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Sale of Boeing-built Apache Longbows to Kuwait moves forward

, The purchase of 16 Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow combat helicopters by the State of Kuwait took a step forward last week with the signing of an initial foreign military sales contract between the Boeing Company and the US Department […]

MND vows to merge nation's six military academies by 2012

, Taiwan's six military academies will be merged into a single university within 10 years as part of the military's restructuring and modernization campaign, the Ministry of National Defense said yesterday. MND spokesman Major General Huang Suey-sheng (

Military to get modern gear, says Musharraf

, QUETTA: President General Pervez Musharraf said on Tuesday that the country

IAF gets ambitious, expansion waits

, NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 7: With only three years to go, the Indian Air Force

WMD: 'You have got to be kidding

, BAGHDAD – To the surprise of few, the head of the Central Intelligence Agency-led survey group hunting for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has admitted in his latest report released on Thursday that none have yet been unearthed. […]

Bitter Iraqi vents anger by killing U.S. troops

, Every day, he tries to kill American soldiers. Sometimes, from a hideout in the rattling reeds and bulrushes of the fertile Euphrates valley, 28-year-old Mohammed and a small group of fellow guerrilla fighters launch rocket-propelled grenades at passing American […]

Brazil meets bidders in fighter jet tender

, BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil's Air Force met Thursday with five groups competing to sell Brazil fighter jets worth up to $700 million, restarting a tender which was suspended early this year. In a brief statement, the Air Force […]

Mideast and the lesson of history

, Following the suicide bombing in Israel

US Opposes Syria


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