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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 […]


Moscow pushes for guarantee US missile shield not targeting Russia

Moscow pushes for guarantee US missile shield not targeting Russia

Moscow urgently wants to receive legal guarantees from the United States that its European missile defense shield will not target Russia’s strategic nuclear forces, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. Earlier in the day the United […]


‘Most challenging’ US missile defense test a success

‘Most challenging’ US missile defense test a success

The US military on Friday successfully conducted its “most challenging test to date” of a ballistic missile defense system it will deploy in Europe to counter an Iran missile threat, officials said. “Initial indications are that all components performed as […]


NATO counts on European firepower in Libya as US pulls back

NATO counts on European firepower in Libya as US pulls back

NATO will depend on Europe’s aerial firepower to keep up momentum in the mission to protect civilians in Libya when the US military withdraws into a backup role later Monday, officials said. The United States has conducted half of around […]


Euro Hawk undergoes testing at Edwards AFB

Euro Hawk undergoes testing at Edwards AFB

Engineers with the 772nd Test Squadron facilitated electromagnetic interference testing on a Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft at the Benefield Anechoic Facility here March 10 and 11. They teamed with representatives of Northrop Grumman Corporation and the German government to complete […]


 
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