Military Procurement

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S.

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will act in its own [more…]

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Philippines says won’t stop projects with China firms blacklisted by U.S

Published 01/09/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will not halt infrastructure projects involving Chinese firms blacklisted by ally the United States and will make its own decisions, [more…]

China sends fighter jets as U.S. health chief visits Taiwan

China sends fighter jets as U.S. health chief visits Taiwan

Published 10/08/2020

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Chinese air force jets briefly crossed the mid-line of the Taiwan Strait on Monday and were tracked by Taiwanese missiles, Taiwan’s government [more…]

With eyes on Indo-Pacific, Australia to rapidly increase defence spending

With eyes on Indo-Pacific, Australia to rapidly increase defence spending

Published 30/06/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will boost defence spending by nearly 40% over the next 10 years as Canberra shifts its military assets to focus on [more…]

Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats say

Trump fired watchdog who was probing Saudi arms sales, Democrats say

Published 19/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump may have fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia, [more…]

China, Russia take advantage of virus emergency, U.S defense secretary says

China, Russia take advantage of virus emergency, U.S defense secretary says

Published 04/05/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Russia and China are taking advantage of the coronavirus emergency to put their interests forward in Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper [more…]

Israel’s Elbit Systems gets $103 million electronic warfare contract

Israel’s Elbit Systems gets $103 million electronic warfare contract

Published 26/04/2020

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a contract worth about $103 million to supply electronic warfare (EW) [more…]

Pentagon seeks to reconsider parts of $10 billion cloud contract awarded to Microsoft

Pentagon seeks to reconsider parts of $10 billion cloud contract awarded to Microsoft

Published 14/03/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking court permission to reconsider certain aspects of its decision to award a $10 billion cloud [more…]

French soldier has died while on duty in Burkina Faso

French soldier has died while on duty in Burkina Faso

Published 17/02/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - A French soldier has died while on operations in Burkina Faso, the French Armed Forces Ministry said in a statement on Monday. [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]