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DARPA Awards Contract to Develop Stealthy Military Motorcycle for Special Forces

By US Department of Defense on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Logos Technologies has received a small business innovation research (SBIR) grant from DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) to develop a military-use hybrid-electric motorcycle with near-silent capability. 256 more words

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China’s Xi Calls for Joining Space and Air Roles

During an inspection visit to the People’s Liberation Army air force headquarters in Beijing on Monday, Xi, also chairman of the Central Military Commission, said the air force plays a decisive role in national security as well as military strategy, and he requested it to have balanced strength in defensive and offensive operations, PLA Daily reported on its website. 424 more words

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Russian Air Force to Receive 16 New MiG Fighters

By RIA Novosti on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a $470 million contract with the MiG corporation for the delivery of 16 advanced MiG-29 SMT fighters, the ministry said Tuesday. 200 more words

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Russia Tests-Fires Yars Ballistic Missile

By RIA Novosti on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Monday an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwest… 153 more words

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Malaysia Potentially Interested In Russian Air Defense Systems

By RIA Novosti on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Malaysia is likely highly interested in acquiring Russia’s latest air defense missile systems, building on existing bilateral military-technical cooperation, Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday. 182 more words

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Russian Aircraft Flies Near US Navy Ship in Black Sea

Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today. 286 more words

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Germany’s Arms Exports Turn Into Gamesmanship

It’s been a long time since a German vice-chancellor has defied his chancellor – especially over Germany’s booming weapons exports. In Angela Merkel’s previous government, the vice chancellor and economy minister was Philipp Rösler of her “preferred” coalition partner, the neo-liberal Free Democratic Party, a party that rarely stood in the way of lucrative business deals. 849 more words

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