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    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

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    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

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  • 07/23/17--17:00: Sener delivers 2016 earnings
  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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 –

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    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).

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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)

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    Key Points 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Key Points 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

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    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