U.S. Sanctions to Target Iran's Drone, Guided Missile Programs: Report

July 30, 2021 @ 05:36 AM

Iran's military projects that involve development of precision-strike drones and guided missiles could be disrupted by sanctions that the U.S

Russia Replaces Dollars with Rubles, Local Currency in Defense Deals

July 23, 2021 @ 09:22 AM

Russia has nearly stopped receiving payments in US dollars for defense sales in view of U.S

G7 Countries Welcome Ukrainian Parliament Vote to Reform State-owned Defense Enterprises

July 15, 2021 @ 12:37 PM

G7 countries today welcomed a Ukrainian Parliament vote on Tuesday to reform state-owned defense enterprises grouped under “Ukroboronprom.” The reform move is driven by Ukraines desire to join NATO

Russia to Host 12 International Defense Exhibitions in 2022-23

July 11, 2021 @ 11:48 AM

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has approved the holding of 12 international defense exhibitions during 2022-2023. According to the document posted on the governments legal information web portal on Friday, the 2023 list includes the MAKS International Aerospace Show in Zhukovsky, the International Maritime Defense Show in St

Calendar Featuring Half Naked Dutch Marines Earns 100,000 Euros in Sales

June 26, 2021 @ 05:34 PM

The birth anniversary calendar of the Dutch Marine Corps featuring several of its male members posing half naked has raised more than €100,000 in sales which was donated to charity on Friday. Corps commander Brigadier General Jan Hut made no secret of his pride

German MoD Details Naval Procurements Approved in 2022 Budget

June 24, 2021 @ 03:29 PM

The budget committee of the German Bundestag at its meeting on June 23 released funds for a total of 27 proposals for investments of 25 million euros with a total volume of around 19 billion euros which include major procurement and modernization projects for the German Navy. These include two new class 212 submarines as part of the German-Norwegian armaments cooperation, new fuel suppliers, fleet service boats and the Naval Strike Missile Block 1A to replace Harpoon guided missile, a German MoD release said Thursday

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 2022 and the federal financial plan up to 2025

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 DFC

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