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New-Generation Self-Homing Missile Will Bolster Russian Air Defense

50P6 missile launcher of S-350E missile system

Russia’s air defenders will soon be using super-maneuverable missile systems equipped with new generation munitions, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. “In addition to the S-400 systems, our air defense forces will start receiving the S-350 Vityaz missiles, which […]


‘Hackers’ Give Orders to German Missile Battery

‘Hackers’ Give Orders to German Missile Battery

German-owned Patriot missiles stationed in Turkey were briefly taken over by hackers, according to media reports on Tuesday. The attack took place on anti-aircraft ‘Patriot’ missiles on the Syrian border. The American-made weapons had been stationed there by the Bundeswehr […]


Two dead as F-16, Cessna collide in South Carolina

Two dead as F-16, Cessna collide in South Carolina

A supersonic F-16 fighter collided Tuesday with a small Cessna trainer over South Carolina killing both people in the Cessna and spreading debris over a wide area, US officials said. The mid-air collision occurred late in the morning about 11 […]


Iran Stalls Nuclear Talks with New Demands On Ballistic Missiles

Iran Stalls Nuclear Talks with New Demands On Ballistic Missiles

A dispute over United Nations sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile program emerged July 6, holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers on the eve of a self-imposed deadline. Though ballistic missiles have not been addressed previously […]


Latest A400M Transport Aircraft Is Delivered to the Royal Air Force

Latest A400M Transport Aircraft Is Delivered to the Royal Air Force

The Ministry of Defence is pleased to announce it has taken delivery of its third A400M Atlas aircraft which has flown back to the UK. The next-generation transport aircraft took off from the assembly plant in Seville, Spain, and landed […]


Italian Coast Guard Expands Its AW139 Helicopter Fleet

Italian Coast Guard Expands Its AW139 Helicopter Fleet

AgustaWestland announced today a major milestone in the modernization of the Italian Coast Guard’s helicopter fleet, with the delivery of three further AW139 intermediate twin aircraft and an order for two more aircraft. The delivery ceremony was attended by Italian […]


Long-Range Bomber May Be In China’s Plans

Long-Range Bomber May Be In China’s Plans

A fast-flying, heavy strategic aircraft is needed and long overdue, defense experts say. “Please try your best to develop new bomber aircraft.” That was the last wish of the dying Lieutenant General Liu Yudi, 92, a flying ace from the […]


China needs long-range strategic bomber: state media

Tu 160 white swan, black jack, su-27 su-30

BEIJING: China needs to develop a long-range strategic bomber to strike adversaries farther away from its coast in the event of conflict, state media reported Tuesday, quoting defense experts. Beijing has been steadily beefing up its military through years of […]


Chinese Navy simulates combat missile resupply in first ever drill

Chinese Navy simulates combat missile resupply in first ever drill

According to the Chinese Defence Ministry, Beijing’s navy held a military drill to rehearse resupplying missiles in a combat situation, the first of its kind. Conducted in the Yellow Sea between the Chinese mainland and the Korean Peninsula, the exercises […]


Vietnam receives new Russian sub with Club-S missiles

Vietnam receives new Russian sub with Club-S missiles

Vietnam’s navy has received a fourth Varshavianka-class submarine, armed with unique Club-S cruise missiles capable of striking both sea and coastal targets. Vietnam received a fourth Varshavianka (Improved Kilo) submarine on Tuesday, as the country continues growing its submarine fleet. […]


 
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