Weekend Briefing (15-19 November)

Welcome to Overt Defense’s Weekend Briefing where we round up the week’s most interesting and important news. As we enter the second half of November we have covered a variety of stories including Russian S-400 air-defense systems delivered to India, Russia’s anti-satellite weapon test which placed the crew of the ISS at risk, Egyptian procurement of new Rafales, a short escalation of conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan and NATO calls for Russian transparency. This week we also took an in-depth look at the US Navy’s MQ-25 aerial refuelling drone. The list articles covered this week is down below.

Egyptian Contract For 30 Additional Rafales Now In Force

Thailand Becomes First AT-6 Export Operator

UAE Puts In An Order For Two Additional A330 MRTTs From Airbus

Russia Begins S-400 Delivery To India Despite CAATSA Threat

US: “Reckless” Russian Anti-Satellite Weapon Test Places ISS Crew At Risk

Icelandic Coast Guard’s Latest Vessel Arrives Home

Hummer EV To Underpin Electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle Prototype

Roketsan Successfully Tests-Fires The Anti-Submarine Warfare Rocket and Launcher System

Clashes On the Armenia and Azerbaijan Border

KNDS Makes Offer For Leonardo’s OTO Melara And WASS Divisions

Elbit Systems And Roboteam Unveil The New ‘Rook’ Unmanned Ground Vehicle

Russia Mediates Ceasefire Following Fatal Armenia-Azerbaijan Border Clash

Philippine & Japanese Navies Enhance Cooperation In Exercise

NATO: Russia Needs To Be Transparent About Military Activities

Malaysian Hawk 108 Trainers To Continue Operating Pending Crash Investigation Results

RAF Pilot Safe After Ejecting From F-35 Over Mediterranean

Production Cruise Missile Separation Test Vehicle Used In Rapid Dragon Program First

Indonesia Orders A400M

Is Textron Out of the NGSW Program?

UAE Plans To Acquire The Korean Cheongung Air Defense System

CAMM “Confirmed” For Polish Ground-Based Air Defense Program

Third Edition Of Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise Concludes

Elbit Systems To Supply SIGMA Self-Propelled Howitzer Gun Systems To A Country in The Asia-Pacific Region

Ukraine to Buy British Frigate, Missile Boats in $2.2bn Deal

Truman CSG’s COMPTUEX Comes to An End, Deployment to Follow

How the MQ-25 Solves the Navy’s Decade Long Issue with New Technology

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