Conferences & Events
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
CIA Director Defends Nuclear Deal with Iran
John Brennan (photo), Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), called the framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program “as solid as you can get,” adding that those, who criticize the deal, are “wholly disingenuous.”
Obama: “Iran Sanctions Will Be Phased Out Gradually”
The US made clear on Monday that sanctions on Iran would have to be phased out gradually under a nuclear pact and President Barack Obama poured cold water on an Israeli demand that a deal be predicated on Tehran recognizing
Obama, GCC Leaders to Discuss Tentative Deal with Iran
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to share details on the framework agreement reached with Iran on Thursday.
Israel Test Fires New US-Backed Air Defense System
A new Israeli air defense system being developed in partnership with the United States met all its objectives in a series of recent live interception tests, U.S. and Israeli officials said Wednesday, putting it on course for deployment by next
Harris Wins Order for Falcon III Radios in Middle East
Harris Corporation has received a $47 million order for wideband radio systems from a nation in the Middle East as part of its continuing tactical communications modernization program.
Iran Test-Fires New Missile on F7 Fighter Jet
The Iranian Air Force test-fired a new home-made missile mounted on an overhauled F7 fighter jet, Fars News Agency (FNA)
Iran Unveils Two Home-Made Hovercrafts
Iran unveiled two indigenized hovercrafts in its Northern territorial waters in the Caspian Sea, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Russia, Iran Sign Major Military Cooperation Deal
Russia and Iran signed a major military cooperation deal on Tuesday, during Russian Defense Minister General Sergei Shoigu’s visit to Tehran, who described it as a major step in the partnership of the two nations’ Armed Forces.
Iran Starts Mass Production of Saeqeh Fighter Jet
Iranian Air Force Spokesman General Hossein Chitforoush announced that his country has started production of its home-made Saeqeh fighter jets in large numbers, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
Gulf Defense & Aerospace
12 - 14
Kuwait International Fair - Kuwait
Singapore Air Show 2018
06 - 11
UMEX + SIMTEX 2018
25 - 27
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 – International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience
06 - 08
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - United Arab Emirates
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