Malaysia to Order More South Korean FA-50 Jets?

May 13, 2024 @ 05:01 AM

Malaysia is reportedly considering acquiring additional FA-50 combat aircraft from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), one year after purchasing 18 units in the Block 20 configuration. In an official

Elbit Systems to Supply Crossbow Unmanned Turreted Mortar Systems for European Customer

May 9, 2024 @ 06:03 AM

Elbit Systems has secured a contract worth approximately $53 million to supply Crossbow Unmanned Turreted 120mm Soft Recoil Mortar Systems to General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) for installation on the Pandur 6×6 APC wheeled armored vehicle for a European customer. The contract will span a period of 6 years

Hungary to Soon Receive Czech-made L-39NG Aircraft?

April 15, 2024 @ 06:27 AM

Czech aircraft manufacturer Aero Vodochody recently announced the shipment of L-39NG aircraft and a ground simulation training system to an undisclosed customer, likely Hungary. Aero Vodochody completed a logistical operation involving the loading of 22 trucks with L-39NG aircraft and related equipment for its customer

After Danish Warship Malfunctions in Red Sea, Another Faces Risk of Accidental...

April 5, 2024 @ 06:22 AM

Days after the Danish frigate Iver Huitfeldt experienced a malfunction during anti-Houthi operations in the Red Sea, the launcher's booster of another frigate, Niels Juel, was activated, potentially posing the risk of firing a Harpoon missile. Confirming the incident, Denmarks Ministry of Defense said in a

Delivery of U.S. Army’s First Production CH-47F Block II Helicopter Imminent...

March 27, 2024 @ 05:16 AM

Boeing announced today that the first production U.S

Turkey's Aselsan to Test New, Advanced Drone Electro-Optic System in 2024

February 26, 2024 @ 05:22 AM

Turkeys Aselsan has announced that the new Aselsan-developed electro-optical reconnaissance, surveillance, and targeting system, the ASELFLIR-600, will undergo its first tests this year. Last Thursday, Baykar tested the previous version, the ASELFLIR-500, equipped on the Akinci combat drone for the first time

Raytheon-Rafael JV Breaks Ground for Tamir Missile Production Facility in U.S.

February 26, 2024 @ 04:56 AM

R2S, a joint venture between RTXs Raytheon and Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense System, has initiated the construction of its Tamir missile manufacturing facility in East Camden, Arkansas. The facility will produce Tamir missiles for the Iron Dome Weapon System and its variant, the SkyHunter missile, intended for use by the U

ZALA Group Announces Fifty-Fold Surge in High-Precision Weapons Production Since Ukraine War

February 20, 2024 @ 04:46 AM

During a recent visit to the Aeroscan plant, an enterprise of the ZALA group of companies, Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Kuzhugetovich Shoigu was briefed on a substantial increase in the production of high-precision weapons. ZALA Chief Designer Alexander Zakharov reported to Army General Sergei Shoigu on the implementation of the plan for the preceding year and a

Oil Tanker Boarded by Unidentified Armed Personnel off the Coast of Oman

January 11, 2024 @ 10:40 AM

A Marshall Islands-flagged oil tanker, formerly known as Suez Rajan and now identified as St Nikolas, was boarded by armed individuals wearing military uniforms and black masks on Thursday. The incident occurred 50 miles off the coast of Oman, according to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKTMO), which issued warnings to sailors in the region

Nigerian Air Force Unveils Turkish-made T129 ATAK Helicopters

January 10, 2024 @ 04:45 PM

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has officially unveiled the first images of its recently acquired TAI T129 ATAK helicopters. The disclosed photographs showcase the NAF 500 at the HQ Tactical Air Command in Makurdi

Germany Approves Sale of 150 IRIS-T Missiles to Saudi Arabia

January 10, 2024 @ 02:42 PM

Germany has reportedly decided to break its longstanding embargo on the defense industry with Saudi Arabia, approving the sale of 150 IRIS-T air-to-air missiles, which can be armed on Eurofighter Typhoon jets that Riyadh is seeking. The decision, taken by Chancellor Olaf Scholz and security-related ministers, marks a shift in Germany's foreign policy

Pakistan to Acquire Chinese Shenyang FC-31 Stealth Fighters?

January 5, 2024 @ 09:38 AM

Pakistan's Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu has declared the country's intention to acquire the Chinese FC-31 fifth-generation fighter, potentially altering the Pakistan Air Force's fleet dynamics, which was earlier coupled with interest in the Turkish-made KAAN fifth-generation fighter. The induction of the FC-31, also known as the Shenyang J-31, is anticipated to potentially replace early versions of the F-16 within the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fleet