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Iran Says It Will Not Make Shahab-4 Missile

AFP, Iran has no intention of manufacturing a missile more powerful than the Shahab-3, a medium-range missile with a touted range of over 1,500 kilometers that recently went into service, the Defense Ministry said in a statement carried Nov. 5 […]


Musharraf cites India, justifies missiles, nukes for Pakistan

AFP, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Friday his country was fully justified in developing missiles and nuclear weapons to counter the threat posed by India. Concluding a three-day visit to South Korea, Musharraf said Pakistan would never compromise on national […]


Indian Air Force to expand as India becomes world power: air chief

, India's airforce chief said Friday it was planning to expand to keep pace with India's move to become an economic super power. Air Chief Marshal S. Krishnaswamy told a press conference in New Delhi that the Indian Air Force […]


Russians Offer Weapons To NATO

Rosoboronexport, An international military-technical conference organized by the Hungarian Ministry of Defence and HUNGEXPO Company was held on 6th November 2003 at the C+D


Worried about security, Japan rethinks military's role

AP, YOKOSUKA, Japan, Nov. 7


US Blackhawk helicopter down, 6 dead

AP, TIKRIT, Iraq (AP)


Canada: Military buying on fast track

CANOE, OTTAWA — Defence Minister John McCallum is set to approve 15 years worth of major military equipment purchases. McCallum told a Commons committee yesterday that he's poised to sign the Canadian Forces strategic capital investment plan, which will lay […]


Military will get the might for large operations abroad

smh, The capacity for big deployments of Australian troops overseas for large operations has been significantly enhanced after the Federal Government agreed to buy two amphibious ships and up to 100 tanks. The defence capability blueprint, published yesterday, also calls […]


 
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