Russian Air Strike kills IS ‘Minister of War’ In Syria

September 8, 2017 @ 04:10 PM

Russia has destroyed a militant command center, a communication hub, and killed four important field commanders of IS terrorists in airstrikes near the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, including IS "minister of war" Gulmurod Khalimov. Around 40 militants of the Islamic State terror group were killed, Tass reported Friday

European Union Tests Response Capability To Cyber Attack

September 8, 2017 @ 04:09 PM

European Union defence ministers have tested their ability to respond to a attack by computer hackers in their first cyber war game Thursday. The test was based on a simulated attack on one of the blocs military missions abroad,

Saab To Exhibit Mobile Short-Range Air Defence At DSEI Exhibition

September 8, 2017 @ 12:53 PM

Saab will present the vehicle-based MSHORAD (Mobile Short-Range Air Defence) solution that comprises the Giraffe 1X radar, Command and Control (C2) and RBS 70 NG Remote Weapon Station (RWS) at an Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibtion. The 3D short range Giraffe 1X provides 360º surveillance coverage at a...

VOP CZ, NIMR Showcase Ajban 440A At 24th International Defence Exhibition MSPO

September 8, 2017 @ 12:53 PM

Czech Republic's VOP CZ and NIMR Automotive have brought their latest collaborative military vehicle project NIMR 440N, to the 24th International Defence Exhibition MSPO. NATO compliant 4x4 protected vehicle NIMR 440N has undergone a range of modifications to enable the vehicle to fully perform in cold weather conditions, in accordance with...

Turkish-Indonesian Tank Project Prototype in Finishing Stage

September 8, 2017 @ 12:52 PM

The proptotype of a Turkish-Indonesian project to manufacture the KAPLAN battle tank in Indonesia will be displayed at the Army Day military parade in Indonesia in October 2018. Turkish armored-vehicle manufacturer FNSS and Indonesian PT Pindad have been working on producing the KAPLAN tank in Indonesia following an agreement in 2015...

France Offers 'Enhanced Military Cooperation' As Part of Rafale Jet Offer To...

September 8, 2017 @ 12:48 PM

France has pitched for a wide-ranging military contract with Belgium including the sale of Rafale fighter jets manufactured by Dassault Aviation. The Rafale, manufactured by Frances Dassault Aviation, is competing on the Belgian contract with Lockheed Martin's F-16, Boeing F/A-18, Eurofighter Typhoon and Swedens Saab Grippen,

Airbus H145M Military Chopper Achieves First flight With HForce Weapon system

September 8, 2017 @ 11:27 AM

Airbus Helicopters' has completed the first flight of its H145M military chopper equipped with HForce weapon system of which Serbia is the launch customer. The helicopter can be equipped with various guided and ballistic armaments such as missiles and laser guided rockets, machine guns and rockets

US Navy Destroyers Involved In Collision Lack Certification

September 7, 2017 @ 05:01 PM

Most of ships in US Navys Seventh Fleet, where two destroyers have been involved in fatal collisions since June, werent certified to conduct basic operations at sea related to war-fighting. Eight of the 11 cruisers and destroyers in the Seventh Fleet, and their crew members, werent certified by the US Navy as of late June, to conduct “mobility seamanship,” or basic steering of the ship, the U

Eurofighter Offers Typhoon For Poland's Future Combat Aircraft Requirement

September 7, 2017 @ 03:13 PM

Eurofighter consortium has pitched its Typhoon fighter jet for Polish air force's future combat aircraft requirement at MSPO show in Kielce from 5-8 September. "Eurofighter Typhoon augments existing capabilities and further complements a powerful deterrence against any potential threat to Polands borders

Saab Displays Mobile Camouflage System at DSEI 2017

September 7, 2017 @ 02:17 PM

Saab Defense Group will be displaying its business unit Barracuda's Mobile Camouflage System that is designed to be applied to vehicles in several varieties to provide infrared, thermal and radar masking protection against enemy sensors. The system will be displayed at the Defense and Security Equipment International 2017 trade show, the company announced Wednesday

Thales, Poland's PGZ To Co-Produce Components For Ground Master 200 Air

September 7, 2017 @ 01:38 PM

Thales and WZE (Wojskowe Zakłady Elektroniczne S.A, PGZ Group Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa) have signed a letter of intent securing production of certain components of the Thales Ground Master 200 air defence radar in Poland

AUDS Counter-Drone System Upgraded For Countering Swarm Attacks

September 7, 2017 @ 12:53 PM

AUDS counter-UAS defence system fully integrated military grade detect-track-identify-defeat counter-drone solution, has been upgraded to be deployed on military and commercial security and surveillance vehicles. The AUDS system, already deployed and in 24/7 operations, was developed in 2015 by a consortium of UK defence companies including Blighter Surveillance Systems, Chess Dynamics and Enterprise Control Systems