Weekend Briefing (10-14 January)

Welcome to Overt Defense’s Weekend Briefing where we round up the week’s most interesting and important defense news. This week we covered a vast range of subjects including Lockheed Martin’s F-35 delivery success, the Russian deployment to Mali, rising tension in Ukraine, the unrest in Kazakhstan and the BrahMos ballistic missile tests. The extensive list of articles is, as always, available below!

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade Egypt’s Apache Helicopters

Taiwan’s Military Demonstrates Readiness Ahead Of Lunar New Year

NAVAIR Commission For A New F-35 Variant

US Establishes Special Forces Forwards Headquarters In Albania

Russian Forces Deploy In Timbuktu, Mali Following French Withdrawal

India’s Vikrant Aircraft Carrier Sails Out For Third Set of Sea Trials

Russia Plans To Deliver 400 Armored Vehicles To Its Armed Forces This Year

Danish Frigates Reckon with Russia and Pirates in 2022

Brazilian Air Force Procures Two Hermes 900 UAVs from Israel

DRDO Tests Final Deliverable Configuration of Man Portable ATGM

Lockheed Martin Surpasses Delivery Plans For 2021

Philippines Hope For Another Blackhawk Deal

Extended Range BrahMos Tested Successfully From INS Visakhapatnam

CSTO Peacekeeping Mission in Kazakhstan Ends

Turkey Starts Production of HURJET Jet Trainer and Light Attack Aircraft

Is Pakistan Abandoning its Attack Helicopter Deal with Turkey?

German Court Finds Ex-Syrian Colonel Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity

Philippines Issues ‘Notice of Award’ For BrahMos, In Boost To Indian Defence Exports

Australia Signs For 75 M1A2 SEPv3 Abrams Main Battle Tanks

US & Ukraine: Russia Planning False Flag Attack As Pretext For War In Ukraine

Ukrainian Government Websites Subjected To “Massive” Cyberattack

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