In what has been described as an unconventional move, Egypt is using the Avenger self-propelled surface-to-air missile system to protect its assault ships.
Since 2014, defence spending on the continent and in Canada has increased. In 2014, only three allies met the 2 percent of gross domestic product on defence guideline.
The German military is under-equipped to take on its upcoming role as leader of NATO's Russian-aimed Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, a leaked document shows.
Plans to modernise the Admiral Kuznetsov have been downscaled due severe cuts to the Russian defence budget, according to Russian media reports.
The UK Defence Secretary has announced that the Royal Navy’s power projection capabilities are to increase such that Britain will have the power to defeat “any adversary” “on the seven seas of the world”.
Canada is considering leasing and converting a second auxiliary tanker to help bridge the gap until its long overdue Joint Support Ship project comes into fruition.
The vast majority of major weapons systems in the German military are unavailable for training exercises or deployment, according to a new German Defence Ministry report.
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.
China's second aircraft carrier might conduct its first sea trials in February, regional newspapers are reporting.