Arms Sales

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 06:21
Russia’s Military Industrial Company (VPK) chief executive officer Alexander Krasovitsky has said the company may soon deliver an unspecified number of Tiger Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) to the Egyptian Army amid soaring North African demand for Russian-made military equipment.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:51
Awash with arms and facing a breakdown in law and order, war-torn eastern Ukraine has all the elements required to become a major illicit international weapons market. Long a nexus in the global arms trade, Ukraine is already witnessing a boom in black-market sales of arms seeping out of the conflict zone, fueling what authorities say is a wave of violent crime in the country.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:30
Canada has soared in global rankings to become the second biggest arms dealer to the Middle East on the strength of its massive sale of combat vehicles to Saudi Arabia, new figures show.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 06:26
Despite widespread global interest and reputed export sales to countries from East Asia to the Arabian Gulf, Israel’s Iron Dome anti-rocket intercepting system has not yet been sold to a single customer, government and industry sources say.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 06:35
Pakistan is considering buying used F-16 fighter jets from Jordan, media reported on Tuesday, after a plan to buy eight of the aircraft from the United States fell through because of the refusal of the U.S. Congress to finance the deal.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:48
The Saudi-led intervention in Yemen and the rise of Iran in the wake of its nuclear deal appear to have set the stage for a further escalation in the region’s Shia- Sunni rivalry. Meanwhile, Russia has re-established itself as a major player in the Middle East with its military deployment to Syria.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:42
Given Europe’s intensified needs for intelligence, homeland security and coalition defense capabilities, Israel’s Ministry of Defense anticipates high interest in locally developed, operationally proven technologies on display at the biannual Eurosatory exhibition opening Monday in Paris.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:36
The global defense trade increased at a record pace last year, with the value of the market expanding by $6.6 billion to be worth $65 billion in 2015, according to a new report by IHS Jane's. The U.S. held the top spot as the world's largest exporter, supplying $22.9 billion worth of defense equipment up from $12.9 billion in 2009.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:24
Two senators on the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee are pressing ahead with their fight to limit American bomb sales to Saudi Arabia in protest for Riyadh's conduct of its military intervention in Yemen's civil war.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 06:58
Nigeria is waiting on the green light from U.S. officials to complete the sale of Super Tucano jets to replace some of the aging jets currently employed by the Nigerian Air Force