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Global Military Helicopters Market Takes Wing Despite Budget Cuts

Global Military Helicopters Market Takes Wing Despite Budget Cuts

Repeated budget cuts and frozen orders have blurred promises of market recovery in the global military market, especially across Western regions. The adoption of remotely piloted aircraft systems seems to make manned helicopters further irrelevant. Nevertheless, unrivalled vertical take-off and […]


Pakistan adds home-made fighter jets to airforce

Pakistan adds home-made fighter jets to airforce

The head of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) said Tuesday that Pakistan had introduced 50 home-assembled multi-role JF-17 Thunder fight jets into its airforce. Air Marshal Javed Ahmed, chief of the state-owned Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC), said the Pakistan Air Force […]


Israel Airforce Details F-35 Plans

Israel Airforce Details F-35 Plans

The establishment of a second F-35 stealth fighters squadron was approved by the Israeli government earlier this week, after a two-year long process. In addition, the government approved the acquisition of precision-guided munitions. The first of the 14 stealth fighters […]


Norway Launches New Submarine Project

Norway Launches New Submarine Project

A project led by the Ministry of Defence has since 2007 studied Norway’s future submarine capability. Several options have been looked at in the process. The Government has now decided that the project will enter a definition phase and evaluate […]


NATO Prepares ‘Spearhead’ to Ward Off Russia

NATO Prepares ‘Spearhead’ to Ward Off Russia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has voiced concern about Russia’s “aggressive” behavior. He told a press conference that the alliance was working on a “spearhead” to deter any possible threat. Beginning early next year NATO will have a new reaction […]


India, France say will press ahead with Rafale Fighter Jet deal

India, France say will press ahead with Rafale Fighter Jet deal

The French and Indian defence ministers agreed to press ahead with negotiations on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India, both sides said Tuesday, after slow progress cast doubt on the estimated $12 billion deal. Successive deadlines to […]


Laser link offers high-speed delivery

Laser link offers high-speed delivery

Marking a first in space, Sentinel-1A and Alphasat have linked up by laser stretching almost 36 000 km across space to deliver images of Earth just moments after they were captured. This important step demonstrates the potential of Europe’s new […]


China Builds Advanced Warship for Bangladesh

China Builds Advanced Warship for Bangladesh

China has launched its most advanced warship for export. Built by the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, the frigate, named Independent, is made for the Bangladeshi navy and is due to be delivered next year. This will become the Bangladeshi navy’s […]


China will not go to war for North Korea: former general

China will not go to war for North Korea: former general

China will not step in to save neighboring North Korea if the Pyongyang regime collapses or starts a war, a retired People’s Liberation Army general said, possibly signalling waning patience in Beijing with its wayward, nuclear-armed ally. “China is not […]


 
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