Arms Sales

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00
The US State Department has approved two new lots of weapon sales to Iraq at a time when that government is desperately trying to fight off the encroachment of the militant Sunni Islamic State.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 07:21
The United States military-industrial complex, battered by budget cuts and drops in domestic procurement, made it clear at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow that it is targeting the world market as never before.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 13:41

This week the President of Honduras asked for a ‘Plan Colombia’ for his country, the Pentagon trained more Mexican military members and U.S. Southern Command completed its six-week training mission in Belize. Read these stories and other highlights below. 

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 06:40
Former South African president Thabo Mbeki was grilled Thursday over a multi-billion-dollar arms deal tainted by charges of corruption and kickbacks which have dogged the government for a decade.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:10
The Kazakh defense minister announced $2.6 billion in profit from arms deals made at the KADEX defense expo.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:52
Paramount Group has started handing over the second tranche of 60 armoured vehicles for Azerbaijan, having previously delivered a first batch of 30 vehicles to that country’s armed forces.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:44
Raytheon is aiming to sign a deal worth $2 billion with Qatar by year end for the supply of Patriot missile defense systems, officials said at the Farnborough International Airshow on Tuesday.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 08:00
Rusia y Brasil llevan regateando desde hace varios años por la venta, por parte de Moscú, de un sistema de defensa antiaérea para las Fuerzas Armadas brasileñas. El documento firmado este lunes especifica que, en agosto de este año, representantes de Brasil participarán en unas maniobras o demostración con fuego real de este sistema de defensa.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 07:55
El presupuesto militar en América Latina ha experimentado un crecimiento del 61% entre 2004 y 2013. Por eso “Rusia lo ha elegido como su objetivo comercial” explica el investigador del SIPRI Siemon T. Wezeman.