Sunday, October 2, 2022

Defense & Security

South Korea defense technologies named world’s 9th most advanced

A study conducted by South Korea’s Defense Agency for Technology and Quality (DTaQ) published by Yonhap has ranked South Korea as the ninth most advanced defense technology country in the world. Defense technologies of South Korea were assessed...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection awards Glock with $85M contract for next-gen handguns

US-based weapon maker, Glock Inc. has been awarded a ten-year $85 million contract to produce and delivery next generation standard duty handguns for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). According to a statement, Glock Inc. received new...

Pentagon awards first contracts for Trump’s border wall

The U.S.Department of Defense has awarded nearly $1 billion in contracts to two companies for construction related to a wall along the southern border on 9 April. According to Pentagon's statement, SLSCO Ltd. from Galveston, was awarded a...

European Union co-finance joint defense projects worth $562M

European Commission has adopted work programmes to co-finance joint defense industrial projects in 2019-2020 worth up to €500 million ($562 million). A further €25 million ($28 million) have been earmarked to support collaborative defense research projects in...

U.S. Secret Service seeks to procure ammunition for 5.56mm rifles

The U.S. Secret Service (USSS ) is looking for a contractor to procure ammunition for a 5.56mm caliber rifle platform, according to requirement release put out by federal business opportunities website. In notice said that the USSS seeks...

‘Fake news’ in the digital media to become a threat to Australia

Australian computer science researchers Kopp, Korb and Mills described the problem of "fake news" and potential measures to deal with this pandemic in the digital media. A submission to a parliamentary inquiry in Canberra claims that Australia is not...

Rheinmetall formally hands over Survivor R to Berlin Police

Rheinmetall has formally handed over a heavily protected Survivor R special operations vehicle to the Berlin Police Department. Dr Barbara Slowik, Chief of the Berlin Police Department, symbolically handed over the keys to the Operations Directorate, represented by...

Russian S-400 can hit any targets at a central part of Ukraine

Ukraine is concerned about the deployed of modern Russian long-range surface-to-air missile systems in the illegally-annexed Crimea. According to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov, the Russian S-400 advanced air-defense systems in Crimea...

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