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New Aircraft Carrier From U.S and China

December 20, 2019 @ 05:20 AM

The CVN 79 aircraft carrier of Hungtinton Ingalls Shipbuilding which will be the future US Navys John F. Kennedy supercarrier was set afloat earlier this week and is expected to enter service 2 years last. At about the same time Chinas second aircraft carrier, the Shandong entered service with the...

SU-30 vs RAFALE

November 30, 2019 @ 05:50 AM

As the first lot of Rafale Jets from Dassault is expected in India during 2020, defenseworld.net looks at how the French jets weighs up against the Su-30 fighter from Russia whose Indian version, the MKI is the main strike aircraft of the Indian Air Force.

New Materials to Enhance Performance of Defense Equipment

November 23, 2019 @ 08:18 AM

New materials are being developed that will mark a substantial performance improvement of military hardware. From making armor several times stronger, to new types of explosives, to improving resistance to corrosion, defenseworld.net looks at some of the new materials being developed in the US, Russia and China. UHMWPE (Ultrahigh Molecular Weight...

Military aircraft sales prospects at Dubai AirShow

November 21, 2019 @ 10:13 AM

The United States presence at the Dubai Air Show with two of its front-line jets- the F-22 and F-35- has set off speculation of an imminent buy of these stealth fighters by the fat cats of the Middle East- UAE or Saudi Arabia. However the US has clarified that it has...

OIL THEFT IN SYRIA

November 13, 2019 @ 07:41 AM

In what appears to be a war crime at worse and open theft at best, the United States has admitted it is taking out oil from Syrian oil fields and using it to pay for its war effort in Syria. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that Washington would send...

Weapons Used in Syrian Conflict

October 26, 2019 @ 07:20 AM

Countries involved in the Syrian conflict have deployed a number of cutting edge weapons and platforms never before used in a conflict zone. Among the weapons and equipment that have caught attention include: Uran-9 Armed Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) and S-8OFP unguided aircraft missile from Russia Delilah cruise missile and Harop loitering munition...

New Military Hardware from Iran

October 16, 2019 @ 12:18 PM

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. It has used some of these weapons in Syria and Iraq where western analysts have been surprised at...

India’s Rafale Procurement- A Timeline

October 9, 2019 @ 08:41 AM

India received the Rafale fighter jet on Tuesday- its first new generation aircraft in over two decades. The last all-new aircraft to enter Indian Air Force service was the Su-30MKI two decades ago. Defenseworld.net plots the latest purchase from contract signing to first delivery. Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh received the First...

Death of INF Treaty Gives Birth to New Missiles

October 8, 2019 @ 06:21 AM

The Collapse of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty has spawned new long-range missiles, while older ones have been improved as China, Russia, United States and North Korea rush to cock their nuclear guns in a free-for-all world. Defenseworld.net looks at some of the new and improved missiles recently tested by...

NEW MILITARY HARDWARE ON DISPLAY AT CHINA’S NATIONAL DAY PARADE 2019

October 1, 2019 @ 10:48 AM

The Chinese National Day parade held on October 1 every year has showcased new weapons and major upgrades. This years event was no different with several new additions to the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA)s arsenal. Defenseworld.net takes a look at some of the more prominent new military products seen at the...

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