Turkey To Hire 40,000 Armed Forces Personnel

January 2, 2018 @ 11:18 AM

After sacking some 9000 soldiers linked to the failed 2016 coup, Turkey has launched plans to hire around 40,000 personnel in various ranks of its armed forces. A military source told Anadolu Agency that the new recruits will include 3,755 officers and 5,375 non-commissioned officers, in addition to the plans to...

Williamson is Britain's new defence secretary as Michael Fallon Resigns

November 2, 2017 @ 06:23 PM

Gavin Williamson was appointed as Britain's new defence secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon resigned over a sexual harassment scandal. Williamson has the difficult task of cutting the United Kingdoms defence expenditure, keeping forces levels at their optimum while at the same time increasing Britains defence exports which have been hit...

Former Rheinmetall Intl Chief Appointed CEO of Saudi Arabian Military Industries

October 31, 2017 @ 08:32 AM

Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) today announced the appointment of its Chief Executive Officer, Dr Andreas Schwer, who was earlier the Chairman & President of Rheinmetall International and CEO of its Combat Systems Division. SAMI also announced the formation of its Board of Directors, chaired by H

Rheinmetall Hires Former US DoD Official as Senior Vice President for American...

September 22, 2017 @ 11:56 AM

Rheinmetall has hired a former senior US department of defense official, Stephen C Hedger as its Senior Vice President Corporate Development USA. Hedger last served as Chief of Staff to former US Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work, who oversaw the annual development of the more than $600 billion US defense...

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 2,000 applicants

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,

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

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

Indian Defense Minister Resigns, Finance Minister Gets Additional Charge

March 13, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

Indian defense minister, Manohar Parrikar has stepped down from the post on Monday and will be replaced by Arun Jaitley who is also the finance minister of India. Manohar Parrikar will be taking oath as chief minister of Goa on Tuesday