Conferences & Events
PT Pal Launches First Indonesian Navy SIGMA 10514 PKR Frigate
PT PAL has launched the first of two SIGMA 10514 Perusak Kawal Rudal (PKR) guided-missile frigates designated for the Indonesian Navy (TNI AL).PT PAL built these ships in collaboration with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS). The ceremony was
North Korea Conducts First Hydrogen Bomb Test
North Korea said it conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb test Wednesday, a defiant and surprising move that, if confirmed, would be a huge jump in Pyongyang's quest to improve its still-limited nuclear arsenal, the Associated Press
Satellite Photos Reveal North Korea Digging New Tunnel for Nuclear Testing
Satellite photographs from October and early November indicate North Korea is digging a new tunnel for nuclear testing, but there are no signs that such a test is imminent, a U.S. research institute said on Wednesday.A report on 38 North, a North
India Test Fires Nuclear-Capable Agni-I Missile
India successfully test-fired the indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I missile from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast on
India Tests Advanced Version of Interceptor Missile
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday conducted a developmental trial of advanced version of low altitude supersonic ballistic interceptor missile from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the Odisha coast.The Advance Air
China’s AVIC Reveals Stealth Fighter Jet Capabilities
China's top aircraft manufacturer has revealed specifications of an advanced stealth fighter jet in a bid to lure foreign buyers, the official China Daily reported on Friday.
BrahMos Cruise Missile to be Launched from Su-30MKI Jet
The Indian Armed Forces will launch a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, jointly developed by India and Russia, from a Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter this fall, an Indian Defense Ministry source said.
Boeing to Supply 22 Apache, 15 Chinook Helicopters to India
The India Ministry of Defence has finalized its order with Boeing for production, training and support of Apache and Chinook helicopters that will greatly enhance India’s capabilities across a range of military and humanitarian missions.
India Launches First Astronomy Research Satellite into Orbit
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday launched the country's first dedicated satellite for astronomical research, Astrosat, into orbit, the agency said.
New Japan Bill Allows Troops to Fight Abroad
The Japanese Upper House of Parliament has passed a controversial bill on Saturday allowing the country's Army to fight abroad first time since the end of WWII.
India Plans to Buy Heron Drones from Israel
India has accelerated plans to buy drones from Israel that can be armed, defense sources said, allowing the military to carry out strikes overseas with less risk to personnel.
China Launches Next Generation Long March Carrier Rocket
China successfully launched its Long March 6 carrier rocket for the first time on Sunday morning, when it blasted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, taking 20 micro satellites into space
Japan Marks 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima Nuke Bombing
Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Thursday, with Mayor Kazumi Matsui renewing calls for U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders to step up efforts toward making a nuclear-weapons-free world.
Pakistan Expands LM Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod Fleet
Lockheed Martin (LM) received a follow-on foreign military sale contract to produce and upgrade Sniper ® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) for the Pakistan Air Force’s F-16
Iran’s Center for Innovation, Almaz-Antey to Boost Cooperation
Iran's Center for Innovation and Technology Cooperation and Russia’s largest defense manufacturer Almaz-Antey signed an agreement to boost industrial and manufacturing cooperation, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Japan to Launch Defense Equipment Agency This Year
A new agency responsible for defense equipment, including all processes from development and procurement to final disposal, will be officially established as an external bureau of the Japanese Ministry of Defense as early as October.
BRNO - Czech Republic
Paris Air Show 2017
19 - 25
Le Bourget - France
International Maritime Defense Show (IMDS 2017)
St. Petersburg, - Russia
International Aviation & Space Salon (MAKS 2017)
15 - 20
Moscow - Russia
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