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International Military Magazine

International Military Magazine

By the Decree of the Government, Talgat Zhanzhumenov was appointed first vice minister of digital development, the defense and aerospace industry of Kazakhstan, Polygon reports citing Prime Minieter’s press service. Zhanzhumenov was born in 1968 in the East Kazakhstan region. He graduated from the Volsk Higher Military School of Logistics named after Lenin Komsomol,...

Hungary is scheduled to be the lead nation for NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission at Šiauliai, Lithuania, together with augmenting nations Spain and the United Kingdom. From May 2019 Hungary will take over the lead of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission deploying their JAS-39 Gripen fighter aircraft to Šiauliai, Lithuania. This is the second time since 2015 that Hungary...

A team of nearly 40 cyber security experts led by the NATO Communications and Information Agency will compete this week (9-12 April) in Locked Shields 2019, the world’s largest live-fire cyber exercise. The NATO team, which won the competition in 2018, is strengthened this year with ten volunteers from six NATO Allies: Bulgaria, Croatia, Norway, Romania, Slovenia and...

Ankara and Moscow are discussing a broad range of issues of cooperation in defense sector, including contracts on supplies and joint production, Fahrettin Altun, the Turkish president’s communications director, wrote on Twitter on Monday. “We are holding a broad discussion with Russia on our cooperation in defense sector. We are discussing the issues ranging from...

The First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan – Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Colonel General Najmeddin Sadikov, who is on an official visit to Saudi Arabia, has met with the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of this country General Fayyad bin Hamed Al Rwaili. During the meeting, prospects for the development of...

On April 2 the Ministry of Defence of Lithuania and the Department of Defence of the United States of America signed a bilateral defence cooperation plan for the next five years in Washington. The document identifies cooperation objectives and priorities the countries agree to focus on in the coming years: joint exercises and training, strengthening deterrence measures...

A Kazakhstan delegation led by the Minister of Digital Development, Defense and Aerospace Industry Askar Zhumagaliyev made a working visit to Azerbaijan on 1-3 April. During the working visit, Kazakh Minister Askar Zhumagaliyev held a number of meetings with Azerbaijan’s Prime Minister Novruz Mammadov, Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Ramin...

Deputy Minister of Defense – Lieutenant-General Talgat Mukhtarov has had a meeting with Chief of the Office of Regional Affairs of the Directorate General for International Relations and Strategy of the French Armed Forces Ministry Philipe Boutinaud, the press service of the Ministry Defence of Kazakhstan Republic said. The sides discussed the military cooperation...

The closing ceremony was held at the NATO-Georgia Joint-Training and Evaluation Center (JTEC). First Deputy Chief of the Defence Forces Colonel Nikoloz Janjgava, the U.S. Army Lieutenant General John C. Thomson III and Deputy Commander/Chief of Staff of the NATO Joint Force Training Centre (JFTC) Brigadier General Ladislav Jung attended the ceremony. During the ceremony,...

National Armed Forces of Latvia will acquire unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) based on the agreement signed between the Ministry of Defense and the high technology company UAV Factory. “Cooperation with local manufacturers of unmanned aerial vehicles is crucial for national defense capability development. The key criteria in the selection of unmanned aerial vehicle suppliers...