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Two pilots killed in Russian military jet crash

Sukhoi Su-24

Two pilots of a Russian military aircraft were killed Monday when their jet crashed during a training mission in the far east of the country, the defence ministry said, the latest in a string of accidents involving military planes. “The […]


Smarter, Faster and Sharper: Singapore Navy Launches First Littoral Ship

Littoral Mission Vessel

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated at the launching ceremony of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)’s Benoi shipyard today. The LMV was launched by […]


Iran Deploys Cutting-Edge Ghadir Radar System

Ghadir Radar System

Iran’s IRGC on Saturday has officially put into service a domestically developed long-range radar system capable of detecting stealth aircraft. The country’s second advanced long-range radar system, named Ghadir, was unveiled in a ceremony on Saturday in Ahvaz, attended by […]


Eurofighter CEO Welcomes RUSI Report On Airpower

Eurofighter Typhoon Secure Airspace during the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos

Eurofighter’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has welcomed a new report by the UK’s Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) to be launched today in London (July 6th) as ‘positive and encouraging’. Alberto Gutierrez says the RUSI […]


NATO Welcomes Activation of New Air Command and Control System

NATO Welcomes Activation of New Air Command and Control System

NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment Patrick Auroy welcomed the activation of NATO’s new Air Command and Control System (ACCS). Italy recently decided to declare the first ACCS site operational, with other NATO and national sites to follow in […]


NATO keeps mum on ‘Baltic brigade’ request: Lithuania

NATO keeps mum on ‘Baltic brigade’ request: Lithuania

Vilnius: NATO has vowed to hold “continuous” military exercises in eastern Europe to deter Russia but has yet to respond to a request by Baltic states for a permanent brigade, Lithuania said Wednesday. In May, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia formally […]


US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan

US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan

The United States has to spend $18 billion a year for 15 years to modernize its entire nuclear deterrent force or risk losing it entirely, US Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work told the House of Representatives House Armed Services […]


Netherlands Orders 12 New Bushmasters

Netherlands Orders 12 New Bushmasters

A dozen life-saving Bushmasters are going into production in Bendigo for export to the Netherlands, after the country’s Ministry of Defence ordered new vehicles from Thales Australia. The vehicles will complement the 86 Bushmasters previously purchased by the Dutch customer […]


Kuwait Orders Advanced Armored NBC Reconnaissance Vehicles

Rheinmetall’s Fox NBC reconnaissance vehicle

The Emirate of Kuwait has contracted with Rheinmetall to supply it with twelve state-of-the-art armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicles, the 2 NBC-RS “Spürfuchs”. Now binding, the order also includes comprehensive support in the form of training, service and spare parts. Delivery […]


China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China has made breakthroughs in the anti-jamming capability of its Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS), the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily said Thursday. The new technology, developed by Wang Feixue and his team from the National University of Defense Technology, […]


 
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