News

News

Defence Blog is the authoritative and independent news source. Our news section offers visitors a great informational and educational database for their online or offline research.

Azerbaijan buys Russian Coastal Defense Missile System 3K60 BAL-E. Azerbaijani Defense Ministry interested in the possibility of purchasing Russian coastal missile systems "Bal-E". About this said Boris Obnosov, CEO of "Tactical Missiles", producing complexes. BAL-E is a coastal defense missile using the SS-N-25 “Switchblade” (Kh-35 Uran) as it’s...
Kazakhstan buys Mbombe vehicles from Paramount Group. So Paramount working with Kazakhstan to produce Mbombe armoured vehicles. Production of Mbombe armored vehicles to start in 2015 in Astana. Mbombe is a highly agile infantry fighting vehicle offering outstanding protection, mobility and fire-power. It is designed to provide...
SOLTAM SPEAR
Elbit Systems of Israel will showcase its latest autonomous mobile mortar system for lightweight 4×4 combat vehicles at the 3rd International Fire Conference, held May 10-22, 2014, at ”Home of the Gunners” in Zikron Ya’akov, Israel. The weapon system designated as SOLTAM SPEAR feature lightweight and modular design and...
final assembly line of the KC-390 military transport aircraft
Brazilian Embraer Defense and Security (EDS) held the opening cerimony of the final assembly line of the KC-390 military transport aircraft. The event occurred at EDS plant in Gavião Peixoto, State of São Paulo. On the occasion, the local company and the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) signed the series...
ThalesRaytheonSystems GM400 long-range air defense radar at KADEX 2014, the International Exhibition of weapons systems and Military equipment in Astana (Kazakhstan).
ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS) has signed on May 22 a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to supply its Ground Master 400 (GM400) series long-range air defense radars to the Kazakh Air Force. This MoU provides for the development of GM400 radars by Granit Thales Electronics, a joint venture formed by Thales and SKTB...
(c) Courtesy of Leo Van Ginderen
French defense officials are exploring ideas to avoid delivering a second helicopter carrier to Russia, including looking for an alternative client for the Sevastopol, analysts and an industry executive said. A highly discreet review is being held as armed strife rises in eastern Ukraine and top US officials call for...
Samsung Techwin KAAV7 Amphibious Assault Vehicles (photo : naver)
South Korea’s Samsung Techwin is the sole bidder for the DND-AFP’s eigth brand new amphibious assault vehicles. The firm’s offer is approximately PhP76 million lower than allocated budget of PhP2.5 billion. If Samsung Techwin passes the qualification process, it will be required to completely deliver 8 brand new amphibious assault...
RNZN’s new Seasprite flies with Penguin missile (photo : RNZN)
Here is one of the Navy's new New Zealand SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite helicopters in RNZN colours undergoing a test-flight yesterday at Kaman Aerospace in Bloomfield Connecticut. It is fitted with one of the powerful Penguin missiles these helicopters will use. On arrival in New Zealand the temporary US registration will...

Ukraine’s military to conduct sea trials of new high-speed patrol boats

Ministry of Defense of Ukraine in the near future to conduct sea trials of a series of fast high-speed military boats developed by company...

UkrOboronProm restores damaged T-64BM «Bulat» main battle tanks

Ukraine's defence concern Ukroboronprom has done a large amount of works to restore damaged T-64BM «Bulat» main battle tanks. The T-64BM «Bulat» tanks suffered heavy damage during...

DON'T MISS :

UkrOboronProm shows off the firepower of its BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers

Ukroboronprom defence industry concern demonstrated successful test of modern BTR-4 armoured personnel carriers. SE «Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau», which is part of Ukrainian state-run...

Belarus develops upgrade package for T-72 tanks

Belarus's "140 repair plant" has developed an upgrade package for the main battle tanks (MBTs). The new upgraded T-72BME main battle tank was displayed the...