• AMCM squadron completes first embarkation on Lewis B Puller

    The US Navy (USN) Expeditionary Sea Base USS Lewis B Puller (ESB 3) has embarked airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) assets for the first time since the ship began operations with the US 5th Fleet. MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter from Bahrain-based Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15

  • India, Indonesia hold inaugural edition of Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’

    Key Points The Indian, and Indonesian navies are taking part in a new bilateral exercise known as ‘Samudra Shakti’ Exercise has been widely interpreted as part of New Delhi’s move to strengthen its presence in the strategic maritime region In a further sign of increasingly

  • Seoul prepares move to shift offset away from technology transfers

    South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has issued further details about its plan to shift the focus of its defence offset policy away from transfers of technologies from foreign contractors. DAPA said in a statement on 14 November that it expects to issue its updated

  • ST Engineering posts quarterly gains

    Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has posted small gains in revenues and profit during the third quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2018, although defence sales in the period have declined as a proportion of overall intake. The group said on 14 November that its revenues in the quarter

  • Russian Navy returns to Spanish enclave after two years

    Russian Navy ships have begun using the Spanish enclave harbour of Ceuta again, two years after their resupply visits were suspended amid complaints from NATO allies about aiding Russia at a time when it was taking an increasingly active part in the Syria conflict. Three ships called at the port

  • UK MoD awards innovation funding

    The UK Ministry of Defence and the Defence Growth Partnership (DGP) have granted funding to four companies to enable them to complete development of several disruptive technologies under the final phase of the Innovation Challenge. It will facilitate the further development of technologies

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  • Turkey signs Altay MBT serial production contract with BMC

    Turkey’s Presidency of Defence Industries (SSB) announced on 9 November that it had signed the first serial production contract with BMC for 250 Altay main battle tanks (MBTs). The contract covers life-cycle logistics support for the tanks as well as the establishment and operation of a Tank

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  • BAE Systems updates naval combat systems offer

    BAE Systems has debuted a new naval combat systems portfolio designed to improve the company’s competitive position in UK and international markets. Building on a GBP20 million (USD23 million) corporate investment in combat system technologies, the company has announced the brand name INTeGEN

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  • UK points to expanding opportunities in Indonesia

    The UK government is looking to expand defence industrial collaboration with Indonesia across several capability areas as part of wider efforts to spur defence trade between the two countries. Alexis Hammer, the regional director for Americas, East Asia, and Australia in the UK Department for