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US Arms Sales in First Half of 2018 Shatter 2017 Total

Washington agreed to sell $46.9 billion worth of weapons and military equipment in the first half of 2018, $5 billion more than what was...

France, Britain, US put UN hold on Chinese arms deliveries to Central African Republic

France, Britain and the United States have put a hold on a request from the Central African Republic (CAR) for UN Security Council approval...

Turkey Threatens Retaliation Against US If Washington Halts Weapons Sales

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Sunday warned the US against blocking planned weapons sales to his country, insisting that Ankara would respond to...

US Approves $1.4Bn Sale of Six C-130Js to Germany

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Germany of three (3) C-130J-30 aircraft and three (3) KC-130J...

US to drop curbs on drone tech to boost arms sales

The United States dropped some restrictions Thursday on sales of its advanced drones in order to reinforce the armies of its allies and compete...

Swiss open criminal probe into state arms maker

Swiss prosecutors said Thursday they have opened a criminal investigation into state arms producer RUAG following a tipoff, reportedly over suspect weapons deals connected...

US approves $1 billion in Saudi defense contracts

The United States formally approved defense contracts totaling more than $1 billion with Saudi Arabia on Thursday, as the kingdom’s crown prince continued his...

SIPRI: Conflicts fuel weapon deliveries to Middle East, Asia

Weapons imports to the Middle East and Asia have boomed over the past five years, fuelled by war and tensions in those regions, a...

Arms exporters must answer for Yemen ‘war crimes’: Iran’s Rouhani

Countries selling weapons to Saudi Arabia and its allies must answer for "war crimes" being committed in Yemen, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told his...

US approves sale of anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

The United States has formally approved the sale of Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, the State Department said on Thursday (Mar 1), confirming a...