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Israel shipyards launched a new Offshore Patrol Vessel for Cyprus Navy

Israel Shipyards Ltd., a leading shipbuilding and repair company for the naval and commercial marine markets, launched a new OPV for the Cypriot Navy.<p>…

War

Kazakhstan holds Combat Commonwealth 2017 joint air defence exercise

An active phase of the Combat Commonwealth 2017 CIS joint air defence exercise took place on September at the Saryshagan range in the Karaganda …

Military

Pindad develops new light wheeled tank with 105mm high-pressure gun

Indonesian company PT Pindad has developed a new light wheeled tank or armoured fighting vehicle with 105mm high-pressure gun.<p>The PT Pindad has …

Military

AVIC unveils new unmanned armed helicopter at the China Helicopter Expo

Chinese state-owned aircraft giant, Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC) has unveiled its new AV500W unmanned autonomous helicopter at the China …

Aerospace

China displays model of new heavy-lift helicopter with Ukrainian engines

The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) displayed a model of a new heavy-lift helicopter during China Helicopter Exposition 2017.<p>AVIC …

Aerospace

IAG looks to production of new armoured vehicles in Ukraine

International Armored Group (IAG) has been in discussions with the Ukraine’s state-owned UkrOboronProm concern to produce new armoured vehicles under …

Trucks

ST Kinetics unveils Bronco 3 equipped with tactical C-RAM radar system

Singapore’s defence company unveiled the newest addition to the Bronco family at DSEI 2017 in London.<p>The new variant of Bronco 3 is equipped with the …

Aerospace

Chinese company unveiled model of new trainer aircraft

CETC Wuhu Diamond Aircraft Manufacture Co.,Ltd showed the model of the new two-seat military turboprop trainer.<p>The new aircraft is powered by a 495 …

Aerospace

Boxer multi-role armoured vehicle now returning to the United Kingdom

Rheinmetall Defence unveils a wide assortment of high-tech solutions for the best possible protection of the armed forces at DSEI defence show in …

War

Mi-17V-5 helicopter equipped with President-S onboard defence system spotted in Egypt

The Mi-17V-5 medium transport helicopter of Egyptian Air Force, equipped with the President-S defence system, was spotted during military exercise …

War

Supacat to unveils new HMT Light Weight Recovery at DSEI in London

The global defence industry’s most versatile Light Weight Recovery (LWR) vehicle will be unveiled by UK high mobility vehicle specialist, Supacat, at …

GameChanger

Russia to receive a “digital” Tu-160 strategic bomber after upgrade

In the Soviet past, over several thousand engineers worked on the design of the world’s largest supersonic bomber Tu-160 for over a decade. Today, in …

Aerospace

US State Department approves F-16V fighter jets sale to Bahrain

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Bahrain for F-16V fighter jets with support, the Defense …

Aerospace

29th Combat Aviation Brigade receives CH-47F helicopters

The Army’s CH-47F helicopter is officially known as the “Chinook.” Unofficially, some refer to the CH-47F as “freedom’s workhorse.” When the 29th …

Military

Russia’s army to receive new T-90M main battle tank in 2018

The Russian tank’s manufacture Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) displayed publicly for the first time a new version of T-90 main battle tank during the …

Military

Saab to unveil MSHORAD system at DSEI

Where the market demands on-the-move air defence protection against agile and hard to detect targets, Saab has responded with the MSHORAD system, …

Military

H145M completes first flight with HForce weapon system

At the end of August, the H145M performed its first flight with a complete HForce weapon system in Donauwörth. Thanks to this modular weapon system …

Military

France’s first Phenix multi-role tanker transport completes maiden flight

The first Phenix (Phoenix) multi-role tanker transport (MRTT), designed by <b>Airbus Defence</b> for France’s Armée de L’air (Air Force) made its maiden …

Aerospace

Somali received 12 Tiger light armoured vehicles from China

The Somali National Army received 12 new Tiger 4×4 light armoured vehicles, as part of a military aid agreement signed with China.<p>The new Tiger 4×4 …

Somalia

Short-range air defense training at 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) known as the RQ-11 Raven, was flying in the clear blue sky over the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training …

Military

Rheinmetall unveils AMPV multi-role vehicle with new turret system at MSPO 2017

For the first time at MSPO, Rheinmetall has unveiled its new version of AMPV multi-role vehicle with new modular turret system.<p>The AMPV multi-role …

Modular

Four more THAAD rocket launchers were deployed in South Korea amid protests

Four more rocket launchers for a US missile defense system were deployed in South Korea Thursday after police removed hundreds of protesters from the …

North Korea

Belgian F-16 fighters intercepted two Russian Air Force Su-27 jets and a cargo aircraft over the Baltic Sea

Belgian F-16 fighters intercepted two Russian Air Force Su-27 jets and a cargo aircraft over the Baltic Sea during an air-policing mission, NATO said …

Military

AREX unveils ZRN-01 multiple rocket launching system at MSPO 2017

AREX Sp. z o.o., part of the Polish-based WB Group, has showcased a ZRN-01 multiple rocket launching system at the MSPO-2017 defence exhibition.<p>The …

War

Mali Air Force to receive new Y-12 military transport aircraft from China

The Mali Air Force is to receive the new Harbin Y-12 <i></i>high wing twin-engine turboprop military aircraft.<p>The new Y-12 aircraft of Mali Air Force was …

Aerospace

Poland showcases new Dromader uniform for soldiers

Polish state holding group Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) has revealed a new Dromader military uniform during the MSPO-2017 defence exhibition in …

War

PGZ develops new Rosomak vehicle equipped with anti-tank guided missile system

Polish state holding group Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) has unveiled the Rosomak 6×6 vehicle designed for the anti-tank role at the MSPO-2017 …

Military

HCP company unveils new HUSAR multipurpose tactical armoured vehicle at MSPO

HCP company presented its new HUSAR 4×4 multipurpose tactical armoured vehicle at this month’s MSPO-2017 defence exhibition in Poland.<p>The new Husar …

Modular

Poland unveils next-generation infantry fighting vehicle at MSPO 2017

Polish heavy industry manufacturer Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW) has developed the new infantry fighting vehicles under the Borsuk programme to replace …

Military