arms trade

arms trade

US seeking to make it harder for Iran to sell drones to Russia

The United States will continue to take "practical, aggressive" steps to make it harder for Iran to sell drones and missiles to Russia.


Putin promotes battle-tested Russian weapons despite heavy losses in Ukraine

Russia's offer included high-precision weapons and robotics, the Russian president said, many of which are "years, or maybe decades ahead of their foreign counterparts."

There's no ban on Estonia giving Israeli weapons to Ukraine - Estonian FM

Estonian Foreign Minister Eva-Maria Liimets said Jerusalem has not blocked Tallinn from giving Israeli arms to Ukraine, contrary to reports published earlier this year.

Defense exports in 2021 reach 20-year high with $11.2b in sales

Exports to Abraham Accord countries make up 7% of all defense exports.

F35 Adir fighter jet

Russian invasion spurs European demand for US drones, missiles

Poland urgently wants to purchase sophisticated Reaper drone systems from the United States, a Polish government official said this week. 


Arms sales to Europe skyrocket as tensions escalate with Russia

A new report finds that imports of major arms by European states rose 19 percent between 2017-2021 when compared to 2012-2016.

US soldiers stand next to Jordanian flags as they take part in Exercise Eager Lion at one of the Jor

State Department approves a possible $70 million military sale to Jordan

The US arms deal with Jordan comes at the heels of three additional arm sales to Middle Eastern countries that were announced last week

Iran chief of staff: We'll be one of the world's largest arms exporters

Iranian Chief of Staff Mohammad Bagheri stressed that Iran was "more than self-sufficient" when it came to weapons and equipment.

Mexico issues arrest warrants in 'Fast and Furious' gun trafficking case

The once-secret 'Fast and Furious' scheme set out to stop US-Mexico gun smuggling by allowing people to illegally buy arms in the United States and take them to Mexico.


US rejects Israeli request for tanker aircraft as Iran plans advance

The US has reportedly rejected an Israeli request to fast-track the delivery of two tanker aircraft.

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