FEATURES / INTERVIEWS

Rosoboronexport: Outlook for Arms sales to India

Interview Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 02:06 PM

On the occasion of 20 years of Russian arms export agency, Rosoboronexport, Defenseworld.net discussed its market outlook - especially in relation to India - with Konstantin Makienko, deputy director of...

Why UAE’s MQ-9B Armed Drone Purchase Should Worry Iran

Feature Monday, November 16, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

The MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) to be acquired by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is intended to give a huge advantage to Abu Dhabi over its traditional adversary, Iran. The...

What’s Behind Turkey’s silence on S-400 Air Defence System Test?

Feature Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

The Turkish defense establishment silence on the S-400 air defense systems (ADS)s missile interception test last week reveals more than it hides and could be indicative of a possible thawing...

Propaganda War Between Azerbaijan, Armenia

Feature Tuesday, October 6, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

With Azerbaijan and Armenia accusing each other of destroying equipment and killing troops as well as civilians only for it to be denied later, both sides appear to have crafted...

New Su-30SM2: Will it be better than the Rafale?

Feature Monday, September 21, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Among the most popular Russian jets is the Sukhoi Su-30SM, which has regularly been improved upon to up its lethality, firepower and overall performance. Now, perhaps in its most ambitious...

Russian Drone Attack

Feature Saturday, September 5, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

After lagging behind major drone powers such as the United States, Israel and China, Russia is attempting to challenge, if not forge ahead of some of its competitors. Russian companies...

Russian Pantsir Air Defense System- Sitting duck or Top Dog?

Feature Friday, June 19, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Russian Pantsir air defense system (ADS) has been much maligned in the war zones of Syria and Libya as having been shot down by Turkish drones and Israeli jets. However,...

Free Flow of Weapons Make Peace Difficult in Libya

Feature Thursday, June 11, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

An almost in-exhaustible flow of weapons to the two main fighting sides in the Libyan conflict has made peace a fragile commodity in Libya. The liberal flow of heavy and expensive...

Land of the Blazing Guns: Japan’s Quest for Advanced Weapons

Feature Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

After laying to rest its pacifist post-World War II posture since the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power, Japan has its eyes set on matching if not...

Mixing Business with Pressure: Chinese Arms Sales in South East Asia

Feature Tuesday, March 17, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

China is pulling off the impossible- selling arms to nations it is in conflict with over its claim in the South China Sea (SCS). Maintaining a balance between business and...