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Show Report: DX Korea 2018

ABOVE: K3Para Light Machine Gun. Still unadopted but suggested to the Korean Army special forces. This one is not only shortened, but also uses many new components developed for ROK Army’s next generation squad...

Quick Kill: Rapid Techniques for Snipers

In today’s complex fight, the sniper has to be able to quickly flex into a posture that allows him leverage against his adversary. The days of crawling on his belly and setting up to...

Aselsan aims for export market with MBT upgrade packages

Aselsan, established as an electronics systems house in Turkey, is aiming to expand to the export market in several areas, including upgrading main battle tanks (MBTs). The Turkish Army received 170 former US Army...

Global defence trade 2018: report

The wholesale re-armament of Qatar in the midst of growing regional tensions caused a dramatic shift in the global defence trade market, writes Ben Moores The value of global defence exports has increased by...

DRS to open new manufacturing facility

US defence electronics supplier Leonardo DRS is to open a new engineering and manufacturing facility in Missouri, the company announced on 7 February. The move will see the company’s Land Systems business expand its...

US seeks used 212 helo for Uruguay

The United States is seeking a used Bell 212 utility helicopter to transfer to Uruguay, the Multi-National Aviation Special Project Office (MASPO) Program Executive Office (PEO), Aviation, announced on 5 February. The helicopter, which...

Indonesia, Russia look to deepen defence ties

Indonesia and Russia have vowed to strengthen defence ties to support procurement and military-technical co-operation, according to official statements by the two governments on 7 February. The pledge was made during a meeting in...

Russia trains for large-scale war

The Swedish Defense Research Agency, or FOI, made the shocking announcement that Russia is preparing to start and conduct large-scale war. According to a report from FOI, Russian military exercises have become increasingly extensive...

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