Norges Bank Excludes China's ACIT, India's BEL from Pension Fund for Myanmar...

January 30, 2023 @ 06:44 AM

Norway's Norges Bank, a part of Norwegian Soverign Wealth Fund has excluded AviChina Industry & Technology Co Ltd (ACIT) and Bharat Electronics Ltd from its global pension fund for supplying military equipment to the Myanmar Junta.

Czech Republic to Hard Sell Military Gear to Japan as Tokyo Hikes...

January 28, 2023 @ 04:12 PM

Czech Republic will persuade Japan to buy some of its weapons, since it has hiked its defense budget by 2%. On January 25, the First Deputy Minister of Defence František Šulc discussed the opportunities for cooperation with his Japanese counterpart Toshiro Ino

U.S., Japan Sign MoU on Counter-Hypersonics, Microwaves, Autonomous Systems

January 13, 2023 @ 04:47 AM

Japan has agreed to collaborate with the U.S

Japan to Build New Military Base on Uninhabited Island

January 12, 2023 @ 09:12 AM

Japan started constructing a Self-Defense Forces base on uninhabited Mage Island in southwestern Kagoshima prefecture on Thursday. According to an environmental assessment report made public earlier today, this four-year project in the 8 Sqkm Island will include building runways and ammunition storage facilities

Indian Su-30MKI Lands in Japan for Bilateral Exercise

January 11, 2023 @ 06:23 AM

A Russian-origin fighter, the Indian Air Forces Sukhoi Su-30MKI Flanker, touched Japanese soil for the first time in 47 years to take part in the first ever air exercise between these two countries. The long-delayed Veer Guardian exercise will see Indian fighters being deployed to Japan for the first time

Indian MoD Commits $572M for BrahMos Launcher, HELINA & VSHORAD Missiles

January 10, 2023 @ 01:30 PM

Indian defence ministry has earmarked $572 million (INR 4,276 Crore) to modernize the countrys armed forces by procuring latest military equipment including BrahMos launchers and HELINA anti-tank guided missiles. On January 10, Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), headed by defence minister Rajnath Singh accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for three capital acquisition proposals

Turkey’s National Combat Aircraft to be Unveiled in March

January 9, 2023 @ 10:01 AM

Turkeys ambitious National Combat Aircraft (MMU) TF-X will be taken out of the hanger in March 2023 as per schedule, Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) head Ismail Demir said while speaking at the “Defense Industry 2023 Goals” news conference held in Teknopark Istanbul. He said Turkeys defense industry is looking forward to reaching its export target of $6 billion (TL 112

Japan to Spend $326B on Defense Including 'Counterstrike Capability'

January 9, 2023 @ 07:05 AM

One of the highlights of the Japanese defense ministrys budget worth billions of dollars is acquiring counterstrike capabilities, after having avoided it for several years due to its war-renouncing Constitution. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said 43 trillion yen ($326 billion) has been allotted to boost the militarys capabilities over the next five years from fiscal 2023, a major increase from the 27

Indian MoD Approves Weapons, Platforms Acquisition Projects worth $10B

December 23, 2022 @ 11:55 AM

Indias Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has given the nod to buy a range of military equipment including missiles, bombs, warships and armored vehicles, totaling nearly $10 billion. On Dec

Some 10% of Russian IT Professions Working from Abroad Since the Ukraine

December 20, 2022 @ 05:34 PM

Around 100,000 IT specialists left the Russian Federation in 2022, comprising 10% of the total IT workforce, said the head of the Ministry of Statistics of the Russian Federation Maksut Shadaev.While not referring directly to the Ukraine war, he mentioned the year 2022 as when the exodus of IT professionals occured