Richard Tomkins

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:48
Major arms imports in the Middle East rose by 86 percent between the periods of 2007-2011 and 2012-2016 and by 7.7 percent in Asia and Oceania.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:22
Russia has delivered R-312AT helicopter radio systems to the Peru Ministry of Defense as part of an offset deal connected to the purchase of Mi-171Sh aircraft.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:17
An initial batch of CV9035 infantry fighting vehicles purchased by Estonia from the Netherlands have arrived in the Baltic nation.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:33
Raytheon is to modernize Kuwait's Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems under a $523 million contract issued by the U.S. Army. The Foreign Military Sales program award covers six Patriot fire units.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:48
The United States and Estonia are strengthening their cooperation in research and technological development in the field of defense. The U.S. Defense Department said an agreement to reinforce collaborative efforts was signed Wednesday by Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO, Jim Townsend, and Estonian Ambassador to the United States Eerik Marmei.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:34
Qatar's intention to procure Javelin missiles through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program has been given the official green light. The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency, which handles the FMS program, said approval had come from the U.S. State Department.
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 07:15
A Raytheon-built and U.S.-funded border security operations center has opened in Jordan to help secure the kingdom's frontiers with Iraq and Syria.
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 06:53
Egypt has asked the United States for equipment to help secure its border with war-torn Libya, while Lebanon is seeking to buy U.S. missiles through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program.
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 07:33
Brazil's Ministry of Defense is to reschedule its spending for 2015 following a reduction of funds earmarked for 2015 in the annual budget law.
Friday, April 11, 2014 - 06:48
Lockheed Martin has opened a new office in Be'er Sheva, Israel, which the Israeli military is promoting as a center for its technology development.