• Dornier 328 production set to restart

    Production of the Dornier 328 high-wing turboprop is due to resume after a 17-year hiatus, after reports in the German media indicated that Sierra Nevada’s 328 Support Services will manufacture the aircraft. An announcement on 21 August is expected to confirm that production will restart at

  • Iran withdraws S-300 from Gulf coast

    In a possible sign that Tehran no longer sees an imminent escalation of tensions in the Gulf, the S-300 long-range air-defence system that was deployed to Asaluyeh in May has been withdrawn, satellite imagery shows. A full S-300PMU-2 battery – one of four Iran received from Russia in 2016

  • Moldovan action plan addresses future of armed forces

    Moldova is discussing and receiving feedback on a draft government action plan published on 30 July, with public meetings with civic society to discuss and receive feedback regarding its objectives. When it is finalised, the plan will serve as a blueprint for the country’s domestic and foreign

  • NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup uparmours in Latvia

    NATO’s Canadian-led enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battlegroup in Latvia has received armour reinforcements from Italy and the United States in the last month, doubling the number of main battle tanks (MBTs) it possesses, albeit temporarily. The Latvian National Armed Forces announced on

  • US delivers two additional Metal Shark Defiant 32s to Uruguay

    The US officially delivered a second batch of two Metal Shark 32-ft (9.8m) fast patrol boats on August 14 to the Uruguayan Navy Comando de Infanteria de Marina (Marines). With the addition of the two new boats, Uruguay has four Defiant 32s in service with the Infanteria de Marina. The donation was

  • USN calls EASR development “critical” for FFG(X)

    The successful development and integration of the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) will be vital for future operations of the US Navy (USN) proposed guided-missile frigate (FFG[X]), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) noted in a recent report. “Navy officials stated that

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  • USMC to demo G/ATOR with Iron Dome

    US Marine Corps (USMC) leaders are in a race to field a capability to intercept mid-range rockets and artillery, and they are set to host a demonstration integrating Northrop Grumman’s AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) with components of Rafael’s Iron Dome system. In a

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  • Kim continues to let his missiles do the talking

    Key Points North Korea has continued to mount a series of weapon tests The tests have been a reaction to US-South Korean military drills and most recently a speech by the South Korean president North Korea test-fired two more missiles into the waters off its east coast on 16 August while

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  • Australia launches defence industry skills initiative

    The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has published a strategy to support the development of defence industry skills over the coming decade and beyond. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Workforce Strategic Vision 2019–2030 was released on 13 August. The DoD said the