Defense News

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 07:41
In an announcement based on a conference address by Dubi Lavi, MoD’s director of the Defense Exports Control Agency (DECA) that was established at US insistence, MoD outlined changes aimed at easing restrictions governing the marketing of non-classified products and services.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 06:59
US Senate Democrats voted down the 2017 Pentagon and Military Construction-Veterans Affairs spending bills on Tuesday for the third time, teeing up a stopgap funding resolution to avert a government shutdown.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:35
The commander in charge of US forces in Afghanistan has asked India to step up military aid in the Asian country. Gen. John Nicholson's call to action comes as Western sanctions against Russia is leading to a paucity of spares for Russian-made weaponry used by Afghan forces.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The US government’s military foreign-assistance programs are facing a quiet but consequential overhaul that has State Department officials privately balking at proposed changes to the division of labor between Foggy Bottom and the Pentagon.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As troops from 24 nations convened last month in Poland for exercise Anakonda, meant to showcase NATO’s unity vis-à-vis Russia, some European countries successfully worked behind the scenes to soften the symbolism of ground troops maneuvering so closely to Moscow’s back yard.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Polish government intends to finalize an agreement with the US government by the end of the year to buy the Raytheon-made Patriot air-and-missile defense system, the Polish defense minister said.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Coinciding with a visit by Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall, India today awarded Boeing a $1 billion contract for the purchase of four more P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft to be flown by the country's navy pilots.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 06:49
The Israeli Navy’s “ultimate answer” to the Russian Yakhont anti-ship sea-skimming cruise missile has been validated in India for land-based air defenders, according to India’s Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), the prime contractor for the joint program known here as Barak-8.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 06:42
Technology developers from the US and Israel have concluded an intensive missile defense war game simulating five full days of coordinated, multidirectional missile and rocket attacks on the Israeli homefront, officials from both countries announced Wednesday.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 06:41
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has indicated his country’s desire to acquire V-22 aircraft — a purchase that would be part of a new military aid deal he said he hopes to conclude with Washington.