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US is Reluctant to Asses Ukraine's NATO Application
Regional / Strategy

US is Reluctant to Asses Ukraine's NATO Application

U.S. believes Ukraine's NATO application "should be taken up at a different time," White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said in response to Kyiv.

Sweden Lifted Arms Ban on Turkiye
Bilateral Relations

Sweden Lifted Arms Ban on Turkiye

Swedish Inspectorate of Strategic Products (ISP) announced that all arms bans for Turkiye are lifted. ISP is a government agency that works with issues related to Sweden’s defence, security or foreign policy.

 Ukraine Officially Applies for NATO membership
Defence Politics

Ukraine Officially Applies for NATO membership

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated that his country has decided to apply immediately for NATO membership following the National Security and Defence Council meeting.

Ukraine delivers a diplomatic note to Turkiye
Bilateral Relations

Ukraine delivers a diplomatic note to Turkiye

Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed concern about reports that S-300 missile systems were transported from Syria to Russia.

The US has $3bn worth of military aid for Ukraine on Independence Day
Logistics Bilateral Relations

The US has $3bn worth of military aid for Ukraine on Independence Day

US President Joe Biden has announced that he is sending Ukraine $2.98 billion in new military aid to support their fight for years to come.

The U.S. Warned Allies about Russian Attack on Ukraine
Defence Politics

The U.S. Warned Allies about Russian Attack on Ukraine

A recent report in the Washington Post revealed that the United States had leaked strategic intelligence to its allies, predominantly European countries, about Moscow’s plans to invade Ukraine.

Ukraine Names first Ada-class Corvette Hetman Ivan Mazepa
Navy / Maritime

Ukraine Names first Ada-class Corvette Hetman Ivan Mazepa

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy named the first Ada-class corvette, built for the Navy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as “Hetman Ivan Mazepa”.

France Changes Priorities in Defence Procurement
Defence Politics

France Changes Priorities in Defence Procurement

Many countries became concerned about a Russian attack in Ukraine. France, a country that is remote from Russia, is no exception.

Finland and Estonia will combine their coastal anti-ship missile systems
Defence Politics

Finland and Estonia will combine their coastal anti-ship missile systems

Hanno Pevkur, Estonia’s minister of defence, stated that his nation would combine its coastal anti-ship missile system with Finland.

Defence  top 100 List: ASELSAN, TUSAŞ and Roketsan on the List
Country

Defence top 100 List: ASELSAN, TUSAŞ and Roketsan on the List

US-based defence magazine announced the "Defense News Top 100" list, prepared yearly according to the defence and aerospace industry companies' income. Despite the difficulties in 2020 and 2021, the revenues of defence companies in the Top 100 list have been increasing for six years.

 Four Countries will Acquire BrahMos Anti-Ship Missiles
Weapon / Missile

Four Countries will Acquire BrahMos Anti-Ship Missiles

BrahMos Aerospace CEO Atul Rane recently told TASS that about three or four countries in Southeast Asia and the Middle East would buy the BrahMos missiles in cooperation with India and Russia. Among the countries that will buy these missiles, Rane mentions Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia for the Southeast Asian region. While countries in the Middle East that have the potential to buy these missiles are the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. "Oman has also shown interest in the BrahMos missile," Rane added.

German self-propelled howitzers in Ukraine are showing signs of wear
Weapon / Missile

German self-propelled howitzers in Ukraine are showing signs of wear

According to Spiegel , some of the Panzerhaubitzen PzH-2000 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzers, need repairs after intensive fighting.

Trilateral Memorandum in Madrid: Everyone is Happy
Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Trilateral Memorandum in Madrid: Everyone is Happy

Madrid, before the beginning of the NATO Summit, Turkiye, Finland, and Sweden, headed by President of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö, and Prime Minister of Sweden Magdalena Andersson, held talks, facilitated by Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg.

ILA 2022: German Navy Confirms Interest in MAWS
Navy / Maritime Air Expo and Air Show

ILA 2022: German Navy Confirms Interest in MAWS

The Commander of the German Navy stated that the country maintains its interest in the joint Franco-German development program of the new MAWS.