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Naval aviation of the Russian Navy in 2015 were armed with new carrier-based fighters MiG-29K, Be-200 amphibious aircraft and upgraded IL-38 and Be-12 and Ka-27PL helicopters, reported military-informant.com. Russian Ministry of Defense signed a contract for delivery of MiG-29K/KUB aircraft in February 2012. Under this agreement RAC MiG must...
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USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) Underway in the Java Sea. HD Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Antonio Turretto Ramos | USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) | Date: 01.14.2015. JAVA SEA (Jan. 14, 2015) Littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) operates in the Java Sea in support...
The state-run China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation officially introduced its S-26T submarine to the defense ministry of Thailand on Jan. 12 to strengthen the military-to-military relationship between Beijing and Bangkok, according to Duowei News, an outlet operated by overseas Chinese. After the decommissioning of the Royal Thai Navy's four Matchanu-class submarines,...
The R.O.C. Navy said that it will send personnel to the United States later this year to prepare to take delivery of two of four Perry-class guided missile frigates the United States has agreed to sell to Taiwan. The Navy wants the frigates to replace its aging fleet of...
Journalists "Top Gear" filmed russian Top secret nuclear sub Project 210 Losharik. On the shores of the White Sea motorists magazine staged a photo session, passing at the same time remembering the innocent passage along the coast submarine - not realizing that shoot. The first Project 210 submarine was...
The two AgustaWestland AW-109 "Power" attack helicopters of the Philippine Navy (PN) will be commissioned this coming May.This was disclosed by PN spokesperson Col. Edgard Arevalo. "No date of commissioning yet but the target is to be in time or prior the the 117th Navy Day celebrations this coming...
The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle is preparing to leave for the Gulf region where it is expected to engage in combat against IS, according to the specialist website Mer et Marine. Although such a move has not been confirmed by the French Presidency, nor army or naval spokespersons,...
Russian Naval Infantry is preparing to acquire a new fleet of wheeled armored vehicles to meet the attributes and metrics of the "Platform BMMP" requirement. The Russian Naval Infantry, (Marines, Morskaya Pekhota), or Russian Marines, is the amphibious force of the Russian Navy. The Naval Infantry Personnel Carrier in...

Germany looks to develop its own sixth generation stealth fighter jet

Germany and Airbus Defense and Space said they're in the initial stages of a new program to build the Luftwaffe's sixth generation fighter, which...

South Korea and the U.S. conducts exercise on destroying North Korean...

South Korea and the U.S. have conducted an exercise on destroying North Korean chemical weapons, according to American military forces in Korea Sunday. The U.S....

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Ukraine to develop new light strike aircraft

On 15 March Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko announced that Ukraine's defense enterprises would soon create a new light strike aircraft to replace the Soviet-made...

Syria shoots down Israeli Skylark surveillance drone

The Syrian and Lebanese media released a photo of Israel Elbit Skylark surveillance drone downed above Quneitra province, Syria. According to the Syrian military, the Skylark was...