KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--On July 27, 2022, Polish Minister of Defense Mariusz Blaszczak announced that Warsaw had purchased 980 K2 tanks, 648 K9 self-propelled howitzers and 48 FA-50 fighter jets from South Korea.
NEW DELHI, India--Russian military claims to have destroyed two US M777 howitzers near Stepnogorsk in the Zaporozhye region, continuing the elimination of M777s that the US had given to Ukraine.
WASHINGTON, U.S.--Gas prices are at an all-time high. Rent prices have set records for the last 13 months straight. Inflation is increasing so sharply that even the cost of basic utilities has risen by nearly 30 percent in the last 12 months. There are growing fears that the economy is poised to fall into recession.
MARYLAND, U.S--Russian warships are now steaming in the East China and the Philippine seas near Japan, the Russian Navy and the Japan Defense Ministry announced on Monday.
MARYLAND, U.S.--Senate authorizers want to stop the Navy from retiring half the ships it planned to decommission next year, according to a summary of the bill.
MARYLAND, U.S.--Two carrier strike groups, along with an amphibious assault ship, are drilling together in the Philippine Sea ahead of the Rim of the Pacific 2022 (RIMPAC).
STOCKHOLM, Sweden--The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2022, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. A key finding is that despite a marginal decrease in the number of nuclear warheads in 2021, nuclear arsenals are expected to grow over the coming decade.
WASHINGTON, U.S.--On April 14, the Pentagon announced that the State Department had approved the sale of 12 AH-1Z Attack Helicopters and associated systems, data, and weapons to Nigeria.
TORONTO, Canada--Amid tensions with NATO over Ukraine, Russia successfully conducted the launch of its intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat” from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk region. This was reported on Wednesday by the Russian Defense Ministry.
LONDON, UK--Russia sent a formal warning to the US not to send more arms to Ukraine or it could face “unpredictable consequences”, it has been reported.
KUALA LUMPUR :Turkey's dynamic and versatile defense industry is putting on a grand show at the Defense Services Asia 2022 (DSA) show in Kuala Lumpur.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–With the upcoming inaugural visit by the Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob to Vietnam on March 20, it is expected that new opportunities will be explored for the betterment of bilateral ties as well as the strengthening of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
SACRAMENTO, U.S.--Russia’s attack on Ukraine has profoundly rattled Taiwan, prompting the island to double down on the buildup of its own missile force.
WASHINGTON, U.S.--There’s enough space and weight margin aboard the Zumwalt-class destroyers to install two tubes for hypersonic missiles without removing the ship’s 155mm gun mounts, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday told USNI News last month.
WASHINGTON, U.S.--Belarusians voted Monday to allow the country to host nuclear weapons and Russian forces permanently, results showed, part of a package of constitutional reforms that also extended the rule of leader Alexander Lukashenko.
SEOUL, South Korea--The military has successfully test-fired a long-range surface-to-air missile(L-SAM), one of the key elements of the country’s missile defense program.
NEW YORK, U.S.--China is imposing new sanctions on two U.S. military contractors, Raytheon and Lockheed Martin, for supplying weapons to Taiwan, in the Beijing regime’s latest retaliation against Washington’s support of the self-ruled island.
SYDNEY, Australia--A Chinese Navy vessel aimed a military-grade laser at an RAAF P8 Poseidon aircraft while sailing through Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone, potentially risking the lives of up to 10 defence force members, according to the Defence Department.
LONDON, U.S.--For those paying attention to the worrying advances in hypersonic weaponry by China and Russia, the news that the Pentagon is pushing US defence companies to hasten their own progress on hypersonic weapons is a welcome development. The race must now be on to catch up, or risk ceding the advantage to America’s adversaries.
WASHINGTON, U.S.--The Pentagon is working to fast-track a new generation of hypersonic weapons as part of a deliberate push to close any possible technology gap between the United States, China, and Russia.