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  • DVD 2018: Lockheed Martin UK says Warrior programme is on track

    Lockheed Martin UK’s (LMUK’s) new director for the Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme (WCSP) said at the DVD 2018 defence exhibition that the WCSP was proceeding as planned and that the vehicles had entered trials. Lee Fellows, who became WCSP director three weeks ago, told

  • Violence flares on Gaza border

    The Israeli Air Force launched an airstrike in the Gaza Strip on 17 September after it said it identified an armed cell approaching the Israeli border and planting an explosive device. Palestinian medical sources said two Gazans were killed in the attack. The incident is part of a wider escalation

  • China, Pakistan look to strengthen bilateral military ties

    China and Pakistan have expressed their intention to strengthen bilateral military ties. “The two countries' militaries should further deepen exchanges and co-operation in various fields and at all levels, take resolute measures against terrorist forces, make efforts to ensure the

  • German exports to Middle East countries revealed

    The German government has authorised the sale of counter-battery radars to Saudi Arabia, air defence systems to Egypt, long-range air-to-air missiles to Qatar, and anti-tank weapons to Jordan, the German newspaper Rheinische Post reported on 19 September. Citing a letter sent from the federal

  • Iran establishes new S-300 site

    Iran has built a new launch site for an S-300PMU-2 strategic surface-to-air missile (SAM) system at Mashhad airport in the northeast of the country, satellite imagery has revealed. Constructed between May and July, the site is almost identical to the S-300PMU-2 base at Tehran’s Mehrabad

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