Several joint production and direct procurement programs could be halted if the US and Europe carry through with their threat of defence export bans in view of Turkeys offensive in Syria. Dubbed “
Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware. In the past few years Tehran has developed weapons that have caught the worlds attention with their unique designs, simplicity and functions
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making. Over the past few years several new products and technologies have come into play which indicates that this technology is on an upward trajectory
Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35 aircraft may hinder the market for the latter which is the current top-line Russian fighter jet. With the Su-35 being much pricier than the Su-30; operators of the latter may find a strong value proposition in upgrading their existing aircraft to the Su-35 standard an even more cost-effective option
US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical applications in aerospace and defence (A & D) industry. China threatened sanctions against US companies selling arms to Taiwan during last week - though it has not named them officially - the companies could include Lockheed Martin (F-16 jets sold to Taiwan), Raytheon (Stinger missiles), General Dynamics (M1A2T tanks), and BAE and Oshkosh (tanks equipment)
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks to zero competition; that could be about to change with the Russian Su-57 fifth-geneation aircraft preparing to be offered for international sales. An export version of the jet, the Su-57E could be offered to prospective customers in the Middle East and Asia with the Dubai Air show in November this year becoming the likely international launch pad for the F-35 challenger
Russian state-run Almaz-Antey has released additional data on its latest export-version of Buk-M3 Viking air defense missile system (ADMS). In March 2018 Rosoboronexport had declared the launch of the international marketing of its Buk-M3 Viking, the newest multi-missile mobile medium-range ADMS from Russia
The MiG-29, one of Russias most exported military jet has been upgraded in India that expands its capabilities from an air superiority fighter to a multi-role aircraft. The Indian Air Force (IAF) revealed the upgrade, called the MiG-29UPG ahead of the Air Force Day celebrations in October 2018
Russian fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) Su-57 will for the first time perform flights during the ARMY 2018 event near Moscow next week. The Su-57 is the production version of the FGFA previously designated as PAK-FA or T-50
The American-made Patriot and Russian S-400 Triumf air defense systems are currently hogging international orders despite their price tags running into billions of dollars. While the Patriot has more or less a captive market within United States allies, the S-400 has had to sell on its capabilities alone having won orders from Turkey and China, countries which compete with Russia in the international arms market
The Russian ministry of defense on Thursday published a series of videos showcasing the production, deployment and installation and testing of its latest missile defense systems on its official Youtube channel. Among the videos published by the MoD, one video showcases the production of Sarmat Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) and Burevestnik missiles, workshop where Ocean Multipurpose System, ‘Poseidon based on unmanned underwater vehicles are assembled and a recording of the deployment of Peresvet combat laser system
The market for fighter jets in countries which are expected to have open competitions is estimated at US$50 billion to $60 billion. India, Switzerland, Belgium, Malaysia, Germany, Singapore and Morocco are among countries looking at buying new aircraft to replace old western or Soviet bloc aircraft
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Several joint production and direct procurement programs could be halted if the US and Europe carry through with their threat...
Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making
Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35...
US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...