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USA returns AVENGER surface-to-air missile systems to operability

<b>The availability of U.S. short-range air defence system was an increase on 14 March when a newly restored, AVENGER air defence systems rejoined the</b> …

Ukraine launches production of large caliber artillery ammunition

<b>UKROBORONPROM SJSHC “Artem” successfully tested 152 mm artillery ammunition of own production. Thus, Ukraine received own production of large caliber</b> …

Armed Forces

Russia holds exercise with modern coastal missile complexes near EU border

<b>Bal missile combat crews of the Russian Baltic Fleet held exercises on destroying a simulated ship detachment in the Kaliningrad Region, as reported</b> …

USA to hold military parade on 11 November

<b>USA is set to hold a military parade to mark the Veterans Day on 11 November.</b>A military parade requested by President Donald Trump will take place in …

Military

Boeing begins testing its prototype unmanned tanker designed for U.S. Navy

<b>Boeing has begun ground tests of its prototype unmanned tanker designed for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 Stingray Unmanned Carrier Aviation Air System</b> …

Aviation

Ukraine’s company developed one of the world’s smallest radar

<b>Kyiv-based company “Ukrspetstechnika” makes unique radar equipment for use in civil and military sectors and has developed a one of the world’s</b> …

Headphones

Barys 8×8 combat vehicle nearing service entry

<b>Paramount Group, the African-based global defence and aerospace company, and its joint venture in Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE),</b> …

Armed Forces

Sikorsky CH-53K completes critical flight envelope expansion with 36,000-pound external lift

<b>The Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion completed an external lift of a 36,000-pound payload at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center, achieving a maximum</b> …

Aviation

Brazilian Air Force to receive first two KC-390 aircraft this year

<b>The first two KC-390 multi-mission aircraft are expected to be delivered to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) in middle 2018, that was reported by</b> …

Aviation

Azerbaijan claims its air defences shot down Armenia’s tactical UAV

<b>Azerbaijan’s anti-aircraft fire shot down an Armenia’s tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) on Saturday, according to a report by the Ministry of</b> …

Armed Forces

Russia to develop new wheeled tank based on Bumerang platform

<b>Director General of the Military Industrial Company (VPK) Aleksandr Krasovitsky said in an interview with Russian TV channel ‘Zvezda.’ that Russian</b> …

Military

BAE Systems submits proposal for the U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower program

<b>BAE Systems has submitted its proposal to the U.S. Army to build and test the Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) vehicle for use by the Infantry</b> …

Military

Houthi separatists destroyed Abrams tank used by Saudi troops

<b>Houthi rebels have claimed that they have destroyed the M1A2 Abrams main battle tank of Saudi Arabia’s force fighting in northern Yemen.</b>According to …

ISIS fighters shoot down a spy aerostat in Iraq

<b>ISIS fighters in Iraq claim they have shot down a spy blimp-like airship near Tikrit, a city in Iraq, located 140 kilometers northwest of Baghdad.</b>The …

U.S. Army

Top Russian general reveals secrets of new Kinzhal hypersonic complex

<b>In an interview with a TASS on 1 March, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Aerospace Force Colonel General Sergei Surovikin has revealed the</b> …

Secure unbroken communication for the military in all conditions

<b>The Innovations Development Platform – the Ukrainian agency for incubation and implementation of innovation projects in the defence industry – is</b> …

Emergency Medicine

US approves Javelin missiles sale to Ukraine

<b>The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Ukraine of 210 Javelin missiles and 37 Javelin Command Launch Units (includes 2 Javelin</b> …

Military

Russia develops high-powered laser weapon system

<b>The Russian Ministry of Defence announced on 01 March that is had excellent results in research and development work on a next-generation</b> …

Putin unveils secret Russian intercontinental ballistic missile

<b>The Russian President Vladimir Putin during his annual State of the Nation Address demonstrated a video showing main characteristics of the Sarmat</b> …

North Korea

Norway successfully tested F-35’s drag chute system

<b>Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency announced on 16 February that the Royal Norwegian Air Force has carried out testing of its F-35A Lightning II</b> …

Chief Designer unveils details of Russian next-generation air-defence systems

<b>Almaz-Antey Chief Designer Pavel Sozinov has announced new details of a Russian next-generation high-altitude missile interceptor system, called the</b> …

Plasan signed a contract with BAE Systems for the armouring of Type 26 Combat Ships

<b>Israeli company Plasan announced that they have signed a contract with BAE Systems, for the armouring of Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the UK Royal</b> …

Japan’s fighter jets intercept Russian tactical reconnaissance aircraft

<b>On 27 February, Japanese fighter jets were scrambled to escort Russian Su-24MR tactical reconnaissance aircraft over the Sea of Japan.</b>According to …

Turkey to equip tanks with a new high-tech protection system

<b>Turkish Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli announced on 27 February that Turkey’s main battle tanks (MBTs) could soon receive high-tech</b> …

Russia moves nuclear-capable missiles from Teikovo to Moscow region

<b>The mechanized column of Yars intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launchers made its annual march from Teikovo to Alabino testing range near</b> …

US new 30mm Strykers ready to fight in Europe

<b>The 2nd Cavalry Regiment, also known as the 2nd Dragoons, active Stryker infantry and cavalry regiment of the United States Army, conducts a live</b> …

Military

Romania’s Senate unanimously voted for the acquisition of HIMARS

<b>Romania’s Senate unanimously voted on Monday the law draft for the acquisition of three long-range ground to ground HIMARS missile launching systems</b> …