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The launching ceremony of China's second aircraft carrier was held at the Dalian Shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation(CSIC) on the morning of April 26, 2017. Gen. Fan Changlong, member of the political bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and vice chairman of China's...
US Marines with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 conducted forward arming and refueling point operations (FARP) as part of Assault Support Training 1 at the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, California, in support of the semiannual Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course 2-17, April 17. Lasting seven weeks, WTI...
The USS Michigan guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea for what a US defense official described as a show of force amid tensions between the US and North Korea. The USS Michigan – capable of firing off salvos of Tomahawk cruise missiles – is to join the aircraft carrier USS...
The Volkhov and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 636.3-project diesel-electric submarines will be introduced in the Pacific Fleet in 2019. The third-generation submarines are fitted with a complex of modern high-precision missile armament. These submarines exceed their 636-project predecessors in many characteristics. The Varshavyanka-class (Project 636.3) is an improved version of Kilo-class submarines that features...
In accordance to the combat training plan, a tactic exercise with the separate missile-artillery brigade of the Novorossiysk naval base of the Black Fleet is held at the Zhelezny Rog range in the Krasnodar Krai. Crews of the Bereg coastal artillery complexes of the Black Fleet conducted firing against a...
Turkish defense contractor Aselsan announced that it will be demonstrating its new light torpedo at IDEF'17 13th International Defence Industry Fair. The light torpedo developed by Turkish defense contractor Aselsan will be shown for the first time at the fair on May 9-12, a company official, who asked not to be named due...
The joint stock company “Kurganmashzavod, one of the leaders of the Russian military industrial complex,  has displayed the new version of BMD-4 airborne combat vehicle with “Sinica” (in Russian – tits constitute the family of small passerine birds ) turret. That was reported by rg.ru. The new updated version of airborne combat vehicle called BMD-4M2. The...
As China's second aircraft carrier, and the country's first domestically built carrier, approaches its launch, experts predict that the third China-made carrier will see dramatic breakthroughs, such as the use of nuclear power and the capability for an electromagnetic launch. Military expert Xu Guangyu made this forecast during an interview...

US defence company installs remote control kit in a Russian-made T-72...

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (USD), has successfully...

Kazakhstan’s military prepares for grand parade in Astana

The Kazakhstan's military is getting ready for the May 7th military parade as part of the part of the 25th-anniversary celebrations of the Armed Forces of...

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North Korea conducts largest-ever artillery firing drill

North Korea has staged its largest-ever artillery firing drill to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military, according to reports. South Korea's Yonhap...

Ukraine’s military receives 43 donated Toyota Land Cruiser field vehicles

The Armed Forces of Ukraine received a batch of new Toyota Land Cruiser J76 4X4 vehicles from the United States through the Foreign Military...