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Pakistan and Egypt look to joint production

Pakistan and Egypt have outlined an intention to pursue joint defence production programmes as part of efforts to enhance strategic ties between the two countries. Following meetings between Pakistan’s Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif...

Op-Ed: I Sexually Identify As An A-10 Thunderbolt

The following is an opinion piece written by Spc. Herbert Pansing, US Army. The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of Duffel Blog or the editors. I have finally found the strength to admit...

Israeli MoD doubles Merkava 4, Namer component orders

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) signalled that it expects the government to approve a significant increase in the production of Merkava Mk 4 tanks and Namer armoured personnel carriers (APCs), when it announced...

First armed MD 530 helos arrive in Afghanistan

The first of 20 armed MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) MD 530 helicopters for the Afghan Air Force (AAF) arrived in-country ahead of the 2015 ‘fighting season’, the US Air Force (USAF) announced on 18...

Ukraine upgrade tanks T-72 up to PT-91 version

UKROBORONPROM is ready to upgrade about 300 tanks T-72, which are now in army reserve, to meet NATO standards. According to UKROBORONPROM Deputy Director General of Operations Yurii Pashchenko, modernized units can solve some...

German Puma IFV Will Be Introduced Into Service In April

Training exercises of the German Army which would involve the new generation Puma infantry fighting vehicles, are scheduled to begin in April 2015. According to the information provided to Defence24.com by the spokesperson of...

Solidata Brouchure 2015: Military Solid State Drive

Solidata’s dedication to technology and innovation, coupled with its focus on providing multi-fuctional military solid state drives (SSDs), results in a significatn reduction of risk to the firm’s users and partners. …read more Read...

New Weapons On the Way to Saudi Arabia

Swedish defence company Saab Dynamics is close to finalizing a new arms sales deal with Saudi Arabia, financial newspaper Dagens Industri reports. Intense negotiations over the delivery of the anti-tank missile Bill 2 have...

JLTV, EELV, A-10, F-35 All On Line At SASC

WASHINGTON: The hearing season is roaring ahead at full tilt, with senior officials at five defense hearings on Wednesday. Here’s our preview of some of the likely topics and issues. The most interesting to...

Brazil inducts locally developed 30 mm ammunition

The Brazilian Army is scheduled on 20 March to officially induct 30×173 mm ammunition developed by local company Companhia Brasileira de Cartuchos (CBC), intended for the ATK Mk44 Bushmaster automatic cannon that arm the...

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