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SNSZ: Innovative Technologies In The Service Of The Navy

Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard (SNSZ, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) is a leading Russian company in the field of composite shipbuilding. Since its foundation in 1912, more than 650 ships and vessels, including 300 mine countermeasures ships for the Russian Navy and foreign countries’ naval forces, have left the plant’s shipbuilding slips.   The concept of…
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UMEX & SimTEX 2022: exceptional edition

Under the patronage of Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, the fifth edition of UMEX & SimTEX 2022 concluded yesterday at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, and was the largest edition of this event in terms of exhibition area and…
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CSTO Countries as Suppliers of Military Equipment

Russia, as a country with a well-developed defense industry, is the main supplier of armaments, military and special equipment for the needs of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member states.   However, challenges and threats associated with the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan require a rapid increase of capabilities to secure the CSTO borders, and…
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Indonesian Air Force Purchases 42 Dassault Rafale Fighters

Yusuf Jauhari,  Head of Defence Facilities Agency of the Indonesian Ministry of Defence and Eric Trappier, Chairman and CEO of Dassault Aviation signed the contract for the acquisition by Indonesia of 42 latest-generation Dassault Rafale aircraft in Jakarta. The Rafale acquisition for the Indonesian Air Force includes a complete turnkey solution, with a comprehensive package…
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Finland Picks F-35 for its Next Multi-Role Fighter

Finland has decided to procure 64 F-35A Block 4 multi-role fighters. Lockheed-Martins F-35 won out in the 10 billion Euro programme to replace the Hornet. It won out over SAABs Gripen, Boeings (updated) F/A-18, Dassualts Rafale and the Eurofighter Typhoon.   On the 10th of December, the Government of Finland has authorised the Finnish Defence…
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Australia Cancels French Submarine Deal in Favour of US

Following of the formal declaration of the Australia-US-UK defence agreement, Australia has cancelled its procurement plan for twelve conventional submarines from French Naval Group in favour of nuclear-powered submarines from the United States and United Kingdom.   On the 15th of September, American President Joe Biden announced a new working group with the United Kingdom…
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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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Franco-German Transport Squadron Under Construction

With an Inter-Governmental agreement signed by the German and French Ministers of Defence, the two countries have created a joint tactical air transport squadron, equipped with the C-130J Super Hercules.     On the 30th of August the French and German Defence Ministers, Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer and Florence Parly, have met in Paris and signed…
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ADAS 2022​ A Gateway to the Philippine Modernisation Programme

ADAS 2022 is the only tri-service Defense and Security Exhibition that comprehensively addresses the diverse requirements of the Department of National Defense (DND), the National Security Council (NSC), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the Philippine National Police (PNP), as well as its many homeland security and crisis and disaster response agencies.   The highly…
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