Japan to Allow Arms Export to Vietnam

October 14, 2020 @ 06:28 AM

Japan could begin exporting defense equipment and technology to Vietnam under a planned agreement to be signed by the two countries. It is part of a move to strengthen defense capabilities of Indo-Pacific nations to counter Chinese maritime advances, the Nikkei newspaper reported Wednesday

Airshow China Indefinitely Postponed Citing COVID-19

October 13, 2020 @ 01:06 PM

The organiszers of the biennial Airshow China event in Zhuhai, scheduled to take place November 10-15, have cancelled the event owing to COVID-19 pandemic. “The global situation of the COVID-19 pandemic is still developing rapidly

US imports $531Million Worth Defense Goods from Turkey in 2020

October 12, 2020 @ 06:28 PM

The United States has imported $531.1 million worth defense goods from Turkey during the first nine months of 2020, official Turkish data has revealed

US-Tunisia Sign Road Map for Defense Cooperation

October 2, 2020 @ 08:17 AM

US Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T

Iran Gears up for Major Defence Exports Ahead of UN Arms Embargo...

September 29, 2020 @ 01:18 PM

Iran may have sold its Bavar-373 air defence system and Khordad-3 anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria giving an indication that it plans to become a major arms exporter to regimes under sanctions or those unable to afford US or Russian arms. While news of the two high-tech systems sale has not...

India, Japan Sign Reciprocal Agreement to Support Each Others' Armed Forces

September 10, 2020 @ 06:27 PM

India and Japan signed an Agreement between the two countries concerning Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between the Armed Forces of India and The Self-Defense Forces of Japan. The agreement was signed here yesterday by Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Ambassador of Japan Mr Suzuki Satoshi

Rolls-Royce Posts $7 Billion Loss in H1 2020

August 27, 2020 @ 04:24 PM

Rolls-Royce in its financial report published today, has admitted that it failed to ring the cash registers, with worldwide grounding of aircraft, order cancellations and crisis in air transport sparked by COVID-19 pandemic. The British firm, which operates in the air, defense and energy sectors, posted a net loss of £5

DRDO Identifies 108 Military Equipment to be produced only by India

August 24, 2020 @ 02:33 PM

Indias state-owned Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has identified 108 systems and subsystems that will be designed and developed by the Indian Industry only. The equipment included in the

Russia has $15 Billion Defense Order Backlog with India: Russian FSMTC

August 24, 2020 @ 08:02 AM

Russian defense industry is presently committed to ship $15 billion worth of military equipment to India and expects another contract for Igla-S MANPADS soon. “Everything is going smoothly with Indian partners

China, India Among Top 5 Defense Spenders in 2020

August 18, 2020 @ 04:52 PM

China and India have earned a place in the list of top countries with highest defense spending in the world this year. While China lost the first spot to the United States with an annual spending of $237 billion, India bagged the fourth place with $67 billion

Will Normalization of Ties Open up the UAE Arms Market to Israel?

August 13, 2020 @ 05:59 PM

The surprise announcement from the White House of a Trump-brokered normalization of ties between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel holds the promise of opening up Abu Dhabhis arms market to Israeli firms. As per normalization of relations detailed in the announcement, “delegations from Israel and the United Arab Emirates will meet in the coming weeks to sign bilateral agreements regarding investment, tourism, direct flights, security, telecommunications, technology, energy, healthcare, culture, the environment, the establishment of reciprocal embassies, and other areas of mutual benefit

South Korea to Develop Iron Dome-like Air Defense System

August 10, 2020 @ 12:12 PM

The South Korean Defense Ministry in its defense blueprint for 2021-25 published Monday revealed plans to develop a Korean version of the Israeli Iron Dome interceptor in the next five years. "When we talk about South Korea's missile defense system, it usually refers to one targeting North Korea's Scud-type or stronger missiles, whereas this new interceptor system will focus on protecting the capital area against the North's long-range artillery such as its 240-mm or 300-mm multiple rocket launchers,” a ministry official was quoted as saying by