Conferences & Events
Russia, Iran to Sign S-300 Contract Soon
Russia and Iran will sign an agreement for the delivery of advanced Russian-built S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems “soon,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Wednesday, the TASS news agency reported.
Pakistan Conducts First Attacks with Home-Made Drone
Pakistan’s military on Monday said it had, for the first time, used a locally-manufactured drone to target a militant compound in its restive northwestern border region, killing three insurgents.
Iranian Air Force Conducts Wargames in Isfahan Province
The Iranian Air Force's military drills codenamed “Fadaeeyan-e Harim-e Velayat-5” kicked off in the Province of Isfahan in Central Iran on Saturday, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Iranian Ground Force Equips Drones with More Weapons
Iranian Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan announced that some updates have been carried out on home-made drones to increase their capability for loading more weapons, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Harris Wıns Order from a Middle East Country
Harris Corporation (HC) has received an $11 million order from a nation in the Middle East to supply the Harris RF-7800 series of Falcon III® multiband, multimission radios as part of a continued modernization effort. The order was booked and
Finmeccanica Unit Signs $543 Million Iran Power Plant Deal
Italy’s Fata, the engineering unit of the country’s leading industrial group Finmeccanica, has signed a 500 million euro ($543 million) contract with Ghadir Investment Company to build a power plant in Iran.
U.S. Deploys Six F-16s to Turkey in Fight Against ISIS
The United States has deployed half a dozen F-16 warplanes at a Turkish base to help operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, the U.S. mission to NATO said on Sunday.
Iran Equips its Helicopters with Night Vision Systems
Iranian Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan announced that the country has equipped its helicopters with night vision systems, and added that a new home-made helicopter named 'Homa' will be unveiled soon, Fars News Agency
Turkey Opens Air Bases to US Campaign Against ISIL
Turkey has given the green light for US and coalition aircraft to use its domestic air bases in the campaign against the Islamic State (ISIL) jihadist group, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Friday.
US Reassures GCC of Military Presence After Iranian Deal
US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter (photo) reassured the GCC countries that an American presence will remain in the area in light of Tuesday's nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 countries (United States, Britain, France, Russia and China plus
Iran, World Powers Reach Historic Nuclear Deal
Iran and six major world powers have reached a nuclear deal after more than a decade of on-off negotiation, granting Tehran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program, Iranian diplomats said on
Iran Deploys Long-Range Ghadir Radar System
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) deployed its Ghadir phased-array radar system with a range of 1,100 kilometers in Southern Iran on Saturday, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Israeli Navy to Upgrade Entire Combat Surface Fleet
The Israeli Navy is upgrading its entire combat surface fleet by adding German-built ships, along with new radars and electronic warfare systems that will be integrated into existing ships.
Iran to Allocate 5% of New 5-Year Budget to Defense
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei unveiled the main points of the Islamic republic’s next five-year plan, with the focus on the military and economic growth.
Iran to Build Different Mowj-Class Destroyers
Iran plans to build new Mowj-Class Destroyers to boost its Navy's power for protecting the country's interests, Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami (photo) said, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
U.S., Turkish Airmen Train in Anatolian Eagle Exercise
U.S. Air Forces in Europe personnel are participating in Exercise Anatolian Eagle with the Turkish Air Force (TAF), Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters Tuesday.
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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