Weekend Briefing (21-25 March)

Welcome to Overt Defense’s Weekend Briefing where we round up the week’s most interesting and important defense news. This week saw Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continue and much of our coverage including daily feeds on the latest from the conflict has been dedicated to covering this. Alongside our coverage of the conflict in Ukraine, we have also maintained our coverage of all the latest defense news developments from around the world. This included the latest developments in India’s efforts to modernise their military and defense industry, North Korea ICBM test and Australia’s planned defense expansion. You can find all of this week’s articles listed below:


Editorial: China’s Shifting Stance on Ukraine

NATO’s Cold Response 2022 Exercise Is Underway in Norway With The Participation of 30,000 Soldiers From 27 Countries

France Increases Nuclear Force Readiness Amid War In Ukraine

Slovakia Begins To Deploy Patriot Air Defense Systems Received From NATO Countries

Australia Unveils Significant Military Expansion Plan

India Starts Prototype Manufacturing Activities Of Fifth Gen Fighter AMCA

Meet the MQ-28A Ghost Bat: Australia’s Loyal Wingman

India Announces Major Push For Industry-led Defense R&D

Aotearoa New Zealand to receive new P-8A aircraft in December

Israel To Develop High-power Laser System Named “Iron Beam”

Royal Australian Navy Accepts First Evolved Cape Class

Japan Releases Footage Of North Korean Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Test

Indian Navy: Using Geography Advantage To Match China; Lists Planned Acquisitions

India To Integrate Mechanised Forces With UAVs

What Badly Damaged The Russian Landing Ship at Berdyansk?

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