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New Air Base to Lease in Syria
New Air Base to Lease in Syria

Russia is reportedly planning to lease a new military airbase in Qamishli city, north-eastern Syria. Syrian Human Rights Observatory has published developments on lease negotiations between Moscow ...

+ 500 Boxer for British Army
+ 500 Boxer for British Army

The Defence Secretary has announced that the British army will receive more than 500 Boxer 8x8 high mobility, network-enabled armoured vehicles to transport troops onto the frontline. The...

PAC-3 Protection for Olympic Games
PAC-3 Protection for Olympic Games

According to Japanese media reports, Japan may deploy an upgraded version of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) air defence systems in the Tokyo metropolitan area before the Olympic Games in Jul...

S-400 Procurement Stuck to Economic Problems
S-400 Procurement Stuck to Economic Prob...

At the end of October, Russia and Serbia conducted a joint military exercise called Slavic Shield-2019; A battalion of S-400s and a Pantsir-S anti-aircraft system were deployed at Serbia's Bata...

Anti-Laser Defence for US Aircraft
Anti-Laser Defence for US Aircraft

Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is concerned that laser weapons could target US aircraft in the future. DARPA is looking for high-energy laser countermeasures; the agenc...

Indonesia to Procure two F-16 Squadrons

Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff Marshal Yuyu Sutisna stated his government’s wish to set two new F-16 Block 72 squadrons in the next strategic plan 2020-2024. He noted that Indo...

Modernization Process Ended
Modernization Process Ended

Within the scope of the CSR 1 Program of the Republic of Korea, Type 209 submarines developed by the German HDW Shipyard were put into service. South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Ma...

Three Years of Critical Upgrades to the B-2A Spirit
Three Years of Critical Upgrades to the ...

Upgrades to help US Air Force’s ageing B-2 bomber fleet detect and evade the improving air defences of rivals China, Russia and Iran are running almost three years late and over budget. The p...

What is the Real Price of F-35?
What is the Real Price of F-35?

The news that the F-35A price tag will be lower than 80 million USD was a piece of sensational news. It meant that a government could decide to acquire either F-16 or F-35 as the price difference w...

A New Era of Maritime Patrol for the RAF
A New Era of Maritime Patrol for the RAF...

The Royal Air Force has taken delivery of its first submarine-hunting Boeing Poseidon MRA1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA). The UK's last dedicated MPAs flew out of RAF Kinloss from Lossiemouth,...

Third and Fourth Frigates are being Built
Third and Fourth Frigates are being Buil...

China has begun work on a third, and fourth Type 054A frigates on order for the Pakistan Navy. A steel cutting ceremony was held for the third and fourth ship at the Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in Chi...

Delay in Helicopter Procurement
Delay in Helicopter Procurement

Malaysia decided to postpone the decision to supply the MD 530G variant of the MD 500 light reconnaissance and surveillance helicopter. The Malaysian Ministry of Defence (MoD) confirmed that the su...