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Talks with Russia over Gorshkov deal almost complete: George

PTI, Negotiations with Russia on the acquisition of aircraft carrier Gorshkov are on the verge of completion and a final decision might be taken during the visit of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to that country next month, Union Defence […]


MENL, CAIRO [MENL] — Yemen has launched a campaign to sell Soviet-origin main battle tanks to clients in Africa. Industry sources said Yemen has reached an arrangement to serve as a middle man for T-72 tanks from Russia. They said […]

China begins high-tech training for senior military officers

People’s Daily, Senior officers from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) were grouped into a military academy Monday for high-tech training to enhance the PLA's high-tech ability, according to a report in the PLA Daily. Senior officers from the People's Liberation […]

NATO kicks off military exercise in Poland


Navy to conduct new round of military exercises today

Taiwan News, Taiwan's Navy will hold a new round of military exercises today in southern Taiwan, hoping to atone for a widely-criticized performance in last month's Han Kuang 19 exercises. Today's drills – dubbed Lien Hsing 90 – will concentrate […]

Pakistan Tests Third Shaheen-1 Missile

Pakistan Tests Third Shaheen-1 Missile

AP, The Pakistani military test-fired a mid-range missile on Tuesday that can fly 435 miles and hit many targets in India, the country's main rival. The launch was the last in a series of three tests this month, it said. […]

BAE SYSTEMS opens branch in Romania

InvestRomania, Bucharest, October 14 (InvestRomania)

Canadian, U.S. militaries develop modified plants to detect landmines

AP/CP, The Canadian and the United States militaries are developing a new weapon in the war against landmines – genetically modified plants. Researchers working for defence departments on both sides of the border are working with the University of Alberta […]

Peacemakers or trouble-makers?

Asia News Network , One year after the Bali bombing, Thai leaders are still acting hypocritically when it comes to the trade in illegal arms. Allowing arms smugglers to crisscross land and marine borders to supply rebel groups overseas damages […]

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