Defense & Security (page 6)

The West has run out of patience with the Yemeni rebels. Will large-scale attacks help stabilise the situation in the Red Sea?

The West has run out of patience with the Yemeni rebels. Will large-scale attacks help stabilise the situation in the Red Sea?

The United States and Britain have launched a series of targeted attacks in Yemen against Iran-linked Houthi rebels. Both the British Royal Air Force and the US Air Force and…

14. 01. 2024
US and UK launch strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen

US and UK launch strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen

In a decisive move, military forces of the United States and the United Kingdom have initiated strikes against several targets in Yemen, specifically targeting Houthi rebel…

12. 01. 2024
NATO airspace security in the context of Russian aggression

NATO airspace security in the context of Russian aggression

Throughout 2023, NATO air forces find themselves on the front line of defence against the growing threat of Russian military aircraft. This required not only preventive action, but…

11. 01. 2024
Estonia bolsters defense with Polish Piorun MANPADS in first joint procurement with Poland

Estonia bolsters defense with Polish Piorun MANPADS in first joint procurement with Poland

In a significant move to strengthen its air defense capabilities, Estonia has received Polish-made Piorun short-range manportable air defense systems (MANPADS) from the Estonian Centre for…

09. 01. 2024
NATO's $5.5 Billion Patriot missile contract: A strategic shift in European defense

NATO's $5.5 Billion Patriot missile contract: A strategic shift in European defense

In a significant move to bolster European air defense capabilities, NATO’s Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) has facilitated a massive $5.5 billion contract for the acquisition…

08. 01. 2024
Chinese actions in the South China Sea

Chinese actions in the South China Sea

People´s Republic of China (PRC) deploys its maritime militia in the South China Sea to support its territorial claims and as a tool for gray-zone warfare against other South…

04. 01. 2024
Taiwan reports suspected Chinese spy balloons over its territory

Taiwan reports suspected Chinese spy balloons over its territory

In a recent development that has raised concerns over regional security, Taiwan's Defense Ministry has reported the incursion of four suspected Chinese spy balloons into its airspace. These…

03. 01. 2024
Ukraine wants to lower the draft age from 27 to 25. It would gain up to half a million soldiers

Ukraine wants to lower the draft age from 27 to 25. It would gain up to half a million soldiers

Ukraine's parliament is about to debate a bill that would lower the age of conscripts for the war against the Russian aggressor by two years, from 27 to 25. As part…

01. 01. 2024
Remembering Gaston Glock: A Legacy of innovation and leadership

Remembering Gaston Glock: A Legacy of innovation and leadership

On December 27, 2023, the world bid farewell to a remarkable individual whose name became synonymous with innovation and excellence in the firearms industry. Gaston Glock, the visionary…

29. 12. 2023
Sahiba Gafarova, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Azerbaijan, visited the Czech Republic

Sahiba Gafarova, Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Azerbaijan, visited the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic was recently visited by a prominent politician from a Muslim country that is a major supplier of oil to the Czech Republic, the Speaker of the…

23. 12. 2023
Zelensky did not bring an early "Christmas present" from the USA. New weapons for Ukraine still blocked by Congress

Zelensky did not bring an early "Christmas present" from the USA. New weapons for Ukraine still blocked by Congress

Before Christmas, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky decided to personally persuade US lawmakers to approve another huge military aid package for the Russian-occupied country…

20. 12. 2023
The rebirth of the Pakistani Taliban

The rebirth of the Pakistani Taliban

The radical Sunni Islamist Taliban (Tahrik-e Taliban Afghanistan – TTA) movement has attracted attention since the 1990s, when it took over all power in Afghanistan. Public floggings and…

16. 12. 2023