Weekend Briefing (4-8 April)

Welcome to Overt Defense’s Weekend Briefing where we round up the week’s most interesting and important defense news. This week we examined the latest Al Zubarah corvette launch, the Australian delivery of Bushmasters to Ukraine, the US Senate reviving the Lend-Lease Act, and much more. The list of articles is available down below.

Turkey’s Roketsan Unveils New Cruise Missile Family ‘ÇAKIR’

Huntington Ingalls Launches 10th NSC for the Coast Guard

Qatar’s Fourth and Final Al Zubarah Class Corvette Is Launched

Polish Deputy Prime Minister Suggests Basing of US Nuclear Weapons and up to 150,000 Troops in Poland

Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka Turns To India For Security Cooperation

The First Avante 2200 Class ‘Al-Jubail’ Corvette Enters Into Service With The Royal Saudi Navy

Turkey’s A400M Fleet is Now Complete

Minuteman III ICBM Replacement Officially Named “Sentinel”

U.S. Navy Christens Its Most Advanced Arleigh Burke Variant

Australia Slashes Landmark Defense Projects, Including SkyGuardian, to Pay for Cyber Investment

German Government Agrees On Drone Munition Procurement

Japan Coast Guard Selects General Atomics SeaGuardian

The US Approves Sale of 8 F-16 Fighter Jets To Bulgaria

US State Department: F-16 Sale To Turkey Would Serve US, NATO Interests

Australia Delivers Bushmasters To Ukraine

IAI Delivers First ELM-2084 Air Defense and Surveillance Radar to The Czech Republic

US Senate Revives Lend-Lease Act

Australia’s Pacific Support Vessel Unveiled

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