Military Equipment

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 06:34
The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, has posted a picture and video of its fighters using an American-made BGM-71 TOW anti-tank missile on an Assad regime tank.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 07:38
South African company Rippel Effect Systems has landed another contract for IGS-4S day/night sights for the Colombian Army which has now standardised on this item of equipment from Rippel for all its cavalry requirements.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 06:48
With vast inland, regional, and wider maritime interests to address, as noted in 2013 by IHS Jane's , Peru's government must contend with a huge range of diverse maritime responsibilities, and consequently requires a broad spectrum of capabilities as an asset designed for operating in one environment may not be so suited to operating in another.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 06:33
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that his army is taking the offensive against the Islamic State group but needs more air power and heavy weaponry to prevail.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 07:41
A French satellite company has suspended a deal with Moscow to build spy satellites for the Russian military amid U.S. concerns the satellites will contain U.S.-origin technology and violate sanctions and U.S. export controls.
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 09:08
Yemen’s Houthi fighters have received shipments of heavy weapons via Red Sea ports under their control, Yemeni government sources told Asharq Al-Awsat on Saturday. Militia groups loyal to the Shi’ite movement, which continues to advance in a number of regions across Yemen, received the weapons shipments via the Red Sea ports of Midi, Hodeidah and Al-Khokha from an allied “Islamic” country, likely the Islamic Republic of Iran, which some Gulf states accuse of backing the movement, according to the sources.
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 06:41
Nigeria has seized an aircraft loaded with at least one military helicopter and heavy weapons bound for Chad that made an unscheduled landing at Kano airport in northern Nigeria, airport and security officials said Sunday.
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 06:37
Tribal fighters battling the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) for control of the disputed city of Hit in Iraq’s western Anbar province warned on Sunday that they were running critically short of ammunition.
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 06:30
The House on Wednesday cleared legislation to extend the Pentagon's ability to transfer surplus military stockpiles to Israel for another year.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 06:43
The United States is creating a vigorous vetting process to weed out undesirables among the Syrian rebels it will train to fight Islamic State, but some of the new recruits will be familiar faces requiring far more limited screening.