Conferences & Events
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.
Russia “Fulfilling” Commitments on S-300 Delivery to Iran
Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli underlined that Russia is fulfilling its commitments concerning the delivery of the sophisticated S-300 missile defense system to Iran, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Iran to Test Own Version of S-300 Missile Defense System
A senior Iranian lawmaker announced his country would soon unveil and test its home-made version of the sophisticated Russian S-300 missile defense system in military drills.
Israel’s Arms Exports Drop by 12.9% in 2014
Israeli defense sales last year plunged to just $5.66 billion in new contracts signed, their lowest point in seven years, according to data released last week by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD).
US Approves $1.87 Billion Arms Sales to Israel
The US State Department approved the sale of $1.87 billion in weapons and precision guidance kits to Israel in order to improve existing systems and make it easier for American and Israeli Forces to work together.
Talks Over Ban of Atomic Weapons in the Middle East Fail
A month-long review conference on the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) ended in failure on Friday after its members were unable to overcome disagreements on an atomic weapons ban for the Middle East.
Israel to Acquire 4 Patrol Ships from Germany
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and his German counterpart Ursula von der Leyen signed a contract Monday under which Israel will purchase four ships from Germany to protect its offshore gas rigs.
Iran Developing Simulators for S-200, Hag, Rapier Missiles
Iranian military experts are building simulators for the long-range S-200, Hag and Rapier missile defense systems, a Senior Air Defense Commander announced on Sunday, adding that the country's armed forces are now using 300 various weapons
Iran to Add Two “Powerful” Missile Shields in 2015
Iranian Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that his country plans to add two new powerful missile defense systems into its integrated air defense network this year, including its own version of
Iranian Navy Launches 150-Ton Floating Dock
A home-made floating dock, with the capacity of launching 150-ton vessels, was delivered to the Iranian Navy in a ceremony participated by Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari in Iran's waters in the South, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Iran Proposes Joint Arms Production to Azerbaijan
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and Azeri Minister of Defense Industry Yavar Jamalov in a meeting in Baku underlined the need for the two neighboring states to widen cooperation in manufacturing defense industry products,
Iran’s New Fateh Submarine in Final Testing Stage
Iran's new home-made submarine “Fateh (Conqueror)”is now in final testing stage and will soon be delivered to the Naval Forces in the near future, a senior Navy Commander announced, according to Fars News Agency (FNA).
Iran to Receive Five S300 Missile Systems in First Stage
Moscow is capable of delivering five S300 air defense missile systems to Tehran in the first stage of their cooperation, Russia's local media
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
12 - 15
London - United Kingdom
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