Taiwan Owns Missiles that Can Destroy China's Invasion Bases

March 20, 2017 @ 05:44 PM

Taiwan has admitted it has a missile that can hit bases and installations of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) inside mainland Chinese territory across the Taiwan Strait that is 220 km at its widest and 130 km at its narrowest. Minister of National Defense Feng Shih-kuan told the Legislative Yuan (Taiwan's...

Libya To Enact Arms Deal Signed With Russia During Gaddafi's Regime

March 14, 2017 @ 12:18 PM

Libya is gearing up to implement the contracts with Russia on arms supplies signed under former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Russia agreed to assist the local authorities in the east of Libya in combating terrorism, Libyas House of Representatives Chairman Aguila Saleh Issa was quoted as saying by

Kordia To Provide Satellite Automatic Identification System To Australian Maritime Safety Authority

March 11, 2017 @ 02:45 PM

ORBCOMMs Partner Kordia has won a Multi-Year Contract from Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) to provide satellite Automatic Identification System (AIS) data used for ship tracking and other maritime navigational and safety efforts. ORBCOMM, a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced Friday the award of...

Thales Wins Appeal In F-35 Helmet Patent Case

March 11, 2017 @ 08:32 AM

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed a decision in a patent suit against the US centering on the helmet-mounted display system (HMDS) in a fighter jet. The Federal Circuit reversed the US Court of Federal Claims decision that US patent number 6,474,159 was unpatentable because of...

Russia Refuses Nuclear Arms Violations With US

March 9, 2017 @ 01:43 PM

Russia has denied an accusation by a top US general that Russia violated an arms control treaty with US by deploying a land-based cruise missile system. "Russia has been, remains and will continue to be committed to all its international obligations, including those resulting from the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty," Kremlin...

Two Industrial Estates In India Alloted For Defence Manufacturing

March 9, 2017 @ 12:01 PM

India's Maharashtra government has confirmed today that two industrial estates for defence manufacturing will be set up in the state. One industrial estate will be set up at Jejuri in Pune district and another in Ahmednagar district,

US Sanctions Hinder India's Plans To Buy Russian Weapons

March 2, 2017 @ 10:47 AM

Indias plans to acquire strategic defense equipment, including a $5.5 billion shipbuilding contract from Russia are at stake as Russian firms are unable to furnish the required guarantees from Indian banks following US sanctions

Probe Ordered Into Why Israel Bought Submarines It Did Not Need

February 28, 2017 @ 05:44 PM

Israel's State Attorney confirmed on Monday the opening of a criminal probe into a procurement contract between Israel's Defense Ministry and German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp. The deal, to buy three Dolphin submarines worth an estimated 1

China To Build Underwater Platform In South China Sea

February 28, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

China has plans to build its first long-term underwater observation platform in resource-rich South China Sea, where it has territorial disputes with many south-east Asian countries including Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. The platform aims to observe underwater conditions in real time, The Global Times reported Monday

Indian Govt Eases Export Norms For Non-Armoured Vehicles

February 20, 2017 @ 11:53 AM

Indian government has brought amendment to export licensing norm, allowing military stores to export non-armoured vehicles without obtaining a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Department of Defence Production. The government has taken this step in order to reduce procedural delay,

India's Kalyani Group Likely To Commence Hyderabad Plant Operations In March-April

February 14, 2017 @ 09:29 AM

Indias Kalyani group that manufactures defence products in venture with Israels Rafael, has considered commencing operations of Hyderabad plant in March-April. “The company will also be showcasing jet engines at the upcoming Aero India 2017,” said Chairman Baba Kalyani

South Korea, Indonesia Open KF-X Joint Program Management Office

February 9, 2017 @ 11:16 AM

South Korea and Indonesia have opened a joint office to carry out consultations in the KF-X fighter aircraft development project. The office has been set up in Sacheon, 437 kilometers southeast of Seoul,