Singapore interested in acquiring American F-35s

Singapore interested in acquiring American F-35s

The Singapore Defense Minister said on Friday that he considered the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter as the most appropriate replacement for the sixty F-16s that equip the Singapore Air Force. The minister said he planned to acquire “a few devices at first” to conduct an assessment of these new models of fighter aircraft. The city-state […]

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France condemns missile launch of space launcher by Iran

France condemns space missile launch launched by Iran

France strongly condemns the space missile launch launched by Iran and urges Tehran not to carry out activities related to ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons, announced Wednesday the Quai d’Orsay. The Iranian government said Tuesday it had tried to place a satellite in orbit, despite warnings from Washington, while acknowledging that the attempt […]

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Coalition confirms start of US withdrawal from Syria

Coalition confirms start of US withdrawal from Syria

The coalition convened to fight against the Islamic State group under the command of the United States has “initiated the process” of withdrawal from Syria and will not detail the terms, said Friday a spokesman. The coalition has “begun the process of our voluntary withdrawal from Syria.For reasons of operational security, we will not detail […]

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Failed coup in Gabon the leader of the commando arrested, two other members slaughtered.

Failed coup in Gabon: the leader of the commando arrested, two other members slaughtered.

Gabon: In the absence of President Ali Bongo, who suffered a stroke and was recuperating abroad, soldiers attempted – unsuccessfully – to lift the population. The coup attempt in Gabon’s history finally failed. After the intrusion of a six-man commando into radio studios to announce the overthrow of the government, their leader was arrested and […]

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Russia announces the deployment of new generation missiles in 2019

Russia announces the deployment of new generation missiles in 2019

Russia ‘s S-350 Vityaz short-range medium-to-medium-range surface-to-air missiles, which will replace the S-300, will be deployed sometime next year, Defense Ministry said Sunday. He added that Pantsir-S and S-400 missiles were sent this year to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014, as well as to the Russian Arctic zone, the Kaliningrad enclave […]

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Former Israeli Chief of Staff Benny Gantz founded his party

Former Israeli Chief of Staff Benny Gantz founded his party

Benny Gantz, former chief of staff of the Israeli forces who could be the most serious contender for the succession of Benjamin Netanyahu next year, founded Thursday a political party. The statutes of this Israeli Party of Resilience, communicated to the press after their filing, do not allow to assess the ideological orientation. Its founder […]

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Army German army plans to recruit Europeans

Army: German army plans to recruit Europeans

The German army intends to open its ranks to nationals of several European countries. The Bundeswehr is facing a lack of recruits, and now plans to integrate Polish, Romanian and Italian citizens, according to the weekly der Spiegel, which relies on a document from the Ministry of Defense. The state plans to strengthen its troops, […]

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Russia tests a new hypersonic missile

Russia tests a new hypersonic missile

The Russian army claims to have succeeded this Wednesday a test of its new hypersonic missile “Avagard”, described as invincible by the Kremlin. A missile impossible to intercept, which will ensure the security of Russia for decades. Thus Vladimir Putin presents “Avagard”, a new hypersonic missile which he supervised the test this Wednesday from Moscow. […]

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Washington approves sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey

Washington approves sale of Patriot missiles to Turkey

The US State Department has approved the sale of 80 Patriot missiles and other military equipment to Turkey, the Pentagon said Tuesday after notifying Congress, a procedure that does not mean that a contract between Washington and Ankara has actually been concluded. Earlier this year, the United States said it wanted to convince Turkey to […]

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US administration outlaws a device increasing the weapons fire rate.

US administration outlaws a device increasing the weapons fire rate.

The US administration on Tuesday banned the “bump stocks”, these devices that modify a semi-automatic weapon in order to fire in a burst as with an automatic weapon and which was used in particular the shooter of Las Vegas, where 58 people have were killed in October 2017. Weapon owners with such devices have 90 […]

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