S.Korean MoD Seeks 4.5% Hike in Defense Budget for 2022

September 1, 2021 @ 09:19 AM

South Korean Ministry of Defense has requested a defense budget of 55.23 trillion won ($42

Erdogan Kickstarts Construction of Turkey's Pentagon

September 1, 2021 @ 08:45 AM

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan started the construction of “Crescent Star,” the massive complex for the Turkish army and the Ministry of National Defense, on August 30, in India. The date has a special meaning for the army as it is the 99th anniversary of a battle that cemented the...

Collins Aerospace to Acquire Flight Tracking Platform 'FlightAware'

August 31, 2021 @ 05:19 AM

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies business, plans to acquire privately held FlightAware, a digital aviation company providing global flight tracking solutions, predictive technology, analytics and decision-making tools. Closure of the acquisition is subject to the completion of customary conditions and regulatory approvals

Russia Shows Saudi Delegation Weapons ‘Proven’ in Syria

August 28, 2021 @ 08:11 AM

Saudi Arabian delegation taking part in Army-2021 Forum in Kubinka outside Moscow were shown some of the weapons that ‘proved themselves in Syria. On August 23, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu thanked Deputy Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Khaled bin Salman for his visit to...

China-Russia Test Interoperability in Military Drills

August 27, 2021 @ 07:07 AM

The recent joint exercises between China and Russia aimed to improve interoperability between the militaries of the two countries, key to deploying their forces when they face an adversary together. Held from 9-13 August in northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, the exercise code-named ZAPAD/INTERACTION-2021 concluded with great success and achieved the targets of deepening China-Russia strategic mutual trust, strengthening exchanges and cooperation between the two countries, and unleashing their combat capabilities, said Tan Kefei, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense

Russia Signs 2 Billion Euro worth Contracts with Foreign Customers at ARMY-2021

August 25, 2021 @ 06:28 PM

Arms sales contracts worth more than two billion euro have been signed with countries such as Kazakhstan, Armenia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, India, China and Myanmar at the Army-2021 event near Moscow. Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) of Russia, disclosed this information in an interview with the Russian MoDs TV channel, ZvezdaTV today

Army 2021: Russian MoD Reaches Target, Signs Deals worth 500B Rubles

August 25, 2021 @ 06:15 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense has already reached its target of ordering weapons worth 500 billion Rubles ($6.8 billion) for its military at the ongoing Army 2021 military-technical forum

British Govt Asks Competition Authority to Investigate Ultra Electronics Takeover By Cobham

August 24, 2021 @ 01:44 PM

The British government will review Cobham Group's proposed acquisition of Ultra Electronics, citing potential “national security concerns” about the deal. While Cobham and Ultra are both based in the United Kingdom, Cobham is owned by U

India's DCM Shriram Industries Pays $3.5M to Buy 30% Stake in Turkish...

August 20, 2021 @ 12:12 PM

India's DCM Shriram Industries has acquired 30% of the Turkish unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) producer, Zyrone Dynamics, in a deal worth $3.5 million

Huntington Ingalls Acquires Alion Science and Technology

August 20, 2021 @ 05:23 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) said it acquired Alion Science and Technology, a technology-driven solutions provider located in McLean, Virginia, from Veritas Capital. In July, the company said it agreed to buy Alion for $1

Russian MoD to Sign Contracts Valued 500 Billion Rubles at Army 2021

August 18, 2021 @ 07:38 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense will order weapons for 500 billion Rubles ($6.8 billion) at the Army 2021 military-technical forum to be held next week