Sanctions Force North Korea To Cancel Wonsan Air Show

August 28, 2017 @ 03:42 PM

North Korea has cancelled this year's Wonsan Air Show, ahead of tightened travel restrictions by several countries due to nuclear tensions with Pyongyang. The first-ever Wonsan International Friendship Air Festival was held in September last year, attracting hundreds of foreigners as the isolated North showcased a line-up of civilian and military...

India Navy Receives Long-Range Surface-To-Air Missile

August 28, 2017 @ 03:01 PM

Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday has handed over the Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) jointly developed by India and Israel, to the Indian Navy. The handing-over ceremony took place at Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) in Hyderabad,

India, China Agree To End Doklam Standoff Ahead BRICS Summit

August 28, 2017 @ 02:15 PM

Doklam standoff between India and China has reached end as both sides have agreed to expeditious disengagement of troops from the disputed border area in the wake of a summit of the BRICS nations. The summit of the BRICS grouping includes Brazil, Russia and South Africa - in China next month,...

Israel, US sign Deal To Buy 17 Additional F-35 Fighter Jets

August 28, 2017 @ 12:31 PM

Israel Defense Ministry has completed the acquisition process of an additional 17 F-35 stealth jets. The initial decision to purchase the 17 additional F-35 fighters was made by the security cabinet in November 2016, but it took an additional nine months to settle out the agreement with the United States and...

Russia 'Processing' Ten S-400 Triumf Orders

August 28, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

Russia is processing ten orders for deliveries of S-400 Triumf missile systems customers around the the world Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) is currently working on about 10 orders for deliveries of S-400 missile systems amid the generally significant interest in Russian air defense systems, the organization's Director Dmitry...

US Army Tests New Artillery Targeting System

August 26, 2017 @ 09:38 AM

US Army Paratroopers ‘Black Falcon at Fort Bragg have completed durability testing with the Joint Effects Targeting System for forward observers calling in artillery and airstrikes. "Operational testing provides soldiers the opportunity to use, work with and offer up their suggestions on pieces of equipment that can impact development of systems those future soldiers will use in combat," director of Army Airborne testing Col

Steel Cut For Next US Navy Aircraft Carrier

August 26, 2017 @ 07:56 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries has started advance construction work on the US Navy's third Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier with the ceremonial cutting of a 35-ton steel plate of the project, CVN 80

MBDA Teams With Romanian Firms For Tactical Missile Systems

August 25, 2017 @ 06:40 PM

MBDA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Romanian defence group Romarm and its subsidiary Electromecanica Ploiesti that permits them to define and present the best French proposal for tactical missile systems. The MoU was signed in response to the operational requirements of the Romanian Armed Forces for land based air defence systems

US Battelle, Dedrone Partner To Create Drone Detection System

August 25, 2017 @ 12:49 PM

Two US companies, Battelle and Dedrone, have joined forces to create a system that combines drone detection capabilities to provide complete airspace security. Battelle will leverage its DroneDefender system with Dedrone's platform alert technology to protect critical infrastructure, the companies announced on Thursday

Lockheed, Northrop Test Low Cost Terminal With On-Orbit Satellite

August 25, 2017 @ 12:16 PM

Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman led industry team has tested Low Cost Terminal with On-Orbit AEHF Satellite that will enable more military users to transmit jam-resistant, high-priority communications. The industry-funded Low Cost Terminal (LCT) was tested this month with an on-orbit Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite, the company announced Thursday

Rockwell Collins Delivers Anti-Jam GPS Receiver To USAF Special Ops Command

August 25, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

Rockwell Collins has delivered the latest generation Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR) airborne anti-jam and anti-spoofing technology to the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The enhanced solution provides airborne anti-jam capability with over 10,000 times improved jamming resistance over the previous model, the company announced Thursday

Russian Helicopters Signs Contract For Three Mi-8AMTSh Choppers

August 24, 2017 @ 06:47 PM

Russian Helicopters has signed a contract for the supply of Three Mi-8AMTSh military transport helicopters to state special purpose aviation. Three Mi-8AMTSh military transport helicopters will be manufactured at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAZ) and transferred to the customer in 2018, the company announced Wednesday