The upcoming Zuhai airshow taking place in China next month will provide an opportunity to get first impressions of the new stealth jets and modernized fighter aircraft currently under development or recently delivered to the People's Republic of China Army, Air Force, Navy.
Lockheed Martin and Rocketsan will collaborate on modifying the Turkish SOM cruise missile to fit into the internal weapons bay of the F-35. The Turkish Air Force currently uses the SOM cruise missiles with its F-4E and F-16 fighters.
Israel's Elbit Systems announced yesterday that it was awarded contracts from an Asian country in a total amount of approximately $85 million
Russia is offering to build for Indian Navy three additional Project 11356 frigates - the type designated 'Talwar class' by the Indian Navy. In addition, the two countries are negotiating weapon systems upgrades to the three frigates delivered under the first order is also being negotiated, integrating the Indo-Russian Bramos missile.
Lockheed martin UK will deliver 245 turrets for the SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) under a $1 billion contract awarded October 2014.
Embraer rolled out the first prototype of the KC-390 military transport from the production hangar at the industrial plant of Gavião Peixoto, Brazil. The first flight, planned to take place by the end of 2014.
Fierce fighting between Islamic State and Syrian Kurdish forces again battered the Syrian town of Kobani, as coalition forces continue their strikes in support of the Kurds.
The Italian Navy said on Friday, October 17, that work on the carrier is now slated to be complete at the Taranto Arsenal, a Navy shipyard and base, on Nov. 10, instead of March of next year, when the ship completes post-refit sea trials.
Reporting from the U.S. Army expo in Washington, Defense-Update team picked a number of interesting new robotic systems and capabilities on display at AUSAa 2014.
Some of the interesting new systems our team has spotted at this years AUSA 2014