Arms Sales

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 06:07
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited Georgia, and on the agenda was Georgia's planned purchase of American military helicopters and Georgia's joining the emerging U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 07:22
Turkey has resumed talks with France on purchasing a new missile system after negotiations on a controversial deal with a U.S.-blacklisted Chinese company hit a rock, the Turkish president was reported Sunday as saying.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 06:16
The Pentagon held talks with top Georgian military officials Sunday about moving forward with Tbilisi’s desire to purchase Sikorsky Blackhawk helicopters.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 08:10
Congress wants to clamp down on leftover military equipment going to local police departments, but what will happen to all that surplus gear?
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 06:52
Turkey has delivered the last four F-16 fighter aircraft it upgraded for the Pakistani Air Force, the company tasked with the work said Sept. 2.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:27
Azerbaijan is acquiring 12 new coast guard vessels from Israel and is discussing the possibility of buying naval corvettes, as well.
Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:30

Middle East and North Africa

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 11:24

The New York Times’ reported that the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cooperated to execute airstrikes against Islamist fighters in Tripoli, Libya twice over the past several weeks. If this is true, it would be an unusual step in overt military tactics for two important recipients of U.S. military equipment. 

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 07:15
Chad’s air force will soon take delivery of its second and final C-27J Spartan from Alenia Aermacchi, which is currently test flying this last aircraft in Italy.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 08:35
For a fifth time since September, Turkey’s procurement authorities extended a deadline for all three bidders in a disputed air defense contract to submit their renewed proposals.