air & aerospace
Germany to retire Tiger helicopter fleet
Germany has decided to retire its fleet of Tiger combat helicopters by 2038 and replace them with the Airbus H145M. The Tiger helicopters have...
Turkey’s T929 ATAK 2 attack helicopter takes first flight
Turkey successfully tested its new heavy attack helicopter, the T129B ATAK 2, on its first flight on 29 April. The helicopter is designed to...
army & land forces
Czech Republic orders 246 CV90 IFVs
The Czech Republic has signed a deal with BAE Systems Hägglunds to purchase 246 CV90 MkIV infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs). The CV90 MkIV is...
German Army orders additional Puma IFVs
The German army has announced its plans to buy 50 more Puma infantry fighting vehicles (IVFs) from Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for a...
naval & maritime
Belgium and Netherlands launch frigate programme
Belgium and Netherlands have recently announced the launch of a joint frigate programme that will replace their current multipurpose frigates with four new anti-submarine...
U.S. Navy commissions USS Santa Barbara
The U.S. Navy has a new addition to its fleet of littoral combat ships (LCS): the USS Santa Barbara, which was commissioned on 1...
F-16 training for Ukrainian pilots underway
Ukraine is one step closer to acquiring F-16 fighter jets, one of the most advanced combat aircraft in the world after the US and...
Ukraine begins shaping operations ahead of major counter-offensive
The war in eastern Ukraine has entered a new phase as Ukrainian forces have started to conduct "shaping" operations in the south of the...
Northrop Grumman’s Integrated Battle Command System achieves IOC
Northrop Grumman announced that its Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) has achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC), a major milestone that marks the readiness of...
Training & Simulation
Saab to showcase Maritime Live Training at IMDEX Asia
Saab will showcase its Maritime Live Training solution at the upcoming IMDEX Asia 2023, the premier international maritime defence exhibition and conference in Asia...