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Regional Defense & Security News

Regional Defense & Security News

UkrOboronProm, has unveiled an improved version of the T-64 main battle tank. On 11 February, the UkrOboronProm has released footage shows a new version of T-64 main battle tank, that was developed by the UOP SE Kharkiv Armored Plant. The Ukrainian State Concern UkrOboronProm released video of a demonstration of running and firing capabilities of a new version of T-64...

At the end of 2018, MBDA successfully demonstrated the use of the Mistral missile against fast boats such as FIACs (Fast Inshore Attack Craft). A number of foreign delegations attended the demonstration firing that was performed from a SIMBAD-RC automated naval turret firing from the land against a fast moving remotely-controlled semi-rigid boat more than 3 kilometres...

The Uzbekistan Armed Forces has demonstrated for the first time the Chinese-made FD-2000 air defense system. FD-2000 air defense system has been shown in tactical training of the army, RDS reports. Uzbekistan television broadcasts the training. The FD-2000 (export version of HQ-9) is an advanced long-range air defense missile weapon system designed and manufactured by...

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...