Arms Sales

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 07:48
U.S. defense contractors, which saw international sales rise strongly under President Barack Obama's administration, can expect a continued boom in arms exports under Donald Trump, aided by persistent security risks in the Middle East and rising tensions in Asia and Europe.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 08:22
South Africa’s arms exports (export permits) were worth R2.98 billion in 2014 compared to R3.2 billion the year before and R10.6 billion in 2012, according to NCACC figures.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 08:04
The Obama administration has approved more than $278 billion in foreign arms sales in its eight years, more than double the total of the previous administration, according to figures released by the Pentagon on Tuesday.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 07:09
United Nations sanctions monitors warned in an annual report released Friday that possible foreign support for a new military base and seaport in Eritrea and the presence of foreign weapons and equipment were likely in violation of an arms embargo.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 07:04
Turkey’s top defense procurement panel has agreed to officially order a second batch of F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation multirole fighter aircraft under the multinational Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 07:20
As India's purchasing power and geopolitical influence increases, Pakistan risks increasing global isolation when it comes to purchase of high-tech defence items, an American think-tank has said
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 07:18
India’s armed forces have embarked on a shopping spree for modern assault rifles, body armor and helmets, providing a potential boost to global arms suppliers.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 08:50
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates for exercise participation support. The estimated cost is $75 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on October 21, 2016.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 06:55
Denel Dynamics and Tawazun have delivered 600 Al Tariq guided weapons to the United Arab Emirates under a project that was delayed due to technical challenges.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 07:06
Thales’ share of an Indian order for 36 Dassault Aviation Rafale fighter jets boosted the order book by €1.1 billion (US $1.2 billion), marking a 24 percent rise in the first nine months from a year ago, the defense electronics company reported.

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