Greece; Israel to establish flight training complex for $1.65B

Greece; Israel to establish flight training complex for $1.65B

Israel has signed an agreement valued $1.65 billion with Greece to establish an International Flight Training Center for the Hellenic Air Force. Announcing the deal on Sunday, the Israel Ministry of Defense said it was the biggest defense agreement inked by the two countries till date. Israeli company Elbit Systems beat Canada’s CAE to win […]

Argentina; Air Force buys ten surplus C-12B Huron from US  

The Argentine Government has made official, through its publication in the Official Gazette, the purchase of 10 Beechcraft C-12B Huron aircraft for the Air Force for 16,671,767 dollars. The acquisition of these aircraft, which includes related services, is carried out with the United States Government through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. With the incorporation […]

Morocco; Air Force order 13 Bayraktar TB2A attack UAVs from Turkey

Morocco’s Royal Armed Forces signed an acquisition contract of 13 Bayraktar TB2 unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV) and related equipments with Turkey. The Bayraktar TB2 is a Turkish medium altitude long endurance (MALE) unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) capable of remotely controlled or autonomous flight operations. It is manufactured by Turkey′s Baykar company primarily for […]

Ukraine; Government may opt for nuclear armament if not accepted into NATO

Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk said that the country may opt to construct nuclear weapons to defend against Russia in case it is not accepted into Nato. The statement by the envoy follows ongoing military tensions with Russia and its ‘significant’ troop movement along Ukraine’s borders. In an interview, Melnyk was quoted by Deutschlandfunk […]

Thailand; Navy mulls additional indigenous OPV buy

According to information published by Defense Studies on April 15, 2021, for the fiscal year of 2022, the Royal Thai Navy may be able to supply a new offshore patrol vessel or OPV, priced at 6.5 billion baht. The Krabi-class Offshore Patrol Vessels are 295 feet (90 meters) long with an overall beam of 44 […]

Israel; Army selects new 4×4 commando recce vehicles

IAI will build the IDF’s new commando vehicle The Israeli Ministry of Defense has ordered dozens of Z-MAG units designed by Ido Cohen, with exceptional offenses in the field, and will be built in Be’er Sheva IAI Ramta plant. At the same time, a smaller model of the Zimag, weighing 1.5 tons, is bidding in […]

Egypt; Navy commissions surplus Italian FREMM

The ENS Bernees 1003, FREMM Carlo Bergamini-class, constructed by Italian company Fincantieri arrived at the Alexandria Naval Base to join the Egyptian Navy’s fleet. ENS Bernees was originally constructed as the Carlo Bergamini-class Emilio Bianchi before being acquired by Egyptian Navy and being renamed. The “Emilio Bianchi” vessel, like the other units, features a high […]

 Royal Malaysian Air Force looking for new fighter jet

The Royal Malaysian Air Force will acquire new Fighter Lead-In Trainer/ Light Combat Aircraft (FLIT/ LCA) aircraft within the next three years, Air Force Chief General Ackbal Abdul Samad said last December. He said under the RMAF Capability Development Plan 2055 (CAP55), the service planned to procure 36 aircraft (FLIT/ LCA) in phases, depending on […]

Russia; MoD to deploy Rezonans-N radar near Norwegian border

Russia’s Hypersonic Missile-Hunting Radar to Enter Combat Duty near Norway Border by late 2021 One of Russia’s Rezonans-N anti-hypersonic missile radar will enter combat service in the Arctic, some 30km away from the border with Norway, by the end of this year.   The first of these radars was deployed on the Novaya Zemlya archipelago […]

Venezuela; Army reveals V-100 & AMX-13 mine breaching conversions

Pictures published on Twitter show a display with two local-made new mine-clearing adaptations of a U.S.-made Cadillac Gage V-100 Commando and a French-made AMX-13 by the Venezuelan army. The Cadillac Gage Commando, frequently denoted as the M706 in U.S. military service, is an armored car designed to be amphibious. It was engineered by Cadillac Gage […]

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