Lawmaker Nirmala Sitharaman Appointed as India’s Defence Minister

September 3, 2017 @ 04:30 PM

Lawmaker Nirmala Sitharaman was today sworn in as as Indias defence minister. Sitharaman is India's first full-time woman defence minister and takes from Arun Jaitley who held the two positions of finance and defence minister

Lockheed Martin To Hold Job Fair Seeking 1000 Workers For F-35 Fighter...

August 17, 2017 @ 10:26 AM

Lockheed Martin has announced a job fair to be conducted on August 29 seeking about 1000 skilled people for F-35 Lightning II fighter production at its Fort Worth plant, Texas. The US Firm said it hopes to issue 800 to 1,000 letters of intent that same day out of an expected

Israel Gets New Air Force Chief

August 11, 2017 @ 01:09 PM

Israel has appointed Maj.-Gen

Major Rejig In South Korean Military Leadership

August 8, 2017 @ 04:17 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has named Air Force Gen Jeong Kyeong-doo as the new Joint Chiefs of Staff in a major reshuffle of military leadership. The cabinet has passed the decision and the National Assembly will decide a schedule for the confirmation hearing,

US DoD Re-organizes Bureaucracy to Make Military Capabilities More Lethal

August 3, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

The US Department of Defence has broken down the office of the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics into two entities, each headed by an undersecretary -one for research and engineering and the other for acquisition and sustainment. The change is designed to make military capabilities more lethal, encourage...

New Armed Forces Commanders for Turkey

August 3, 2017 @ 05:07 AM

Turkey has replaced its land, naval and air force on Wednesday. Former Gendarmerie Commander Gen

Japan’s Defense Minister Resigns Over Alleged Activity Log Cover-up

July 28, 2017 @ 07:57 AM

Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada has tendered resignation taking responsibility over an alleged cover-up involving daily activity logs of Japanese troops serving as UN peacekeepers in South Sudan. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida will take over as interim defense minister until new chief is appointed, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was quoted as saying by

Philippines Plans To Add 35000 Army, Police Personnel, Boost Equipment

July 26, 2017 @ 01:16 PM

Philippines plans to boost its army and police commando numbers by 35000-40000 personnel besides increasing the quality and quantity of their equipment, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. “I would need about 35,000 to 40,000 to meet the future threats coming our way from within and outside the country and I will start also to rearm,” the President was quoted as saying by update

Investigators Raid Korean Aerospace Industries' Premises On Swindling Charges

July 14, 2017 @ 01:48 PM

Over 100 investigators raided premises of the Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) today looking for evidence to prove charges of inflating research and development (R & D) cost of a defence project and swindling funds. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office conducted the raid on the headquarters of KAI, located in Sacheon, South Gyeongsang Province, and its Seoul branch to seize materials for evidence such as hard disks and documents

UkrOboronProm Forms New Enterprise With US Based Delphi Corp

July 14, 2017 @ 10:16 AM

Ukraines state-run UkrOboronProm in collaboration with American company Delphi Corporation have founded a new enterprise ‘Electric Systems. With a 10 MEUR investment, the new enterprise is expected to create nearly 2 thousand new jobs and market wage rates, the company said in a press release Wednesday

Hensoldt Acquires Kelvin Hughes

June 29, 2017 @ 02:16 PM

Kelvin Hughes is acquired by HENSOLDT (formerly Airbus Defence Electronics) as a result of an agreement by its owners ECI Partners to sell its investment in the company. Completion of the transaction remains subject to regulatory clearances

US Navy To Add 'Water Separater' As Solution To T-45 Trainer's Oxygen...

June 16, 2017 @ 03:09 PM

The US Navy intends to add a water separator in the T-45's Onboard Oxygen Generation System, or OBOGS among several solutions to the cockpit air problems being experienced by pilots of the trainer aircraft. The water separator is a component common in high-performance jets but not found in the training aircraft