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British Army prepares for largest exercise in 20 years

The British Army is gearing up for its largest land exercise for over twenty years which will see around 8000 troops taking part. Exercise Iron Titan will focus on the support elements of the 3rd...

F-35A, Typhoon aircraft conduct first Finnish roadway operations

The Finnish Air Force hosted its annual road base exercise, Baana 23, which ran from 18-22 September 2023. This year, the exercise saw the Royal Norwegian Air Force F-35A and Royal Air Force Typhoon...

NATO surveillance drone on first mission over Finland

A NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Force (NAGSF) RQ-4D drone completed its first mission over Finland, the Alliance’s newest member. This mission took place as NATO Air Forces increase reconnaissance missions on the Alliance's eastern borders...

Ukrainian marines return home after commando training in UK

Nearly 1,000 Ukrainian Marines are returning home after spending more than six months being trained by Royal Marines and Army Commandos, in a UK programme supported by international partners. The UK has delivered its first...

Rafael unveils Sky Sonic hypersonic missile interceptor

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems announced that it is developing a new interceptor missile called Sky Sonic geared specifically at countering the increasing hypersonic threat. Hypersonic missiles are a new and growing threat in the world....

U.S. Army activates Long Term Equipment Storage and Maintenance Complex in Poland

The U.S. Army has activated its Long Term Equipment Storage and Maintenance Complex (LTESM-C) at the 33rd Air Base in Powidz, Poland. This is a significant milestone in the U.S.-Poland strategic partnership and the...

Nordic nations to jointly operate fighter jet fleet

In a historic move, four Nordic countries have decided to cooperate more closely on their air defence capabilities by operating their fighter jets as one fleet. This will enhance their interoperability, readiness, and deterrence...

How Russia’s war in Ukraine affects India’s defence supplies

Russia's war in Ukraine has disrupted vital defence supplies to one of its biggest customers: India. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has recently revealed that Russia is unable to meet its arms delivery commitments...