Developing Countries Fighter Aircraft Challenge Western Military Planes

June 25, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

The sky high cost of fighter aircraft acquisition is forcing developing countries to embark on their own programs in the process challenging the price and performance of American and European fighters. Turkey, South Korea, India, China and Pakistan claim to beat out western aircraft on cost

China’s Galloping Defence Exports

May 13, 2014 @ 01:17 PM

Chinas military industry has over the last five years supplied major weapons to 35 developing countries. While there are no official figures of actual sales, experts estimate this number to be in the billions

Rosoboronexport To Present Russian Arms At SOFEX 2014

May 5, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

Rosoboronexport will present modern Russian weapons and military equipment, special equipment, equipage and body armor a the 10th International Exhibition of Special Forces (SOFEX-2014), to be held from 6 to 8 May 2014 in Amman (Jordan).“The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan pays special attention to security problems, special units operations, their...

Syria To Get Russian Yak-130 Trainers Starting 2014

May 5, 2014 @ 02:34 PM

Russia will delivery an initial batch of the Yakovlev Yak-130 jet trainers to Syria until the end of 2014, with further plans to fully complete the contract for 36 aircraft in 2016, according to the Kommersant newspaper. Damascus will receive nine aircraft until the end of this year, and in...

Egypt, Russia Sign Weapons Deal Worth Over $3 Billion: Reports

February 14, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Egypt and Russia have reached an initial agreement on how to implement a new arms delivery deal worth over $3 billion. According to Vedomosti newspaper, at the meeting the two sides initialed or signed contracts for the delivery of MiG-29M/M2 Fulcrum fighter jets, air defense missile complexes, Mi-35 helicopters, coastal anti-ship...

Post - Barak Missile Bribery Clean Chit, Israel Expects $5 Billion in...

January 23, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

Israeli defense exports to India worth an estimated $5 billion are likely following the closure of the Barak-I missile bribery investigation against Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) and RAFAEL for want of evidence. Had the investigation gone through it would have meant sanctions and blacklisting of the two companies which rank among Indias biggest defense hardware exporters

Iraq Military Spending Increases To $17 Billion In 2013

December 5, 2013 @ 12:59 PM

The Iraqi government has witnessed a 15.56% expenditure growth in past five years with $17

How Does The Chinese FD-2000 Fare Against Its Foreign Peers?

October 10, 2013 @ 02:12 PM

Chinas FD-2000 missile defense system beat out competitors Raytheons Patriot, the Russian S-400 and the French-Italian Eurosam Samp-T to win the Turkish contract last week. Defenseworld

Turkey, Saudi Arabia Formalize Defense Industry Cooperation Agreement

September 19, 2013 @ 09:21 AM

Turkey and Saudi Arabia have ratified a defense industry cooperation agreement which was signed in May and was pending parliamentary approval. According to the agreement, which took effect Sept

Putin Gets Ahead of Obama In Information War Over Syria

September 13, 2013 @ 12:19 PM

A day after Russian President Putins op-ed in the New York Times opposing U.S

U.S. Arms Industry Funding Syria Aggression?

September 6, 2013 @ 03:15 PM

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U.S. Small Arms, Covert Help On Way To Syrian Rebels

July 25, 2013 @ 11:21 AM

With the EU arms embargo behind them, Syrian rebels will begin taking delivery of weapons from the U.S next month after two key U