Argentina to purchase 14 Kfir fighter jets

Argentina will purchase upgraded Kfir combat jets from Israel, however most analysts consider them largely obsolete and no threat to the Falkland Islands.

Japanese warship exercises Ballistic Missile Defence capability for the first time

The JS ATAGO used an upgraded Aegis Combat System to test their Ballistic Missile Defence capability for the first time.

Australia Announces Defence Spending Rise

As tensions in Southeast Asia continue to rise, with Chinese regional power projection expansion, Australia has announced a $26 billion spending increase over the next decade with planned acquisitions including new submarines and snit-submarine warfare frigates. The increase in spending is projected to eventually put defence spending in the year 2025-26 at over $58 billion. Malcolm Turnbull, the current...

The last few weeks in national security

Troops on the streets, a 24/7 cyber unit and a US style Department of Homeland Security - this has been an interesting couple of weeks for national security in Australia.

UK military personnel train Tunisian forces

UK military personnel are providing mobile patrolling and surveillance training in Tunisia.

Stinger missiles with proximity fuzes destroy UAVs in first-ever test

During a recent US Army test, a pair of Stinger missiles equipped with new proximity fuzes intercepted two small unmanned airborne systems.

Joint Warrior 2014 kicks off

Joint Warrior, being held for the second time this year, will take place between the 5th and 16th of October and is a programme of exercises conducted by land , sea, submarine and air forces across the UK. The majority of the exercise is focused in the airspace, offshore and coastal waters to the north east, north and north west of...

Bangladesh to recieve Yak-130’s from Russia

Russia will deliver the first Yak-130 trainer aircraft to Bangladesh this week. The Yak-130 is reportedly able to replicate the characteristics of several fourth generation fighters and also perform light attack and reconnaissance duties. Bangladesh is the second foreign country beyond former Soviet states to order the Yak-130 combat trainer. Algeria had received 16 of the type before it. At first,...

South Korea spends $140m on Sidewinder and Maverick missiles

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has approved a request by South Korea to purchase AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder and AGM-65G-2 Maverick missiles.

Lockheed Martin announce C-130J-SOF Super Hercules gunship

Lockheed Martin officials introduced the C-130J-SOF, a Super Hercules configured for special operations requirements.

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