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Yemen upheaval deals blow to US fight against AQAP

Yemen upheaval deals blow to US fight against AQAP

With the collapse of the government in Sanaa, the United States has lost a reliable partner in its fight against Al-Qaeda in Yemen with potentially dire consequences, officials and experts said Friday. The result could mean an emboldened Al-Qaeda in […]


Wars in the Middle East Have Cost Taxpayers Almost $1.7 Trillion

Wars in the Middle East Have Cost Taxpayers Almost $1.7 Trillion

A recent report from the Congressional Research Service, which examines the cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and other global “War on Terror” operations since 9/11, calculates a cumulative (fiscal year 2001 through fiscal year 2014) nominal price tag of $1.6 trillion. […]


Research team shapes future of combat rations

The Consumer Research Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has posted an online questionnaire that will help the center's Combat Feeding Directorate determine the direction it will take with future operational rations.

What kinds of rations might the military be using to feed its warfighters 15 years from now? Seeking to provide a window into the future of combat feeding, the Consumer Research Team, or CRT, working on behalf of the Combat […]


Supreme Court Urged to Take Up San Francisco Gun Control Case

Supreme Court Urged to Take Up San Francisco Gun Control Case

Firearms Policy Coalition and a dozen other civil rights groups ask the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on an NRA-backed lawsuit. The Firearms Policy Coalition and 12 other state and national civil rights organizations filed a brief in the […]


Eurojet Signs MoU With Turkey for EJ200 Engine Program

Turkey's future TFX fighter jet

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that outlines the main areas of collaboration to be developed between ASELSAN Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş (ASELSAN) Turkey’s leading defense company and the European engine consortium EUROJET Turbo GmbH (EUROJET) was signed today by […]


Exelis to Provide ESM Technology Services to Swedish Submarines

Swedish Gotland Class SSK Submarine

Exelis has been awarded a contract valued at more than $17 million to provide electronic support measures (ESM) technology and services to Sweden through a subcontract with shipbuilder Saab, in Sweden. Under the contract, Exelis will provide Swedish submarines with […]


Nammo in Finland inaugurates ammo production line

The medium caliber ammunition provided by Nammo

Nammo Lapua Oy, a Finnish subsidiary of the Nammo Group, signed an agreement with the Finnish aerospace and defense group, Patria Oyj to acquire the ammunition facility in Sastamala in November 2014. An official ceremony was held in Sastamala on […]


Marotta To Develop Power Units For Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile

Marotta To Develop Power Units For Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile

Marotta Controls announces that it has been selected by Lockheed Martin to develop multiple power conversion units for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM), which Lockheed Martin is developing as a joint program with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, […]


China Downplays Capabilities of New Type-055 Guided Missile Destroyer

China Navy's first type-052D Destroyer

The U.S. media recently reported that the new type-055 guided missile destroyer of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLAN) and the U.S. Aegis warship are on a par with each other in terms of power and strength […]


 
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