Military Equipment

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A tweet posted last week by Peter Singer, a co-author of the book Ghost Fleet and a strategist at the New America Foundation, shows his book couched up against what appears to be a Battelle DroneDefender anti-drone rifle in a tent at Fire Base Bell outside Makhmour, Iraq.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The first shipment from Morocco’s order of 220 M1 Abrams battle tanks arrived in Morocco on Sunday. According to the American Defense Security and Cooperation Agency, negotiations between the Kingdom and the United States for the tanks began in 2012. Morocco planned to purchase 200 Abrams tanks, complete with parts, equipment, support, and training, for over $1 billion.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The desert-based shipyard of state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will soon deliver three new Super Dvora Mk3 fast patrol craft to the Israel Navy, a Navy officer told Defense News on Wednesday. The first of the three vessels, purchased from IAI’s Beersheba-based Ramta Division in September 2013, arrived at the Navy’s Mediterranean base in Ashdod last month and is now undergoing acceptance trials.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Malawi is in discussions with India’s Ashok Leyland over the potential supply of up to 500 vehicles for military and civil purposes, covering everything from armoured personnel carriers to fuel trucks.
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.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A group of Republican lawmakers is pressing the White House to approve long-delayed fighter jet sales to Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar and open up about why it has taken so long. The sales have been pending for more than two years, but the White House has not yet allowed them to move forward.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Brazilian firm Embraer hopes to spur growth in its defense sector through a combination of ongoing sales of its A-29 Super Tucano, an increased focus on border surveillance, and the official launch of its KC-390 multirole aircraft.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:48
A notification released by the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) on 6 July has revealed that Israel plans to acquire eight surplus US Navy SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopters for its new corvettes.
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.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 06:47
US shipbuilder Swiftships has been awarded a contract to build four 28 metre long coastal patrol vessel kits for Egypt, which will assemble the craft in Alexandria.

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