Azerbaijani border service detain Russian citizen seeking to join ISIL

On October 26, 2015, border guards of the State Border Service (SBS) detained Russian citizen Ziyadkhanov Ahmadkhan Idrisovich (1989), a Saint Petersburg city resident, as he sought to join the ISIL militant group via Baku-Istanbul airline, the SBS press service told AzeriDefence. Investigations made it clear that Ziyadkhanov has been formerly imprisoned More...

07/11/2015 19:17
07/11/2015 19:16

Azerbaijani defense minister meets with US Secretary of Navy

Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has today met with the delegation led by the United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Defense Ministry press service told AzeriDefence. The sides discussed military-political More...

03/11/2015 11:00

Navy Commander: Iran Readying to Send Warships to Atlantic Ocean

Iran is planning to send a fleet of warships to the Atlantic Ocean in the near future, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari told Fars News Agensy (FNA). “Our warships will soon berth at ports in More...

03/11/2015 10:58

President approves agreement on Azerbaijan’s participation in NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan

President Ilham Aliyev has approved the agreement on ensuring Azerbaijan’s participation in the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. The agreement was signed in an exchange of letters between the More...

03/11/2015 10:55

$245.3 Million U.S. Army Contract to Continue M109A7 Production

The U.S. Army awarded BAE Systems a contract option worth $245.3 million to complete the low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier. “The success of More...

03/11/2015 10:45

U.S. Army Buys Seven More Q-53s from Lockheed Martin

When troops need to set up and quickly track incoming threats, they rely on battlefield-proven 360-degree protection provided by the Lockheed Martin AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53) counterfire target acquisition radar. The U.S. More...

02/11/2015 10:37

Turkish Air Force purchases JDAM bombs from US

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Turkey for Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated More...

02/11/2015 10:28

Government of Thailand – Evolved Seasparrow Missiles

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Thailand of Evolved Seasparrow Missiles (ESSM) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated More...

27/10/2015 12:21

This year the Russian military base in Abkhazia has received more than 80 pieces of modern military equipment

This year units of the Russian military base in Abkhazia was armed with more than 80 units of modern military equipment – armoured personnel carriers BTR-82AM, mobile reconnaissance points PRP-4A “Argus” More...

27/10/2015 11:53

LM Awarded $784 Million Contract to Build Ballistic Missile Defense Radar

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) awarded a team, led by Lockheed Martin, a contract to develop, build and test the Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR). The radar system will support a layered ballistic missile More...