Is F-35 Heading For Global Fighter Aircraft Domination?

September 25, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

The success of Lockheed Martins F-35 fighter in South Korea and its acceptance by several NATO partners could make it the worlds dominant warplane in the coming years. The fifth generation stealth warplane looks set to grab market share from rival 4

Rosoboronexport Seeks To Develop Ties With African Countries

September 17, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation, will present items of military equipment highly popular in armies, navies and air forces of African states at the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2014 exhibition in Pretoria, South Africa. "We come to this exhibition in the Republic of South Africa for...

Embraer Inaugurates Engineering & Technology Center In Florida

September 9, 2014 @ 01:17 PM

Embraer inaugurated its Engineering & Technology Center in Melbourne, Florida on Monday. The new center will conduct engineering and development activities for both product and technology development across Embraers business lines with the first assignments primarily focused on executive jet interiors

US, UK Arms Companies To Benefit From NATO “Spearhead” Force.

September 6, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

Arms companies from the US and UK could benefit from a NATOs proposal to create a rapid response force. Britain pledged to commit 1,000 troops to the NATO “Spearhead” force

Selex To Discontinue Involvement In US SISTRI Program

July 31, 2014 @ 09:35 AM

Selex will discontinue participation in SISTRI program after termination of the contract in November. Selex Service Management, a Finmeccanica Selex ES company informed the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Territory and Sea, of its intention to discontinue its participation in the SISTRI program

U.S Social Media 'Forensic Evidence' On MH17 Flight Crash Questionable

July 25, 2014 @ 02:02 PM

US relied on social media for ‘forensic evidence against Russian backed rebels for the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17. State Department Spokesperson Marie Harf disclosed that “evidence” was a You Tube video showing a conversation between a separatist leader and a Russian military commander where the former accepts responsibility for shooting down the airliner

Developing Countries Fighter Aircraft Challenge Western Military Planes

June 25, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

The sky high cost of fighter aircraft acquisition is forcing developing countries to embark on their own programs in the process challenging the price and performance of American and European fighters. Turkey, South Korea, India, China and Pakistan claim to beat out western aircraft on cost

Human Rights, Counter Terrorism TO Guide US Arms Export Policy

January 17, 2014 @ 01:37 PM

The United States has announced the update of the U.S

Honeywell Under Investigation For Using Chinese Sensors, Magnets on F-35

January 14, 2014 @ 09:11 AM

The US Department of Justice has launched an investigation into Honeywells export and import procedures after it was found that the firm used Chinese parts on the F-35 aircraft. Besides using $2 magnets on the aircrafts radar system, landing gears and other hardware, Honeywell also used simple thermal sensors that were made in China in 2009 and 2010

Pentagon To Increase Cyber Warfare, S&T Efforts

January 13, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

The Pentagon will undergo a massive realignment to its intelligence arm and is stream lining its cyber warfare and science and technology efforts. Part of the re-organization will include merging the Pentagons ISR Task Force into an ISR Operations Directorate, counterintelligence and security directorates have been merged together and HUMINT, sensitive activities and National Programs Directorates have been combined

Iraq Military Spending Increases To $17 Billion In 2013

December 5, 2013 @ 12:59 PM

The Iraqi government has witnessed a 15.56% expenditure growth in past five years with $17

US Military Building Next-Generation Arms Despite Budget Cuts

November 6, 2013 @ 11:08 AM

Budgets cuts dont seem to have had a heavy effect on the US military which seems to have doubled its efforts to develop new technology. The US Navy announced last week that it is gearing up for deployment and a new round of tests of its Surface Ship Torpedo Defense System