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Indian defence plan suffers setback

, DELHI, Nov 23: The Indian Navy's latest Rs10 billion Barak anti-missile defence programme, acquired from Israel, received a setback last week when it failed to hit its decoy target off the Mumbai coast , according to a report in […]

M-16 Rifle May Be on Way Out of U.S. Army

AP, BAGHDAD, Iraq – After nearly 40 years of battlefield service around the globe, the M-16 may be on its way out as the standard Army assault rifle because of flaws highlighted during the invasion and occupation of Iraq. .S. […]

Why not invade Israel?

The Spectator, The unprecedented security measures for President Bush

Donkeys Deliver Modern Blast To Baghdad

NYT, BAGHDAD, Iraq – Faced with a U.S. military crackdown using all the paraphernalia of high-technology warfare, Iraqi insurgents resorted Friday to the humblest of creatures and the simplest of transports to carry out what U.S. officers called “spectacular'' strikes […]

Israel predicts Europe next in line after Istanbul bombings

AFP, In the wake of the devastating bombings against British interests in Istanbul, Israeli officials and experts predicted Friday that the next target of global terrorism would be Europe. “The Europeans are not really aware of the seriousness of this […]

Gen. Franks Doubts Constitution Will Survive WMD Attack

NewsMax, Gen. Tommy Franks says that if the United States is hit with a weapon of mass destruction that inflicts large casualties, the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor of a military form of government. Franks, who successfully led […]

Turkey: 'Sow war and reap terror'


Belarus Sold Weapons to Iran, Minsk Officials Say

AFP, The isolated former Soviet republic of Belarus said Nov. 19 that its arms sales in recent years mainly went to four countries, including Iran and Sudan. Minsk has exported tanks, armored personnel carriers and heavy artillery to Tehran, Khartoum, […]


Saab, $20 Million Project Proves Successful An Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) controlled by Saab Systems

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