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UAV Market to Rise Strongly Through the Next Decade, Unmanned Land & Sea Systems Also Growing

UAV Market to Rise Strongly Through the Next Decade, Unmanned Land & Sea Systems Also Growing

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan sent unmanned aerial vehicle production to record heights, but with the last U.S. military troops in Afghanistan slated to depart the country this year, the Pentagon’s demand for unmanned air vehicles is slackening. However, […]


Ceremony Marks End of UK Task Force Helmand

Ceremony Marks End of UK Task Force Helmand

After eight years of front line military operations involving tens of thousands of British Servicemen and women, the UK’s military headquarters in Helmand was disbanded yesterday. In the latest stage of the ongoing drawdown of UK operations in Afghanistan, the […]


NATO to Suspend Cooperation with Russia on Afghan Choppers, Training

NATO to Suspend Cooperation with Russia on Afghan Choppers, Training

NATO will suspend cooperation with Russia on the maintenance of Afghan helicopters and a joint anti-drug operation, a source in the alliance told RIA Novosti. Foreign chiefs of NATO’s 28 member states earlier froze “practical civilian and military cooperation” with […]


Single Sniper’s Bullet Kills Six Taliban Fighters

Single Sniper’s Bullet Kills Six Taliban Fighters

A British sniper killed five Taliban insurgents and a would-be suicide bomber in Afghanistan with one bullet, the Ministry of Defence has said. The 20-year-old marksman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, hit the trigger switch of the device […]


US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan

US Forces-Afghanistan Not Providing Excess Equipment to Pakistan

United States Forces-Afghanistan has seen the inaccurate media reports stating that excess military equipment that is part of the U.S. transition is given to Pakistan. These reports are not correct. USFOR-A does not provide or intend to provide any such […]


Russia can’t derail US exit from Afghanistan: general

Russia can’t derail US exit from Afghanistan: general

Russia would be unable to disrupt the US military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan even if it cut off access to supply routes across its territory, a top US commander said Wednesday. Amid rising tensions between Washington and Moscow over the crisis […]


Manas KC-135s Complete Final Mission, Leave Kyrgyzstan

Manas KC-135s Complete Final Mission, Leave Kyrgyzstan

TRANSIT CENTER AT MANAS, Kyrgyzstan: The Transit Center’s final aerial refueling mission over Afghanistan landed here Feb. 24, completing the end of an era. After six hours of traveling, refueling A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, and F-16 Fighting Falcons, the KC-135 Stratotanker […]


Afghanistan Will Receive A New Batch of Mi-17 Helicopters

Afghanistan Will Receive A New Batch of Mi-17 Helicopters

Russia began to deliver Mi-17V-5, the military transport helicopters, to Afghanistan. A total 30 helicopters of this type must be transferred to Afghanistan under this contract between “Rosoboronexport” and the US government. To date, three vehicles have been already supplied […]


C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

All good things don’t necessarily need to come to an end; sometimes they are just replaced by something even better. Such is the case with the venerable C-130H Hercules model aircraft here. The C-130 has been around since the Vietnam […]


 
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