Russian Defense Ministry to hold conference on weapons improvement
Oct06

Russian Defense Ministry to hold conference on weapons improvement

Participants in the military-technical conference will discuss on Thursday the issues of improving armaments, military and special equipment, with account of experience of the Russian air group in Syria. The conference will be held at the National Center for Defense Management, the Defense Ministry said. Among participants in the conference will be the leadership of the Defense Ministry, of all kinds of forces, of military educational...

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US approves $1.15 bn tank, weapons sale to Saudi
Aug10

US approves $1.15 bn tank, weapons sale to Saudi

The United States has approved the possible sale to Saudi Arabia of up to 153 tanks, hundreds of machine guns and other military gear in a deal worth $1.15 billion, the Pentagon said Tuesday. The announcement coincided with news that Saudi-led coalition warplanes had resumed air strikes on Yemen’s capital for the first time in three months, killing 14 people and shutting the airport after UN-brokered talks were suspended. State...

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Nuclear powers seek to modernize weapons
Jun14

Nuclear powers seek to modernize weapons

The number of nuclear warheads is falling, but governments are updating their arsenals and delivery capabilities, a Stockholm-based monitor has said. The US and Russia still hold the vast majority of the world’s nukes. North Korea is believed to have enough material for some ten nuclear warheads, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said in a new report on Monday. The experts, however, said it was unclear...

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