Platforms Platforms

  • US approves Apache upgrade for Netherlands

    The United States has approved the remanufacture of Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters operated by the Netherlands to AH-64E Apache Guardian standard. According to a US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notification posted on 20 February, the State Department has approved the

Weapons Weapons

  • Ukraine seeks improved artillery capabilities

    Ukraine has “long term” plans to adopt the NATO 155 mm/52 calibre standard for its conventional tube artillery forces, a senior official has revealed. Speaking at the IQPC Future Indirect Fires Eastern Europe conference in Bucharest, Romania, Major General Andrii Koliennikov, deputy

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

Country Risk Country Risk

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

  • US warns of Assad’s evolving CW munitions

    Forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad are developing new munitions to deliver chemical weapons, US officials told journalists on 1 February. The officials said Assad’s forces had continued to make occasional and relatively small-scale use of chemical weapons since the 4

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • HAL engages with local firms over Dhruv production

    India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has approached domestic private-sector companies to build under licence the civilian version of its Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH). HAL said on 16 February that it has invited expressions of interest (EOI) from local firms with a view to
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