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Israel Gives 16 AH-1 Cobra Attack Helicopters to Jordan

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Read more...As international efforts to counter the spread of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIL) intensify, Israel has given 16 surplus AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters to Jordan to prevent militants from spilling across the border.
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Reosc to Produce M4 Mirror Segments for Future European Extremely Large Telescope

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Read more...After an international competitive bidding process, Reosc, a subsidiary of Sagem (Safran), has just signed a contract with ESO (the European Southern Observatory) to produce all the optical segments of the M4 mirror for the E-ELT (European Extremely Large Telescope), the largest and most powerful telescope in the world.(*)
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Turkey Opens Air Bases to US Campaign Against ISIL

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Read more...Turkey has given the green light for US and coalition aircraft to use its domestic air bases in the campaign against the Islamic State (ISIL) jihadist group, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Friday.
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Bahrain Seizes Smuggled Arms from Iran

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Read more...Bahrain has foiled a conspiracy to smuggle in high-grade explosives, automatic weapons and ammunition from Iran.
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Airbus Helicopters Achieves Factory Acceptance for First “HATS” Military Training Helicopter for Australia

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Read more...Airbus Helicopters has achieved Factory Acceptance of HATS01, the first of fifteen helicopters of the H135 family (EC135 T2+) for the Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
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Lebanon Requests 1,000 TOW 2A Missiles

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Read more...The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for TOW 2A Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support.
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Boeing WGS-7 Satellite to Provide Military 17% More Secure Communication Bandwidth

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Read more...Boeing’s seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite is now in orbit and will soon provide the U.S. and allied militaries with 17% more secure communications bandwidth than its predecessors thanks to a payload upgrade.
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