The Russian military recently conducted test launches of air-to-air guided missiles from the heavy stealth attack drone “Okhotnik” (Hunter) creating a new role for it as a fighter-interceptor to accompany the Su-57 fighter jet. Conducted at the Ashuluk training ground, the tests will make the stealth drone a major threat to enemy fighter jets due […]
US Oshkosh Defense announced an international contract for the delivery of 59 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) to NATO and non-NATO allies – including Lithuania, North Macedonia, and Brazil.
Defense Minister Radmila Sekerinska, has presented the national 2021 defense budget standing at 11 billion Denars (US$ 214.2M.) Northern Macedonia this year again increased its defense the budget by 0.2% of GDP, moving towards the desired NATO target of 2%.
The Canadian navy’s new frigates will get a cutting-edge radar system that has never before been installed on a warship — a recent decision that quietly ended a heated debate within the $60 billion warship program. The Lockheed Martin-built AN/SPY-7 radar will be installed on the new warships despite a furious back-room lobbying campaign by […]
Hungary has become the sixth NATO member and 12th country to buy the Kongsberg NASAMS surface-to-air missile system. Its version will use AMRAAM and AMRAAM-ER missiles and Raytheon’s Sentinel radar, and will enter service in 2023. Under the agreement, we will have one of the most modern ground-based anti-aircraft missile systems in the world from […]
The Peruvian Government has confirmed that the defense budget for the sector for fiscal year 2021 shall be US$ 2,062.21 million.
The Croatian Army’s M2A2 Operation Desert Storm (ODS) Bradley Fighting vehicles may be modernized for $757 million as requested by the government. The U.S. State Department green lit Croatia’s request to refurbish 76 of these vehicles and related equipment today. The contract covers 84 M240 machine guns, 1103 TOW 2A Radio Frequency (RF) missiles; 16 […]
Germany has joined a European Union-endorsed project aimed at intercepting a new generation of hypersonic missiles too fast for existing defensive systems. Nudged by France, Berlin changed its status from an observer nation to a participant country in the so-called TWISTER effort on Oct. 24, a Defence Ministry spokesman confirmed to Defense News. The acronym […]
BAE Systems has been awarded a 15-year contract worth £2.4bn for the supply of munitions to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD). This new agreement, which will supersede the current contract due to conclude at the end of 2022, will guarantee the delivery of munitions products and engineering support to the UK Armed Forces. The […]
According to pictures released by the Serbian MoD (Ministry of Defense) on November 28, 2020, during an official ceremony attended by Aleksandra Vučić, the President of Serbia, the Serbian army has unveiled its latest acquisition of new Russian-made main battle tanks T-72B1MS dubbed “White Eagle”. The T-72B1MS dubbed “White Eagle” is an upgraded version of […]