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New Zealand's multirole vessel begins two-month maintenance at ST Engineering

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 14:52
The Royal New Zealand Navy's (RNZN's) multirole vessel (MRV), HMNZS Canterbury, has begun an approximately two-month maintenance period at ST Engineering's marine...
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South Korea to invest USD13.6 billion to bolster defence capabilities in space

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 09:49
South Korea plans to invest KRW16 trillion (USD13.6 billion) over the next 10 years to accelerate the development of defence-related space technologies following the...
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US Air Force awards GA-ASI, Kratos contract options for further Skyborg work

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 09:48
The US Air Force (USAF) has awarded General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) and Kratos contract options for work on the service's Skyborg science and...
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Ukraine reinforces export credit agency

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 09:48
Ukraine's Ministry of Economy announced on 18 August that it was reinforcing its export credit agency with a further UAH1.8 billion (USD66.9 million) as part of efforts...
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UK to probe Cobham's bid for Ultra Electronics

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 09:47
UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has directed his country's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to review Cobham Group's proposed acquisition of Ultra...
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Malaysia flexes missile capabilities in South China Sea

Jane's Defense News - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 09:46
The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has carried out a rare demonstration of its anti-surface capabilities in the South China Sea, with the firings of three Exocet missiles.
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UK doubles aid to Afghanistan

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:15
The UK is to double its humanitarian and development aid to Afghanistan, allowing us to provide urgent life-saving assistance to millions of people suffering from the conflict, drought and covid-19.
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UK to support Haiti earthquake response with humanitarian assistance and Royal Navy ship

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:15
The UK Government announces new support to Haiti, as the country recovers from the recent devastating earthquake.
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MQ-25 Achieves Another First, Conducts Air-to-Air Refueling with E-2D

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:14
The Navy's Unmanned Carrier Aviation program completed its first aerial refueling flight with an E-2D aircraft Aug.18 at Mid-America Airport in Mascoutah, Illinois.
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USS Arlington Departs Norfolk for Haiti Disaster Relief Mission

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:14
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) departed Naval Station Norfolk to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to Haiti in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) led mission, Aug. 17.
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Biden Vows to Stay in Afghanistan Until All Willing Americans Evacuate

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:14
U.S. President Joe Biden vowed to stay in Afghanistan until all U.S. citizens who want to leave have been evacuated, as he stands firmly by his decision to leave the country, despite the chaos that has ensued.
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Ethiopia: UN chief gravely concerned over 'unspeakable violence' in Tigray

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:14
Speaking outside the Security Council chamber on Thursday, UN chief António Guterres told journalists that he is gravely concerned about the situation in Ethiopia, particularly the "unspeakable violence" against women and others in Tigray.
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UN Chief Calls for Halt to Fighting in Ethiopia

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:14
The U.N. secretary-general appealed Thursday for a cessation of hostilities in Ethiopia, unrestricted aid access and an Ethiopian-led political dialogue, in a bid to end the 10-month-old conflict in the northern Tigray region.
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Taliban, Consolidating Power, Meet With Former Rivals

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:13
Afghanistan's Taliban are moving quickly to address governance, security and challenges related to reconciliation with former foes, just days after regaining power in Kabul and announcing the "war is over."
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US Continues Diplomatic Outreach to Host At-risk Afghans

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:13
The United States says it is engaging directly with the Taliban to secure safe passage for "everybody" who is trying to get to the Kabul airport.
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Hardline Haqqani Network Put in Charge of Kabul Security

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:13
The Taliban has placed security for the Afghan capital, Kabul, in the hands of senior members of the Haqqani Network, which has close ties with foreign jihadist groups including a long-standing association with al-Qaida.
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Who Leads the Taliban?

Globalsecurity.org - Fri, 20/08/2021 - 02:13
Taliban fighters captured major areas in quick succession on their way to seizing Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, Sunday, 20 years after U.S.-led forces knocked the group from power. Here are some of its key leaders.
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