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DefenseTurkey-USA: a month to try to solve the "question" S-400
The US proposal for the Patriot system expires at the end of March
Turkey will have to respond to the US, by the end of March, on the proposal to sell the Patriot air defense missile system instead of the Russian S-400 ordered by Ankara and by the end of the year it should... more
DefenseQatar: talks to unlock the S-400's order?
Opposition of Saudi Arabia and the United States
Qatar and Russia are continuing to negotiate in order to provide the Armed Forces of the Persian Gulf with some armaments, including the S-400 anti-aircraft missile defense system which could, however,... more
DefenseIndia-Pakistan: US open investigation to see if the F-16s were used
Their utilization would be subject to certain restrictions
The United States is investigating about the possible use of Lockheed Martin F-16 aircraft in Pakistan in last week's clashes with India, because the use of US-made fighter aircraft is forbidden under... more
DefenseINF Treaty. USA opens at new negotiations with Russia
The only condition is the possibility of carrying out inspections
From the US Department of State there would be openings regarding possible new negotiations with Moscow that would give "life" back to the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty), with the... more
DefenseContract for secure network for French Navy vessels
Awarded by an industrial consortium headed by Airbus
The French defence procurement agency DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has awarded the RIFAN 2.1 contract to an industrial consortium headed by Airbus and also comprising the Naval Group and Roh... more
DefenseWill the Pentagon cut 8 F-35 aircraft in the next budget?
It would serve also to buy the Boeing F-15Xs
The next budget for the US defense that should start the parliamentary process from this week should foresee a small cut with regard to the number of Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft that will be ordered... more
DefenseIsrael: THAAD will also be deployed in the next US exercise
First step towards a sell at Tel Aviv?
After buying the Iron Dome from Israel to defend military installations, the United States has begun the deployment in the Middle Eastern country the main anti-missile shield developed by US industries,... more
DefenseINF Treaty. Von der Leyen proposes to involve Beijing in a new agreement
It would allow greater stability and remove any threat
There are not only Russian Intermediate Range Ballistic Missiles (IRBM) to cause European countries to fear because the other "problem" could be represented by the Chinese ones, which could also directly... more
DefenseFincantieri-Viking: contracts signed for two ships
In the context of the agreement announced last year
In the context of the agreement announced in March 2018 for the construction of 6 ships, Fincantieri and Viking signed the contracts for the first 2 units, which will be delivered respectively in 2024... more
DefenseIndia-Pakistan: release of the captive pilot will bring back to "peace"
From Monday the airspace completely reopened
Tensions between India and Pakistan are dwindling and today the pilot of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Abhinandan Varthaman aircraft, shot down by a Pakistani missile two days ago was released and returned... more
Defense58th anniversary of the foundation of the Italian PAN
From the F-86E Sabre to the future of the "Frecce Tricolori" -VIDEO
58 years ago, on March 1st of 1961 at Rivolto airport (Udine, in Friuli Venezia Giulia Region), the 313rd Gruppo Addestramento Acrobatico was established, or Pattuglia Acrobatica Nazionale (PAN) also known... more
DefenseDefense. 43 billion of Euro to modernize the Polish Armed Forces
Helicopters, airplanes, submarines and missile defense systems in the notebook
Defense spending in Poland is expected in the near future, so much so that minister of Defense Mariusz Blaszczak announced yesterday -speaking to the local press- that in the next 6 years Warsaw will invest... more
DefenseRussia: Sukhoi Su-30SM and Su-35 will be standardized
Objective: reduce the production costs of aircraft
The Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter plane and the Su-35 will be standardized with regard to most of the on-board systems and armaments in such a way as to be able to reduce the cost of production, favoring the... more
DefenseIndia-Pakistan: two airplanes of Indian Air Force have been shot down
Gunfigths also on the ground
The tension between India and Pakistan continues to rise after yesterday the Delhi Air Force carried out an air raid in Pakistani Kashmir against a training camp for a jihadist group, which caused the... more
DefenseWill Russia sell the Sukhoi Su-57 plane to India?
Real possibility to receive funds for the program
According to what the Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy at Rostec Victor Kladov said to "Tass", Russia intends to open negotiations with India to sell the Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation... more
DefenseSyria. Does the F-35 show the limits of Chinese radars?
