The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract with the Beriev Aircraft Company for the purchase of six Beriev Be-200 amphibious planes, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) said on Friday.
(LONDON) — Britain’s Ministry of Defense says a Typhoon jet has been launched to investigate an incident involving a civilian aircraft. The defense ministry said the Typhoon launched Friday from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, eastern England. Show More Summary
The Euro Hawk is still making waves in Germany, even after the defense ministry pulled the plug on the surveillance drone project last week. The problems were obvious long before the debacle. The German representatives involved in the Euro Hawk project still sounded confident back in December of 2012. “The project has reached a level [...]
The U.K. Ministry of Defense has identified Wednesday's victim of the Woolwich psychopaths as Lee Rigby, father of a 2-year-old son and veteran of military campaigns from Cyprus to Afghanistan who was currently based in London as part of the drum corps. Read more...
Russia’s finance and defense ministries are considering postponing part of the country’s ambitious military revitalization plans. They must have a big spreadsheet that models what the oil and gas boom in the United States could do to energy prices and the balance of their budget in the coming decade. Kommersant via RIA Novosti | WSJ. [...]
India test-launched a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from the Russian-built guided missile frigate Tarkash off the coast of Goa on Wednesday, a defense ministry source told RIA Novosti.
On April 16, the Chinese Ministry of Defense released the eighth edition of China’s bi-annual white paper on defense since 1998. However, unlike the previous editions, this one does not reiterate China’s long-standing doctrine of no-first-use nuclear weapons. Show More Summary
North Korea launched another two short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan on Monday, marking the third straight day of firings, South Korea's defense ministry said, Yonhap reported.
North Korea launched on Sunday another short-range missile, a day after firing three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, Yonhap news agency reported, referring to South Korea’ Defense Ministry.
South Korea’s Ministry of Defense has reported that North Korea launched three short-range guided missiles off its east coast on Saturday. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a South Korean defense official said that “All missiles launched...Show More Summary
A group of Russian military observers will carry out two inspection missions over the United States under the Open Skies Treaty between May 19 and June 3, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
South Korea’s Ministry of Defense has detected three launches of short-range guided missiles by North Korea, it said.Two launches were fired on Saturday morning and another one in the afternoon, reports Yonhap news agency.The missiles...Show More Summary
North Korea fired three short-range missiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's Defense Ministry said, but the purpose of the launches was unknown.
The New Zealand Ministry of Defence only just finished awarding a $120-million contract to buy 10 SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite anti-submarine/anti-surface warfare helicopters from Kaman Corporation a week ago, but already the MoD is busy...Show More Summary
British MQ-9 Reapers have started operations from a base in Lincolnshire, North East England according to Ministry of Defense (MoD) reports. The British drones had been flown from Creech air force base, Nevada. Now the 10-strong fleet...Show More Summary
The Ministry of Defense in Oman has awarded Damen Shipyards Group a contract for the construction of a Sail Training Vessel (STV). The 87-metre square rigged, three-masted
The board of directors of Russia's Oboronservis defense property services company, which has been tainted by a string of fraud scandals, decided on Tuesday to fire its general director Sergei Khursevich, the Russian Defense Ministry reported.
After long negotiations between its ministry of finance and defense officials, Israel’s defense budget looks set to be reduced by 3 billion sheqels in 2014, with 1 NIS billion in reserves used to dampen cuts that were initially expected to be deeper: Globes | AFP | Jerusalem Post. The US Air Force will host an [...]
Russian military inspectors will make a surveillance flight over the territory of Bulgaria under the international Open Skies Treaty within a period starting Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry has reported.
Iran’s Navy will receive cruise missiles with a range of more than 300 kilometers, the director of Iran’s Defense Ministry’s Aerospace Organization said on Sunday.