Defense News

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 06:04
The United Arab Emirates armed forces has ordered Patria AMV 8x8 armored wheeled vehicles.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 08:31
Kuwait is expected to sign a deal to buy 28 Eurofighter aircraft on Jan. 31, an Italian Ministry of Defense source has told Defense News.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 06:42
A trio of former heavyweight Obama administration officials Tuesday told lawmakers that the Islamic State group has metastasized and the U.S. must intensify its efforts to fight it militarily and politically.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 06:37
The U.S. Congress is reported to have stymied Pakistani efforts to further acquire F-16 fighter jets, according to reports in local media. Analysts say the move could have implications for the bilateral relationship at a sensitive time if the proposed deal stalls altogether.
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 06:49
Saudi Arabia has turned down a US Navy offer to build four frigates based on the Lockheed Martin littoral combat ship (LCS) design, sources familiar with the situation said, but the move is thought to be part of a continuing negotiation over price and schedule, not a rejection of the overall deal.
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 07:01
The Sultanate of Oman has requested more than 400 TOW 2 missiles as part of its ground defense integration program, according to the US State Department.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 06:40
The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived in the Turkish capital to discuss "various aspects" of the allied fight against the Islamic State group.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 07:46
Pakistan continues to talk to the US about purchasing a new tranche of F-16 fighters, but analysts here warn that it is unclear if or when such a deal could close.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 06:55
Turkish defense companies are chasing contracts worth several billion dollars in Saudi Arabia, according to Turkish procurement officials. The officials said that one Turkish armored vehicles maker, FNSS, is looking to win a contract that may be worth up to $10 billion to supply scores of armored vehicles.
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 08:17
Russian Helicopters says it will supply the Egyptian Navy with 46 Ka-52K (Kamov-52 "Katran") naval attack helicopters to equip the two Mistraal-class helicopter carrier amphibious assaults ships acquired from France last year.