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DefenseIran wants to renegotiate the terms of the nuclear pact
Rouhani threatens the West. Macron threatens European sanctions. China calls for common commitment
It was in the air for a long time, that is when, exactly one year ago, with unilateral decision, America announced the exit from the Iranian nuclear agreement (JCPOA, Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action),... more
DefenseMissiles: Ankara still a niche between the S-400 and the Patriot
The Minister of Defense Akar: more advantageous than the previous US offer
Ankara, apparently the eternal undecided, fought between the Western and Middle Eastern worlds, and between Washington and Moscow, is not denying even with regard to the affair of the S-400 anti-aircraft... more
DefenseAircraft and defense. Aselsan presents new Aesa radar
It will be integrated on the Turkish F-16 fleet - VIDEO
Aselsan, a Turkish company active in the production of tactical military radio equipment and electronic defense systems for the Turkish Armed Forces presented at "IDEF 2019", the international defense... more
DefenseNato ships enter the Baltic Sea led by a Danish frigate
Moscow observes calling action a "psychological pressure"
According to what the Russian press reported this morning, a group of NATO ships led by the Danish frigate "Tethis" class entered the waters of the Baltic Sea, kept under observation by Moscow, which considers... more
DefenseUSA. Trump studies a nuclear deal with China and Russia
Attempt to control armaments
After the United States exits from the INF Treaty (Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty), President Donald Trump is conducting negotiations with other federal departments to draw up a new nuclear... more
DefenseChina-Russia: a joint naval exercise from Monday
Beijing's new aircraft carrier could also participate
While the United States is practicing in the Mediterranean Sea in a series of maneuvers in which two aircraft carriers participate -the USS Abraham Lincoln and the USS John C. Stennis-, with their respective... more
DefenseUSA: maxi-exercise with two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean
First time since 2016
For the first time since 2016, two US Navy aircraft carrier groups -the USS "Abraham Lincoln" and the USS "John C. Stennis"- have initiated a joint training maneuver in the Mediterranean, during which... more
DefenseF-35 plane: cost will increase by another 22 billion dollars
Due to updates and costs for aircraft fleet maintenance
The program of the fifth-generation Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft could -according to an analysis published on "Bloomberg"- cost 22 billion dollars (19.55 billion euros) more in the coming years, in what... more
DefenseRohani: "Israel and the United States a threat to the Middle East"
The Iranian president asks the countries of the region to have trust in the Pasdarans
During the ceremonies for the Armed Forces Day, Iranian President Hassan Rohani declared -in a speech on national television- that "the guardians of the Islamic revolution are not a threat to Middle Eastern... more
DefenseUSA: first deployment of the F-35As in the Middle East
They will be sent to the UAE for troop support missions -DATASHEET
For the first time since the US Air Force's fifth-generation Lockheed Martin F-35A aircraft entered service, it was deployed at the Al Dhafra base in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In the Middle East... more
DefenseRussia: will the S-350s and S-500s soon enter service?
Further technological advances for missile defense systems
The Russian air defense systems S-500 and S-350 would be "almost ready" to be deployed, especially the seconds that are destined to replace the S-300s in the Russian armed forces. To make these "advances"... more
DefenseUSA: the AV-8B Harrier II in service until 2028
They will undergo heavy updating -DATASHEET
The United State Marine Corps (USMC) will keep McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) AV-8B Harrier II Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing (STOVL) aircraft in service until at least 2028, when they will be definitively... more
DefenseTurkey: exclusion from the F-35 program could create a lot of damage to industries
US sanctions would amount to more than 10 billion dollars
The main victim of the possible exclusion of Turkey from the Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft program could be the local defense industry, because buying the S-400 missile system from Russia will lead to... more
DefenseDefense. The CH-47F ER helicopter program has been cut
Sacrificed to remodel military spending
In order to remodel the military expenses, the Ministry of Defense would have cancelled -according to some rumors- the acquisition of the 4 Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters in the ER (Extended Range)... more
DefenseTurkey. Cavusoglu: "In NATO other countries have Russian armaments"
Reference to the S-300s in use in Greece
"If the US does not sell us the Patriot defense system in the future we could still buy some S-400s from the Russians". This was said by the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu that spoke in a television... more
DefenseUSA: Egypt could be sanctioned for purchasing Su-35 aircraft
Today summit between Trump and al-Sisi
Not only China, India and Turkey, but also Egypt risks being subjected to economic sanctions by the United States should it complete the purchase of Sukhoi Su-35 fighter planes from Russia (see AVIONEWS).... more
DefenseRussia: what destiny for aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov?
