Singapore To Increase Aerial, Maritime Surveillance Capabilities With Aerostat System

November 30, 2016 @ 04:37 AM

Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) has begun local tests of a 55 m tethered aerostat system that was acquired to enhance the republic's continuous airborne radar coverage and maritime surveillance capabilities. The system, which can detect aerial and seaborne threats at distances of up to 200 km, will be operated by the...

South Korea To Produce Long-Range Missile To Counter North

November 18, 2016 @ 09:08 AM

South Korea on Wednesday has considered developing a long range rocket system to strengthen its capabilities to counter increasing North Korean military threats. Including a long-range rocket system, South Korea has approved three major defense projects,

Russia Likely To Restart Negotiation With Iran On Hamadan Airbase Use

November 14, 2016 @ 11:26 AM

Russia would likely to resume negotiation with Iran on use of Hamadan airbase for anti-terror operations in Syria. Iran allowed Russia's Aerospace Forces to operate from the base in the mountainous western Hamadan province in mid-August

South Korea, Japan To Share Intelligence on North

November 12, 2016 @ 12:12 PM

South Korea on Monday will tentatively sign a bilateral pact with Japan early next week about sharing military intelligence on North Korea. South Korea has plans to go ahead, despite strong objections from opposition parties,

Defense Stocks Soar With Trump Victory

November 10, 2016 @ 11:20 AM

The victory of Republican Party in the US presidential election has soared the defense stocks all around the world. The US firms - Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have gained about 5

Third Frigate Acquired From US Set To Depart For Philippines

November 2, 2016 @ 02:20 PM

Philippines third ex-US coast Guard cutter BRP Andres Bonifacio purchased from US is set to sail for the home country on Wednesday. "Provided that weather is favorable, November 1 (US time) is the estimated time of departure of FF17,” Capt

Russia To Develop Miniature Reconnaissance Drone

October 31, 2016 @ 11:50 AM

Russia is developing a low cost pocket-size reconnaissance drone and other miniature UAVs that can be easily replaced, if shot down on the battle field. “Right now we are working on several types of UAVs,” Russias United Instrument Corporation said in a statement Saturday

Indonesia To Spend More Than $20 Billion On Defence Procurement

October 31, 2016 @ 09:35 AM

Indonesia will be the fifth fastest-growing defence budget in the world between 2016 and 2025, growing at a compound annual rate of 4.7 percent and spending more than $20 billion on procurement, according to an analysis from IHS Markit

844 Firms To Participate In Indo-Defense 2016 Exhibition

October 29, 2016 @ 02:03 PM

A total of 844 companies, including 573 foreign and 271 domestic, will be participating in Indo Defense 2016 Expo and Forum, held in Indonesia from November 2 to 5. Those domestic companies participating in the 7th international defense industry exhibition include aircraft manufacturer PT Dirgantara Indonesia, arms producer PT Pindad, electronic equipment industry PT LEN Industri, and ship building company PT Dok Perkapalan Kodja Bahari,

Indo-Tibet Border Police Deploys 100 Women Personnel On China border

October 25, 2016 @ 12:34 PM

Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) has deployed 100 women personnel at 15 border posts along Sino-India frontier. The force has recently completed the full processes for deployment of the women personnel at select forward posts, ITBP Director General Krishna Chaudhary was quoted as saying by

Pakistan Freezes $5.9 Million Worth 5100 Terror Suspects' Bank Accounts

October 25, 2016 @ 11:14 AM

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has frozen the bank accounts with more than Rs 400 million (US$5.9 million) of over 5,100 terror suspects, including Masood Azhar, chief of militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM)

Philippines To Halt 28 Military Exercises It Does With US Forces Each

October 7, 2016 @ 01:57 PM

The Phililippines plans to halt 28 military exercises that are carried out with US forces each year in addition to stopping joint naval patrols in the South China Sea. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told local media Friday that he told the U