Defense News

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 07:59
India will not implement blanket blacklisting of foreign defense companies charged with corruption under a newly finalized policy that likely will be made public this month, said an Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) official.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 07:32
The European Union’s major Battle Group will this month launch a key exercise in Italy ahead of a six-month tour of duty as it expands its membership to five European countries.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 07:04
Turkey’s top defense procurement panel has agreed to officially order a second batch of F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation multirole fighter aircraft under the multinational Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 07:01
As Russia continues to act aggressively in the Baltic Sea, the United States and Sweden need to focus on ways to improve military collaboration, a new analysis authored by Magnus Nordenman, director of the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Security Initiative, says.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 07:06
Thales’ share of an Indian order for 36 Dassault Aviation Rafale fighter jets boosted the order book by €1.1 billion (US $1.2 billion), marking a 24 percent rise in the first nine months from a year ago, the defense electronics company reported.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 07:37
India's Defence Acquisition Council, headed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, has cleared the purchase from the US of 145 M777 ultralight howitzers through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:42
The first-ever defense deal between India and Japan is back on track after two years as Japan has offered a price concession for the purchase of 12 US-2 amphibious aircraft for the Indian Navy, according to an official with the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD).
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:40
The defense agreement made between India and Russia on Saturday is being viewed by some analysts as a resurrection of a strategic partnership between the two countries following a four-year gap in defense ties.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:38
The Bulgarian Ministry of Defence has amended the technical specification of its fighter jet tender in a way that favors the purchase of used F-16s from Portugal, Bulgarian lawmakers have revealed to the country’s parliament.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:37
The organization responsible for policing single-source defense contracts in Britain is to look at whether U.S. foreign military sales (FMS) and other government-to-government (G2G) deals should be scrutinized to ensure taxpayers' money is being spent effectively, a top Ministry of Defence (MoD) official has told Parliament.