Permanent Venue for Defexpo not Decided

April 11, 2018 @ 09:53 AM

Indias Land and naval systems show, Defexpo which was moved to Chennai on the countrys eastern coast from its earlier location of Goa on the western coast will not have permanent location as yet. “No decision has been taken regarding a permanent location for Defexpo,” Indian defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has...

European Union Kicks off Leonardo-led Maritime Defence Research Project

March 28, 2018 @ 04:13 PM

Leonardo announced today the signature of the grant agreement for OCEAN2020, a project related to the initiative to boost Europe's defence research under the European Defence Fund. "OCEAN2020 will make it possible to promote technological research in a sector of great interest and relevance for Europe and for the Mediterranean area...

Ukraine to Create DARPA-like Defence Research Agency

March 23, 2018 @ 09:33 AM

Ukriane will soon set up its General Advanced Research & Development Agency (GARDA), modeled along the American Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) at Igor the Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI). This was stated by UKROBORONPROM Director General Pavlo Bukin during his speech at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, during the...

Middle East ‘Regional Power’ Buys AeroVironment Puma UAVs for $44 Million

March 17, 2018 @ 10:04 AM

Unmanned systems maker, AeroVironment has secured a $44.5 million contract for Puma II AE small UAS featuring the new Mantis i45 sensor from a Middle Eastern nation

Chinese Army Bans Alcohol Consumption Among its Soldiers

February 2, 2018 @ 06:35 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Armed Police Force have banned alcohol consumption among its soldiers and officers. State controlled Global Times reported that the ban has been strictly implemented in many regions including the Eastern and Western Theater Commands with their headquarters in Nanjing and Chengdu

Saab Acquires Swedish Combat Boat Manufacturer, Repair Shipyard

December 22, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Saab acquired Swedish combat boat producer N. Sundin Dockstavarvet AB and the repair shipyard Muskövarvet AB, in order to strengthen Saabs product offering in the naval domain

Boeing Wins Contract for Harpoon/SLAM-ER Missile Support for US Navy, 22 FMS...

December 18, 2017 @ 11:34 AM

Boeing is being awarded $10.3 million contract for the procurement of Harpoon/SLAM-ER missile system and Harpoon launch systems follow-on integrated logistics and engineering services support for the United States Navy and various foreign military sales (FMS) customers

Lockheed Martin to build AEGIS weapon system for Japan

December 18, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a nearly $136 million contract for new construction DDG AEGIS weapon system J7 baseline development and integration in support of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. This contract involves foreign military sales to Japan and work will be performed at various locations in the United States and Japan and is expected to be completed by December 2018, a US DoD release said

Brahmos, Godrej Aerospace to Announce Strategic Partnership

December 4, 2017 @ 12:43 PM

Brahmos Aerospace, an Indo-Russian missile manufacturer and India's Godrej Aerospace plan to announce a strategic partnership. The two companies have scheduled a media event tomorrow to announce the partnership

Chinese Navy Commissions Locally-made Guided-missile Frigate

November 29, 2017 @ 05:35 PM

The Chinese PLA Navy today commissioned the locally-made Type-056A frigate ‘Suining into fleet service. The Type-056A frigate is the latest surface warship developed by China

US Military Intelligence Program Budget for FY 2017 is $18 Billion

November 2, 2017 @ 12:57 PM

The US Department of Defense (DoD) released Wednesday the Military Intelligence Program (MIP) appropriated top line budget for FY 2017. The total MIP budget, which included both the base budget and Overseas Contingency Operations appropriations, was $18

China, Russia To Conduct Joint Anti-Missile Drill

October 27, 2017 @ 09:42 AM

Chinese and Russian militaries will hold a joint anti-missile drill based on computer simulations this year, Xinhua reports. "Chinese and Russian militaries have been in close collaboration this year