Logic stacks up against Italian option for Polish MiG-29 replacement
Poland is looking for a stopgap multirole fighter solution as it aims to transfer its MiG-29s to Ukraine — but a proposed sale by Italy of Eurofighter Typhoons may not be the answer.
Drones can wait as modernising Serbia looks to France for fighters
As Serbia was already taking steps to expand and modernise its air force before the Ukraine war, has how the conflict altered its defence policy and which security partners is it now looking towards?
Morocco unlikely to acquire VBCI, looks at surplus Strykers
With Morocco’s armoured vehicles fleet ageing, Nexter reportedly intends to offer its VBCI infantry fighting vehicle. But is the North African country interested, and what is the possible competition for Nexter?
African defence market feels ripple effects of Russian sanctions
How is the imposition of political and economic sanctions on Russia affecting regions heavily dependent on military equipment provided by Moscow and could this serve as an opportunity for new competing countries to attempt to fill a void?
28th March 2022
Yet another new customer emerges for the F-35A, after Shephard learns that Canada will enter the final phase of talks to buy the aircraft as a replacement for the CF-18 Hornet.
22nd March 2022
Since 2012, there has been speculation regarding Algeria’s order of 42 Russian-made Mi-28NE attack helicopters and the timeline for the deliveries. How many has it received, and will recently imposed Western sanctions on Russian arms imports affect Algerian helicopter procurement planning?
7th March 2022
Could the Ukraine-Russia war be changing the once-held belief that TB2 strike UAVs are only effective in combat against adversaries with minimal air defence capabilities?
26th February 2022
Leonardo has confirmed a long-speculated order from Qatar for six M-346 trainer aircraft, which will fly alongside the country’s diverse fighter jet fleet — but will the small Gulf country have sufficient logistical abilities, training footprint and personnel to make effective use of it?
23rd February 2022
The Canadian Department of National Defence has confirmed the programme schedule for its optionally armed UAS procurement plan, while also identifying where the aircraft will be based.
11th February 2022
A future conflict between Russia and Ukraine could see KUB used as a defensive loitering munition in a form of aerial minefield against the Bayraktar TB2.
2nd February 2022
There are indications that Iraq may order more surface naval vessels from Italian shipbuilders, despite the tortuous history of procurement between the two countries.
26th January 2022
The Pakistan Air Force is expected to unveil Bayraktar TB2 UAVs in March 2022, as it seeks to gain an advantage over Indian air defences.
10th January 2022
Different criteria seem to have been applied to exports of naval electronic countermeasures to Egypt as opposed to Qatar, Turkmenistan and the UAE.
9th December 2021
Morocco is set to procure an array of Israeli defence equipment under a recently signed MoU — what is Rabat hoping to achieve?
7th December 2021
Poland will trial an AESA radar aboard its new TB2 UAVs as it tries to ramp up its ability to fight a peer adversary in a contested electromagnetic environment.
16th November 2021
Photographic evidence suggests that the UAE has supplied armed UAVs to assist the Ethiopian National Defense Force in the ongoing Tigray War.
8th November 2021
Will the battle to provide MALE UAVs for the Royal Canadian Air Force hinge on the terms of the NORAD agreement between Canada and the US?