Conferences & Events
Saudi Budget Carrier flynas to Buy 4 New Aircraft
Saudi Arabian budget carrier flynas, which made its first profit this year, is in talks with plane manufacturers Airbus and Boeing as it seeks to purchase four new aircraft over the next four years, its Chief Executive told
Oman Air Places Order for 20 Boeing 737 Max Aircraft
Oman Air, the Sultanate's national carrier, has placed firm orders for twenty 737 Max single-aisle aircraft from Boeing, nearly doubling the airline's 737
Syrian President Meets Russian Counterpart in Moscow
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flew into Moscow on Tuesday for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during which the two men discussed their joint military campaign against Islamist militants in Syria, a Kremlin spokesman said. “The
New Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits Iraq
The United States won assurances from Iraq on Tuesday that it would not seek Russian air strikes against Islamic State, America’s top General said, adding he warned Baghdad that a Russian air role would impede the U.S.-led
Kuwaiti National Guard Delegation Visits Turkey
A delegation from the Kuwaiti National Guard, headed by Major General Faleh Shuja' Faleh (photo) arrived in Ankara on Sunday to discuss military and security cooperation with the Turkish Gendarmerie Forces, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
Gulf Air Close to Placing Order for Up to 50 Aircraft
Bahrain's Gulf Air is in final talks to place an order for up to 50 aircraft to meet the airline's needs over the next decade, the carrier's Chief Financial Officer
Putin Receives Saudi Defense Minister, UAE Crown Prince
Russian President Vladimir Putin met Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister on Sunday (photo), in Moscow's biggest attempt so far to reach out to enemies of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad since Russia joined the conflict with air strikes.
China’s AVIC Reveals Stealth Fighter Jet Capabilities
China's top aircraft manufacturer has revealed specifications of an advanced stealth fighter jet in a bid to lure foreign buyers, the official China Daily reported on Friday.
U.S. to Shift Training Syrian Rebels to Providing Weapons
The United States will largely abandon its failed efforts to train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and instead provide arms and equipment directly to rebel leaders and their units on the battlefield, the Obama
Emirates “Unlikely” to Place Big Orders at Dubai Airshow
Emirates airlines indicated on Sunday that it won't be announcing any big orders at next month's Dubai Airshow and said it wouldn't make a decision this year on whether to purchase Airbus A350 or Boeing 787 twin-aisle jets.
Iran Signs $21bn Deal for Russian Satellites & Civil Aircraft
Iran has signed contracts worth $21 billion to buy satellite equipment and aircraft from Russia, the Managing Director of Iran Aviation Industries Organization said in an interview with Russian agency Sputnik.
France to Sell Two Mistral Helicopter Carriers to Egypt
France has agreed to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt for 950 million Euros (656 million pounds) after their sale to Russia was cancelled in August, French officials said on Wednesday.
India Plans to Buy Heron Drones from Israel
India has accelerated plans to buy drones from Israel that can be armed, defense sources said, allowing the military to carry out strikes overseas with less risk to personnel.
Algerian President Replaces Powerful Intelligence Chief
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has replaced his powerful Intelligence Chief, a security source said on Sunday, in the latest move in a shake-up of the country’s security
Sources: Russia Sending SA-22 Air Defense System to Syria
Moscow is sending an advanced anti-aircraft missile system to Syria, two Western officials and a Russian source said, as part of what the West believes is stepped-up military support for embattled President Bashar al-Assad.
UAE to Start Restructuring its Crowded Air Space in 2016
The United Arab Emirates is to start restructuring its crowded air space next year to make room for Gulf carriers' ambitious growth plans.
10th International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS 2021)
23 - 27
EXPOFORUM St. Petersburg - Russia
Undersea Defence Technology (UDT 2021)
Rostock - Germany
DEFEA Defence Exhibition Athens
13 - 15
Metropolitan Expo Athens - Greece
International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS 2021)
01 - 02
Zhukovsky Flight Research Institute, Moscow - Russia
THE WORLD DEFENCE ALMANAC 2021