Libyan Air Force An-26 Aircraft Crash: 11 Killed

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 21/02/2014 - 05:40:00

Libyan Air Force An-26 Aircraft Crash: 11 Killed

Transport aircraft with 11 people on board crashes approximately 40 kilometres outside the Tunisian capital after an apparent engine failure

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Taller Chinese Soldiers Outgrow PLA Equipment

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 19/02/2014 - 06:20:00

Taller Chinese Soldiers Outgrow PLA Equipment

Chinese troops have literally outgrown the country's army's tanks and other equipment, according to a report published by the People's Liberation Army's General Armament Department

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Special Ops TALOS 'Iron Man' Suit Nears Tests

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 17/02/2014 - 07:35:00

Special Ops TALOS 'Iron Man' Suit Nears Tests

Hi-tech troop uniform technology currently in development for US Special Operations Command could be tested this summer, it's emerged

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First Kuwaiti C-17 Globemaster III Delivered

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 14/02/2014 - 09:40:00

First Kuwaiti C-17 Globemaster III Delivered

The Kuwait Air Force's first C-17 Globemaster III strategic transport aircraft has been delivered, according to manufacturer Boeing's mid-February announcement

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RAF Airbus A330 Voyager Tankers Grounded

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 13/02/2014 - 05:50:00

RAF Airbus A330 Voyager Tankers Grounded

The Royal Air Force's latest tanker aircraft has been grounded, pending an investigation into what caused a recent 'in-flight issue'

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Algerian C-130 Hercules Aircraft Crash Kills 77

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 12/02/2014 - 07:15:00

Algerian C-130 Hercules Aircraft Crash Kills 77

A Lockheed C-130H Hercules tactical transport aircraft crashed into an Algerian mountain on 11 February 2014, killing all but one of those on board

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XStat Battlefield Wound Sponges Could Save Lives

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 10/02/2014 - 10:05:00

XStat Battlefield Wound Sponges Could Save Lives

Researchers have reportedly discovered how to counter potentially lethal battlefield wounds, using technology funded by the US Army

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DARPA VAPR: Self-Destructing Electronics

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 07/02/2014 - 08:30:00

DARPA VAPR: Self-Destructing Electronics

Military technologies development group DARPA has contracted IBM to design battlefield electronics that self-destruct on demand

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Taranis Strike UCAV Makes First Flight

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 06/02/2014 - 06:30:00

Taranis Strike UCAV Makes First Flight

Described as the most hi-tech aircraft design in British aviation history, BAE Systems' Taranis unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator makes its first flight

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SIPRI Global Arms Sales 2012 Report Released

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Armed Forces International's Lead Reporter on 03/02/2014 - 05:55:00

SIPRI Global Arms Sales 2012 Report Released

2012's global arms sales reached $395 million according to the latest edition of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's (SIPRI's) annual report

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