Arms Sales

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 07:44
Russia and Egypt have reached a preliminary deal for Cairo to buy arms worth $3.5 billion from Moscow, Interfax news agency quoted the head of a Russian state arms agency as saying on Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 06:29
Azerbaijan is working on the production and modernization of a number of weapons and military equipment produced in Russia.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 06:19
The Azerbaijani armed forces have received a second battalion of Belarus-upgraded Buk-MB medium range surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 07:12
The National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC), the statutory body overseeing South Africa’s armament deals, rushed to table all outstanding reports to Parliament following DA MP David Maynier’s letter last week to committee chairman, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 06:37
Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 06:20
A proposed sale of Israeli weapons including drones to Ukraine has been blocked for fear of antagonizing Russia, Channel Two television reported on Monday.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 06:05
The government of South Africa is facing criticism for allowing arms exports to Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 07:12
Armenia’s armed forces will soon purchase new long-range weapons, Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian said Friday during a meeting with professors and students at the Yerevan State University of Economics.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 07:09
Russia will complete the ongoing delivery of about 100 T-90 tanks to Azerbaijan early next year and is ready to modernize older tanks used by the Azerbaijani army, according to a senior Russian defense industry official.
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 12:41

This week, President Barack Obama gave a speech announcing plans to train and equip Iraqi armed forces to help combat the terrorist group known as ISIS. Meanwhile, the Nigerian military carried out operations against Boko Haram. The United States also approved the sale of $145 million worth of military equipment to Brazil and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Georgian officials to discuss enhanced cooperation on security issues.