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- 07/23/17--17:00: _Sri Lanka Navy rece...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _South Korea pushing...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _Sener delivers 2016...
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- 07/23/17--17:00: _Indian Navy lacks s...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _Indian Army critica...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _India reports sharp...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _India progresses sa...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _Hardened German sta...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _Czech MoD poised to...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _China orders four m...
- 07/23/17--17:00: _Brazilian Navy re-c...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _UK launches defence...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _Turkey replaces def...
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- 07/24/17--17:00: _Lynx Wildcat produc...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _Jordan receives add...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _India considers lib...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _IAF loses 29 aircra...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _F-35 tracking to SD...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _EU extends 'Sophia'...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _Dozens killed in Ka...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _Czech Senate endors...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _China aims to be a ...
- 07/24/17--17:00: _Beijing says interc...
- 07/23/17--17:00: Sri Lanka Navy receives largest warship to date
- 07/23/17--17:00: South Korea pushing to revise missile guidelines, says report
- 07/23/17--17:00: Sener delivers 2016 earnings
- 07/23/17--17:00: Indian Navy lacks safety structures, says India's CAG
- 07/23/17--17:00: Indian Army critically short of ammunition, says CAG
- 07/23/17--17:00: India reports sharp increase in ceasefire violations along LoC
- 07/23/17--17:00: India progresses sale of BEML
- 07/23/17--17:00: Czech MoD poised to secure Nexter 6x6, Iveco 4x4 procurement
- 07/23/17--17:00: China orders four more Mi-171E helicopters
- 07/23/17--17:00: Brazilian Navy re-considering Skyhawk modernisation programme
- 07/24/17--17:00: UK launches defence plans review
- 07/24/17--17:00: Nigerian Air Force builds up training capabilities
- 07/24/17--17:00: Lynx Wildcat production to remain in UK
- 07/24/17--17:00: Jordan receives additional Black Hawk helos
- 07/24/17--17:00: India considers liberalising foreign investment rules for defence
- 07/24/17--17:00: IAF loses 29 aircraft in accidents over five years
- 07/24/17--17:00: F-35 tracking to SDD flight trials completion by end of year
- 07/24/17--17:00: EU extends 'Sophia' naval mission in Mediterranean to end of 2018
- 07/24/17--17:00: Dozens killed in Kabul car bomb attack
- 07/24/17--17:00: China aims to be a world leader in artificial intelligence
India's state-owned Goa Shipyard Limited has delivered the first of two 105.7 m-long advanced offshore patrol vessels (AOPVs) to the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN).
The ship, which will be known as SLNS Sayurala (with pennant number P623) once it enters service, was handed over to the service during a 22
The government in Seoul is pushing to revise the missile guidelines developed with Washington to double the maximum weight of warheads mounted on South Korean ballistic missiles from the current 500 kg, the Yonhap news agency reported on 24 July citing unnamed sources.
The South Korean government
Spanish engineering group Sener returned to net profits in 2016 at fractionally under EUR17 million (USD20 million), a year after turning in losses of EUR71.7 million.
The turning point came as the group, which includes aerospace and defence supplier divisions, agreed last year to sell off its
The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), General Joe Dunford, has publicly acknowledged that North Korea is capable of launching what he called “a limited missile attack”.
“Kim Jong-un’s regime is tied to [the country's] nuclear programme, and what I can tell the
India’s Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in a report that the absence of a central structure in the Indian Navy (IN) to deal with safety issues resulted in 38 accidents between 2007 and 2016 in which 33 naval personnel, including officers, died.
Tabled in the Indian Parliament on 21
The Indian Army’s (IA’s) ammunition stocks are barely enough to enable the service to fight a 10-day war, the country’s Comptroller and Auditors General (CAG) said in a report tabled in the Indian parliament on 21 July.
The CAG revealed that 121 of 152 types of ammunition –
India has registered a sharp increase in the number of ceasefire violations carried out by neighbouring Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in the state of Jammu and Kashmir over the past six-and-a-half months, according to a 21 July statement issued by India's Press Information Bureau (PIB).
