Military

Portugal to acquire five light helicopters

The Portuguese Ministry of National Defence has authorised the Portuguese Air Force to acquire a number of single-engine, lightweight multi-purpose helicopters. The procurement, worth a maximum of EUR20.5 million (USD22 million) in line with…




Taiwan says capable of strike against China

Taiwan said for the first time publicly that it is capable of launching missiles at China, as the government on Thursday unveiled a major defence report warning of increased risk of Chinese invasion…. This is…



UK to replenish Hellfire stock

The UK is to replenish its stock of Lockheed Martin AGM-114 Hellfire II air-to-surface missiles at a cost of USD150 million. According to the US Defense Security and Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which announced the…



Boeing awarded USD3.4 billion Apache sales

Boeing has been awarded a USD3.4 billion multiyear contract to supply new-build and remanufactured AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters to the US Army and Saudi Arabia. This first AH-64E multiyear contract, which was awarded…



Israeli Navy training officers for new corvettes

The Israeli Navy has completed its first officer training course that included aspects designed for service on board the four Sa’ar 6-class corvettes that were ordered in 2015. Also known as the Magen (defender)…