China Sweeps Landmines Along Sino-Vietnam Border

November 22, 2015 @ 12:16 PM

China has started a land-mine sweeping mission along the Sino-Vietnam border in South Chinas Guangxi Zhuang region. Twenty-one explosions were heard in Pingxiang City on Friday as dozens of People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers detonated mines in the nearby minefield, ChinaMil reported Saturday

Russian, German Companies Discuss Mine-Detecting Device Development

November 20, 2015 @ 04:45 AM

UTTA Protection Group of Russia and German firm Ebinger are discussing the joint development of a mine-detecting device. CEO of UTTA Protection Group, Vladimir Tkatch said at the MilPol event in Paris that that the two copanies may jointly develop a cutting-edge mine-detecting device

US Trying To Force Pak Into Limiting Small Tactial Nukes

October 16, 2015 @ 09:39 AM

US is trying to limit Pakistans nuclear arsenal mainly deployment of small tactical weapon. US believe securing the smaller arsenal is far harder than to secure Pakistans larger weapons

US Navy To Limit Sonar and Underwater Explosives To Save Whales

September 16, 2015 @ 10:53 AM

The US Navy has agreed to limit the use of sonar and underwater explosives used in training off the Hawaii and California coasts to save whales, dolphins and other aquatic mammals. An estimated 155 whales and dolphins would be killed unintentionally off Hawaii and Southern California due to US Navys planned...

Schiebel Exhibits Compact Mine Detector At DSEI

September 15, 2015 @ 03:17 PM

Schiebel has presented its new generation hand-held COMID Compact Mine Detector at the DSEI (Defence and Security Equipment International) in London. The mine detector incorporates advanced technology whilst retaining all of the capabilities of Schiebels mine detection product range with the most operational benefits possible, the company announced today

Cambodia To Employ ‘Hero Rats’ To Detect Mines And UXO By Year...

August 15, 2015 @ 12:23 PM

Cambodia will soon employ ‘Hero Rats to detect mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) by the end of this year. “The first batch of rats is training to help their human counterparts to clear land still contaminated with mines and other unexploded ordnance (UXO) after decades of war,” Anadolu Agency reported Today

China Demands Japan To Expedite World War II Chemical Weapon Destruction

July 15, 2015 @ 12:15 PM

China has asked Japan to accelerate destruction of chemical weapons abandoned during World War II. According to a press statement from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, “A total of 264 chemical weapons were destroyed in an operation that ended in Wuhan and Hubei province on Monday

Bechtel Wins $1.3 Billion Chemical Weapon Destruction Contract

April 10, 2015 @ 04:07 PM

Pentagon announced today that Bechtel National has been awarded a $1.3 billion for Agent Operations of the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP)

Russia Threatens To Renege Commitment On Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty With US

January 14, 2015 @ 09:52 AM

Moscow has threatened to renege its commitment to the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) both in the framework and in the area of non-proliferation with Washington. "We have not taken any concrete steps in this direction, but I am not ruling out the possibility that Washington could force us to do so, to adjust our policy in this area," Mikhail Ulyanov, Head of Non-Proliferation and Arms Control of the Russian Foreign Ministry was quoted as saying by RIA Novosti Tuesday

Cubic Corp To Supply MILES Individual Weapon System To Latvia

December 2, 2014 @ 01:08 PM

Cubic Corporation today announced that it was awarded a contract valued at $1.2 million for its Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) Individual Weapon System (IWS), that included an initial capability of MILES Tactical Vehicle Systems (TVS), from the U

Rostec, AVIC Sign Agreement To Increase Joint Partnerships

November 11, 2014 @ 10:21 AM

Rostec Corporation and the Chinese Industrial Aviation Corporation (AVIC) have reached an agreement regarding strategic cooperation, which will significantly increase interaction between the two companies. According to a statement from Rostec, plans are being made to work out the possibilities for implementing joint projects in aircraft, helicopter, and engine production, as well as in the manufacturing of aircraft materials, avionics, and similar products

India Gets New Defense Minister, Mahohar Parrikar Takes Oath

November 10, 2014 @ 08:42 AM

Manohar Parrikar has been named Indias new Defense Minister after a cabinet reshuffle yesterday. Parrikar, former chief minister of Goa, will succeed Arun Jaitley who has been handling both the finance and defence ministries since Prime Minister Modi came to office earlier this year