Defense News

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 07:46
While the revised version is similar in content to the original draft presented to governments last month, it contains nine noticeable additions and four rewrites of existing text.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 07:57
The White House has approved long-pending fighter jet sales to Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait, the chairman of Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker confirmed Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:46
The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence has confirmed plans to acquire the Network Centric Air Defence System (NASAMS) from Norway’s Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace with the aim to boost the country’s air defense capabilities.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:34
Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thinks the mission to train allied air forces needs extra emphasis from the service, potentially including building in incentives for the airmen who do that mission.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:43
NATO hopes to deploy AWACS aircraft to the Middle East as early as October to support the US-led coalition’s fight against the Islamic State group, a top NATO official said Monday.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:32
The US State Department on Wednesday approved a potential $1.9 billion sale of KC-46A refueling tankers to Japan, moving Boeing one step closer to finalizing its first international deal for the aircraft.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:29
Negotiations are "nearly completed" for the United States and India to jointly produce the Javelin Anti-Tank Guided Missile, according to an Indian Ministry of Defense source.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:27
An Indian cabinet committee gave its approval Wednesday to a long-delayed deal for the purchase of 36 fighter jets from France's Dassault, as the country looks to counter China's growing military clout.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:04
The US Senate scuttled a measure to block the $1.15 billion sale of US tanks to Saudi Arabia, though a Hill fight is looming over another measure that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:02
The Pentagon's two top leaders said Wednesday that the U.S. military will keep forces deployed to the Middle East long after the defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.