IHS Jane's Defence Weekly

  • North Korea denies involvement in cyber attack on South Korea's MND

    North Korea has denied any involvement in a hacking attack against South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND), saying Seoul is pulling off "a childish plot" to divert public attention from a political crisis, Yonhap news agency quoted North Korea's state-run Uriminzokkiri website as

  • Australia looks to the US to boost EW capability

    The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Australia of military electronic warfare (EW) equipment to support its Boeing E/A-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft. The Foreign Military Sale features an additional AEA-18G EW range system and related support, equipment, and training

  • Morocco requests another batch of TOW missiles

    The US State Department has approved a Moroccan request for 1,200 BGM-71-4B-RF wireless TOW 2A anti-tank missiles worth an estimated USD108, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on 8 December. The DSCA said the missiles will "advance Morocco's efforts to develop an

  • New US intelligence to combat Russian 'active measures'

    A new piece of legislation that has quietly made its way through the US Congress over the past several months is calling for the creation of a new committee that would take concrete and even proactive steps against Russian 'new-generation warfare' and intelligence operations targeted against

  • South Korea calls for ban on submarine component exports to North Korea

    South Korea has drawn up a list of 60 submarine components to be banned from export to North Korea, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in Seoul said in an 8 December statement. The watch list, which calls on other governments to ensure that the parts are not shipped to the communist country,


  • Flying high: High-altitude long-endurance UAVs

    As armed forces struggle to handle expeditionary operations across vast areas of interest, they are beginning to consider the use of HALE UAVs to assist in the execution of specialist reconnaissance, communications relay, and logistics support missions. Andrew White explores the latest moves in this market
  • Changing roles: UK global operations evolve

    As the UK adjusts its defence posture in the aftermath of the withdrawal from Afghanistan, the country's armed forces are finding they are having to operate in new and unexpected ways. Tim Ripley reports
  • Walking the walk: Large UGV developments

    Large UGV technology is now considered to be as ready as it will ever be without a contract, and while the systems have yet to be fielded by the US, this could soon change under the new crop of programmes currently under way. Damian Kemp reports
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  • NORINCO develops new RWS

    China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) has expanded its range of remote weapon stations (RWS) with the development of the UW4A, IHS Jane's has learned. At this stage it has not been confirmed if the UW4A has been developed to meet the operational requirements of the People's Liberation Army
  • Bangladesh Navy issues new helicopter tender

    The Bangladesh Navy (BN) has issued a tender for the procurement of two new maritime helicopters to be delivered in the coming months. The tender specification seen by IHS Jane's in early December calls for the procurement of two helicopters to be used for anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface