Tajikistan; Russia grants BRDM-1M to the Army

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 […]

Indonesia; Navy orders Arrowhead 140 Frigates

According to a press release published by Babcock on September 16, 2021, the aerospace, defence and security company has secured the first export contract for its Arrowhead 140 (AH140) frigate through a design licence agreement with PT PAL Indonesia (Persero), a state-owned enterprise that builds and maintains ships for military and commercial use from its […]

Ukraine; MoD funds 80K6KS1 radar upgrade

The national MoD started operating a new radar detection station called 80K6KS1 ‘Phoenix’. It was integrated into the Buk-M1 anti-aircraft missile system. The Ukrainian MoD is moving forward with its plans to improve the country’s air defence equipment by putting into operation a new radar detection station called 80K6KS1 Phoenix, to integrate  into the Buk-M1 […]

Australia; French submarine deal scrapped in favor of US nuclear power technology

U.S. nuclear submarine technology wasn’t an option open to Australia when the deal for French diesel-electric submarines was signed in 2016. Australia decided to invest in U.S. nuclear-powered submarines and dump its contract with France to build diesel-electric submarines because of a changed strategic environment, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday. President Joe Biden […]

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