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Workers at Canadian aerospace and transportation manufacturer Bombardier staged a protest on 20 September, targeted not at their employer but in support of it.
Employees represented by the Unifor union stopped work at Bombardier’s Toronto facility in order to voice their opposition to
The Azerbaijani Army showed Dana 152 mm SPHs and RM-70 Vampir 122 mm MRLs for the first time
Video footage showed Dana SPHs and RM-70 Vampir MRLs travelling to an exercise area
The Azerbaijani Army showed Czech-designed Dana 152 mm self-propelled howitzers (SPHs) and RM-70 Vampir 122
Rheinmetall Defence has outlined its approach to countering the oft-neglected threat from low-flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Speaking to Jane’s at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2017 defence exhibition, held in London from 11 to 15 September, Fabian Ochsner,
The Myanmar Army has deployed thousands of troops to the country’s western Rakhine state as it steps up counter-insurgency efforts there.
Nearly 40 battalions drawn from a range of local and regional commands as well as of the army’s mobile reserve have been moved to the restive region
The Argentine Air Force is finalising a deal to buy eight liaison aircraft, after Ministry of Defence approval, to begin replacing its fleet of ageing locally built Cessna 182 and Piper Seneca aircraft.
The replacements are being purchased through the International Civil Aviation Organization and
The Bolivian government is considering buying light strike aircraft, riverine vessels, and more from Argentina, military sources in Buenos Aires told Jane's .
Bolivia's main interest is buying between 8 and 12 IA-63 Pampa III light strike aircraft, to be built at Argentina's Fábrica Argentina
The Brazilian Army has released a new review of its Army Strategic Plan 2016-19. The update was driven by Brazil’s economic retraction and made several changes to the previous plan that was approved in December 2015.
Updates include establishing a new doctrine to be implemented through the
An integrated British Army information manoeuvre team has deployed on its first major exercise to support troops training in Canada in future warfare concepts.
The team, which brings together cyber, electronic warfare, media, civil affairs, intelligence and military communications specialists, is a
A sovereign upgrade capability for the Royal Air Force's (RAF's) new Protector unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) is a vital part of the project to renew the service's fleet of unmanned systems.
Speaking exclusively to Jane’s , Dave Alexander, president of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
The latest wargaming of a Russian invasion of the Baltic states and Poland has brought out some harsh lessons about the latter's ability to prevail
The key issue is the glacial pace of Polish defence procurement
From 12-14 September the Baltic Hegemon wargaming exercise had its second
Brazil and South Korea are looking to expand defence industrial ties on naval programmes, following a meeting between Brazilian and Korean officials on 19 September.
A delegation from South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Programme Authority (DAPA), met with officials from the Brazilian Ministry
Syrian government forces have established a bridgehead on the eastern side of the Euphrates
The SAA is now in a position to secure crucial oil fields and prevent the SDF advancing further down the Euphrates valley
Syrian Arab Army (SAA) troops have staged a river crossing to set up a
Business organisation looks to engage with Indian MoD on addressing ‘ambiguity’ in new policy
Concerns remain about who owns and controls foreign technologies transferred to India
The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has welcomed the Indian Ministry of Defence’s
The government of Vietnam has outlined a requirement for its defence industrial base to become more competitive in domestic and international defence markets.
At a government meeting on 20 September to shape the development of the defence industry over the coming decade, Vietnam’s Prime
Officials and defence experts in Brussels are split over how the EU’s new initiatives, such as its European Defence Fund (EDF), should support multinational defence capability programmes, and whether the latter should be open to non-EU players.
At stake is future EU-NATO military
Northtrop Grumman has been awarded a USD18.6 million contract to produce Mk 54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo array kits for operators of the weapon including Thailand, according to information published by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on 19 September.
The contract combines purchases for the US
A key US Air Force officer said the service doesn’t want to buy more Russian rocket engines
The service is paying companies to develop next-generation launch systems
The US Air Force (USAF) is not pushing Congress for permission to buy additional Russian-developed rocket engines,
The US Army has flown its final sortie for the Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout helicopter, bringing to an end its three-and-a-half year divestment process for the type.
The final flight took place on 19 September from Felker Army Airfield at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia, and came some 40
The Chilean Air Force has secured logistics and maintenance support from Lockheed Martin for its 40 F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft until June 2020.
Lockheed Martin will provide the services through a USD47.8 million foreign military sales contract.
The new contract, signed in mid-September, renews
Panama’s Ministry of Public Security (Ministerio de Seguridad Pública: MINSEG) has requested a 2018 budget just over USD743 million, according to a 15 September statement.
The majority of the budget would be for internal security activities, but approximately USD46 million will be