Defense News

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:30
Most recently, Turkey’s procurement agency released two requests for information (RFI) to task industry with research on two new types of drones: multicopter type strike drones and nano drones.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:26
Turkey’s military and procurement officials are mulling the options of upgrading hundreds of German-made Leopard 2 and U.S.-made M60 main battle tanks.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 07:02
Poland and Ukraine are discussing plans to launch a joint production effort of helicopters that could be used by the militaries of Central and Eastern European allies, according to Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 06:59
The Royal Saudi Air Force has used British-supplied cruise missiles against Houthi rebels in Yemen, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has confirmed.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:32
India and Russia are to announce a joint venture agreement to produce the Ka-226T light utility helicopter on Oct. 15, the first day of this weekend's meeting in Goa, India, of the association of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known as BRICS.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:27
In the aftermath of the spat between Poland and France over Warsaw’s decision to cancel the Caracal helicopter deal with Airbus Helicopters, the Polish Defence Ministry is most likely to purchase three A26-class submarines from Sweden’s Saab.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:23
In a careful speech in Rome on Friday, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg welcomed European plans for a tighter defense capability, but warned the continent against creating an “alternative” to NATO.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:21
India has begun a fresh program to acquire single-engine fighter aircraft to be built in India on the basis of foreign technology, as invitations have been sent privately through Indian Embassies to "some overseas participants" to partake in the program.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:11
The team of Lockheed Martin, MBDA Deutschland and Italy’s Leonardo submitted its complete proposal to the German government to develop the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS), hoping to be on contract in early 2017.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:06
A senior procurement official said Rolls-Royce’s proposal involves a production unit in Turkey to manufacture engines for the planned indigenous fighter jet, the TFX, as well as for helicopters, tanks and missiles.