It could be dismantled soon
The only aircraft carrier in the fleet of the Russian Navy, the "Admiral Kuznetsov", -according to rumors reported by "Izvestia"- could soon be demolished, especially if the industry and the ministry of... more
DefenseIndia-Pakistan. Khan: "India lied about F-16s"
US report denies the fighter shooting down
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imrar Khan has accused the Indian government of trying to "destabilize" the United States by lying about the fact that a Pakistani Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter plane... more
DefenseS-400 systems to Turkey: Erdogan says NO to American Patriots
"The agreement with Moscow remains in force: we await deliveries in July"
"Washington's offer is not as valid and at less advantageous conditions", the Turkish leader said it more
DefenseNATO. Pence: "Turkey must choose its future"
Moscow would offer the Su-57s in exchange for the F-35s
Speaking at Washington at the conference "NATO Egages: the Alliance at 70", US Vice President Mike Pence warned Turkey about the possible purchase of the S-400 missile defense system, continuing to maintain... more
DefenseNATO. Trump: "Everyone must continue to increase military spending"
The US president hopes for "peace" with Russia
US President Donald Trump said yesterday that his pressure on NATO members has led to an actual increase in contributions to various defense budgets, although "many of these states should do much more".... more
DefenseF-35 plane: first suspension in the delivery of equipment to Turkey
Last warning to the Ankara government
It was made yesterday the first step towards the definitive exclusion of Turkey from the program for the Lockheed Martin F-35 plane occurred because the Pentagon decided to suspend delivery of the fighter... more
DefenseTaiwan: Chinese fighters fly into the island's airspace
Intentional and prolonged overflight that has not occurred from 1999
The diatribes between China and Taiwan continue, and the tension has even increased further after two Shenyang J-11 fighters from the Beijing air force flew into the airspace of the Formosa Island during... more
DefenseTurkey. Cavusoglu: "S-400 deal concluded and it will be respected"
The tug of war with Washington continues
Four US senators presented yesterday an act to stop the delivery of Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter planes to Turkey, from Ankara today the Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu reiterated -to the local press-... more
DefenseUSAF: all B-1B Lancer aircraft grounded
Problem to the system of expulsion of the seats of the pilots and technicians -DATASHEET
Due to a problem to the "drogue chute system", which is used to right the aircraft's ejection seat, of the Rockwell (now Boeing) B-1B Lancer plane, the US Air Force has decided to ground the entire... more
DefenseA consortium is supplier to build four new Tamandaré class corvettes
It is formed by three industries and was selected by the Brazilian Navy
The Águas Azuis Consortium, formed by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer Defense & Security and Atech, was selected by the Brazilian Navy for the construction of four defense ships in the Tamandaré C... more
DefenseB-21 Raider: identified the first Air Force base for the stealth bomber
After the tests it will start to replace the B-1B and B-2 -DATA SHEETS
The Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota will most likely be the first air force base in the United States to host the new Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider stealth bomber, while the Whiteman AFB, Missuori,... more
DefenseTaiwan. The president asks to the US to accept a proposal to sell armaments
Order that would be for F-16V aircraft and M1A1 Abrams tanks
Speaking in a video conference at the Washington Heritage Foundation, the Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen hoped that the United States would positively welcome the request sent for the purchase of M1A1... more
DefenseBelgium: 600 million for 4 MQ-9B drone aircraft
The acquisition is added to that of the 34 F-35 fighters
According to the Belgian press, the Brussels government would be close to sign an agreement of almost 600 million euros with the United States to buy 4 drones (UAV, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) General Atomics... more
DefenseIndia: order for new fighter planes in 2020?
After the elections, the go-ahead by the Ministry of Defense
The plan for the acquisition of 114 fighter planes for the Indian Air Force is getting closer to being approved, as the list of minimum requirements for the aircraft would have been sent to the Delhi Ministry... more