Land of the Blazing Guns: Japan’s Quest for Advanced Weapons

Feature Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

After laying to rest its pacifist post-World War II posture since the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power, Japan has its eyes set on matching if not...

Mixing Business with Pressure: Chinese Arms Sales in South East Asia

Feature Tuesday, March 17, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

China is pulling off the impossible- selling arms to nations it is in conflict with over its claim in the South China Sea (SCS). Maintaining a balance between business and...

Interview with Russia's ORSIS, a specialist firearms manufacturer

Interview Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @ 11:02 AM

Moscow-based Promtechnologias ORSIS which specialises in the manufacture of centrefire rifles designed for a variety of military and civilian applications interacts with Defenseworld.net.

US, Europe Arms Embargo to Derail Several Turkish Procurement Programs

Feature Monday, October 14, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Several joint production and direct procurement programs could be halted if the US and Europe carry through with their threat of defence export bans in view of Turkeys offensive in...

Unconventional Military Hardware from Iran

Feature Saturday, October 12, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware. In the past few years Tehran has developed weapons that have caught the worlds attention with their unique designs, simplicity...

Artificial Intelligence to Drive Future Weapons Development

Feature Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making. Over the past few years several new products and technologies have come into play which...

Are Days Numbered for Russia’s Su-35 Fighter Jet?

Feature Friday, August 9, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35 aircraft may hinder the market for the latter which is...

US Companies Threatened With Sanctions May be Denied Chinese Rare Earth Materials

Feature Tuesday, July 16, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical applications in aerospace and defence (A & D) industry. China threatened...

Russian Su-57 Preparing to Compete with F-35 for Stealth Jet Market Share

Feature Tuesday, June 4, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks to zero competition; that could be about to change with...

Russian Buk-M3 Viking Defense Missile System Has Enhanced Features

Feature Wednesday, February 13, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Russian state-run Almaz-Antey has released additional data on its latest export-version of Buk-M3 Viking air defense missile system (ADMS). In March 2018 Rosoboronexport had declared the launch of the international marketing...