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NATO to Quiz Russian Minister Over Threat

AP, COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Provoked NATO officials want an explanation from Russia's defense minister of Russia's threat to rethink its nuclear strategy because of the Western alliance's “offensive military doctrine.'' Thursday's final day of talks by NATO defense […]

Iran parades ballistic missiles

ITV, Iran has paraded six of its newly-deployed medium-range missiles amid concerns over its nuclear capabilities. Military analysts have said the Shahab-3 ballistic missiles could reach Israel or US bases in the Gulf. Iran has denied seeking nuclear weapons or […]

Israel-built ship commissioned in Indian Navy

PTI, Mumbai, October 9 -Indian Navy's coastal defence capabilities have been bolstered with the commissioning of an Israel-built ship, the fastest in its fleet, at a ceremony in Mumbai on Thursday. Indian Naval Fast Attack Craft (INFAC T-82), built by […]

Malaysia gets space ride, palm oil deal along with Russian jets

AFP, KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) Oct 09, 2003Russia will buy 300 million dollars worth of palm oil and send a Malaysian into space as part of a billion-dollar deal for 18 Sukhoi 30-MKM fighter jets, a minister said Thursday.Payment will be […]

Tigers doubled military power since Sri Lanka truce: defence minister

AFP, COLOMBO (AFP) Oct 09, 2003Sri Lanka's defence minister accused Tamil Tiger rebels of doubling their military strength since they entered a Norwegian brokered truce in February last year, but said troops were ready if war broke out.Tilak Marapana, in […]

U.S. Navy Seeks More Money for Shipbuilding in 2005

DefenseNews, In its proposed 2005 budget, the U.S. Navy seeks to boost spending to build new ships and buy reconnaissance aircraft that fly for extended periods, providing troops with a steady stream of intelligence. Adm. Vern Clark, chief of naval […]

Iraqi Shoulder-Fired Anti-Aircraft Missiles Missing: Report

, U.S. military officials are alarmed over their inability to find a large number of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles that were part of Saddam Hussein

General Dynamics Teams With Denel for Artillery Solutions

General Dynamics Land Systems , General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has signed a teaming agreement with Denel of South Africa to jointly customize and market more lethal, long-range and lightweight 105-mm artillery systems […]

Chinese Space Program and Muslim World

, The so called Free world, the western powers, have no doubts about the military objectives of the Chinese Space Program. Muslim and Arab world has to realize fast, that, with some efforts, their wealth and friendly ties   might help […]

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