• Argentina evaluates medium transports

    The Argentine Ministry of Defence (MoD) is evaluating the purchase of a new medium transport aircraft to replace the Fokker F27 Friendships of the Argentine Air Force, the last operational example of which is to be retired this year. According to Walter Ceballos, the MoD's logistics and emergencies

  • Bolivia struggles to obtain Chinese barges

    Bolivia's Empresa Naviera Boliviana (ENABOL) and China's Henan Complant Mechanical & Electrical Equipment Group Co have created a joint-stock company to help La Paz obtain control of multi-purpose vessels retained by Chinese Shipyard DSC. Bolivia paid close to USD30 million in advance for 14

  • COTECMAR delivers two new vessels for Colombian Navy

    Colombian shipyard Corporación de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo de la Industria Naval Marítima y Fluvial (COTECMAR) has delivered two new amphibious landing ships to the Colombian Navy. The two vessels were launched on 21 July. COTECMAR handed over the ships, named ARC

  • DARPA completes initial Sea Hunter performance tests

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Sea Hunter Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) unmanned surface vehicle (USV), which is currently undergoing testing off the coast of San Diego, California, completed initial performance trials to verify its propulsion and steering system. "We

  • India's top auditor criticises navy for accepting 'faulty' MiG-29K fighters

    India's Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has severely criticised the Indian Navy (IN) for accepting 45 Russian-built Mikoyan MiG-29K/KUB aircraft acquired from 2004 onwards for USD2.20 billion, despite their being "riddled with problems, discrepancies, and anomalies". In a series of

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  • Credible choices: UK General Purpose Frigate programme

    The UK's 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review unveiled plans for the Royal Navy to receive a new class of smaller, cheaper and more exportable general-purpose frigate. Richard Scott reports
  • US debates cruise missile procurement

    The US is facing Russian modernisation of nuclear-capable cruise missiles and the threat of hybrid warfare. Heather Williams examines the US debate around the purchase of new missiles and whether Washington will accept a future 'cruise missile gap' with Moscow.
  • Brexit tests European security co-operation

    Aside from economic and political consequences, the UK's vote to leave the EU will have an impact on defence and security co-operation. Brooks Tigner assesses the implications for the EU and NATO. Benoît Gomis considers the ramifications for France-UK relations.
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  • Singapore preps Paramount Marauder for 2017 rollout

    The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will soon gain a new protected logistics capability with the planned introduction of the 20-tonne 4x4 Protected Combat Support Vehicle (PCSV) by 2017. Based on the South African Paramount Marauder mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) platform, the PCSV has been
  • Jordan receives final Cheetah SPAAGs

    A final instalment of 25 Cheetah self-propelled anti-aircraft guns (SPAAGs) has now arrived in Jordan. Decommissioned by the Armed Forces of the Netherlands in 2006, the Cheetah (Gepard in German service) consists of a modified Leopard 1 tank hull armed with twin 35 mm Rheinmetall Air Defence
  • Eurosatory 2016: MILREM extends THeMIS mission set

    Estonia's MILREM has broadened the mission set of its THeMIS (Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System) unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), equipping the platform with a counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) payload. Speaking to IHS Jane's , MILREM's chief executive officer, Kuldar Väärsi,

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