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Regional Defense & Security News

Yemeni Army presented “smart missile” named “Badr-1P”. The media bureau of Yemen’s Operations Command Center, in a statement released on Saturday, announced that the short-range and solid-propellant “Badr-1P” missile is an upgrade of Badr-1 missile, and has a pinpoint accuracy of 3 meters. The video showed the of the first field operation that targets the...

Pakistan today successfully conducted Training Launch of Ghauri Missile System. The launch was conducted by Army Strategic Forces Command and was aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness of Army Strategic Forces Command. Ghauri Ballistic Missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1300 kms. The launch was witnessed by Lieutenant...

The state tests of the “Vilkha” missile system were carried out today in the south of the Kherson region, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov informed. According to Mr. Turchynov, all stages of the state tests were successful. “At each stage, various parameters of the tactical and technical characteristics...

UKROBORONPROM State Enterprise “Zhytomyr Armored Plant” continues work on increasing effectiveness of the combat module “Duplet”, designed for modernization of armored vehicles. Demonstrated for the first time at the exhibition “Arms and Security-2016”, the combat module is optimized for use on BMP-2. If necessary, with minimal changes,...

Ukrainian State Design Bureau “Luch” from Kyiv successfully test fired its advanced Skif portable anti-tank guided missile (ATGM). On 18 April, the Luch’s sosial media account said in a statement that an advanced version of Skif anti-tank guided missile (export version of the Stugna-P developed for Ukrainian Armed Forces) was successfully test-fired. According...

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...

Ukraine has carried out the next shooting test of the 300mm Vilkha missile system. The secretary of the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov in the social media account said. The tests were held in the Odessa region. Thus, the tests of the rocket complex created by Ukrainian specialists have been completed. Turchinov noted that 300mm...

The Turkish defense industry has seen great expansion over the last decade with the development of land, maritime and aviation systems. In land systems, Turkey has been producing its own tanks and armored vehicles with the cooperation between the country’s public and private sectors. Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli recently announced the manufacturing of new domestically...

UKROBORONPROM State Enterprise SE “Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau” launched armored recovery and repair vehicles (BREM) “Atlet” into serial production. The armored recovery and repair vehicle was designed by Kharkiv-Morozov Design Bureau specialists to conduct evacuation operations and repair works in the field conditions. “Atlet”...

Turkish companies TEAS and ASELSAN have presented their joint unmanned ground vehicle platform (UGV). The Secretary of the Ministry of Defense Industry shared this information in its social media account. The 8×4 wheeled UGV “Tarantula”, with the integration of the Aselsan Sarp gun tower and developed jointly by TEAS and Aselsan companies, will be ready...