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F-16 Air Combat Training Center in Jordan

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved US$60 million for a potential military sale to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan of an F-16 Air Combat Training Center (ACTC) and for related equipment in Jordan. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The government of Jordan has requested to buy an F-16 Air Combat Training Center…
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Aselsan Supplies F-16s with Rack for Miniature Bombs

F-16s of the Turkish Air Force will be equipped with built-in Smart Pneumatic Quad Rack (SPQR) to carry miniature bombs developed by the Turkish company Aselsan. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Miniature Bomb (MB) is carried on Smart Pneumatic Quad Rack (SPQR) and MB system can be targeted and released against single and multiple…
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Greece Orders 6 Additional Rafales

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced the acquisition of an additional six Rafales. This will put the total order for the French fighter jet by Greece at 24. The first airframe had been delivered in July.     During the Thessaloniki International Fair on Saturday, the 11th of September, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis…
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Croatia to Buy Used French Rafale Jets

Croatia will purchase 12 Rafale F3-R multirole fighters, formerly in French service for the price of 999 million Euro. This purchase is part of a government to government agreement with France. Coinciding with its Armed Forces day on 28 May 2021, the Croatian Government adopted a decision on the procurement of a new multi-role fighter.…
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Israel Authorises a $9 Billion Arms Purchase from the US

Israel has approved a huge arms purchase from the United States worth $9 billion. The authorization of this deal came late Sunday, after a 3-year delay. The Israeli Finance Ministry had objected to the financing plan due to the interest payment, citing budgetary concerns, but was overruled. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The deal,…
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By Sanctioning Turkey, the U.S. is Sanctioning Itself

American President Trump calls Turkish President Erdogan “a friend.” Turkey is a NATO ally since 1952, and the Turkish Armed Forces is the second largest standing military force in NATO, after the United States. Yet, the Trump administration did not spare any effort to pressure and control the expanding military power of Turkey, by playing…
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Saudi F-15SA Fighters Exercise with US Air Force

The Saudi Ministry of Defence has released footage documenting a bilateral exercise between Saudi F-15SA fighters and US Air Force strategic bombers B-52 as well as F-16 fighters in Riyadh. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The Saudi Ministry of Defence said that Royal Saudi Air Force and the US Air Force concluded in Riyadh…
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RTAF Modernisation Plan For The Next Decade

Over the 10-year period (2010 – 2020), the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) allocated budget increases at an average of 4.25 % per year. According to RTAF 20-Year Strategy, the focus of Air Power modernization will be qualitative rather than quantitative, leading to an emphasis on capability enhancement of sensors and firepower. Follow New Defence Order.…
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Why Does Algeria Want to Buy fifth-generation fighters?

Over the past few days, several media sources have been circulating rumors about Algeria signing a contract worth $2 billion to buy from Russia 14 fifth-generation fighters. Up to the moment of writing this, all these reports remain to be rumors. Nothing has been confirmed from either the Russian or Algerian sides. Follow New Defence Order.…
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Turkey’s Future Military Strategy: Notes & Observations

On 12 November 2020, Turkey's Minister of Defence, Hulusi Akar, presented the military budget proposal for the year 2021, to the Plan and Budget Committee of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Dalia Ziada lays out the main points of Turkey’s Future Military Strategy. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. On November 12th, Turkish Minister…
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