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Sweden submitted its proposal of 12 new Gripen C/D fighter aircraft to Croatia. Representatives of the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and the...

In seeking to predict the future political scientists often look to the past, to shared history. The relationship between my country Greece and its neighbour...

Algeria has long been speculated to be the first client for Russia’s Su-57 next generation fighter jet – a platform which entered mass production in...

The United States Marine Corps selected Kollsman, Inc.’s solution for a multispectral, clip-on weapon night sight, allowing Marines to engage in day and nighttime...

The Austrian Air Force’s new 3D Long Range FADR (RAT-31DL) radar has successfully passed Factory Acceptance Testing in a new configuration that involves the...

After China’s second aircraft carrier, the Shandong, embarked on a training voyage in the Bohai Sea last week, the country’s first carrier, the...

Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to acquire by March 2022 standoff missiles with a range of about 500 kilometers that can attack targets from outside the ranges...

Bell Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $272,161,641 fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract for the production and delivery of eight UH-1Y and...

The U.S. Army recently awarded Longbow Limited Liability Company (LBL), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation, four Foreign Military...

Yes, it can be done. An incoming cruise missile can be shot out of the sky — from an Army M109 Paladin-based 155mm howitzer, no less. “Tanks shooting down...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government recently announced the intention to evaluate the AW609 multirole commercial tiltrotor’s unique capabilities to deliver unprecedented...

There is broad, bipartisan support for the modernization of the nuclear triad, which includes bombers, intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarines and the...