Latest Military & Defense News Updates

First Storm Shadow Missile Release from a Eurofighter Typhoon

First Storm Shadow Missile Release from a Eurofighter Typhoon

The Italian aerospace and defence company Alenia Aermacchi, working closely with its Eurofighter partners, has successfully conducted the first release of a Storm Shadow missile from a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft as part of its missile integration program. The trials took […]


Saab Receives FMV Order to Extend Gripen Lease in the Czech Republic

Saab Receives FMV Order to Extend Gripen Lease in the Czech Republic

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the extended lease of Gripen from Sweden to the Czech Republic. This agreement provides for the continuing support and upgrade of the Czech […]


F-35 European Maintenance Sites Announced

F-35 European Maintenance Sites Announced

The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program office announced today the European locations for heavy engine and heavy air frame maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade facilities. “In the European region, F-35 initial air frame MROU capability will be provided […]


Brazil’s Rousseff inaugurates nuclear sub shipyard

Brazil’s Rousseff inaugurates nuclear sub shipyard

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated Friday a naval shipyard that will oversee construction of a nuclear-powered submarine and four others to patrol Brazil’s long coastline and deepwater oil reserves. The project in southeastern Rio state, with the first vessel set […]


China Hypersonic Tests Target No Specific Country

X-51A Waverider Hypersonic Aircraft

Scientific experiments carried out by China within its borders are normal, conducted according to a schedule, and are not directed against any specific country or target, the Ministry of National Defense said. The ministry’s press office was responding to a […]


India test fires nuclear capable strategic missile

India test fires nuclear capable strategic missile

India on Tuesday test-fired its nuclear capable strategic missile Agni-4 from a test range off eastern state of Odisha’s coast. Supported by a mobile launcher, the sleek missile was flight tested from the launch complex-4 of Integrated Test Range at […]


US Army’s mobile satellite network enables rapid fire missions

US Army’s mobile satellite network enables rapid fire missions

During the latest test of the Army’s mobile tactical communications network, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2, a field artillery battalion used the Soldier Network Extension to extend the range of their fire support operations to the tactical edge and significantly […]


Australia’s Heron Mission Ends In Afghanistan

Australia’s Heron Mission Ends In Afghanistan

Australia’s Heron Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) detachment in Afghanistan flew its final mission for Operation SLIPPER from Kandahar Air Field on 30 November 2014. Heron aircraft have completed more than 27,000 mission hours during Operation SLIPPER providing high resolution intelligence, […]


Russia Delivers New Batch of Mi-171Sh Helicopters to Peru

Russia Delivers New Batch of Mi-171Sh Helicopters to Peru

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has delivered the first batch of four Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters, made by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, to the Ministry of Defence of Peru. The Mi-171Sh are being delivered to Peru a month ahead […]


 
Ratio of armour to infantry http://t.co/dYdTruAJyE #forum #military2 days ago