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Regional Defense & Security News

Regional Defense & Security News

The NATO-Ukraine Joint Working Group on Defense and Technical Cooperation held the 26th meeting today, May 23, at the National University “Odessa Maritime Academy”. During the meeting, a number of subjects were discussed, in particular – regarding defense-technical cooperation policy, as well as Ukrainian defense industry complex reform. “The joint...

General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, the Russian Minister of Defence, held talks with Major General Abdusalom Azizov, the Minister of Defence of the Republic. Sergei Shoigu stated that military and technical cooperation between the two countries is absolutely concrete and of paramount importance. “First of all it refers to all that risks and threats along borders of Uzbekistan....

FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of three products for use by global militaries and government agencies including border patrol agents. These products include two FLIR Ranger® mid-range panel radars, one with airborne drone and ground target detection, and the Recon® V UltraLite thermal monocular. The products, unveiled at the Special Operations Forces...

Paramount Group, the African-based global defence and aerospace company, and its joint venture in Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE), will exhibit their latest range of next generation armoured vehicles at the international Kazakhstan Defence Expo (KADEX-2018) held in Astana. In addition to its word-leading land system technologies, Paramount and KPE will...

Otokar, with products used in more than 30 countries across the world, will attend at the KADEX to take place on May 23-26, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan. During the four-day exhibition Otokar will showcase its ARMA 8×8, COBRA II and URAL armored vehicles. ARMA 8X8 Otokar, Turkey’s largest privately owned defense industry company, will participate in KADEX, the...

Defence Ministry of Latvia has launched the second stage of negotiated procedure for procurement of light and medium 4×4 tactical vehicles. In Stage 2, bidders selected during the first phase submitted their detailed bids and proposed vehicles for testing. Procurement committee will now verify the compliance of proposed vehicles with operational requirements of National...

Kazakhstan-Russia joint venture «KAMAZ-Engineering» will show more than ten units of trucks and special equipment at the V International exhibition of weapons system and military equipment KADEX-2018. Among them – the repair station and electric battery charging with a body-van, a technical assistance machine designed for repair, maintenance and evacuation of multipurpose...

Team Polaris® and its advanced MRZR® X multi-mode vehicle platform have been selected by the U.S. Army to be one of the robotic systems used by infantry brigade combat teams for the next year of trials as part of the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) program. “The optionally-manned MRZR X helps ease the transition from manned vehicles to unmanned because...

Otokar, Turkey’s largest private capital defense industry company will participate in International Defence Exhibition Bratislava – IDEB for the first time. During the four-day exhibition Otokar will promote Cobra II armored personnel carrier. Otokar, with exports to more than 30 countries in five continents, will participate in the IDEB (International Defence...

Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd has closed out the successful delivery phase of the Land 125 Phase 3C contract supplying XACTth65 thermal weapon sights to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Dan Webster, the Managing Director of Elbit Systems of Australia and Malcolm McKeith, the Director of Armaments Systems Program Office at The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment...