Conferences & Events
Russia to Sign S-300 Contract with Iran in 2016
The new contract with Iran for delivery of the S-300 air defense missile systems will be signed early next year, a spokesman for the Russian delegation at the Dubai Airshow 2015 international aerospace show
Israel Finalizes “Shopping List” of Desired US Weapons
US said to have approved sale to Israel of Ospreys, capable of reaching Iran Ahead of next week’s Obama-Netanyahu meet, Israel finalizes ‘shopping list’ of desired US military
Russia Already Delivering Air Defense Systems to Iran
Russia is already delivering air defense systems, as well as certain types of electronics to Iran, the Head of Russia's state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said
Iran Unveils Massive Underground Missile Base
Iran released for the first time last week a video report showing one of its underground missile bases, local media outlets reported. Located 500 meters under the ground, the base contains several kinds of advanced missiles and rocket
Iran, China to Expand Military Intelligence Cooperation
The Iranian and Chinese Armies have increased consultations and meetings to boost their cooperation in defensive fields, namely in intelligence sharing, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported. Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan
Navistar Defense to Support Afghanistan Security Forces
The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Navistar Defense a $369 million contract to provide 2,293 Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTVs) to build upon the Afghanistan National Security Force's (ANSF) MTV Fleet. Production will commence immediately,
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
International Aviation & Space Salon (MAKS 2017)
15 - 20
Moscow - Russia
12 - 15
London - United Kingdom
09 - 11
Washington, D.C. - United States
OPV Middle East
09 - 11
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Resort & Spa - Kuwait
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