Military & Technical Cooperation

China’s strategic caution

Russia and China are positioned as strategic partners at the highest level. In the face of sanctions pressure and the severance of economic ties with Western partners, many people in Russia count on China's unconditional support. Meanwhile, China's attitude to the current affairs is much less unambiguous than it seems at first glance. Chinese policy…
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Qatar’s Defense Procurement and Its Relevance for The Persian Gulf Security

By 2024, Qatar will obtain an unprecedented number of military gears and aircraft. The volume of its air force will reach 96 aircraft by 2024. Development of this arsenal correlated to the 2017 Gulf diplomatic crisis. With the recent détente in diplomatic relations with its regional counterparts, Qatar found itself with an impressive arsenal and…
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Russian Shipbuilding in the World Market: Prospects and Opportunities

The world armaments market is gradually changing towards more competition, mainly due to the emergence of new exporters and the policy of diversification of overseas suppliers pursued by major importers like India. There is also an increasing demand from Asian and Arab buyers to create their own military-industrial infrastructures by buying technology and localizing production.…
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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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United Shipbuilding Corporation and India

Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the foundation of a strategic partnership block called AUKUS on September 15, 2021. The first item in the cooperation plan is giving Australia access to nuclear submarine fleet technology and the subsequent construction of at least eight nuclear attack submarines. The fact that a country that…
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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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The US Administration Approves Another $70M Sale to Jordan

The US State Department has approved a possible sale of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Alternate Warhead (AW) Unitary Rocket Pods and related equipment to Jordan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency states. The deal is estimated at $70 million. [newslist] This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United…
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Turkey Aspires To Export its HÜRJET to Malaysia

Turkey's TUSAŞ (Turkish Aerospace Industries) has started the process of assembling the prototype of the HÜRJET, the country's first national training and  light assault aircraft. The Hürjet is planned to have its first flight on 18 March 2023. [newslist] HÜRJETHÜRJET, tailored to become a fifth-generation training aircraft, will be equipped with an advanced mission computer in…
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The Philippines, the First Export Customer of BrahMos

The Philippines has announced the procurement of  the   BrahMos  medium-range supersonic cruise missile  under the third horizon of the Revised Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program (RAFPMP). [newslist] "Philippine Army’s acquisition of BrahMos is programmed under the 3rd Horizon (2023-2027) of the RAFPMP. Hence, the army is yet to acquire said units since…
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ROE Presents Russian Defence Products at EDEX 2021

“Rosoboronexport” (ROE)– the organizer of the all-Russian exposition at the Egypt Defence EXPO (EDEX) 2021, which tool place from 29 November to 02 December in Cairo, held a presentation of some Russian defence products. The presentation was conducted on the second day of EDEX. The “New Defence Order. Strategy” attended the presentation.   [newslist]  …
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