Defense & Security

Defense & Security

The new Russian Falcatus futuristic-looking armored vehicles were spotted in the largest cities in the Crimea. The Republic of Crimea, officially part of Ukraine but in early 2014 Crimea became the focus of the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War, after Kremlin-backed forces seized control of the Crimean peninsula, and...
The Czech Armed Forces with Police launched a series of security exercises with a focus on anti-terrorism security of nuclear power plant. A hijacked plane threatening to endanger the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant triggered a prompt response from Czech air defence systems designed to fight off imminent security threats. Fortunately, this was just...
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Ukraine's Police and National Guard launched a series of security exercises with a focus on anti-terrorism security during the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv. Special tactic exercises on security during Eurovision-2017 international song contest concluded in the training center of National Guard in Novi Petrivtsi. 600 law enforcement officers and...
Leonardo announced at the LAAD exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an order for an AgustaWestland AW169 by the Argentine National Gendarmerie in support of law enforcement and border patrol operations, expanding the presence of Leonardo in the highly competitive Argentinian government sector. Delivery of the AW169 to the...
The Serbian Ministry of Internal Affairs has received new equipment and vehicle, includes the Lazar 8x8 multi-role armored vehicles. On 25 March 2017 a ceremony for new law enforcement officers was held in front of the Serbia Palace. The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić, Speaker of the National Assembly...
The Free State of Saxony has placed an order with Rheinmetall for two Survivor R protected tactical operations vehicles. The vehicles form part of an extensive €15 million anti-terror package. They will be delivered this year and be used to equip special police units in Saxony. The order is...
Belarusian police are getting ready for anti-government protests in Minsk and some other big city.  Police in Belarus have arrested dozens of people in a crackdown on planned anti-government protests, according to activists. The arrests came as Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, whol has ruled the former Soviet country for 17...
Military company Blackwater's founder plans to build new bases in China, a move to support the One Belt and One Road initiative. Frontier Services Group (FSG), a company that helps businesses operating in frontier markets overcome complex security, logistics and operational challenges, is planning to build two operation bases in...

UkrOboronProm announces delivery plan for next batch of Oplot tanks to...

The Ukroboronprom state concern has announced that the next batch of Oplot main battle tanks will be supplied under the contract to Thailand next week. "Next week...

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...

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

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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...