Defense News

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 06:06
The expected decision by the U.S. to boost funding for the European Reassurance Initiative (ERI) in fiscal 2017 is welcome news, but Georgia would like to have US gear prepositioned inside its border, said Georgian Minister of Defense Tinatin Khidasheli.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 06:39
Gulf Arab allies have focused too much on building up airpower and not enough on training and equipping competent ground forces, hindering the ability to go after the Islamic State group, US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter warned Congress Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 06:37
Kuwait's government has asked parliament for $20.5 billion in additional funds for defense purchases over the next 10 years, local media and a minister said Tuesday.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 06:33
Turkey is likely to pursue an indigenous long-range air and anti-missile defense system since recently canceling a competition, although analysts are split over how much foreign help local companies will need.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 06:27
Germany is planning to deploy 1,200 troops to help France in the fight against Islamic State jihadists in Syria, its army chief said Sunday, in what would be the military's biggest deployment abroad.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:25
Russian State Technologies Corporation (ROSTEC) says it is holding pre-contract delivery negotiations for the supply of the Antey 2500 and Buk missile systems ordered by Egypt in 2014 to upgrade the capabilities of its Air Defense Force (ADF).
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 06:12
A U.S. Air Force investigation has concluded that four civilians, potentially including a child, were likely killed in a March 13, 2015, airstrike near al-Hatra, Iraq.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:46
The defense ministers of France and the United States agreed Sunday on "concrete steps" to intensify cooperation against the Islamic State group, the Pentagon said.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:35
The Sultanate of Oman is interested in acquiring tanks from German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), according to a press report.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 06:15
Lebanon has finalized the acquisition of six A-29 Super Tucano turboprop aircraft from Embraer Defense & Security and Sierra Nevada Corporation, an Embraer official said at the Dubai Air Show Monday.