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Regional Defense & Security News

Regional Defense & Security News

On December 20 the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania approved the new 10-year Plan for National Defence System Development which will be in force instead of the one approved in 2014 and made completely irrelevant by the changed regional security environment and increased defence budget. The new program not only sets out the goals, objectives, and priorities for...

General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe met with General Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and First Deputy Minister of Defence  on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, in Baku, Azerbaijan. NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander and the Russian Chief of the General Staff exchanged views on their...

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will be showcasing 300+ pieces of modern Russian military hardware at the EDEX 2018 International Egypt Defense Exhibition. The event will be held from 3 to 5 December in Cairo (Egypt). “EDEX is the first large-scale defense exhibition in North Africa. Rosoboronexport sees enormous potential in the exhibition for...

DroneShield Ltd is pleased to announce a launch of the additional product DroneCannon RWTM, in response to end-user requirement1. Historically, DroneShield has focused on “soft kill” counterdrone solutions, which means that DroneShield’s products interdict drones through technological interference rather than physical kinetic impact. Military users around the world...

Techmash (part of Rostec) is ready to adapt ammunition to meet the needs of drone manufacturers. Companies of the concern produce a wide range of air ammunition, such as aerial bombs whose weight ranges between 2.5 kg and 50 kg. “Currently, we are considering the drone manufacturers who are interested in cooperation, i.e. for whom we can adapt our samples. At...

Kazakhstan military delegation led by Commander-In-Chief of the Kazakh National Guard Major General Ruslan Zhaksylykov paid an official visit to Azerbaijan on September 28-October 1, the Guard’s press service reports. The Kazakh delegation laid flowers paying tributes to the national leader of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev. Later, Zhaksylykov and Internal Affairs Minister...

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a company specializing in the field of Electro-Optics (EO) and InfraRed (IR) defence and surveillance technologies – has partnered with eCastle Australia for the marketing of its leading edge EO/IR defence and homeland security solutions. According to Mr. Ra’anan Shelach, CONTROP’s VP Marketing, “CONTROP sees eCastle...

DroneShield Ltd is pleased to announce that it has received an order for 70 units of its DroneGun™ tactical jammer product for use by the Ministry of Defence (the “MOD”) of a major Middle Eastern country allied with the Western governments. This approximately $3,200,000 order was placed for the MOD with the Company by the Company’s distributor Zariba Security. This...

NATO Defence Ministers today (8 June 2018) concluded a two-day meeting in Brussels with a discussion of the Alliance’s training mission in Afghanistan, and its continuing support to the Afghan government and Afghan security forces. Speaking at a press conference following the meeting, NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg said that “NATO Allies and partners aren’t just...

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....