Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has put in a a request of 5.2 trillion Yen or $48 billion dollars for 2018 which includes defensive measures including missile protection technology.
In the wake of North Korea's recent threat to attack United States forces in the Pacific, Forecast International expects the THAAD missile system to play a pivotal role.
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...
HMNZS Te Kaha, an Anzac class frigate, has arrived in Esquimalt, British Columbia, to commence a major upgrade of its sensor and weapons systems expected to extend its service life out to 2030.
"New Zealand may not have a large defence force but it consistently contributes what it can to defend our shared values of democracy and protect rule of law. Your contribution is always highly regarded and valued by the Alliance."
As global attention is focused on the landmark negotiations on the Korean peninsula, international forces are continuing to ensure that UN embargo's on North Korea are enforced.
In an interview with the Evening Standard, Gavin Williamson stressed that North Korea was a real threat to the UK.
The JS ATAGO used an upgraded Aegis Combat System to test their Ballistic Missile Defence capability for the first time.
Babcock has successfully secured a seven year contract to produce and deliver weapons handling and launch equipment for the South Korean Jangbogo III submarine programme.
More than 3,500 Japanese and US personnel will conduct a bilateral and joint exercise showcasing their capabilities on the Japanese island of Hokkaido in August.