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Recent content from Jane's 360: IHS Jane's Defence Weekly - Digital, Online and Print Magazine

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    Key Points A LAF victory against the Islamic State has been tarnished by a Hizbullah ceasefire deal The remaining militants have been given safe passage to eastern Syria A ceasefire deal that gave dozens of Islamic State militants safe passage to eastern Syria has marred a successful Lebanese

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    China’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) has announced that it will strengthen its patrols and garrisons near the Doklam (also known as Dong Lang) tri-junction where the disputed borders between the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, China, and India lie. The statement, which was made by MND

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    The Belgian Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) Battalion in Heverlee, east of Brussels, presented its new RQ-11B Raven tactical mini unmanned aerial system (UAS) on 31 August. The Belgian Ravens will be operated by a platoon of the ISTAR Battalion. The

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    The Australian government will launch the pilot phase of a plan to increase engagement with local industry on defence procurement programmes in the coming months, Defence Minister Marise Payne announced on 31 August. As part of the Local Industry Capability Plan bidders for major defence facilities

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    Assertions made earlier this month that the technical know-how and design configuration of the rocket motors used in the most recent Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches may have come from Ukraine have sparked a round of political

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    The Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) has signed an agreement with a domestic trading group to strengthen procurement and related defence offset procedures, the government announced on 2 September. The memorandum of agreement (MOA) calls on the Philippine International Trading

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    Indonesia's Ministry of State Owned Enterprises has appointed a new president director for military aerospace company PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI). The ministry said on 1 September that Elfien Guntoro will replace Budi Santoso, who has led PTDI since 2007. Guntoro joins PTDI from state-owned

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    At a joint press conference in Lithuania with Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis on 1 September, US Army Europe (USAREUR) commander Lieutenant General Ben Hodges appealed to Russia to allow global media to observe exercise Zapad 2017 on 14–20 September. Official estimates put the likely

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    Russia's Remdizel – Defence Solutions (RD-DS) company has developed the K-4386 Taifun mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle intended for airborne troops and special forces, which it unveiled at the recent Army-2017 exhibition held outside Moscow from 22-27 August. The K-4386 is a 4x4

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    The largest replenishment ship to be built for China's People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has entered service. Named Hulun Hu (with pennant number 965), the 240 m-long ship was commissioned in a ceremony held on 1 September at the Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) facility on Longxue Island

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    North Korea carried out on 3 September what it claimed was a successful underground test of a hydrogen bomb designed to be mounted on its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). The country’s sixth and largest nuclear test thus far was carried out “to examine and confirm the

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    Russia's Tula-based Instrument Design Bureau (KBP), a subsidiary of the High-Precision Weapons holding, has developed the ShAK-12 heavy assault rifle, which it unveiled at the KBP firing range. The ShAK-12 is intended for engaging soldiers wearing body armour, under light cover or in soft-skin

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    India’s former commerce minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, was appointed the country’s first full-time woman defence minister on 3 September, succeeding Arun Jaitley, who had been in charge of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) since March. The 58-year old Sitharaman will officially take over the

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    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is looking to secure further expansion in India through partnerships with local firms, Shalom Revivo, IAI’s executive director of international sales and marketing, has told Jane’s . Earlier in 2017 IAI announced a host of partnerships in the country

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    Key Points China has called on Indonesia to stop using the term 'North Natuna Sea' in official maps and documents Issue is likely to remain a thorn in diplomatic ties between Beijing and Jakarta despite growing defence relations The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dispatched a diplomatic

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    The Brazilian Army plans to buy a fleet of 12 fixed-wing light utility aircraft beginning in 2025 as part of Army Strategic Program Army Aviation (Pg EE AvEx), the service told Jane’s . Pg EE AvEx, which is to run from 2018 to 2037, includes several projects. Project Expansion of Logistics

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    In the wake of North Korea’s sixth and largest nuclear test to date, US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in have agreed to lift the warhead weight limit for South Korean missiles stipulated in US-South Korean guidelines. During a 4 September telephone

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    The US Department of State has approved a possible USD360 million Foreign Military Sale to Australia of an upgrade programme for Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk multimission helicopters, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a 31 August statement. The government in Canberra had

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    Key Points The US Air Force anticipates F-35 oxygen system testing to last through the end of 2017 The service, earlier this year, restricted the aircraft’s flight envelope after physiological issues The US Air Force (USAF) anticipates testing for the on-board oxygen generation system

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    Key Points HMS Argyll is the first Royal Navy Duke-class Type 23 frigate to complete a life extension refit Sea Ceptor is being retrofitted to all 13 Type 23 frigates to replace the GWS 26 Mod 1 VL Seawolf point defence system The first UK Royal Navy (RN) Duke-class Type 23 frigate to complete

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