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OSA-OK missile test firing successful

PTI, Balasore (Orissa): Russian-built Surface-to-Air missiles “OSA-AK” was successfully testfired in four rounds at the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur-On-Sea, about 15 kms from Balasore on Thursday. ITR sources said the missile having a striking range of 10 to […]

The Other Conflict Continues to Take a G.I. Toll


The people smoke out the grey fox

The Guardian, The most famous and most influential Georgian in world politics since Joseph Stalin, Eduard Shevardnadze, finally bowed out last night after controlling his small but strategically crucial country for more than a generation. The ageing, white-haired fox, whose […]

Reflections from an American Surgeon in Nablus

The Palestine Chronicle , The soldier said, “Tourists are not allowed”. This was my first experience in Palestine. In September of 2003, I was on a humanitarian mission sponsored by the Palestine Children Relief Fund (PCRF). I am a Facial, […]

Mr. President, oil isn't worth dying for

Toronto Sun, NEW YORK — President George Bush should heed the wise old New York garment district maxim: “First loss, best loss.” Translated from New Yorkese, this means when you get into a bad deal, bail out fast. The longer […]

HIMARS Moves One Step Closer to Battlefield

US Army, FORT SILL, Okla. — Early-entry forces are one step closer to gaining deep-field artillery fires faster on the battlefield. For the first time, the Army

Army Commissions Locally-Built Self-Propelled Artillery Platform

Singapore Ministry of Defence, Minister for Defence, Rear-Admiral (NS) Teo Chee Hean, commissioned the Singapore Armed Forces

Eurocopter To Build Helicopters in China

AFP, China

Army's tech soldier system on hold

Australian IT, THE Australian Defence Force has cancelled trials of the US Land Warrior system for its $1 billion Wundurra hi-tech soldier project because of more pressing hardware needs. Originally conceived in 1996, Wundurra is designed to provide soldiers with […]

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