Military



Negotiating Missile Defense in the Turkish Bazar

Turkey is negotiating a mega deal worth billions of dollars in a ‘Turkish Bazar’ style, where the European Eurosam consortium faces a competing offer from the Russians, through their largest missile exporter Rostec, as Ankara…


Slovakia receives Carl-Gustaf M4

The Slovak armed forces in mid-July received the Carl-Gustaf shoulder-fired recoilless weapons ordered in September 2015, supplier Saab announced on 18 July. Slovakia is the launch customer and the first country to deploy the…




Iraq to reconstitute Texan II trainer aircraft

Textron is to reconstitute Hawker Beechcraft T-6A Texan II trainer aircraft for the Iraqi Air Force (IqAF), ahead of the commencement of in-country F-16 pilot training in the near future, it was disclosed on 18…



Danish Leopard 2A5s to receive upgrades

Denmark is conducting a mid-life upgrade of 38 of its Leopard 2A5DK main battle tanks, bringing them up to a capability level broadly equivalent to the Leopard 2A7V standard soon to be introduced in Germany….


Germany delays Israeli sub MoU signing

Germany has delayed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony marking Israel’s acquisition of three submarines, a source from Israel’s National Security Council confirmed to Jane’s on 18 July. The delay comes in the…