At a time of reduced certainty surrounding the security of both the UK and in particular Japan, it is towards new bilateral relations which these two island states look in order to maximise their respective geocapabilities.
The Israel Missile Defense Organisation say it has successfully completed a test of the 'Arrow 3' Weapon System.
Northrop Grumman has demonstrated Vehicle Active Protection System technologies against Anti-Tank Guided Munitions during a US Army exercise.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that closer defence ties agreed in a new friendship treaty between Germany and France aim to "contribute to the creation of a European army".
The improvements will be aimed at enabling greater interconnectivity between the Rafale and other assets deployed on a mission.
Lockheed Martin has received a $172 million contract from the US Navy and Air Force for a second Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production run.
The US Missile Defence Review pushes for space-based sensors to find and destroy incoming missiles.
Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday ordered the Chinese armed forces to enhance their combat readiness.
Agni V, a long-range surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile, was successfully launched from a canister on a road-mobile launcher at the Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha, India.