Poland; Government approves 2022 defense budget

Poland; Government approves 2022 defense budget

The Ministry of Finances announced that Poland’s budget is to be amended, with an increase of defence expenditure of PLN 6.3 billion, or approx. USD 1.6 billion (12.2%). This means that the GDP share of defence spending could be around 2.4% or higher. The release issued by the Ministry of Finances reads: National defence expenditure […]

Morocco; Air Force receives first Turkish CUAV

Turkey Delivers First Bayraktar TB2 UAVs to Morocco Turkey reportedly handed over first units of Bayraktar TB2 combat drones to Morocco last week. The Royal Moroccan Armed Forces (Far-Maroc) signed an agreement with Turkish drone maker Baykar Savunma for 13 Bayraktar TB2s in April. The contract was worth 626 million Moroccan dirhams ($70 million). This […]

UK-France; Australian submarine row casts doubts over FC/ASW program

Decisions on new British-French cruise missile are left hanging after submarine row Progress on the development of a new cruise missile for the British and French militaries could become a victim in the row over the nuclear submarine pact announced by Australia, the U.S. and U.K. last week. France has canceled a meeting set to […]

Tajikistan; Russia grants BRDM-1M to the Army

According to Novosti, after the withdrawal of the US and other armed forces from Afghanistan, the situation in Central Asia becomes more unstable. Therefore, in order to strengthen the border with Afghanistan, Russia has transferred a consignment of military equipment to Tajikistan. The Russian ministry of Defense handed over to the Tajik army 12 modernized […]

Canada; CAF orders apg-79(v)4 radars for Hornets fighters

Raytheon has won a contract worth $140.37 million to deliver AESA radars to be fitted on Canada’s C/F-18A fleet. “Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, is awarded a $140.37 million modification to a previously awarded contract. This modification adds scope to procure 36 AN/APG-79(V)4 radar systems in support of radar integration into the C/F-18A aircraft for […]

Argentina; MoD selects Pakistani JF-17 jet fighter

Argentina’s Mod intends to purchase 12 JF-17A Block III fighters from Pakistan according to a draft budget presented to the nations congress. Open Source Intelligence account @PSFAERO uncovered the news earlier today. He tweeted the following: “ARGENTINA SELECTS PAKISTAN’S THUNDER JET – The Government of Argentina has officially included $664 Million in funding for the […]

UK; Army launches hybrid electric tactical vehicles program

The British Army is moving towards electrification of battlefield vehicles, it announced last week at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition. Electrification, the process of reducing dependency on fossil fuels, has become increasingly prevalent in civilian life, with the proliferation of smart home energy, electric cars and clean public transport. But these initiatives […]

Mauritius; India grants DO-228 to the Coast Guard

India has officially handed over a Do 228 turboprop aircraft to the Mauritius Coast Guard, which will lease it for maritime security duties. The Indian Navy said the aircraft (MSN 4059) was handed over to the Maritime Air Squadron of the National Coast Guard on 13 September. The High Commissioner of India to Mauritius, Nandini […]

Italy, UK; F-35’s to be armed with SPEAR and Meteor missiles

BAE Systems, MBDA to arm UK, Italian F-35 Jets with SPEAR, Meteor Missiles BAE Systems and MBDA secured additional funding to complete the integration of SPEAR and Meteor missiles on the UK and Italian F-35 fleets. This builds on the successful integration work that commenced in 2019 by BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin and MBDA to […]

UK; MoD approves £400M for Chinook, C-17 upgrades

The UK Ministry of Defence said it is investing £400 million to equip Chinook helicopters with defensive systems, and to upgrade the C-17 Globemaster fleet. UK’s C-17 fleet – which recently played a key role in the UK’s evacuation from Afghanistan – will receive a £324 million investment. This will upgrade software and hardware to […]

Scroll to top