China says ‘ready to work’ with ASEAN on South China Sea rules

Beijing said Sunday it is "ready to work" with Southeast Asian nations on a code of conduct in the flashpoint South China Sea, where...

NATO Ships Test Next Generation of Electronic Warfare Defences

Thirteen NATO countries are taking part in simulated air and missile defence drills off the United Kingdom’s southern coast from Thursday (31 October 2019)....

Saab and Raytheon Complete Successful Test Firings of Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition

Saab and U.S. defence company Raytheon have successfully completed a series of guided flight tests for the shoulder launched Guided Carl-Gustaf Munition, featuring a...

Finland Issues New RFQ for HX New Fighter Competition

The Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command sent a Revised Request for Quotation for the HX Programme on 31 October 2019. The revised call for...

Pompeo seeks faster progress with North Korea after rockets

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that negotiations with North Korea were going too slowly after Pyongyang fired two more short-range projectiles. Pompeo...

Extensive Russian submarine operation in North Atlantic: Norway

Russia has sent about 10 submarines into the North Atlantic in the largest such operation since the end of the Cold War, the Norwegian...

Pentagon awards $10 bn cloud contract to Microsoft, snubbing Amazon

The Pentagon said Friday it is awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, following a highly scrutinized bidding process which Amazon had...

USS Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier Returns to Sea

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) got underway today for sea trials from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS) division following a 15-month...

US Air Force requests proposals for light attack aircraft

The Air Force released final requests for proposal Oct. 24 for a limited number of Textron Aviation AT-6 and Sierra Nevada Corporation/Embraer Defense &...

Turkey launches ground offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria

Turkey launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria on Wednesday (Oct 9), with intensive bombardment paving the way for a ground...