International Defense Industry Agenda 04 - 10 April 2022

US authorities have approved the sale of 8 F-16 aircraft and related equipment worth approximately $1.6 billion to Bulgaria.

Japan announced that it will increase its defense budget next year in response to the military activities of China and North Korea.

Russia has announced that it will end its cooperation with the International Space Station until the sanctions imposed for the invasion of Ukraine are lifted.

Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin successfully tests launch abort system motors for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft.

Poland signed a contract to purchase 250 Abrams tanks from the USA.

According to a study by a US company, the market for nuclear missiles and bombs will grow by 73 percent in 10 years, reaching $126 billion.

Australia stepped up its plans to acquire long-range missiles in the face of increasing threats from Russia and China in the region.

USA, UK and Australia announced that they will cooperate on hypersonic weapons within the scope of the "AUKUS" agreement they signed.

Amazon will launch more than 3,000 satellites into space to bring global internet coverage.

The US military announced that DARPA completed the second successful flight for Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept which flew for more than 300 nautical miles at an altitude of 65,000 feet and maintained cruise faster than Mach 5.

French company Thales has established a new cyber security operations center in Morocco.

Britain announced that it plans to build 8 new nuclear reactors.

Israel Aerospace Industries has supplied the first air defense and surveillance radar to the Czech Republic.

Pakistan successfully tests long-range ballistic missile.

SpaceX sent 3 businesspeople to the International Space Station, each paying $ 55 million.

Navantia started the construction of the F-110 class frigate for the Spanish Navy.

NATO marks 73rd anniversary.

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