IHS Jane's Defence Weekly

  • Yemen's Ansar Allah unveils its rocket power

    Ansar Allah, the Yemeni Zaidi group that a coalition of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia is currently trying to defeat, has unveiled 'homemade' rockets for the first time as well as a BM-27 Uragan multiple rocket launcher (MRL) under its control. The Piercing Star (Al-Najim al-Thaqib) rockets were

  • Analysis: Parsing China's latest defence White Paper

    The growing importance to China of the maritime domain and its protection by "the preparation for military struggle" were the key takeaways from a defence White Paper published by Beijing on 26 May. The second defence White Paper published under the leadership of Xi Jinping, 'China's

  • CANSEC 2015: Kenney outlines Canada's Defence Procurement Strategy

    CANSEC 2015: Kenney outlines Canada's Defence Procurement Strategy Canadian Minister of National Defence Jason Kenney, nominated earlier this year and speaking for the first time at Canada's main defence exposition, outlined his vision for implementing the country's new procurement strategy. The

  • DRB-Hicom revenues down as aerospace business expands

    Malaysian group DRB-Hicom has reported declines in revenues and earnings for fiscal year 2014 but said its aero-structure and defence businesses continued to expand. In a filing to the Bursa Malaysia stock exchange on 28 May the company said revenues slipped 3.5% to MYR13.7 billion (USD3.7 billion)

  • DRDO gets new chief

    India's federal government appointed a new director general of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 28 May, four months after dismissing the previous incumbent. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, selected S Christopher,

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