US; Boeing unveils C-17 modified to launch hypersonic missiles

US; Boeing unveils C-17 modified to launch hypersonic missiles

 A new REVOLVER launcher system, designed to fit within the cargo compartment of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, has been unveiled, showcasing unprecedented capabilities in deploying Boeing X-51A Waverider hypersonic cruise missiles. This state-of-the-art launcher features two sequentially installed drums and an advanced electromagnetic catapult mechanism, enabling the rapid launch of up to 12 Boeing […]

Croatia, MoD Joint Procurement of CAESAR Howitzers with France

On June 17, 2024, during the EUROSATORY exhibition in Paris, the Republic of Croatia signed a significant Framework Agreement with France to procure 155 mm CAESAR self-propelled howitzers. This agreement marks a collaborative step forward in enhancing Croatia’s defense capabilities. The agreement was signed by a delegation from the Croatian Ministry of Defense, led by […]

Romania; MoD selects Korean K9 SP howitzers

Hanwha Aerospace, a prominent South Korean defense contractor, has successfully expanded the market for its K9 self-propelled artillery to Romania. With this agreement, Romania becomes the tenth country to adopt the K9, further cementing its reputation as a standard artillery system among Western nations. The South Korean Ministry of National Defense announced on June 19, […]

Ukraine; Army sets to get 54 RCH 155 SP Howitzers from KNDS.

The Armed Forces of Ukraine will bolster their artillery capabilities with 54 of the latest RCH 155 wheeled self-propelled howitzers, according to the press service of the French-German defense conglomerate KNDS (KMW+Nexter Defense Systems). However, the company has not disclosed further details of the agreement. In February, the German government announced that Ukraine would receive […]

Nigeria; Air Force unveils plan to acquire 50 new aircraft

The Nigerian air force announced on 18, June 2024, its intention to acquire 50 new aircraft to enhance its capabilities against armed gangs and terrorists in northwest Nigeria. This announcement was made by Marshal Hassan Bala Abubakar, Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Air Force, during the inauguration of new military facilities, including two […]

Armenia; MoD orders CAESAR Howitzers from France

On the sidelines of Eurosatory 2024, a leading event for the defense and security industry, Armenia signed a major contract with France for the acquisition of CAESAR cannons. This new agreement marks an important step in strengthening defense relations between the two countries, which have been growing for some time. French Defense Minister Sébastien Lecornu […]

Colombia; First occurrence of soldiers injured in a drone attack

The General Command of the Colombian Military Forces (CGFM) has reported that three soldiers were injured following a drone attack by FARC-EP dissidents in the southwest of the country. The events occurred on June 12, when at 12:30 pm, the Army’s Bisonte-2 unit was attacked three times by drones that launched – under the pendulum […]

Romania; Army receives 1st. Turkish TB2 attack drones

The Romanian army have initiated the qualitative and quantitative reception procedures for their first Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aircraft system, according to Defense Romania online defense magazine. This significant step marks the beginning of a new era in Romania’s military capabilities, with the first training flights for Romanian pilots expected by the end of this […]

UAE; MoD signs $3.5B. order for South Korea’s M-SAM  

The United Arab Emirates has finalized a $3.5 billion preliminary agreement with South Korea to procure the M-SAM mid-range air defense missile system. This deal, initially struck in 2022, marks a pivotal step in the UAE’s ongoing efforts to enhance its national security infrastructure. According to TacticalReport, the UAE Air Force and Air Defense (UAE-AFAD) […]

Ukraine; Estonia donates French Mistral man-portable SAMs

On June 11th, 2024, Estonian Minister of Defense, Hanno Pevkur, announced that Estonia will provide an undisclosed number of Mistral man-portable short-range air defense systems and missiles to Ukraine as part of a new military assistance package. The Mistral systems, manufactured in France, are designed to target low-altitude aircraft and can be mounted on various […]

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