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Russian officials tout arms exports despite sanctions

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Russia has maintained its arms exports portfolio despite pressure from external sources, Russian officials have said, and the volume of sales should rise in...

NATO aims to make space new frontier in defense

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NATO aims to recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, four senior diplomats said, partly to show U.S. President Donald Trump that...

U.S. arms makers see booming European demand as threats multiply

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U.S. arms makers say European demand for fighter jets, missile defenses and other weapons is growing fast amid heightened concerns about Russia and Iran. The...

Global fighter aircraft market worth $260 billion over next decade

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A total of 3 401 fighter aircraft, worth $264.2 billion, will be produced from 2019 through 2028, according to a new study. In  "The Market for...

Netherlands set to prosecute suspects in MH17 airliner downing

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International investigators are set on Wednesday to launch criminal proceedings against suspects in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine...

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

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Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world’s largest planemakers as they arrive at this...

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe’s next combat jet

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Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself...

Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter

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Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe’s largest defense...

Russian arms sales at $6 billion in first half of 2019

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Russian arms exports since the start of 2019 have totaled nearly $6 billion, according to Rosoboronexport chief executive Alexander Mikheyev. Speaking at the St. Petersburg...

United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 billion aerospace and defense giant

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United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...