US Boeing and Lockheed Martin will compete in Japans next generation fighter aircraft program worth $40 billion. Japanese defense ministry last week issued a request for information on three alternatives: creating a new fighter type, modifying an existing one or importing a new one to replace its aging Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd
Israel Aerospace Industries, Elbit Systems of Israel and Mitsubishi Electric, Fuji Heavy Industries of Japan are the companies included in the joint research on unmanned surveillance airplanes by the two nations. The preparations for the joint research are in the final phase and the two governments have already sounded out the defense industry of the two counties about the feasibility of participating in the project, Japanese government sources and bilateral diplomatic sources were quoted as saying by
Japan has successfully flight tested its fight generation fighter jet, the defense ministry said Friday. The X-2 plane took off from Nagoya Airfield, Komaki Airport in Aichi Prefecture at around 08:50 a
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A decision on the $36 billion Australian submarine program construction site is likely within two weeks. The Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is preparing to reveal the site for construction before the elections are announced,
Japan is in talks with western defense fighter jet manufacturers to build its next generation fighter jets to maintain air superiority over rival China. Japan is holding talks with Boeing and Lockheed Martin even as it is readying its ATD-X experimental aircraft for its test flights in the coming days, Reuters reported Wednesday
China has offered military aid comprising of tents, helmets, bullet proof jackets, computers and photocopy machines worth over $3 million to Guinean military. In February, following a terrorist attack against the Guinean contingent under the UN mission in Mali that left seven Guinean soldiers dead, Guinea President Alpha Conde appealed to the international community to reinforce the capacity of his country's soldiers deployed to Mali
Germany is ready to build all 12 subs for half the price Australia is budgeting. Hans Atzpodien, chairman of ThysennKrupp Marine Systems told Australias National Press Club Thursday that “the Germans could build all 12 subs in Australia for AU$20 billion (US $15
Mitsubishi has delivered the "Jinryu" submarine to the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MOD) in a ceremony held at the MHI Kobe Shipyard & Machinery Works' No.3 pier in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
Indian Air Force pilots are increasingly using tablets to boost alertness levels and cognitive powers as well as fight fatigue and insomnia during round the clock combat exercises as well as long range sorties. The innocuous looking tablets, the ‘Go Modafinil pills are used for alterness-enhancing and fatigue-managing properties whereas the ‘no-Go Zolpidem, a sedative is used to treat sleep deprivation between successive missions
Yemens army has reportedly carried out ballistic missile attacks against the Mushait military air base in Saudi Arabias Asir region. Iranian
Japan is ready to share its secret stealth technology if it wins Australian Aus$50 billion (US$36 billion) contract to design and build next generation of submarines. France has lost significance in the submarine deal amid fears from US that DCNS might not be able to protect highly sensitive US military secrets
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