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The Armoured Vehicles Market 2012-2022

The Armoured Vehicles Market 2012-2022

Armoured vehicles provide the world’s militaries with important mobility and protection in hostile environments. Despite reduced defence budgets affecting many of the world’s leading military nations, armoured vehicles are expected to remain central to defence spending for all leading armed […]


Pakistan route critical to reset, retrograde in Afghanistan

Pakistan route critical to reset, retrograde in Afghanistan

The Army would like to see the route through Pakistan available again to get things out of Afghanistan when the time comes, said one Army senior leader. Lt. Gen. Raymond V. Mason, deputy chief of staff, logistics, Army G-4, spoke […]


NATO denies accelerating Afghanistan troop withdrawal

NATO denies accelerating Afghanistan troop withdrawal

NATO’s chief denied on Monday that the alliance was speeding up the withdrawal of combat troops from Afghanistan as he sought to clear up “confusion” over the pullout planned for the end of 2014. Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen insisted […]


US, Pakistani Officials Discuss Military Relationship

US, Pakistani Officials Discuss Military Relationship

Senior U.S. officers met today with their Pakistani counterparts in Islamabad, Pakistan, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, and Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, commander of the NATO-led […]


US could fly spy drones from Australian territory

US could fly spy drones from Australian territory

Australia on Wednesday said it may allow Washington to use its territory to operate long-range spy drones, as part of an increased US presence in the Asia-Pacific that has rankled China. The United States and Canberra are planning a major […]


Afghan security forces kill three ISAF soldiers

Afghan security forces kill three ISAF soldiers

Two British and one American soldier were killed by Afghan security personnel Monday in two separate shootings, officials said, bringing the number of such deaths to 16 this year. An Afghan soldier said to be an officer shot dead the […]


Allen to Examine Afghanistan Force Package

Allen to Examine Afghanistan Force Package

The starting point of analysis for the U.S.-coalition fighting force in Afghanistan in 2013 will be the withdrawal of 23,000 surge troops after this year’s fighting season, the International Security Assistance Force commander said yesterday. “After we recover the surge, […]


US soldier to be charged with 17 Afghan murders

US soldier to be charged with 17 Afghan murders

A US soldier will be charged with 17 counts of murder stemming from the killings of civilians in a shooting rampage in southern Afghanistan, a US official said Thursday. The official, confirming the murder charges on condition of anonymity, also […]


Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan Provides Grim Lessons for the US Exit

Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan Provides Grim Lessons for the US Exit

Because the Soviet Union is no more, it is relatively easy to both forget that it spent almost a decade in Afghanistan, and dismiss the possibility that there is anything to be learned from Moscow’s experience in that long-benighted country. […]


 
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