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Israel Is Losing

, I talked recently with an American who had just returned from more than 20 years in Israel. We did not talk for the record, so I will withhold his name and what he does for a living. But I […]

FBI sent money to Hamas

, While President Bill Clinton was trying to broker an elusive peace between Israelis and Palestinians, the FBI was secretly funneling money to suspected Hamas figures to see if the militant group would use it for terrorist attacks, according to […]

Russian Analysts Weigh Nuclear-Defense Reform Urgings

, Defense analysts here had mixed reactions to two announcements Oct. 2 that clearly were aimed at NATO expansion: a warning from the Russian Defense Ministry that Russia will have to make radical changes in its defense reform plans, including […]

India, U.S. Begin Naval Exercise in Arabian Sea

, The maneuvers, code-named Malabar 2003, are the largest naval exercise between India and the United States since the countries resumed joint military training last year.

India Procures Deep-Sea Assault Boat from Israel: Naval Official

, India has procured an attack boat from Israel that is capable of reaching targets deep in the sea, a senior naval official said here Oct. 6. The T-82 assault boat will join the Indian Navy

Australia Agrees to Purchase Raytheon-Lockheed Martin Javelin Anti-Tank Weapon System

, TUCSON, Ariz.–The U.S. Army has executed a Letter of Agreement (LOA) setting the stage for the sale of the Javelin anti-tank weapon system to Australia in support of its Project Land 40-1 requirement. Project Land 40-1 calls for a […]

US military dispatches airborne snipers to defend oil pipeline


Northrop Grumman Adds Sikorsky to Unmanned Combat Armed Rotorcraft Team

, WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems sector today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in the design, development, production and support of advanced technology military rotorcraft systems, has joined the Northrop […]

Smiths wins $500m contract with US military

, SMITHS, the UK-based aerospace giant, has been awarded a US$500 million (

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