Defense News

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 06:35
The Egyptian parliament has approved government plans to secure a €3.37 billion (US $3.76 billion) loan to fund the acquisition of weapons and military equipment, including Navy vessels and fighter jets, as part of the country's ongoing force modernization program, a new
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 06:23
Britain said Saturday it was sending more troops to Iraq to bolster its mission training up the armed forces taking on the Islamic State jihadist group.
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 06:39
A measure to block the $700 million sale of eight U.S. F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan was scuttled in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, though U.S. financing for the deal was on hold.
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 06:22
Arlington-based ITC Defense Corp won a $7.7 million contract through a foreign military sale to develop and field a system to help Kuwait keep track of its military vehicles.
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 06:12
"Across the Middle East and North Africa, NATO is working to develop and strengthen the defense and security sectors of our partners. We have worked with Egypt’s military to introduce new mine detection and clearing technology. We are developing a program with Tunisia to train their special forces.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 06:17
Israel’s Missile Defense Organization and state-owned Rafael have started delivering major components of the new U.S.-Israel David’s Sling Weapon System (DSWS) to its intended user, the Israel Air Force.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 06:11
he Algerian Ministry of National Defense (MND) and Russian aircraft manufacturer Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association (NAPO) are likely to sign a deal for the sale of 12 Sukhoi-34 "Fullback" striker aircraft before the end of 2016, Russian news service TASS has reported.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 06:42
The global transfer of major arms has risen in recent years, with the United States increasing its dominance of the trade while the flow of weaponry to Africa, Asia and the Middle East has increased, a new study published Monday showed.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 06:26
Germany is considering sending troops to Tunisia to help train soldiers in the fight against the Islamic State group, a newspaper report said on Sunday.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 06:23
Russian state-owned aircraft manufacturer Russian Aircraft Corporation has announced the sale of 50 MiG-29 M/M2 fighter jets to a North African country, which was not named for customer confidentiality reasons.