Weekend Briefing (16-20 May)

Welcome to Overt Defense’s Weekend Briefing where we round up the week’s most exciting and important defense news. In this weekend’s issue, we cover many topics including Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership applications, US Air Force AARW hypersonic missile tests, the NATO Swift-Response 22 exercise, Lockheed-Raytheon being awarded a new Javelin contract, and much more.
You can check out the complete list of articles down below.

Finland Announces NATO Membership Application

Sweden Confirms NATO Membership Bid as Social Democrats Signal Backing

Indian Army Seeks 1,200 4×4 ‘Protected Mobility Vehicles’

What Will Replace Poland’s T-72s?

US Air Force Successfully Tests AARW Hypersonic Missile

Erdogan Threatens To Block Finnish & Swedish NATO Membership Over “Terrorist Support” Allegations

Australia Announces Order for Seven Additional Loyal Wingmen

Polish Armaments Group Selects Brimstones For Tank Destroyer Project

NATO Exercise in North Macedonia: ‘Swift Response-22’

Philippine Coast Guard Commissions Largest Vessel to Date

Air Launched BrahMos Gets Extended Range Version

Iran Opens a Drone Production Plant in The Capital of Tajikistan

India Tests New Short Range Anti-Ship Missile

Lockheed-Raytheon Awarded Contracts to Produce 1,300 new Javelins ATGMs

Greece Announces Intentions To Acquire Fifth-Generation F-35 Fighter Jets From The US

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