Military



Rafael demos Spike LR from JLTV

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has demonstrated a live-fire targeted launch of the Spike weapon system from an Oshkosh-supplied 4×4 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). The demonstration firing, conducted during the 16th Spike Users Club Meeting…


Russia trials new EW tactics

Russian forces have trialled new electronic warfare (EW) tactics designed for comprehensive protection against air assets such as cruise missiles, airborne radars, and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 10…



US blames Iran for second tanker attack

The Trump administration has directly blamed Iran for attacking two more oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman with limpet mines as part of a wider response to economic sanctions. Having transited the Strait of…



Yemeni rebels claim second cruise missile attack

The Iranian-backed Yemeni rebel group Ansar Allah (Houthis) claimed on 12 June that it had carried out its second cruise missile attack, this time against Abha International Airport in southwest Saudi Arabia. “This is…


India’s HAL awaits RFP from IAF for HTT-40 basic trainers

India’s state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is awaiting a request for proposals (RFP) from the Indian Air Force (IAF) for its indigenously designed Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40) aircraft. Industry sources told Jane’s that the…