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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Russia Working on Priboy Helicopter Carrier Design

Russia has already begun working on designs for the Priboy helicopter carrier vessel for the Navy.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Two New Project 636.3 Submarines to be Laid Down

Next month Russia will lay down two new submarines for the Pacific Fleet.

U.S. Senator Moves to Block Future GCC Arms Sales Amid Gulf Row

Amid a diplomatic spat between a number of countries in the Persian Gulf as well as Egypt, U.S. Senator Robert Corker (R-TN) announced in a letter to the U.S. State Department that he would block arms sales to Gulf countries until the crisis was resolved.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Russia to Launch New Submarine in 2017

Later this year, Russia plans to launch the fourth Project 955 submarine.

Nigeria to Receive 10 Mi-35Ms in 2018

Nigeria will receive 10 Mi-35M helicopters in 2018, completing its order for 12.

Algerian Yabhon United 40 Spotted in New Image

An Algerian Yabhon United 40 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been spotted in a new image released online.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Oman Receives First Batch of Typhoon Fighter Jets

Oman has taken delivery of two Eurofighter Typhoon jets.

Belarus Receives CS/VN3 Armored Vehicles

Belarus has taken delivery of a first batch of CS/VN3 armored vehicles from China.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sukhoi, MiG to Merge

On June 20, 2017, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) CEO Yuri Slyusar announced that two major aircraft corporations in Russia will be merged into a single combat aviation complex.

Israel Completes LORA Testing

Israel Aerospace Industries announced on June 20, 2017 that it had successfully finishing a firing test of the Long-Range Artillery (LORA) weapon system.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Belarus Order Su-30SMs from Russia

Belarus and Russia have signed an agreement for the supply of Su-30SM fighter jets to the Belarusian Air Force.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Russia to Flight Test A-100 in 2017

Russia anticipates flight testing the country's new airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft before the end of 2017.

Egypt Awards Russia Tender for Ka-52Ks

Russia has won a tender for the supply of Ka-52K helicopters to Egypt, according to the head of the Russian federal service for military-technical cooperation, Dmitry Shugayev.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Il-76MD-M Transport Aircraft Makes Test Flight

The first prototype of the Il-76MD-M modernized military transport aircraft has made its first flight as part of state tests.

Qatar Inks Agreement for F-15 Fighter Jets

Qatar has officially signed an agreement for F-15 fighter jets, amid a nearly two-week long political dispute with its neighbors.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Tu-160M2 Component Development Underway

Russia has started development work on defensive systems for the Tu-160M2 to help shield it from missiles as well as other components.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Senate Democratic Leader Opposes Saudi PGM Sale

On June 12, 2017, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), the Senate Minority Leader, announced that he will vote against a proposed sale of precision-guided munitions (PGMs) to Saudi Arabia.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Admiral Makarov to Enter Service in November

Russian frigate Admiral Makarov will be delivered to the Navy in November, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

Friday, June 9, 2017

U.S. Senators Raise Concerns Over Nigerian Aircraft Sale

Afghan A-29 Super Tucano. Source: Nardisoero
Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rand Paul (R-KY) have raised concerns about the possible sale of Super Tucano aircraft to the Nigerian government in a letter addressed to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Israel to Complete Purchase of 17 F-35s

Israel's government has officially sent a letter to the United States to complete the purchase of another 17 F-35s, according to Israeli media i24.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Morocco Receives M1A1 Tanks

Morocco has reportedly taken delivery of another batch of M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks from the United States.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Russia and Egypt Continue Ka-52K Negotiations

Following a visit to Egypt, a Russian official has discussed the status of a sale of Ka-52Ks to the country.

Two More PAK FA Prototypes to be Produced

Russia will receive two more prototype PAK FA stealth fighter jets in 2017.

Qatar Fighter Jet Sales Spotlighted Amid Gulf Crisis

Two separate fighter jet sales to Qatar are hitting scrutiny amid a crisis between Gulf countries.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Russia to Launch New Corvette

Tass News Agency reported on June 6, 2017 that Russia would soon launch a new corvette for its Navy.

Egypt Receiving Antey-2500 Missiles

A new image has emerged showing a batch of missiles reportedly for Egypt's Antey-2500 (S-300VM) missile systems.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Israeli F-16I Seen with Stunner Missile

An Israeli F-16 has been spotted carrying what appears to be the country's Stunner surface-to-air missile.