Middle East countries may soon buy BrahMos missiles from India

In a positive development for India, major Gulf countries such as Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia have shown interest in purchasing the Indo-Russian Brahmos supersonic cruise missile. A Middle Eastern nation may soon strike a deal with the Indian government to procure India’s first homegrown supersonic cruise missile, the BrahMos. These countries … Read more

Erdogan tricked Putin? Turkey worked overtime to build warships for Ukraine and install French missiles

The future flagship of the Ukrainian Navy’s fleet, the Hetman Ivan Mazepa corvette, is nearly finished at the Istanbul Naval Shipyard. Once the vessel is constructed, the military and electronic systems will be installed. Recently, Turkey has been on the left and right: Turkish president Erdogan and Putin are talking about cooperation to introduce Russian … Read more

Serbia abandon Russian Su-30SM & decide to buy 12 french Rafale fighters

The French Rafale fighter chose by Serbia to order instead of the Su-30SM from Russia. It is known that Belgrade will initially order a batch of 12, then they can increase the quantity to buy more. French Rafale fighters continue to win big in the export market even though they are currently the most expensive … Read more

India banned imports of Helicopters, artillery, light tank, and other 307 major items

Releasing the list, defence minister Rajnath Singh said dependence on foreign suppliers leaves India vulnerable and called upon the private industry to deliver on the requirements of the armed forces, pointing out that now a total of 310 major items were on the import ban list. Helicopters, light tanks, loitering munition and a range of … Read more

Germany buys 140 Heron TP combat drone from Israel

After years of deliberation, German defense committee approves the acquisition of 140 Heron TP (Eitan) armed drones from Israel, in a contract worth $165 million. Amid the Russia-Ukraine war, Unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) is the latest weapon that the German Ministry of Defense has put on its shopping list, after modern equipment such as … Read more

India to convert passenger aircraft into aerial refuelling tanker

India currently uses six Russian IIyushin-78 tankers, first inducted in 2003, but they are facing maintenance and serviceability issues. After years of trying to buy mid-air refuellers for its military, India is now looking to convert existing Boeing 767 passenger aircraft into tankers. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has entered into an MoU with Israel Aerospace … Read more

Russian weapon parts among 107 defence items under new import ban by India

Once the phased import ban kicks in, the 107 strategically important line replacement units sub-systems will only be procured from Indian industry. The list of 107 defence items notified for a phased import ban includes key sub-systems of several defence platforms, including Russian-origin T-90 tanks, to be produced in India. Several Russian weapon parts stand … Read more

Bahrain in talks with India to buy Arjun Mk 1A Main Battle Tank

Bahrain has launched talks with India for the procurement of the Indian-made Arjun Mk 1A MBT. Last year Indian army placed an order to supply 118 Arjun Mk1A Tank. The Kingdom of Bahrain is in talks with the Government of India to acquire a major battle tank for the ground forces of the East Asian … Read more

Germany to buys 35 F-35 stealth fighters amid intense war in Eastern Europe

Germany plans to buy up to 35 US-made F-35 fighter jets and 15 Eurofighter jets, a parliamentary source said Monday, as part of a major push to modernise the armed forces in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The F-35 jets made by Lockheed Martin would replace Germany’s decades-old Tornado fleet, according to media reports … Read more

Poland has finalised to buy British Type 31 Frigates for £1.4 billion

On March 4th three frigates based on the Royal Navy’s Type 31 design have been ordered by the Polish Navy for a total cost of £1.4 billion. This ship will become the future main warship of the Polish Navy. The Arrowhead 140 is actually the international version of the British Navy’s Type 31 frigate. This frigate … Read more