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South Korea proposes 4.6% increase in 2023 defence budget

Fri, 02/09/2022 - 14:05
South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) has announced a 2023 defence budget proposal of KRW57.1 trillion (USD42.1 billion). It said the new expenditure is a...
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USCG starts to shift some Marine Protector-class vessels to Alaska

Fri, 02/09/2022 - 14:05
To augment its naval force in the American higher latitudes, the US Coast Guard (USCG) decided to shift some of its 87-foot (23.8-m) Marine Protector-class vessels to...
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Light Tactical Transport Vehicle production ramped up for Belgium

Fri, 02/09/2022 - 13:20
Light Tactical Transport Vehicle (LTTV) production for Belgium has been accelerated, Jankel announced in a press release on 31 August. This follows a period of low-rate...
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India commissions Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

Fri, 02/09/2022 - 10:20
The Indian Navy has commissioned its Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) as INS Vikrant.
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Coping with Covid-19: Army training during the pandemic

Fri, 02/09/2022 - 07:50
Strict lockdowns and travel bans intended at halting or at least slowing down the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic have altered how armies train soldiers and conduct...
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First South Sudanese unified forces graduate

Fri, 02/09/2022 - 07:35
South Sudan held the first graduation ceremony on 30 August for the Necessary Unified Forces (NUF) that are being formed by retraining rebel and pro-government fighters...
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Australian submariners to train on RN Astute-class submarines under AUKUS

Fri, 02/09/2022 - 07:35
Australian submariners are set to train onboard the UK Royal Navy's (RN's) newest Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) under the trilateral AUKUS security...
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Defense & Security 2022: Pulse Science exhibits emergency response aircraft

Fri, 02/09/2022 - 07:05
Thai company Pulse Science has displayed its medical emergency response aircraft at the Defense and Security 2022 exhibition, held in Bangkok from 29 August to 1...
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Defense & Security 2022: Barzan showcases A5000 UAV

Thu, 01/09/2022 - 14:35
Barzan Aeronautical, a Qatari-owned United States-based company, has showcased a tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) called A5000 at the Defense and Security 2022...
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PGZ develops new air-defence capabilities

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 16:20
Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) plans to develop new short-range air defence (SHORAD) and very short-range air defence (VSHORAD) capabilities. Sebastian Chwałek,...
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China ends unprecedented show of force around Taiwan with enduring repercussions

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 12:50
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) appears to have wound down the series of unprecedented military exercises it was conducting around Taiwan from 4 to 7 August.
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Taiwan reports underplay ‘hundreds' of PLA aircraft in live-fire drills

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 16:50
China says it is dispatching hundreds of combat aircraft to the six live-fire zones around Taiwan. However, Taipei's daily air incursion reports show smaller figures....
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China launches ballistic missiles into waters near Taiwan

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 16:20
China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) launched a barrage of ballistic missiles into waters near Taiwan on 4 August.
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China deploys UAVs near Taiwan, Japan

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 14:20
Japan's Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced that it spotted Chinese unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near Taiwan and Japan's Nansei/Ryuku islands on 4 August.
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UK seeks Javelin Lightweight Command Launch Unit

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 12:05
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on its website on 1 August that the Department of State had approved a possible Foreign Military Sales (FMS)...
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Taiwan faces widespread cyber attacks as tensions rise with China

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 10:24
Taiwan says it has been subject to a series of intensified cyber attacks since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the island nation on 2 August.
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Israeli military threatened UNIFIL ship

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 10:05
Israeli aircraft threatened a naval vessel assigned to the UN Interim Force in Lebanon's (UNIFIL's) Maritime Task Force in early June, the latest UN report on the...
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Update: Hanwha announces defence consolidation

Fri, 05/08/2022 - 02:05
Hanwha Aerospace has announced a merger of the Hanwha group's defence businesses as part of plans to become ‘a Korean Lockheed Martin'.
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ITACs co-ordinate first Iraqi airstrikes

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 18:50
US-trained Iraqi Terminal Attack Controllers (ITACs) have successfully directed strikes from Iraqi aircraft for the first time, according to the latest quarterly report...
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US Army conducts Iron Dome flight test

Thu, 04/08/2022 - 18:05
US Army soldiers recently used Rafael Advanced Defense Systems' Iron Dome during a live-fire test against cruise missile threats, the Israel Missile Defense Organization...
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