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Hellenic Navy Receives Three MH-60R Helicopters
Air

Hellenic Navy Receives Three MH-60R Helicopters

Hellenic Navy deployed three Romeo MH-60R Seahawk helicopters at the Kotroni Air Base in Marathon.

Italy Acquires Additional 28 AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II+
Weapon / Missile

Italy Acquires Additional 28 AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II+

U.S. DSCA stated that Italy acquires an additional 28 AIM-9X Sidewinder Block II+ Missiles and pays $90.6 million through the FMS channel.

Bahrain Acquires M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams MBT, Paying $2.2 Billion
Land

Bahrain Acquires M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams MBT, Paying $2.2 Billion

DSCA approved Bahrain’s acquisition request to acquire M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams Main Battle Tanks for an estimated cost of $2.2 billion.

Morocco Acquires Javelin ATGM
Weapon / Missile

Morocco Acquires Javelin ATGM

U.S. sells Javelin ATGM to Morocco through the FMS channel. The total cost of the acquisition programme is estimated at $260 million.

The U.S. Sends Large Amounts of Military Equipment to Greece
Land

The U.S. Sends Large Amounts of Military Equipment to Greece

An American cargo ship, Leroy A. Mendonica, unloaded Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and Abrams tanks in northern Greece.

New Term New Relations in Niger
Regional / Strategy

New Term New Relations in Niger

Niger abolished the military agreement with the U.S., and presidents of the alliance of Sahel states congratulated Vladimir Putin for winning the elections.

USAF Postpones T-7A Red Hawk Jet Trainer’s IOC Status
Air

USAF Postpones T-7A Red Hawk Jet Trainer’s IOC Status

USAF has delayed the Initial Operating Capability (IOC) of T-7A Red Hawk trainers from 2025 to 2028, jeopardising the goal of training 1,500 pilots per year.

Pentagon Introduces AI-Guided Combat Drones
Air Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Unmanned Systems

Pentagon Introduces AI-Guided Combat Drones

The Pentagon has launched a major project to build artificial intelligence-guided Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles.

SIPRI: Turkiye is the 11th Biggest Arms Exporter
Country

SIPRI: Turkiye is the 11th Biggest Arms Exporter

SIPRI announced the biggest arms exporter in 2023, and Turkiye is listed as the 11th biggest arms exporter.

AFRL Eyes Reusable Hypersonic Technologies
Weapon / Missile

AFRL Eyes Reusable Hypersonic Technologies

With the conclusion on AGM-183A ARRW rocket-boosted hypersonic glide weapon, AFRL is eyeing reusable hypersonic technologies for the 2030s.

U.S. Divests 250 Aircraft in 2025, including F-22s
Air

U.S. Divests 250 Aircraft in 2025, including F-22s

The Air Force plans to shrink its total aircraft inventory in fiscal 2025, cutting its plans for new airframes while continuing to retire old platforms.

Ambassador Flake: Türkiye is an important NATO Ally
Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Ambassador Flake: Türkiye is an important NATO Ally

U.S. Ambassador to Ankara Jeffry Flake states that Türkiye is an important NATO Ally and cooperation with Turkiye is essential for the NATO Alliance.

U.S. Army Shelves Extended-Range Artillery Gun
Weapon / Missile

U.S. Army Shelves Extended-Range Artillery Gun

The ERCA programme has been cancelled, which aimed to increase the maximum range of artillery to 70-100 km with a long-barrel gun.

U.S. Army Increases Budget for NGSW Infantry Weapons
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Investment Country Defence Politics

U.S. Army Increases Budget for NGSW Infantry Weapons

The U.S. Army increased the Fiscal Year 2025 budget to acquire M7 rifles and M250 machine guns from $132.9 million to $367.3 million.