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MBDA successfully test-fires Sea Venom / ANL anti-ship missile

MBDA’s Sea Venom / ANL anti-ship missile has successfully completed its first firing at the Île du Levant test range in France. Conducted in June, the first firing is a major milestone for the Anglo-French missile; developed...

Chinese J-15 carrier-borne fighter jets conducts realistic training

A flotilla including aircraft carrier Liaoning has been undertaking trans-regional training since it set out from east China's Qingdao on June 25. The naval formation includes destroyers Jinan and Yinchuan, frigate Yantai, and a squadron...

Russia develops new bomb for antisubmarine aircraft and helicopters

Russia's state technology corporation Rostec reported that develops modernized anti-submarine bomb. The Zagon-2E guided anti-submarine aerial bomb was presented by the concern Techmash, which is part of the State Corporation Rostec weapons cluster, at the International Maritime Defense Show...
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Turkish Navy launches new TCG Kınalıada Ada-class corvette

The Turkish Naval Forces launched a new domestically produced Ada-class corvette. The vessel, which has been named Kınalıada, was launched on 3 Jule. The launching ceremony of the fourth domestically produced warship, the TCG Kınalıada corvette, and the...

BAE Systems receives contract for the first three Type 26 frigates

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence worth c£3.7bn to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on...

Rostec unveils advanced naval anti-aircraft weapon system Pantsir-ME

The naval missile and anti-aircraft artillery weapon system Pantsir-ME developed by the Tula KBP (part of the High Precision Systems Holding) provides the ultimate protection against modern air threats, including low-flying and small-size unmanned...

China launches new 10,000-tonne guided-missile destroyer

China's new 10,000-tonne guided-missile destroyer enters the water at Shanghai's Jiangnan Shipyard during a launching ceremony on the morning of June 28, 2017. As China's new domestically-produced destroyer, it is equipped with latest air defense,...

Chinese naval fleet departs for joint drill in Russia

A Chinese naval fleet sailed out of a port in south China's Hainan Province Sunday for a scheduled military exercise with the Russian navy in St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad. The fleet consists of one destroyer,...
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Stiletto Systems unveils bullets capable of stopping armored vehicles

Ukrainian-British Stiletto Systems Ltd. company has revealed to Defence Blog’s details of the new BS-13 bullet, its upgrade of ammunition for sniper and assault rifles. The new series of ammunition by...
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Irainain new Kosar advanced jet trainer approaches maiden flight

A newest Irainain Kosar advanced jet trainer is set to make its maiden flight in the third quarter of 2017. That was reported by local media. Iran's...