Military


NATO and EU wonder which Trump will turn up

Hoping for the best, fearing the worst: EU and NATO leaders are braced for their first meeting with US President Donald Trump on their home turf on Thursday. The trepidation in Brussels, a city Trump……


China holds first joint exercise with Myanmar Navy

China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has conducted its first exercise with the Myanmar Navy (MN): an important milestone in the projection of Chinese naval power into the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean…


Kaiman recon vehicle enters Belarusian service

The Kaiman (Cayman) armoured reconnaissance vehicle has entered service with Belarusian armed forces, a source in the company told Jane’s at the MILEX 2017 defence show, held in Minsk from 20-22 May. “The Kaiman…





Future Russian carrier on rocks as defence cuts bite

Russia’s ambitions to field a new aircraft carrier to replace its sole operating carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov , look to be sinking fast following comments by senior officials that indicate declining interest in such a programme….