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Regional Defense & Security News

Regional Defense & Security News

T625 Multirole Helicopter of Turkish Aerospace Industries has successfully performed its first flight on 6th of September 2018, at its facilities in Ankara, Turkey. The first prototype of new generation, 6 tone, light intermediate, T625 Helicopter which is completely designed and developed by Turkish Aerospace, completed its maiden flight after several ground tests. During...

The company of Turkey – ASELSAN has integrated their Laser Guidance Kit (LGK) into the bombs, which are produced by Azerbaijan, with Scientific Research Institute of Ministry of Defence Industry of Azerbaijan Republic (MODİAR). LGK, which have been integrated into 250 kg high explosive aviation bomb, will be presented in ADEX-2018 exhibition, told Azeri Defence news. It...

Leonardo announces that it has made effective the contract, signed on March 14, 2018,  for the supply of 28 NH90 medium twin-engine multirole military helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of Qatar and has therefore booked the order in its backlog and received the advance payment relating to the contract. Leonardo acts as overall prime contractor with responsibility...

Saab has received two orders from the Ministry of National Defence Republic of Lithuania for improved missiles and BORC night-capability sights for the RBS 70 system. The order value amounts to approximately SEK 100 million and deliveries are expected to take place starting in 2019. The Lithuanian Armed Forces are already users of the RBS 70 system and are now acquiring...

Iran on August 21,  unveiled the first home-made supersonic fighter jet named Kosar which is equipped with avionics (aviation electronics) and fire-control systems. Kosar was unveiled in a ceremony participated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran today who ordered the fighter jet to fly.  The new fighter jet uses the fourth generation of military digital network...

RADA Electronic Industries Ltd.  A leader in the development,  production and sale of tactical land radar for force and border protection –  that its Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radars (MHR), which are embedded in the Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Drone Dome counter-drone solution, will be delivered to the British Army in the coming months. These systems will...

22 August 2018, the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) received the first lot of Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs), acquired through a NATO project involving 11 Allies and one NATO partner. The PGMs, produced in the United States, will be delivered to their final recipients, Belgium and Denmark, in the coming weeks. The value of this initial acquisition is around...

Russia’s MiG Aircraft Corporation is working on the MiG-41 fifth-generation fighter-interceptor, MiG CEO Ilya Tarasenko told TASS on August 17. “No, this is not a mythical project, this is a long-standing project for the MiG and now we are carrying out intensive work under the aegis of the UAC [the United Aircraft Corporation] and will present it to the public...

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has entered an agreement to provide advanced defense systems to Israel Navy’s Sa’ar-6 corvettes. The systems will be used to protect Israel’s exclusive economic zone and strategic facilities which are faced with diversified threats in the marine arena. The contract was led by the navy, Directorate of Defense Research...

Turkish Aerospace, Turkey’s center of excellence in defence and aerospace industries held a workshop on August 14th, 2018 in Jakarta with an extensive participation of Indonesian Defence and Aviation Industry companies, regarding the possible cooperation on upcoming several bilateral opportunities such as Unmaned Aerial Vehicle System Tender of the Indonesian Ministry...