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Spain to have Dual Observation Satellite for both Military and Civilian Use

Spain to have Dual Observation Satellite for both Military and Civilian Use

At the presentation of the Paz satellite on Tuesday, 7 June, the Minister for Defence, Carme Chac√≥n, highlighted that, in a few years’ time, Spain will become “the first European country to have a dual Earth observation system, radar and […]


Multinational exercise kicks off in Macedonia

Multinational exercise kicks off in Macedonia

Members from seven multinational forces gathered in Macedonia June 6 to kick off the 2011 Medical Training Exercise in Central and Eastern Europe, or MEDCEUR 11. MEDCEUR, an annual regional and multilateral exercise sponsored by the Chairman of the Joint […]


Thunderbirds set to kick off 2011 European tour in Turkey

Thunderbirds set to kick off 2011 European tour in Turkey

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are practiced and ready to perform the first official demonstration of their 2011 European Tour. The team brought 78 of its nearly 120 Airmen on the six-week, transcontinental trip, arriving earlier this week at Cigli […]


Obama in call for transatlantic renewal

Obama in call for transatlantic renewal

US President Barack Obama was due in France Thursday after delivering a powerful speech to Britain’s parliament exalting the future of the transatlantic alliance in the face of the emerging world’s rapid rise. But the gap between soaring oratory and […]


US, European banks invest billions in cluster bombs: NGOs

US and European financial firms are still investing billions of dollars in cluster bomb producers despite a global ban on a weapon that maims and kills civilians, NGOs said Wednesday. The US financial titans JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs […]


US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Europe will pose a genuine threat to Russia’s nuclear deterrence capability if they are carried out in full, a General Staff official said on Friday. “The situation completely changes with the realization […]


Medvedev warns of Cold War over missile defence

Medvedev warns of Cold War over missile defence

President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday warned of a new Cold War era if Russia and the West failed to agree on missile defence, in the first major news conference of his presidency. Despite the startling warning to the United States and […]


Eurofighter’s Air Show Season Begins Across Europe

Eurofighter’s Air Show Season Begins Across Europe

The 2011 events and exhibitions calendar will be a busy one for Eurofighter who will have a presence in aerospace and defence events across the world. Following successful participation at Aero India in Bangalore and IDEX in Abu Dhabi during […]


End of an Era: Last ‘Huey’ Helicopters in Active Service in Europe Retire

End of an Era: Last ‘Huey’ Helicopters in Active Service in Europe Retire

Rotors ripping the air, four UH-1 Iroquois helicopters soared above Hohenfels for the last time at a retirement ceremony for the aircraft, April 27, 2011. A total of 10 “Hueys” have served at Hohenfels over the past 40 years, most […]


 
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