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60th edition of exercise UNITAS kicks off in Brazil

Navy ships and personnel from 13 countries kicked off the 60th iteration of multinational exercise UNITAS LX (60) in Rio de Janeiro on August 19. This year’s exercise is hosted by the Brazilian Navy…...

Moscow stages comprehensive Arctic exercise

Russia staged a 30-vessel exercise with ships from three of its four fleets in international waters off Norway’s northernmost Nordland and Troms counties from 13 to 17 August. Despite Moscow issuing four advance notices...

DARPA disruption: New radar concepts could reshape the market

Key Points DARPA’s progress in maturing key technologies could spur disruption and growth in the radar market The agency has advanced projects for Machine Learning Systems, Software-Defined Radar, and Dynamically Composed RF Systems The...

Gabon parades VN1 armoured vehicles

Gabon’s elite Republican Guard (GR) displayed Chinese-made Norinco VN1 8×8 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for the first time during the independence day military parade on 17 August. The commentator for the television coverage of...

Gabon parades VN1 armoured vehicles

Gabon’s elite Republican Guard (GR) displayed Chinese-made Norinco VN1 8×8 infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) for the first time during the independence day military parade on 17 August. The commentator for the television coverage of...

Rolls-Royce reviews civil nuclear businesses

Rolls-Royce is assessing the future of its international civilian nuclear operations, amid media reports that it is negotiating two separate deals worth a combined total of about GBP200 million (USD242.52 million). The company is...

Indonesia allocates USD8.9 billion to defence in 2020

The Indonesian government has formally proposed a fiscal year (FY) 2020 defence budget of IDR127.4 trillion (USD8.9 billion). According to budgetary documents published by the Ministry of Finance (MoF), the defence budget represents a...

Bahraini fast attack craft upgraded

The Royal Bahrain Naval Force’s fast attack craft RBNS Abdul Rahman al-Fadel has been upgraded with what appears to be a new electro-optical fire-control system, photographs released by the Bahrain Defence Force on 20...

Raytheon And Navy Conduct First EASR System-Level Test

The Navy and Raytheon [RTN] conducted the first system-level test of the SPY-6(V)2 Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) at the Surface Combat System Center at Wallops Island, Va., recently, the company said Tuesday. Raytheon...

America Adrift: ‘Bringing The World To Crisis”

The Trump administration has watered down U.S. global leadership to coercive deal-making. The dangerous contours of a world in crisis are now coming into stark relief. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Naval)

Donated Filipino corvette arrives from South Korea

The Philippine Navy’s newest corvette BRP Conrado Yap has arrived home after starting its journey from South Korea earlier this month. Formerly known as ROK Navy Pohang-class corvette Chungju… [[ This is a content...

U.S. Marines conducts AAV crew-served weapons training in Japan

U.S. Marines with 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, conduct Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) crew-served weapons training on Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, according to 3rd Marine Division. The Marines-unique helicopter, called the AAV, is...

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