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Regional Defense & Security News

Ukrainian border guards now patrol the administrative boundaries of the temporarily occupied Crimea, using a modern drone Spectator-M. This drone was developed in close cooperation between NTU “I. Sikorsky KPI” and UOP OJSC “Meridian” named after S.P. Korolyov”. These UAVs are equipped with modern video and thermal imaging cameras, allowing to patrol...

Draken International, a global leader in advanced adversary air services, has signed an agreement with Paramount Aerospace Systems, a subsidiary of Paramount Group, for the overhaul and ongoing engineering support of their recently acquired fleet of Mirage F1M aircraft from the Spanish Air Force. Draken acquired 22 Mirage F1M and F1B fighter jets in an effort to enhance...

The US alongside its allies conducted a missile strike by its air and naval carriers targeting military and civil facilities of the Syrian Arab Republic on April 14 in the period from 3.42 am till 5.10 am (MSK). Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy holds briefing for media. The Russian air defence systems...

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc (TAI) will participate in Defence Services Asia (DSA) fair in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, between April 16-19, 2018 and will showcase ANKA UAV, T129 ATAK Helicopter, T625 Helicopter, HÜRKUŞ Training and Light Attack Aircraft, and TF-X (Turkish Fighter) models. During the last year, TAI engages Asian Market and thus, ANKA will be featured...

Mahindra Defence and Aeronautics of Israel signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner for Naval Shipborne UAVs. Aeronautics and Mahindra will offer a UAV system which can be launched and recovered from Indian warships. Aeronautics, a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), is an Israeli public listed company, and is a key player in the defence domain....

The Czech Air Force has successfully completed the MS20 capability upgrade to its fleet of Gripen fighter aircraft. The upgrade greatly increases Gripen’s combat and communication capabilities. The MS20 upgrade brings a number of improvements. The upgrade greatly enhances Gripen’s ability to engage ground targets by incorporating unguided and laser-guided bombs into...

The Military Drone Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $13 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The military drone market growth is credited to increasing investments in the drone technology by military and defense departments. The government across the countries are spending...

Saab’s Gripen E is the world’s most advanced, multi-role fighter aircraft. It brings a complete, future-proof technology suite combined with a ‘Make in India’ proposal that will establish the world’s most modern fighter aircraft manufacturing capability in India. Saab is ready to deliver a complete aeronautics eco-system together with our Indian partners and...

Lockheed Martin and Cobham are joining forces for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) competition to replace the U.S. Navy’s ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently on the E/A-18 Growler aircraft. “The Lockheed Martin and Cobham team will leverage expertise in both companies to offer the U.S. Navy a critically important system with increased capability...

The T-4 military airfield in Syria’s Homs province was subjected to a massive missile strike on Monday. The SANA news agency reported citing a military source that the attack had left several military servicemen dead and wounded. According to the source, the Syrian air defense systems shot down eight missiles while repelling the attack. There are no reports at the moment...