Arms Sales

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 06:16
South Korea has finalized a deal with the US government to buy 40 F-35As built by Lockheed Martin, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 07:28
The U.S. State Department announced a $500 million arms deal with Poland — including advanced cruise missiles and fighter jet upgrades — as a strategy to stave off Russia should tensions escalate.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 07:15
About 50 MPs have stormed out of Nigeria's lower house of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged South African arms deal was blocked.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 07:14
African countries need counter-insurgency and surveillance aircraft, but they aren’t about to buy top-end gear like an AC-130. Embraer’s A-29 Super Tucano turboprop trainer and light attack aircraft is about the upper end – a few African countries have purchased them, and the USA’s LAS program offers them through an intermediary.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 07:09
Poland hopes to finalize a multimillion deal with U.S. company Lockheed Martin Corp. by November that includes cruise missiles for its F-16 fighter jets, the Polish defense minister said Tuesday.
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 07:08
Troops and military leaders from more than a dozen nations got a taste of what the Boeing Chinook helicopter can do by riding around in U.S. aircraft during combat in Afghanistan.
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 06:20
Russia concluded a deal with Nigeria last month on deliveries of a 'significant' consignment of Mil transport and attack helicopters, according to a senior official with the state-owned corporation Rostec.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 06:45
Few countries in Asia are in a more precarious foreign policy position than the Republic of Azerbaijan. On the western shore of the Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan lies between two larger, stronger, and unfriendly countries -- Iran and Russia -- and Azerbaijan’s pro-Western bent has done little to endear the country to its neighbors. How Azerbaijan chooses to conduct its foreign policy will have implications not only for its own national sovereignty, but also for the geopolitical order of the region.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 06:34
Heightened tensions with longtime foe Armenia over breakaway Nagorno Karabakh and mediator Russia’s Ukrainian adventure appear to be pushing Caspian-Sea energy power Azerbaijan ever more strongly toward a military strategy of self-reliance.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 05:50
Azerbaijan may look to purchase the Russian Kamov Ka-52 Alligator 'Hokum-B' helicopter and BMPT-72 'Terminator 2' Fire Support Combat Vehicle, after Azeri President Ilham Aliyev expressed interest in both systems.