Tag: Defense industry

The Ministry of Defense spoke about cooperation between the Russian Federation and Myanmar under sanctions

The Ministry of Defense spoke about cooperation between the Russian Federation and Myanmar under sanctions

Photo: © TASS/Egor Aleev Read ren.tv in Against the background of Western sanctions, Russia and Myanmar are interacting as strategic partners, said Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Alexander Fomin at negotiations with the Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces, Prime Minister Min Aung Hlaing. According to him, Russia sincerely values […]

Arms imports to Europe almost doubled

Arms imports to Europe almost doubled

The increasing trend in arms imports to Europe continued last year. In the period between 2019 and 2023, European countries imported almost twice as many weapons as in the comparable period between 2014 and 2018, according to a report published on Monday by the Stockholm Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). But global arms trade has fallen […]

Arms imports to Europe almost doubled

Arms imports to Europe almost doubled

The increasing trend in arms imports to Europe continued last year. In the period between 2019 and 2023, European countries imported almost twice as many weapons as in the comparable period between 2014 and 2018, according to a report published on Monday by the Stockholm Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). But global arms trade has fallen […]

FT: EU doubts EC plans to increase defense funding

FT: EU doubts EC plans to increase defense funding

Photo: © REUTERS/Tom Little Read ren.tv in A number of EU member states oppose the European Commission’s intentions to increase funding for the defense sector by creating a single market for the military-industrial complex controlled by the EC, the newspaper writes The Financial Times. According to the publication, most EU countries want to strengthen their […]

EU Chief of Staff Brieger thinks nuclear weapons debate is “legitimate”

EU Chief of Staff Brieger thinks nuclear weapons debate is “legitimate”

Chairman of the EU Military Committee Robert Brieger believes that the debate on nuclear deterrence in Europe is justified. After Trump’s NATO statement: Politicians were horrified Trump calls on Putin to attack Europe “I think the discussion about Europe’s nuclear weapons is legitimate, given Russia’s confrontational attitude,” the Austrian told the AFP news agency in […]

Ten years will be ‘even more dangerous’, IISS military report says

Ten years will be ‘even more dangerous’, IISS military report says

With the war in the Middle East, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, tensions in Asia and conflicts in Africa, experts say that an “even more dangerous decade” is approaching for humanity. In the annual military balance report of Britain’s International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), it is stated that the world has entered a “highly volatile […]

Armenia proposed a non-aggression pact to Azerbaijan

Armenia proposed a non-aggression pact to Azerbaijan

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said that he offered neighboring Azerbaijan to sign a non-aggression pact. In his speech on the occasion of Armenia’s Army Day on Sunday, Pashinyan said, “We proposed to Azerbaijan a mechanism for signing a non-aggression pact in case the signing of a mutual arms control and peace agreement is postponed.” […]

Zelensky wants to make Ukraine a leading arms producer

Zelensky wants to make Ukraine a leading arms producer

Ukraine could become one of the world’s largest arms producers in the future, according to President Volodymyr Zelenskyj. In his late-night video speech on Wednesday, Zelensky said he was confident that Ukraine’s defense industry “will definitely be able to enter the top 10 of the world’s most efficient and powerful defense complexes over time.” The […]

Defense companies recorded a decrease in their revenues

Defense companies recorded a decrease in their revenues

The world’s top 100 defense companies recorded less revenue in 2022 despite the war in Ukraine. They generated $597 billion (€543 billion) in revenue, 3.5 percent less than the previous year, according to a report published Monday by Stockholm peace research institute SIPRI. But at the same time, companies received significantly more orders. SIPRI therefore […]

The Dubai Airshow proved that the Russian Federation has regained its superpower status

The Dubai Airshow proved that the Russian Federation has regained its superpower status

Russia has regained its superpower status and proved it at the Dubai Airshow Photo: © screenshot from video Read ren.tv in It is not for nothing that Western experts admit: the Russian army has become the strongest in the world. Including thanks to the latest types of weapons that have passed the real test of […]