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Oman, India Approach Defense Cooperation

DefenseNews, In a move to make further strategic inroads in the Middle East, India on Oct. 18 signed a memorandum of understanding with Oman...

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia plan to increase their defense cooperation

, LONDON -- Pakistan and Saudi Arabia plan to increase their defense cooperation.Western diplomatic sources said the two countries will expand defense and...

Malaysia to acquire shoulder-launched missiles despite US security concerns

AFP, Malaysia will proceed with its plan to acquire surface-to-air shoulder-launched missiles as part of its military modernisation programme, a senior minister said Monday,...

Strategic investment strengthens EADS presence in China

, . EADS to take a stake in AviChina for up to E 30 million. AviChina and EADS sign a Strategic Cooperation AgreementEADS, the...

Nukes, subs, and (not so) black ops

Asia Times, In its October 11-12 weekend editions, the Los Angeles Times - with much fanfare - carried a 16-month old story: that Israel...

North Korea Test-Fires Anti-Ship Missile

AP, SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea test-fired an anti-ship missile off its east coast Monday as part of its annual military exercise, South...

Pak goes shopping in China

Times of India, NEW DELHI: Pakistan may soon acquire Chinese made 'AWACS killer' to counter the Indo-Israel Phalcon Airborne Early Warning Systems, defence experts...

Thales seeks British help to win French aircraft carrier project

AFP, The French electronics group Thales is hoping for British help to win a contract to build France's second aircraft carrier.The race is already...

Aerospace industry takes off in Alabama

AP, HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- A survey of 400 companies shows that Alabama's growing aerospace industry provides more than 139,000 jobs, mostly in small...