Egypt to receive 46 Ka-52 attack helicopters

Russia will deliver 46 Kamov Ka-52 attack helicopters for the Egyptian Navy's Mistral helicopter carriers. The contract for the supply of Kamov Ka-52 helicopters to Egypt was signed with Rosoboronexport, Alexander Mikheyev general director of the holding Russian Helicopters has said in the holding's corporate magazine: "A big contract for the supply of 46 Kamov Ka-52 Alligator helicopters has been signed with...

UK announces more support to Ukraine Armed Forces

The UK will gift around £500,000 worth of first aid kits to the Ukraine Armed Forces. Delivered at the request of Ukraine, this package of aid comprises individual first aid kits that will help treat casualties. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said: "We are committed to helping Ukraine defend its territorial integrity and this builds on packages of support and training we have...

Hezbollah armed to strike Israeli ships from Syria

Syria now possesses Russian made Yachont missiles and it is now understood they have made their way into the hands of Hezbollah, a senior Israeli Navy officer told The Jerusalem Post. The Israeli naval commander listed a number of maritime threats with which Israel must contend, ranging from Hezbollah and Syria in the north to IS and Hamas in the...

Two US Marine Corps helicopters collide off Hawaii

The US Coast Guard has responded to a report of a military aircraft collision involving two helicopters off the north shore of Hawaii, it has been reported.

North Korean submarine missile test ‘catastrophic failure’

North Korea’s submarine-launched ballistic missile test appears to have been an explosive failure.

A-10 retirement indefinitely postponed

The United States is to delay retiring the A-10 because of the ongoing fight against Islamic State, it has been reported.

Australia rejects US request for greater assistance against IS

It is understood that Australia doesn't have the resources in terms of available aircraft and pilots to increase their contribution.

Australia to convert business jets into surveillance aircraft


Australia has confirmed a project to convert two private jets into surveillance aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force. Shortly after Christmas, the United States entered into a "Foreign Military Sales arrangement" with Australia to modify two Gulfstream G550 business jets, into surveillance aircraft. This is somewhat similar to what the United Kingdom done with Sentinel, itself a converted business jet. The Gulfstream...

Experts doubt North Korean weapon was Hydrogen bomb

Doubt has been cast over claim North Korean nuclear device was Hydrogen bomb. North Korean media claimed that it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, which was speculated to have existed the month before the test was carried out. The United States Geological Service reported a 5.1 magnitude earthquake from the location, the China Earthquake Networks Centre reported the magnitude as...

North Korea has tested a hydrogen bomb

North Korea has announced that it had conducted an underground nuclear test at its Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site.



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