Military Industry

Turkish defense industry risks big damage from US sanctions

The US sanctions targeting Turkey’s defense industry agency may be seen as rather mild by some observers, but they threaten to deprive Turkey of key military technology should they last more than a year.

Metin Gurcan | Sanctions | déc. 16, 2020
al-monitor A Turkish T129 ATAK attack helicopter flies over US and Turkish military vehicles during a joint patrol in the Syrian village of al-Hashisha on the outskirts of Tell Abyad town along the border with Turkey, on Sept. 8, 2019. US objections to the export of US technology used in the T129 are already hurting Turkish military sales and new US sanctions on Turkey linked to Turkey's S-400 purchase seem likely to hurt the Turkish military industry even more. Photo by DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP via Getty Images.

Israel receives advanced warship amid heightened tensions with Iran

The Saar 6 can fire missiles, launch helicopters and deploy Israel's Iron Dome technology. Its arrival comes following the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist, allegedly by Israel.

Al-Monitor Staff | Defense/Security cooperation | déc. 2, 2020

Egypt's military ties with Sudan linked to stance on Nile River Dam

Egypt seeks to consolidate military relations with Sudan in various military fields, with Cairo and Khartoum signing most recently a military cooperation agreement and conducting joint military exercises.

George Mikhail | Military Industry | déc. 1, 2020

Intel: Trump administration notifies Congress of proposed F-35 sale to UAE

Lawmakers have introduced legislation intended to ensure the sale does not eclipse Israel's regional military edge.

Jared Szuba | Military Industry | oct. 29, 2020

Massive war games light up Iran's skies

Leaders of Iran’s armed forces said they were testing air defense preparedness in a large-scale exercise involving half of the country’s airspace.

Al-Monitor Staff | Military Industry | oct. 21, 2020