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Current Status of Ukraine’s Ground Forces

Ukraine's Ground Forces

Having effectively annexed Crimea, Russia now threatens the territorial integrity of the rest of Ukraine. How are Ukraine’s ground forces configured to deal with the challenge? This map is the closest approximation of Ukrainian ground force (along with airborne and […]


Ukraine Defense Chief’s Report Paints Bleak Picture of Armed Forces

Ukraine Defense Chief’s Report Paints Bleak Picture of Armed Forces

Ukraine’s acting defense minister described the combat readiness of the country’s armed forces as “unsatisfactory” in his report to the acting president, a source familiar with the report told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. Ukrainian media reported over the weekend that […]


MOD Reveals £160 Billion Plan to Equip Armed Forces

MOD Reveals £160 Billion Plan to Equip Armed Forces

The Ministry of Defence has today published details of how it will equip the Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force over the next 10 years and how this will be funded. For the first time, the government has set […]


UK Service Personnel Selected for Tranche 2 Redundancy Program

UK Service Personnel Selected for Tranche 2 Redundancy Program

Personnel from all three Services will today be notified if they have been selected for redundancy in the second tranche of the Armed Forces Redundancy Programme. For many, selection will be a result of their own choice to apply for […]


India’s Procurement of Artillery Guns and Modernization of Armed Forces

India’s Procurement of Artillery Guns and Modernization of Armed Forces

The artillery equipment procured / upgraded in the past two decades includes Pinaka Rocket System; Smerch Rocket System; BrahMos Missile System and Upgradation of 130mm gun to 155mm/45 calibre. Procurement of new-generation artillery is in consonance with Artillery Profile 2027. […]


France Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

France Defence and Security Report Q2 2012

France continues to maintain one of the world’s largest armed forces and the largest combined military service in Western Europe. With more than 300,000 military and civilian personnel, the armed forces of France consume annually a significant defence budget. In […]


No sign of peace as Syria troop withdrawal deadline dawns

No sign of peace as Syria troop withdrawal deadline dawns

Syria faced a deadline Tuesday to withdraw its forces from urban areas as Washington said Damascus had shown no sign of complying with a peace deal amid fierce clashes that killed more than 100. Fighting spilled over into neighbouring countries […]


Europe’s armed forces team up on refueling aircraft

Europe’s armed forces team up on refueling aircraft

European defence ministers facing shrinking budgets agreed Thursday to join forces to get more air-to-air refueling planes, deploy extra field hospitals and exploit “green” energy. The projects are part of the European Union’s efforts to pool and share military resources […]


Senior enlisted leaders condemn hazing in military

Senior enlisted leaders condemn hazing in military

Senior enlisted leaders from each service denounced hazing in the armed forces yesterday and delivered a message of unity while testifying before a congressional panel. The most recent known incident of hazing came when the Army brought charges against eight […]


 
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