Argentina have ceased to be a capable military force due to cuts

After a significant period of decline, Argentina has ceased to be a capable military force.

Australia to upgrade E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft

The E-7A Wedgetail upgrade consists of "new and more advanced combat identification sensors, tactical data links, and communication and encryption systems". The value of the contract is A$583 million, with the work to be completed by mid-2022. The work will mainly be conducted at two Australian air bases: RAAF Amberley and RAAF Williamtown. Under AIR 5077 Phase 5A, Boeing Defence Australia...

Raytheon begin AN/SPY-6(V) radar production

Raytheon has been awarded a $327m contract to exercise options for 'Air and Missile Defense Radar Program' Low Rate Initial Production.

US Navy commissions newest Littoral Combat Ship

The US Navy have commissioned the seventh Littoral Combat Ship, the USS Detroit.

Leader of Islamic State reportedly killed in US airstrike

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of Islamic State has reportedly been killed in a US airstrike.

Airbus chief warns Germany against purchasing F-35, claims it would be a snub to France

Dirk Hoke, Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Defence and Space, has warned the German government against the purchase of the F-35.

Russian Okhotnik drone will perform first weapons test next year

Russian media are reporting that the Okhotnik drone will perform a series of weapon firings during trials.

Israel shoots down Syrian combat aircraft

Israel has shot down a Syrian jet with surface-to-air missiles after the aircraft crossed into Israeli airspace.

The Rise of China: Will it lead to a security dilemma in the Asia-Pacific?

The rise of China as an emerging military power is obvious to anyone who is a student or follower of international security.

Australia purchase 1,952 ALE-70 countermeasures for F-35 fleet in $109m deal

The US State Department has approved the sale of ALE-70 Radio Frequency Countermeasures to Australia for their F-35 fleet.



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