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AJBAN 440A show its capabilities at dynamic demonstration in Czech Republic

The NIMR AJBAN440A highly mobile 4×4 protected vehicle showed its capabilities on army track in Vyskov, during a dynamic demonstration.<p>After several …

Czech Republic

South Korea and United States begin joint ‘Foal Eagle’ military exercise

South Korea and the United States on Wednesday kicked off an annual joint military exercise amid heightening tensions following the North’s recent …

North Korea

First C-130J Super Hercules of U.S. Air Force is heading Yokota’s way

The first of 14 Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules transports that will be assigned to the U.S. Air Force installation at Yokota Air Base, …

Georgia plans to remove from service Su-25 «Frogfoot» combat aircraft

The Georgian Armed Forces plans to remove from service Su-25 «Frogfoot» combat aircraft. That was reported by Head of the Georgian General Staff of …

US Air Force confirms plan to retire MQ-1 Predator drone

For the past 21 years, the Air Force has flown the MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft in combat, and for the last 10, the MQ-9 Reaper. Combined …

Military

China says it has received its largest foreign combat drone order

AN undisclosed buyer has placed the largest overseas order for China’s home-developed military drones, the Xinhua news agency has reported, in a …

China

Airbus awarded contract to retrofit 26 Bundeswehr CH-53 helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) to …

Aerospace

US Coronado littoral combat ship returns to Singapore following operations at Sea

Following a port visit in Muara, Brunei, and routine operations in the Sulu Sea and South China Sea, littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) pulled …

Littoral Combat Ships

China’s domestic Wing-Loong II unmanned combat aerial vehicle maiden flight

The maiden flight of the first Wing-Loong II unmanned combat aerial vehicle developed by Chengdu Aircraft Design and Research Institute (CADI) of the …

Aerospace

LITPOLUKRBRIG kicks off Brave Band training

With Battle Staff Training Brave Band, military and civilian personnel from Lithuanian-Polish-Ukrainian Brigade Command begin a new training cycle …

US military helicopters arrive in Greece

Eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 70 other pieces of equipment arrived at the Port of Thessaloniki as part of the 10th Combat Aviation …

War

Devtac develops unique full-face combat assault helmet

Devtac company, in collaboration with Trust International Group, is developing a new combat assault helmets for special operations force and special …

War

MBDA signs contract for mid-life refurbishment of Storm Shadow / SCALP EG cruise missiles

The UK and French Ministries of Defence have jointly announced they have contracted MBDA for the mid-life refurbishment of Storm Shadow / SCALP EG …

War

BAE Systems unveils improved Bradley A3 fighting vehicle

BAE Systems unveiled an improved version of the Bradley A3 Fighting Vehicle during visit U.S. Senator Gary Peters of Michigan.<p>That was reported by …

War

Kazakhstan’s new Mi-35M combat helicopters conducting live-ammunition firing training

The aviation brigade of Air Force of Kazakhstan is conducting live-ammunition firing training with new Mi-35M combat helicopters.<p>On the military …

War

Mysterious Black Hawk helicopter spotted near Mosul in Iraq

The mysterious modification of Black Hawk helicopter was spotted Mosul city’s airport in northern Iraq on February 24, 2017.<p>A helicopter patrols at …

Helicopters

UAE confirms order Rabdan new 8×8 armoured vehicles with Russian-produced combat turret

The United Arab Emirates military announced during the IDEX 2017 defence show in Abu Dhabi that it had ordered 400 Rabdan 8×8 armored wheeled …

War

New Russian heavy military transport aircraft has confirmed its strength characteristics

The new Russian Il-76MD-90A heavy military transport aircraft has confirmed its strength characteristics during static tests of the wing …

Aerospace

Antonov shows cargo load capabilities of the new An-178 aircraft

The Ukrainian producer of the world’s largest aircraft has showcased cargo load capabilities of its new An-178 aircraft to commercial operators and …

Aerospace

US to deploy Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jets to Europe

The U.S. Air Force is preparing to deploy Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jets to Europe.<p>The head of US Air Combat Command said Friday the U.S. Air …

Fighter Aircraft

UAE ordered 1750 armored vehicles for its army from NIMR Automotive

The United Arab Emirates land forces will receive the 1750 armored vehicle from NIMR Automotive, part of Emirates Defense Industries Company …

War

Vietnam received new batch of surface-to-air SPYDER-SR air defence system

The Vietnam People’s Air Force has received a new batch of surface-to-air SPYDER-SR air defence system, that was reported by soha.vn.<p>According to …

Aerospace

Czech company offers its latest version of new rocket launcher in the Middle East

The Czech company Excalibur Army is offering the latest version of its new RM-70 Vampire 4D multiple rocket launcher in the Middle East.<p>The new RM-70 …

Ukraine to Allocate USD 330 Million for Development and Purchase of New Armament and Military Equipment

The Ukrainian Government intends to allocate USD 330 Million (9 billion hryvnias) for the development and purchase of new armament and military …

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates is Interested in Russia’s Su-35 Multirole Air Superiority Fighters

The United Arab Emirates is interested in possible deliveries of Russia’s Su-35 multirole air superiority fighters, the chief executive of Rostec …

Cold War

Mysterious Infantry Fighting Vehicle Spotted in China

The new mysterious infantry fighting vehicle was spotted in China. According to imagery captured at the end of 2016 shows the new generation of …

War

VPK LLC Displays Tigr and Bear Special Armoured Vehicles at IDEX 2017

Russian defence company “Military Industrial Company” (VPK LLC) is showcasing its full-scale wheeled armoured vehicles at IDEX 2017 exhibition.<p>One is …

War

UAE Signs Contract Worth USD 553 Million With Trust International Group

On the second day of IDEX 2017, a UAE army spokesman announced a contract signed with Trust International Group worth over 553 Million AED to supply …

The Most Interesting Military Vehicles of the 2017 IDEX Defence Show

This week, hundreds of thousands of defence professionals, world leaders, military and journalists converge on Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre …

War