France, Greece Sign ‘Strategic Partnership’ Roadmap

January 22, 2022 @ 07:19 AM

France and Greece signed the roadmap for the ‘strategic partnership deal forging deeper military relationship between the two countries to defend shared interests in the Mediterranean. “On January 21 during an official trip to Greece, Army General Thierry Burkhard, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, and General Konstantinos Floros, Chief...

European 'Strategic Compass' Document to be Approved by March

January 19, 2022 @ 05:42 AM

In an informal meeting of the EU foreign and defense ministers held in Brest on 12 and 13 January, the officials decided to adopt the “Strategic Compass” by March 2022. Europes “Strategic Compass” proposes a number of initiatives to enable the European Union to act in the security and defense domain...

U.S., Japan to Work on Counter-Hypersonic Technology

January 7, 2022 @ 06:47 AM

The United States and Japan will soon sign a deal on collaborating more closely in R&D of defense-related technologies, including ways to counter threats from hypersonic weapons. This was announced ahead of January 6-7 virtual U

U.A.E. Orders DIRCM, Airborne EW Self Protection Systems from Israel’s Elbit Systems...

January 4, 2022 @ 04:47 AM

Elbit Systems Emirates Limited based in the U.A

Drone Maker "Kronstadt" Sets up Russia’s First Post-Soviet Era Aircraft Factory

December 23, 2021 @ 02:33 AM

Russian drone maker, "Kronstadt" has set up Russias first all-new aircraft factory in the post-Soviet era to manufacture its Orion and other drones. Construction of the factory in Dubna near Moscow which began earlier this year was completed in December

S.Korea World’s 9th Largest Arms Exporter in the Last Five Years...

December 21, 2021 @ 06:38 AM

Korea Research Institute for Defense Technology Planning and Advancement (KRIT) claimed in an annual report issued Monday that Seoul was the world's 9th-largest arms exporter in the 2016-2020 period. As per information published by the government in the Global Defense Market Yearbook 2021, South Korea accounted for 2

US ‘Taken Aback’ by UAE’s Decision to Suspend F-35 Sale Talks: Chinese...

December 17, 2021 @ 06:20 PM

UAEs “countermeasures” against American conditions to purchase F-35 jets and other weapons has taken the American side aback, and it has already softened its stand with several officials expressing hope that the negotiations would be restarted down the road. The Biden administration has threatened UAE to downgrade its strategic cooperation with China and dismantle the installed Huawei 5G network devices in the next four years as one of the main conditions for proceeding with the sale of F-35 jets to Abu Dhabi, a commentary in Chinas official military newspaper,

Russia to Train Argentinean Military Personnel

December 11, 2021 @ 05:31 AM

Russia will train Argentine military personnel in their country under a new agreement signed in Moscow recently. "This is an agreement to facilitate the training of our officers and NCOs in Russian military institutions and it is a step that will allow a greater relationship between both Armed Forces,” said Minister Jorge Taiana

Russia Picks Holes in SIPRI Claim of Fall in Arms Exports

December 7, 2021 @ 04:44 AM

Russia has rejected a Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) report that claimed that its arms exports declined by 6.5% from 2019 to 2020

UAE’s EDGE- Israel Aerospace to Establish Localized Electro-Optics Marketing and Maintenance Center...

November 19, 2021 @ 04:50 AM

UAEs state-owned EDGE and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a maintenance center, for a selection of IAI's systems, in the UAE. In addition to maintenance, the center will advance local marketing of these systems

Rosoboronexport Signed Contracts Worth $1.3B at Dubai Airshow 2021

November 16, 2021 @ 09:21 AM

Russias state-owned Rosoboronexport signed contracts worth nearly $1.3 billion at the ongoing Dubai Airshow 2021

MBDA Opens Permanent Office in Brussels to Accelerate EU, NATO Defence Projects

November 11, 2021 @ 05:33 AM

MBDA inaugurated its new permanent office in Brussels on Tuesday, strengthening its multinational presence close to the institutions of the European Union (EU) and NATO to better support their initiatives towards more European defence co-operation. The EU is making swift progress on enacting its ambitions for European Defence across its institutions