Eurofighter Typhoon Flew 1000 Anti-Daesh Missions, Dropped 850 Paveway Bombs

August 11, 2017 @ 05:53 PM

Eurofighter Typhoons Belonging to the US-led Anti-Daesh coalition flew 1000 sorties, dropping 850 Paveway 4 bombs in Iraq and Syria since 2015 as part of operation SHADER. SHADER is the operational code name given to the contribution of the United Kingdom in the ongoing military intervention against IS militants

North Korea Estimated To Have 60 nuclear weapons By 2021: US Think

August 11, 2017 @ 04:30 PM

North Korea is projected by the end of 2020 to have 25 to 60 nuclear weapons, a US think tanks report on Pyongyangs nuclear capabilities says. The “worst case” estimate of 60 nuclear weapons would involve the operation of the Experimental Light Water Reactor, David Albright, founder and president of

Russia’s T-50 Stealth Fighter Jet Designated As 'Su-57'

August 11, 2017 @ 01:39 PM

Russias T-50 (PAK FA) fifth-generation stealth fighter jet has received the serial index designation of 'Su-57' from the Russian Aerospace Forces, its Commander-in-Chief Colonel General Viktor Bondarev said. The nomenclacure change indicates that the development phase is nearing completion and that the aircraft is soon to enter serial production

US Africa Command's Special Forces To Support Libya In Fight Against IS...

August 11, 2017 @ 12:52 PM

US Africa Command has begun to send Special Forces to Libya within the framework of supporting Libyan forces affiliated with the government of National Accord in their fight against Daesh and other militant groups. US forces were sent to Libya and back within the framework of supporting Libyan forces affiliated with...

Lockheed Martin Delivers First Tactical Missile System To US Army

August 11, 2017 @ 12:51 PM

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile as part of 124 missile systems delvery contract to the US Army. Lockheed Martin is under contract to deliver 124 new ATACMS missiles to the US Army and an international customer

Rockwell Collins To Provide Visual Display Systems For French Pilatus PC-21 Simulators

August 10, 2017 @ 03:47 PM

Rockwell Collins has won a contract from CAE to provide Visual Display Systems for French Air Forces Pilatus PC-21 simulators. Rockwell Collins will develop two Spectraview Visual Display Systems (VDS) in Salt Lake City, under a subcontract awarded by CAE

Endeavor Robotics To Deliver 32 Portable Unmanned Ground Vehicles To USAF

August 10, 2017 @ 02:04 PM

US based Endeavor Robotics has won a contract to provide 32 of the Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGV) equipped with its uPoint Multi-Robot Control System to the US air force. To date more than 1,000 SUGV robots have been fielded worldwide to domestic and international defense, law enforcement, and industrial customers, the company announced Wednesday

US builds military Base In Iraq For Anti-Daesh Offensive

August 10, 2017 @ 12:40 PM

The US has built a military base near Iraqs northwestern Tal Afar city for operations to recapture the city from the Daesh terrorist group. “The establishment of the base came upon talks held between US and Iraqi forces Friday in Mosuls Zammar district,” Lt

BMC To Supply 529 Tactical Vehicles To Turkey's Armed Forces

August 10, 2017 @ 11:53 AM

Turkey has signed a contract with BMC Otomotiv Wednesday for the purchase of 529 tactical wheeled vehicles (TWV). Turkey has decided to work with BMC Otomotiv as a main contractor in the procurement of the items which are to meet the needs of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK), The Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) said in a statement this week

Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet, F-7Ni Fighter Jets Bomb Boko Haram Positions...

August 10, 2017 @ 11:39 AM

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), using Alpha jet as well as F-7Ni fighter jets, has bombed logistics bases used by Boko Haram militants in their Sambisa forest hideouts, in the northeast part of the country. The force component of operation "LAFIA DOLE" conducted intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) mission over Parisu in the Sambisa general area when it came across the gathering of Boko Haram fighters, NAF Spokesperson Olatokunbo Adesanya said

Chinese Y-8 Military surveillance plane Found Flying Near Taiwan

August 10, 2017 @ 11:03 AM

A Chinese military Y-8 surveillance aircraft was spotted while flying over international waters east of Taiwan Wednesday. The flight path of the Y-8 aircraft as over the Western Pacific Ocean, through the Miyako Strait between Japan's Miyako and Okinawa islands, and into the East China Sea east of Taiwan, the Japan ministry of defense said

Atlas Elektronik Wins UK Supply Contract For Over 30 Workboats

August 9, 2017 @ 04:20 PM

Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) has a won £48 million (US$62.2 million) contract for the supply and support of Common Workboats for the UKs Ministry of Defence (MoD) over a six-year period