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Air Corps plane 'in the air' on way home from DR Congo

RTE 18 Aug 2022
An Air Corps plane and its crew are on the way back to Ireland after a military operation to repatriate equipment from the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the Department of Defence ... Their equipment is being repatriated by the Air Corps plane.

India’s HAL opens its first overseas office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

Financial Express 18 Aug 2022
Breaking the barrier, Indian Defence entities are reaching out to the global market ... This is an important step as defence sector has achieved a significant growth in exporting military equipment, despite a late starter in the highly competitive global defence market.

Russia says 3 MiG warplanes with hypersonic missiles moved to Kaliningrad region -media

FX Empire 18 Aug 2022
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday three MiG-31E warplanes equipped with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles have been relocated to its Kaliningrad region, Interfax reported ... Earlier on Thursday, Finland’s Defence Ministry said that two Russian MiG-31 ...

Ukraine and Russia: What you need to know right now

Reuters 18 Aug 2022
* Russia's defence ministry said on Thursday three MiG-31E warplanes equipped with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles had been relocated to its Kaliningrad region, Interfax reported ... * One more ship carrying grain has left Ukraine's Chornomorsk port, Turkey's defence ...

Air Corps plane and five crew members flying back to Ireland after being stranded in Africa

The Irish Times 18 Aug 2022
However, in reply to queries the Department of Defence confirmed on Thursday afternoon the plane was on the return journey and had reached Cairo. “A military operation is being completed – associated with the departure of Defence personnel from Monusco – to repatriate equipment from DRC,” the reply stated.

Taiwan displays advanced fighter jets after China’s military drills

The Daily Telegraph Australia 18 Aug 2022
Taipei has carried out its own drills, simulating defence against a ...

Q2 connector shipments up 20% y-o-y

Eweekly 18 Aug 2022
Members of the Interconnect Technology suppliers Association (ITSA) enjoyed Q2 sales levels up as much as 20% y-o-y, adding the caveat that revenue growth slowed slightly compared to Q1 ... The slowing of the COVID pandemic has not blunted sales to medical equipment manufacturers. Sales to the defence sector continue to hum along nicely ... .

Why we’re protesting against UN peacekeepers in DR Congo

The New Humanitarian 18 Aug 2022
UN peacekeepers have been a permanent presence in the life of Congolese activist William Mbokani. The 22-year-old was born shortly after the blue helmets and their white tanks first rolled into his country – 1999 ... Their full answers follow below ... DRC-Map.png ... The problem of the army is at the level of defence policy. They are not motivated and equipped.

Nukes, allies, weapons, cost: questions NZ defence review must address

RNZ 17 Aug 2022
Comment - New Zealand's commitment this week to send a further 120 defence staff to assist with training the Ukrainian military underlines how quickly the geopolitical landscape is changing ... Taken together, these events show why the government's newly commissioned Defence Policy Review is both timely and urgent.

Sahel: Understanding the Mali crisis

The North Africa Journal 17 Aug 2022
Today, the looming anniversary of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s ouster sees a country mired in problems ... – Militarisation of politics – ... This relationship once centred on education but now focusses heavily on defence. Mali has received warplanes, combat helicopters and surveillance radars for its poorly equipped armed forces.

Putin shows off his toys: Buyers at Russian arms convention are treated to display of ...

The Daily Mail 17 Aug 2022
... his soldiers' equipment was 'decades' ahead of Western armouries ... A view shows the installation with an AT4 anti-tank launcher during the exhibition of weaponry and equipment that, according to the Russian defence ministry, were captured during the military conflict in Ukraine.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hands over several indigenous defence equipment to Indian Army

The Hindu 16 Aug 2022
The equipment/systems have been jointly developed by Indian Army in collaboration with Defence Public Sector Undertakings, Defence Research and Development Organisation and the Industry, a Defence Ministry statement said ....

Army gets several Made-in-India defence equipment

The Times of India 16 Aug 2022
... (lake) amid the over military confrontation with China in eastern , defence minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday symbolically handed over around a dozen indigenously-developed equipment and systems to the .

Advance defence equipment handed over to Army for better response at borders

Business Line 16 Aug 2022
With a view to empower the troops guarding borders, especially LAC, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh handed overa bookey ...

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