German Cabinet Green lights FCAS Funding among Major Procurements in 2022 Budget

June 24, 2021 @ 04:27 AM

The Future Combat Aircraft System (FCAS), a pan-European arms cooperation project, the Class 212 Common Design submarine besides the Naval Strike Missile Block 1A will be implemented following budget approvals in the 2022 budget. On June 23, the Federal Cabinet in Berlin approved the government draft for the federal budget for...

British, German Air Forces Sign Force Protection Agreement

June 16, 2021 @ 10:06 AM

The Royal Air Force (RAF) said it signed the Force Protection with the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) today. “The RAF and Luftwaffe have signed the Combined Specialist Air Force Protection Roadmap

Indian Army Tests Dedicated Freight Corridor

June 15, 2021 @ 09:20 AM

The Indian Army tested the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) developed by the Indian Railways for faster movement of freight across the country. On Monday, the army conducted a successful trial by moving a military train loaded with vehicles and equipment from New Rewari to New Phulera validating the efficacy of the...

General Atomics Acquires Swiss Opto-electronics Manufacturer, Synopta

June 15, 2021 @ 05:25 AM

General Atomics (GA) announced Monday the acquisition of Swiss firm Synopta GmbH, a manufacturer of complex opto-electronic instrumentation for space and terrestrial applications. “Synoptas pioneering expertise and innovative developments in communication, beam control, pointing assemblies, and stationary and transportable optical ground systems will supplement the diverse portfolio of laser communications, sensors,...

Ukraine, Pakistan Discussing Joint Venture, Technology Transfer Deals

June 11, 2021 @ 01:40 PM

Ukraine and Pakistan appear to be discussing several options for joint ventures and technology transfer following last months visit of Pak Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to Ukraine where he was given a demonstration of tanks, anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) and drones among others. Weapons demonstrated to General Bajwa and his team include an ATGM system made by KB LUCH, the Oplot tank, anew amphibious armored personnel carrier, combat drones and several others

Russia Enters into a Military Cooperation Agreement with the Republic of Congo

June 10, 2021 @ 06:47 PM

Russian warships will be able to enter The Republic of Congo, and planes can land on the territory of that country as per an agreement between the two countries. An intergovernmental agreement on military cooperation signed on October 24, 2019, entered into force on April 15, 2021

Despite Unprecedented Pressure, Russia sold Arms to 51 Countries: Top Official

June 8, 2021 @ 05:28 AM

Despite unprecedented pressure (in the form of sanctions), Russia exported weapons to 51 countries and fulfilled multibillion-dollar contracts, according to the head of the Russian agency for military technical cooperation (FSMTC) Dmitry Shugaev. Shugaev said Russias partners are primarily from Asian and African regions

Indo-Russian Ka-226T Helicopter Project could become Model for Moscow’s Tech Transfer Policy...

May 30, 2021 @ 02:45 PM

The Indo-Russian Ka-226T Helicopter project could become a future model for protection of Russian intellectual property (IP) while transferring technology to international partners for local manufacture and assembly. In order to increase revenues from the commercialization of Russian intellectual property, state-owned arms export agency, Rosoboronexport (RoE) has developed methodologies for assessing the cost of technology transfer

Despite F-35 Deal Cancellation, U.S. Accounted for 40% of Turkey’s Defense Exports...

May 11, 2021 @ 05:16 PM

Despite throwing Turkey out of the F-35 program and imposing sanctions on top Turkish defense industry officials, the U.S

Honeywell Fined $13 Million Civil Penalty for U.S. Arms Export Control Violations

May 5, 2021 @ 08:43 AM

Honeywell International will pay a civil penalty of $13 million to the U.S

Worldwide Military Spending Grew 2.6% in 2020 Despite 4.4% COVID-led Decrease in

April 26, 2021 @ 06:41 AM

Even as global GDP dropped by 4.4% owing to the coronavirus pandemic last year, the world continued decade-long trend of buying more weapons