It destroyed a JY-27 that was supposed to locate the stealth plane
Through the images taken from an Israeli commercial satellite and published by "ImageSat Intl" it is possible to see the damage of the air attack carried on by the Israeli Air Force against a military... more
DefensePakistan: possibility of winning the JF-17 plane in Malaysia?
In favor there would be the low-cost and the many industrial compensations
Pakistan is trying to sell the JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft to Malaysia exploiting the fact that the country is looking for a new fighter, but it does not have much money to spend. A problem that had... more
DefenseWould Iran take control of some US drones?
Propaganda move or reality?
Iran would -according to "Fars"- take control of some US drones (UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) that were used in Syria and Iraq. To be able to "capture" the Iranian forces would have penetrated the computer... more
DefenseEU Budget 2021-2027. EC: provisional agreement on the future European Defense Fund
Subject to formal approval by the European Parliament and Council
The EU institutions have reached a partial political agreement on the European Defence Fund, subject to formal approval by the European Parliament and Council, which will foster an innovative and competitive... more
DefenseGermany: NATO and Canada interested in the prototype of the RQ-4 Euro Hawk drone
Project abandoned from Berlin after 700 million euros spent
After the cancellation of the Euro Hawk program in 2013 Germany has a drone (UAV, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk stationed in an aeronautical base, now there may be new sight... more
DefensePutin threatens Europe: "The missiles will be targeted at the centers of political power"
It would be the Russian reaction to the deployment of Irbm by the US
Speaking at the Russian Parliament, President Vladimir Putin explained that he has no intention of deploying banned short-range and medium-range ballistic missiles, at least this decision will not be taken... more
DefenseUAE. A new anti-aircraft missile defense system has been presented
It will be used initially in the United Arab Emirates
During the "IDEX 2019" fair in Abu Dhabi Lockheed Martin, Saab and Diehl Defense presented a new short-range anti-aircraft missile defense system that should replace the older systems currently used in... more
DefenseRussia: S-400 will be delivered within the year to Turkey
The US Vice President Pence opens at possible sanctions
By the end of 2019, Turkey should receive all 4 S-400 air defense missile systems ordered from Russia. This was said at "Interfax" by the director of the company Rostec Serghiei Chemezov, who underlined... more
DefenseChina: under consideration a sixth-generation aircraft?
It will be important to avoid technological gaps with the West
Also China is part of the race for the construction of the sixth-generation plane that should start replacing the fighter currently used in the aeronautics of the main countries in the world between 2030... more
DefenseTurkey. Erdogan confirms its commitment to the S-400s
Despite the "many pressures" of the United States
The United States is making a lot of pressure for Turkey to cancel the contract for the order of the S-400 anti-aircraft defense systems from Russia, placing on the table the possibility of buying the... more
DefenseNATO. Stoltenberg closes the possibility of nuclear missiles in Europe
It should not be a theme of the meeting in Brussels
In the NATO summit between the Defense ministers of all 29 member countries of today and tomorrow (13-14 February) in Brussels should not be touched on the issue of the deployment of Intermediate-Range... more
DefenseRussia: denial of missile technology sharing with Iran and North Korea
Accusations arrived several times from Washington
Interviewed by "Sputnik", the director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Department for Non-Proliferation and Control of Arms Vladimir Yermakov denied any possible rumors concerning the supply of missile... more
DefenseDefense. The Saab Gripen is able to shoot down a Russian plane?
It would have better electronic warfare tools than all rivals -DATA SHEET
During the presentation of the Swedish offer to Finland for the new air force fighter, the Chief of Staff of the Swedish Air Force, General Mats Helgesson, explained the capabilities of the Saab Gripen... more
DefenseUK: HMS "Queen Elizabeth" will be sent to the South China Sea
Start of the "post Brexit" policy announced by Williamson
The first mission of the British aircraft carrier HMS "Queen Elizabeth" will be in the South China Sea, where it will be deployed as soon as it is considered fully operational. A very significant decision... more
DefenseRussia: Tupolev Tu-160M2 aircraft will enter service in 2021
Improvements to the weapon system and avionics -DATA SHEET
The Russian strategic bombing aircraft Tupolev Tu-160M2 Blackjack should enter service in 2021, thus beginning the upgrading of the aircraft's capabilities that entered service in 1987. The Russian... more