Spain walks back on decision to halt bomb sales to Saudis

MADRID (AP) — Spain says it will go ahead with a shipment of precision bombs to Saudi Arabia after consultations with Riyadh, reversing a previous decision and angering rights groups who claim the wea...

Spanish government under pressure over Saudi defense deals

MADRID (AP) — Shipbuilders are blocking roads in southern Spain amid fears that Saudi Arabia could scrap a $2.1 billion-purchase of warships in retaliation to a move by Madrid to halt a shipment of bo...

Reality bites on a trip to find Lincoln's humble log cabin

HODGENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Years ago, I'd heard that people making the pilgrimage to the tiny log cabin on the farm where Abraham Lincoln was born sometimes burst into tears when they glimpsed it. ...

Chinese Type 055 destroyer expected to be named 'Taipei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of a recent poll over what to name China's recently acquired Type 055 guided-missile destroyers show "Taipei" as a prime candidate for the warshi...

Saudi Arabia signs deal for 5 Spanish-built warships

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabian Military Industries says it has signed a deal with Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia to establish a joint venture to supply five warships. ...

Global Offshore Patrol Vessel Market 2018-2022| Key Insight and Forecasts| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 4, 2018--The global offshore patrol vessel market is expected to post a CAGR of close to 4% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by ...

Sieren’s China: Tension over the South China Sea

Beijing spoke of a "provocation" that was a "serious violation of Chinese sovereignty" after two US warships – the destroyer USS Higgins and the guided missile cruiser USS An...

Taiwan military to expedite production of new navy corvettes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, May 14, the Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) announced that the country would be expediting the construction of new navy corvettes, which the Minis...

Barrett-Jackson Throttles up “Driven Hearts” Campaign to Raise Money and Awareness for Heart Health

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2018--Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will accelerate its “Driven Hearts” campaign, the company’s first-ever yearlong charity...

An ambitious future planned for defense shipbuilding in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of the key strategic areas discussed at the Taiwan-U.S. Defense Business Forum in Kaohsiung on May 10 was Taiwan's shipbuilding industry. During the talks Liu S...

Saudi prince visits Spain amid criticism over defense sales

MADRID (AP) — The crown prince of Saudi Arabia is on an official visit to long-time commercial ally Spain, where activists are criticizing past and possible future sales of military equipment to the k...

Russia launches three-day Baltic maneuvers

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian navy has launched drills in the Baltic Sea that have raised worries in NATO member Latvia. The Russian Defense Ministry said the three-day exercises that st...

Penske returns to Rolex with its own version of star cars

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — At first glance, it appeared the days of the "star car" at the Rolex 24 at Daytona were over. Then Roger Penske showed up. Penske has bro...

Feds: Parking lots owner swindled Los Angeles VA out of $11M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who operated parking lots for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Los Angeles defrauded the agency out of $11 million, using the money to fund a lavish lifestyle that i...

Taiwan Navy eyes helicopter carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The navy revealed plans for a proposed helicopter carrier at a naval indigenous shipbuilding exhibition in Keelung Harbor yesterday. The navy detailed its plans to build wh...