagons budget next month will provide details on the placement of 20new ballistic missile defense ground interceptors, United States President Donald Trump said Thursday. Trump said the release of the Pentagons budget next month will provide the some of the details on the placement of 20 new ballistic missile defense ground interceptors at Fort Greely, Alaska, as well as new sensors and steps proposed for future missile defense,