The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed a plan to divest a 26% stake in state-owned defence company BEML, formerly known as Bharat Earth Movers Limited.
In a press release published on 21 July, the MoD said the government has given its in-principal approval for the “strategic
Germany is reviewing relations with Ankara in a wide range of areas, including arms exports. Asked for confirmation of a 21 July report in the tabloid newspaper Bild that arms exports to Turkey were being frozen, a German Economics Ministry spokesman told Jane's on 24 July that all licences for such
The Czech Ministry of Defence (MoD) received approval from the cabinet of ministers on 24 July to procure 62 Nexter Titus 6x6 mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles and 80 Iveco 4x4 armoured modular vehicles (AMVs) for the Army of the Czech Republic (ACR) in 2020-24 worth a total of CZK9.5
China has ordered four additional Mi-171E multirole medium helicopters from Russia, according to a 21 July statement issued by Russia’s arms export agency Rosoboronexport.
"We signed a contract for the supply of an additional batch of Mi-171E transport helicopters and their assets to
The Brazilian Navy is re-considering the number of Boeing (Douglas) AF-1/AF-1A Skyhawk (A-4KU and TA-4KU) fighters to be modernised by Embraer Defesa & Segurança to the AF-1B/C standard, the service told Jane’s .
The final total number of modernised jets is being re-evaluated due to
A review of the implementation of the UK defence and security plans has been launched, according to a surprise announcement by the UK Cabinet Office.
The review will look at the “UK national security capabilities, in support of the ongoing implementation” of the 2015 National Security
Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik was replaced by Nurettin Canikli, one of the deputy prime ministers, in a cabinet reshuffle on 19 July. Isik is now a deputy prime minister.
This was followed on 21 July by the first appointments by Turkey’s civilian Interior Ministry to the
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is strengthening its training capabilities to meet the demands of a major expansion that has involved reactivating and procuring fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters in recent years. This has resulted in a need for additional aircrews and prompted the NAF to send officers
Leonardo Helicopters is to retain production of its AgustaWestland AW159 Lynx Wildcat at the company's Yeovil facility in the United Kingdom, the government announced on 25 July.
The Minister for Defence Procurement, Harriett Baldwin, said that future Wildcat fabrication will stay in the United
The Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) has received into service a further two Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk helicopters to augment the 24 it already fields.
The event, which was announced by the US Embassy in Jordan on 23 July, involved the delivery of helicopters to Jordan aboard a US Air Force (USAF)
The move is intended to stimulate massive investment over the next five years
Reports indicate that liberalisation will look to support key defence segments
The government of India is considering moves to further liberalise foreign direct investment (FDI) rules for defence. The move is
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost 29 aircraft in accidents over the past five years due to “technical defects and human error”, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told the Indian Parliament on 21 July.
Bhamre said that the losses incurred between April 2012 and July 2017
Lockheed Martin and the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) are on track to compete System Design and Development (SDD) flight testing of the Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) programme before the end of the year, it was announced on 25 July.
The remaining development flight testing includes
The European Union is prolonging operations of its naval mission in the central Mediterranean for another 18 months. The move comes in recognition of the growing problems of human smuggling and other security problems afflicting the region.
The EU Council agreed on 25 July to extend the mandate of
Dozens of people were killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBEID) was detonated on 24 July in the Afghan capital, Kabul, in the latest in a series of attacks carried out by the Taliban militant group in recent months.
A Taliban suicide bomber triggered the VBEID at 06:50 h local
The Czech Senate on 20 June voted to support the proposed Joint Skies air defence initiative between the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The senate is expected to ratify the agreement in early September.
The Slovak parliament voted in favour of ratification in June, pending a Czech parliament decision
State Council announces long-term plan to boost country’s AI industry
Programme positioned to benefit China’s civil-military integration strategy
China’s State Council has announced a long-term plan to become a world leader in artificial intelligence (AI), with the
China’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) has said that the 23 July intercept carried out by two Chinese fighters of a US Navy (USN) EP-3E Aries II electronic reconnaissance aircraft over the East China Sea was “legal, necessary, and professional”.
MND spokesperson Ren Guoqiang