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Army Hits Drawdown Milestones in Iraq

Army Hits Drawdown Milestones in Iraq

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Army succeeded in closing hundreds of forward operating bases, removing thousands of troops and drawing down vast amounts of equipment from Iraq in advance of the formal end of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the beginning of Operation […]


Iron Fist Brigade In Huge Canada Army Exercise

Iron Fist Brigade In Huge Canada Army Exercise

London, UK: 20th Armoured Brigade (The Iron Fist) is currently taking part in a huge army exercise in Canada, to help prepare them for their deployment to Afghanistan next year. The three-month-long Exercise Prairie Thunder is held at the British […]


More Army Helicopters Arrive in Pakistan

More Army Helicopters Arrive in Pakistan

GHAZI AVIATION BASE, Pakistan: Four Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 60 soldiers arrived here today as part of the expansion of U.S. military flood relief efforts in Pakistan. The arrival marks the beginning of a transition of […]


Two RAF Squadrons Work Together to Protect Kandahar

Two RAF Squadrons Work Together to Protect Kandahar

While the GR4 Tornados of II (Army Cooperation) Squadron protected the Afghan people and coalition troops, II Squadron RAF Regiment Gunners protected the airfield in Kandahar. RAF Marham’s II (Army Cooperation) Squadron’s Tornados flew missions from Kandahar in support of […]


Former British Army Chief Blasts Blair, Brown for Inadequate War Funding

Former British Army Chief Blasts Blair, Brown for Inadequate War Funding

LONDON: The former head of the British army has strongly criticized former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown for letting British troops down in Iraq and Afghanistan by not adequately funding the two conflict efforts. Retired General Richard Dannatt […]


Army eyes industry for energy efficiency alliances

Army eyes industry for energy efficiency alliances

DETROIT: To meet energy initiatives, cut costs, and to help better protect Soldiers, the Army is looking to industry for solutions and partnerships. Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal traveled to Detroit Aug. 26 to visit the Army’s […]


Canada Shortlists Bushmaster for Army TAPV Program

Canada Shortlists Bushmaster for Army TAPV Program

Thales Canada has welcomed the Canadian government’s announcement that the Bushmaster has been qualified for the next stage in selection process for the Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) Program. ”We are very pleased to have the opportunity to present the […]


US Army Orders Thermal Weapon Sights

US Army Orders Thermal Weapon Sights

LEXINGTON, Mass.: The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a $123 million contract for continued production of thermal weapon sights that improve situational awareness and survivability for men and women in combat. The order — the most recent under a […]


US Army Details Buffalo Mine Protected Clearance Vehicle Operations

US Army Details Buffalo Mine Protected Clearance Vehicle Operations

Each day across vast stretches of Iraq and Afghanistan, convoys leave the wire with a vital mission: route clearance. Soldiers assigned to this mission work to assure the mobility and resupply of forces. Riding in highly sophisticated and ultra-protected vehicles, […]


 
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