Arms Sales

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:27
In the aftermath of the spat between Poland and France over Warsaw’s decision to cancel the Caracal helicopter deal with Airbus Helicopters, the Polish Defence Ministry is most likely to purchase three A26-class submarines from Sweden’s Saab.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:26
As part of its budget request for 2017, the Norwegian military asked for funding to purchase 12 more of the Lockheed Martin Corp.-made stealth fifth-generation fighters beginning in 2019. The government — whose first four F-35s are currently at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona — plans to buy a total of 52 of the aircraft.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:32
Russia and India will sign an agreement on Saturday for Moscow to deliver advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to New Delhi, a Kremlin aide said on Thursday.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:28
The sale of Iskander mobile platforms to Armenia is likely to invigorate a new wave of the military arms race between Yerevan and Baku, where the critical beneficiary could well be Russia.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:10
The White House’s recent decision to allow the sale of F-15 fighter jets to Qatar helped to seal the $18.6 billion purchase of 100 Boeing jetliners announced Friday by Qatar Airways, according to people with knowledge of the deal.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 06:18
Many guns imported by the Somali government with UN approval are being resold by arms dealers on the black market in the nation's capital Mogadishu, two Western diplomats said.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:21
The Pentagon has announced the possible $81.4 million sale of helicopter missile warning systems to Egypt and the $65.3 million sale of two Cessna AC-208 light attack aircraft for Iraq.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:19
Demand in the global naval market remains bouyant as as navies seek to acquire ships and submarines to protect coasts, conduct surveillance over economic zones and project force with a blue water navy.
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 07:07
BAE Systems has disclosed it is in talks to secure a multi-billion pound arms contract with Saudi Arabia, despite alleged war crimes by the Middle Eastern kingdom using British-made weapons in war-torn Yemen.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 07:30
India is unlikely to acquire additional Rafale fighter jets because the Indian Air Force (IAF) is "fully satisfied" following the recently signed $8.8 billion deal to purchase 36 of the fighters, according to a source with the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD).

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