Russia’s MC-21 Passenger Airliner Makes First Flight

May 29, 2017 @ 12:38 PM

Russias new generation of passenger airliner MC-21-300 made its first flight with duration of 30 minutes, altitude of 1000 m at a speed 300 km per hour. Rostec Corp acts as the integrator of the aircraft multiple systems

US-Arab Middle East Strategic Alliance By 2018

May 22, 2017 @ 01:59 PM

Arab Islamic American Summit on Sunday is planning to establish the Middle East Strategic Alliance by 2018 with focus on their fight against terrorism, counter-piracy and also to protect the regions waterways and ship routes. The process of establishing the Riyadh-based Alliance with the participation of many nations will be completed...

Canada Threatens To Dump Boeing 'Military Equipment' Over US Anti-dumping Probe Into...

May 19, 2017 @ 04:46 PM

Canada has cautioned Thursday of cancelling a planned US$2 billion purchase of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets in the wake of anti-dumping investigations initiated by US Department of Commerce against Bombardier. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland issued the threat about Boeing's complaint against Bombardier

Code of Conduct To Prevent Clashes Between China, ASEAN In South China...

May 19, 2017 @ 12:30 PM

China and the 10 other countries in the Association of Southeast Asia Nations have agreed on the outline of a legally binding code of conduct designed to prevent clashes in the strategic South China Sea. The agreement laid a "solid foundation" for further negotiations, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin was...

Saudi Arabia Launches New Defense Firm

May 18, 2017 @ 08:56 AM

Saudi Arabia has launched new military industries company ‘Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced Thursday. SAMI will manufacture products and provide services across four business units: Air Systems, which includes maintenance and repair of fixed-wing aircraft as well as manufacturing and repair of unmanned air...

Hackers Hit Organizations Worldwide Using US Security Agency Software Tool

May 13, 2017 @ 01:09 PM

Hackers using software tools developed by US National Security Agency have made cyber attacks Friday on many countries, disrupting global shipper FedEx, Britains health system and freezing computers at Russias Interior Ministry. Transmitted via email, the malicious software locked British hospitals out of their computer systems and demanded ransom before users could be let back in

China Installs Anti-ship Missile Launchers on South China Sea Island

May 11, 2017 @ 02:52 PM

China is installing missile launchers on strategic island base in the disputed South China Sea, the satellite images captured from an ImageSat International (ISI) Eros B satellite suggested Monday. The People's Liberation Army of China has constructed the Yulin naval base on Hainan Island and has been installing several missile launchers since March,

Indonesia Declines Russian Offer To Set Up Nuclear Power Plants

May 10, 2017 @ 10:33 AM

Indonesia has said it is 'not ready yet' to take up Russian offer to set up nuclear power plants on turnkey basis. "We have told them that we are not ready yet

India Formulating Policy To Become Manufacturing Hub: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

April 29, 2017 @ 02:01 PM

Indian government is reportedly in an advanced stage of formulating new defense manufacturing policy that enables India to become a manufacturing hub. “The new defence manufacturing policy will enable India to cut import of combat planes, ships and submarines,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday, addressing an annual meeting of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in New Delhi

Asia Is Largest Russian Military Equipment Buyer In 2016: Rosoboronexport

April 13, 2017 @ 09:54 AM

Asia as a region has become the largest Russian military equipment buyer in the year 2016, Rosoboronexport announced in a press release Wednesday. Rosoboronexport signed military and technical cooperation contracts worth USD 9 billion last year with 53% of total annual volume claimed by Asian customers, Dmitry Shugaev, Director of Russian Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying in the release

Norway To Receive Kongsberg Maritime's HUGIN Underwater Autonomous Systems

March 28, 2017 @ 04:35 PM

Norways Kongsberg Maritime has signed a $18.2 million contract with the countrys Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) to deliver four complete HUGIN AUV systems (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles) for detection, classification and identification of mines