Russia Exported Weapons to 17 Countries in 2024: Rosoboronexport CEO

June 10, 2024 @ 11:41 AM

Russia's Rosoboronexport (ROE) has exported weapons to 17 countries so far in 2024, with its order book standing at $55 billion, said ROE General Director Alexander Mikheev. The orders include military, dual-use, and civilian products for 45 countries, Mikheev stated at the International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia 2024 in Moscow today

Russia Cancels MAKS Airshow for Second Consecutive Year

May 10, 2024 @ 07:04 AM

The 2024 Moscow International Airshow (MAKS) has been cancelled making it the second time in two years that the prestigious event held biennially, has been cancelled in view of the ongoing Ukraine war. Scheduled to take place in Zhukovsky this summer, the show has been called off, according to three industry...

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Nearly 300 Entities Allegedly Supporting Russia's Invasion of...

May 2, 2024 @ 06:43 AM

The United States announced sanctions on nearly

AUKUS Countries Detail Export License Removals for Defense Manufacture

May 1, 2024 @ 05:14 AM

Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States have jointly proposed significant changes to their national export control exemptions to facilitate defense industry collaboration within the AUKUS partnership. These proposed changes aim to create a license-free environment for defense-related exports among the three countries, promoting enhanced cooperation in scientific, technological, and industrial capabilities

Poland, Australia Strengthen Defense Ties in Warsaw Meeting

April 29, 2024 @ 09:33 AM

Polands Deputy Prime Minister Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, also serving as Minister of National Defense for Poland, met with Richard Marles, Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, in Warsaw on April 26 to discuss strengthening security and defense cooperation between the two countries. During the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Kosiniak-Kamysz highlighted Australia's significant partnership with NATO and expressed appreciation for Australia's support in various areas, including military cooperation, humanitarian aid, and protection of transportation infrastructure, particularly in light of the Ukraine conflict

Indonesia, Canada Host First Defense Dialogue to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

April 23, 2024 @ 11:09 AM

Indonesia and Canada held their first-ever defense dialogue, the Indonesia-Canada Defense Dialogue (ICDD), hosted by the Ministry of Defense of Indonesia at the Borobudur Hotel in Jakarta on April 22 and 23, 2024. The Indonesian delegation was led by Major General TNI Bambang Trisnohadi, Director General of Defense Strategy, while the Canadian side was led by Major General Gregory Smith, Director General of International Security at the Canadian Department of Defense

Turkey, Iraq Sign MOU on Defense Industry Cooperation

April 23, 2024 @ 06:10 AM

Turkey and Iraq have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance strategic cooperation between the countries in the field of defense industry. The agreement was signed during the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Haluk Görgün, President of Turkey's Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB), to Iraq on April 22

Russian Military Base May Appear in Central African Republic

April 20, 2024 @ 06:05 AM

The Central African Republic (CAR) is considering deploying a Russian military base in the eastern region to enhance border security in that area. In an interview with RTVI, President Faustin-Archange Touadera expressed interest in potentially establishing a Russian military base in the eastern region of his country to bolster border security

Australia Planning A$36B-A$44B Investment into Landing Craft, HIMARS, Helicopters

April 19, 2024 @ 06:50 AM

Australias defense ministry is planning to invest between A$36-44 billion in acquiring landing craft, HIMARS missile systems, and helicopters for its military. This spending will enable the Army to impede a potential adversary's freedom of action, aligning with the goals outlined in the National Defense Strategy released on April 17

Argentina to Join NATO as Global Partner

April 19, 2024 @ 06:15 AM

Argentinas Minister of Defense, Luis Petri, met with NATO's Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday to formally initiate the process of joining the alliance as a global partner. During the meeting, Argentina presented a letter of intent to begin the process of incorporating the country into the organization, signaling its interest in contributing constructively to global security