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One Airdrop to Kurds Fighting in Kobani Intercepted

One Airdrop to Kurds Fighting in Kobani Intercepted

One bundle of weapons and medical supplies airdropped by U.S. forces to Kurdish fighters in Syria most likely fell into enemy hands, a Pentagon spokesman said today. The pallet was among 28 that were dropped by U.S. forces Oct. 19 […]


Russia’s 5th Gen Fighter Receives First Sets of New Electronic Warfare System

Russia’s 5th Gen Fighter Receives First Sets of New Electronic Warfare System

The unique air system increases fighter jet’s jamming resistance and damage tolerance, as well as neutralizes enemy’s signature control systems The Radio Electronic Technologies concern provided the Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation (PAC FA) T-50 with the first batch […]


MBDA’s Milan ER Serial Missiles Pass First Firing Tests

MBDA’s Milan ER Serial Missiles Pass First Firing Tests

On October 15, MBDA completed the firing campaign to validate the series production of the Milan ER, as jointly scheduled with export customers. Four totally successful firings against fixed and moving targets confirmed the performance capabilities of the firing post, […]


Iraq to Buy M1A1 Abrams Tank Ammunition

Iraq to Buy M1A1 Abrams Tank Ammunition

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for M1A1 Abrams tank ammunition and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $600 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


Samsung devices get top US security clearance

Samsung devices get top US security clearance

South Korean tech giant Samsung said Tuesday its smartphones and tablets have received a US government security clearance allowing officials to use them to send classified information. The Samsung devices were placed on a list of gadgets approved by the […]


India says no compromise with China on territory

India says no compromise with China on territory

India wants to resolve its border row with China but will not compromise on territory, the country’s new national security adviser said Tuesday, after a tense stand-off between troops on the disputed border last month. Hundreds of Chinese troops allegedly […]


More sightings of ‘foreign sub’ as Sweden says it could use force

More sightings of ‘foreign sub’ as Sweden says it could use force

Sweden’s armed forces chief warned Tuesday it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine its navy has been hunting for days as two new sightings of the vessel were revealed. The new “observations” of the […]


Russian Helicopters’ Mi-38 Pre-Series Production Prototype Makes First Flight

Russian Helicopters’ Mi-38 Pre-Series Production Prototype Makes First Flight

The fourth prototype of the new multirole Mi-38 helicopter has carried out a series of ground runs and completed its first flight at Russian Helicopters’ (part of State Corporation Rostec) Kazan Helicopters’ test flight centre. The helicopter was piloted by […]


Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants

Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants

Pakistan’s military Tuesday said it had killed 28 militants in air strikes in the restive tribal region near the Afghan border, a region where it has been battling Islamist groups for more than a decade. The strikes, that also killed […]


 
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