Platforms Platforms

  • First A400M for Malaysia takes shape

    The first of four Airbus Defence and Space (DS) A400M Atlas transport aircraft for Malaysia will shortly begin ground testing ahead of delivery in 2015, the company announced on 23 September. The aircraft - MSN022 - is currently in the latter stages of the final assembly line (FAL) in Seville,

Weapons Weapons

  • US, S Korean sources suggest North has SLBM ambitions

    US and South Korean sources have claimed that North Korea is building a tube capable of firing a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), a move that could potentially give Pyongyang a second strike nuclear capability. US officials disclosed to the Washington Free Beacon in late August that

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • Poland orders more Radmor F@stnet radios

    The Polish Armament Inspectorate has signed a contract for Radmor VHF PR4G family F@stnet tactical communication systems worth PLN66 million (USD20 million). In total, Poland has ordered 380 Radmor RRC 9211 tactical very high frequency (VHF) manportable radios and 41 Radmor RRC 9311 AP vehicle

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

  • US says 'serious questions' remain over Syrian CW

    The United States has made the strongest indication to date that Syria may have withheld some of its chemical weapons on 18 August, when it said there are still "serious questions" about its declaration to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). The White House

Country Risk Country Risk

  • Afghan government under new president likely to be fragile

    Key Points The announcement of the new president ends the electoral impasse, which began with the June run-off election. The new unity government is likely to be weak and will be prone to almost immediate infighting. However, an agreement allowing for US troops to remain in Afghanistan after 2014

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

  • US leads air strikes against IS in Syria

    The US struck Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria for the first time on 22 September, the Department of Defense (DoD) has announced. The overnight strikes were conducted using a mix of carrier- and land-based combat aircraft, and Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from USS Arleigh Burke and USS

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

  • US says 'serious questions' remain over Syrian CW

    The United States has made the strongest indication to date that Syria may have withheld some of its chemical weapons on 18 August, when it said there are still "serious questions" about its declaration to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). The White House

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

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