Arms Sales

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 05:49
Russia is preparing legal action against France over the country's halt in the delivery of the Mistral-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) Vladivostok , Russian sources have told IHS Jane's .
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 22:36
El Ministerio del Interior (MININTER) – vía la Dirección de Logística – se apresta a iniciar el proceso de adquisición de 30.000 pistolas de 9 mm. para la Policía Nacional. A esto se sumará, según lo manifestado por el Ministro del Interior, Daniel Urresti, la suscripción de un convenio de suministro con la Fábrica de Armas y Municiones del Ejército (FAME) para dotarse de manera permanente de municiones. Según hemos podido confirmar, entre las armas en evaluación por la Dirección de Logística figuran, entre otras, la Beretta Px4 Storm, H&K USP, Steyr L9-A1 y Walter P99.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 08:21
The US military has awarded Cessna a contract to provide 208B Grand Caravan EX aircraft to Niger, Kenya and Mauritania in support of counter-terrorism operations.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 07:04
A Georgian armored vehicle is a finalist in a tender for the Saudi Arabian military, potentially marking a big step forward for Georgia's young arms industry.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:25
Poland on Monday said a possible French deal to supply Russia with warships was making it difficult for Warsaw to choose French suppliers for its planned missile shield.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:14
China halted weapons sales to South Sudan after it discovered the state arms manufacturer sold millions of dollars worth of equipment to the war-torn nation, a Chinese Embassy official said.
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 10:50

The United States continued airstrikes against the “Islamic State” (IS) in Iraq and expanded its campaign into Syria, where strikes also targeted the Khorasan group, a lesser-known militia affiliated with Al-Qaida. Meanwhile, the Kenyan government pledged to to “stay the course” until the terrorist group al-Shabaab is sufficiently weakened. On Tuesday, the Colombian government and the rebel group known as the FARC published the text of agreements reached at ongoing peace talks. Georgia reportedly offered to host a training center for Syrian rebels, which Georgian officials subsequently denied.  

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 09:56
Russia's Rostec, a state-owned conglomerate hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine, will sell a small arms factory to a businessman who is not blacklisted to allow further sales to Europe and the United States, officials and sources said.
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 09:40
In a boost to U.S. weapons makers looking for ways to offset lower domestic military spending, India is expected to choose Sikorsky Aircraft's S-70B Sea Hawk helicopters at a 16-aircraft tender worth over $1 billion.
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 06:11
The first version of the F-35 fighter jet will be combat ready by mid-2015, despite an engine failure which still needs a fix, and Israel could sign a deal within months to buy more of the aircraft, program officials said on Thursday.