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Saudi Arabia Requests $4Bn For National Guard Modernization

Saudi Arabia Requests $4Bn For National Guard Modernization

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia for the continuation of the United States-supported effort to modernize the Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG), and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical […]


Army’s 2014 modernization plan prioritizes Soldiers in fight

Army’s 2014 modernization plan prioritizes Soldiers in fight

The Army’s fiscal year 2014 Equipment Modernization Plan, now working its way through Congress, prioritizes equipping warfighters in Afghanistan while simultaneously preparing for an uncertain future. Programs in the modernization strategy are grouped within ten “portfolios,” but some of those […]


Military Modernization in Africa, Middle-East Drives Defense Market Growth

Military Modernization in Africa, Middle-East Drives Defense Market Growth

Modernization programs and the procurement of advanced platforms have lent momentum to the defence market in Africa and the Middle East. This is particularly true for the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which are looking […]


DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

A Defense Department report released today describes China’s military modernization and the Chinese army’s interaction with other forces, including those of the United States, a senior Pentagon official said today. The annual report — titled “2013 Military and Security Developments […]


U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and Modernization

U.S. Air Force Bomber Sustainment and Modernization

The United States’ existing long-range bomber fleet of B-52s, B-1s, and B-2s are at a critical point in their operational life span. With the average age of each airframe being 50, 28, and 20 years old, respectively, military analysts are […]


Readiness, Modernization In Flux, Air Force Secretary Says

Readiness, Modernization In Flux, Air Force Secretary Says

The Air Force will see few force structure changes this year, but readiness and modernization accounts will be in flux this year and next, Air Force Secretary Michael B. Donley said here today. The secretary also told the Defense Writers’ […]


China Defends Military Expansion

China Defends Military Expansion

China will increase its defense budget by 10 percent this year. The country’s growing military spending is a trend that has many of its neighbors worried. Beijing sees the increase as natural. China has planned a defense budget for the […]


Modernization of the Indian Air Force

Modernization of the Indian Air Force

As the Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrates its 80th anniversary this year, Laxman Kumar Behera takes its measure. He examines its C4ISR capabilities and provides an overview of New Delhi’s attempts to modernize the IAF’s fighter aircraft and other platforms. […]


Technical Modernization of Polish Armed Forces 2013-2022

Technical Modernization of Polish Armed Forces 2013-2022

The “Technical Modernization Plan” signed on December 11 and “Program of Development of Polish Armed Forces for years 2013-2022″ approved earlier launched the new phase of modernization of Polish army. The documents are based on an assumption that threats for […]


 
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