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The Vietnam Defense Exhibition, held at a Hanoi airbase, attracted 174 exhibitors from 30 countries. Vietnam is considering adopting a "Make in Vietnam" policy similar to India's to strengthen the capabilities of its local defense industry and support significant defense procurement programs. The exhibition provided local companies with an opportunity to showcase their capabilities and find potential foreign partners.
Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. unveiled today the Sea Breaker, a 5th generation long-range, autonomous, precision-guided missile system, enabling significant attack performance against a variety of high-value maritime and land targets. Rafael foresees Sea Breaker as a multi-domain weapon system capable of delivering lethal effects as an anti-ship, land-attack, coastal defense, and surface-to-surface cruise missile.
An island and coastal defense system uses precision guided rockets to provide Asian maritime and island nations with with the tools to enforce their national sovereignty over remote islands in the disputed archipelagos of the South China Sea.
In this edition: #OpSaveAlAqsa is new cyber-attack campaign against Israel | Israeli Trojan Horse Scam | Postal service hit by cyber-attack; US suspects China | Russia needs funds to support domestic software development | NATO helps Jordan fend off ISIL cyber threat | Vietnam increasing cyber cooperation | China, Japan, and Republic of Korea hold cyber security meeting in Beijing | UK signs agreement with Qatar to fight Jihad and cyber threats | Germany developing cyber intelligence capabilities | Was Warsaw Stock Exchange breached by ISIS criminals?
In this edition: Israel as a cyber-security superpower | United States and Australia strengthening cyber cooperation | Russian hacker accused by US for cyber money laundering | Cyber crime second most common form of economic crime in the Middle East | Iraqi Communication Ministry blocked Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube | China once again behind a cyber-espionage operation | Vietnam concerned about cyber security | UK: The Bank of England in war against cyber crime | France officially joining NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
The lead vessel in a new class of patrol vessels designed for maritime security was laid down in a ceremony at Russia’s Zelenodolsky shipyard...
In recent years Vietnam has become a growing market for Eastern and Western defense exporters seeking to offset their declining domestic sales by attracting...
The third Varshavyanka class submarine was laid down today at the Admiralty Shipyard in St. Petersburg. Upon completion the 'Stary Oskol' submarine will join the Russia’s Black Sea Fleet by 2016.
The People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) Central Military Commission has approved plans to establish a permanent military garrison in the disputed South China Sea, strengthening its grip of a disputed area claimed by the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia.
US Secretary of Defense said that the proposed realignment would result in a 60/40 split of US naval forces between the Pacific and the Atlantic by 2020, an increase in Pacific-deployed forces of about 10 percent
Russian Helicopters is adding to its global presence, most recently by opening up an office in Vietnam, in anticipation to benefit from the booming growth in Vietnam and gaining access to broader markets in Southeast Asia and as far as Australia
The Dutch Schelde shipyard in Vlissingen, Netherlands will build four Sigma corvettes for the Vietnamese Navy. The first two ships will be built in Vlissingen, and the last two will be built in Vietnam, under Dutch supervision. With the conclusion of the Vietnam, Schelde will win its third international customer for this class.
Opportunities and Entry Strategies 2011-2016 The Vietnamese defense industry is expected to undergo a period of investment with a considerable increase of expenditure from 2011–2015...