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Taiwan carries out largest-ever missile test: reports

Taiwan carries out largest-ever missile test: reports

Taipei: Taiwan has carried out its largest-ever missile exercise, less than a fortnight after China showed off advanced ballistic weaponry in a massive National Day parade, local media said Wednesday. The missiles were launched on Tuesday from the secretive and […]


Indian and Oman Air Forces to Hold First Air Exercise

Indian and Oman Air Forces to Hold First Air Exercise

Indian Air Force (IAF) and Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) will conduct a week-long bilateral Air Force exercise codenamed – Eastern Bridge – at the RAFO Base, Thumrait, Oman, from Oct 22-29. This will be the first-ever air exercise […]


Estonia urges NATO to hold land-based drills in the Baltic

Estonia urges NATO to hold land-based drills in the Baltic

TALLINN: NATO should hold large-scale exercises of its Ground Forces in the Baltic region in response to recent military drills carried out by Russia and Belarus near the alliance’s borders, the Estonian president said Monday. The Russian-Belarusian Zapad 2009 exercises, […]


Chief of Naval Operations Urges More Naval Cooperation

Chief of Naval Operations Urges More Naval Cooperation

WASHINGTON: International cooperation is the currency of naval power today, the chief of naval operations said today. Navy Adm. Gary Roughead cited a need to boost the effectiveness of this cooperation during a speech at the Naval War College‚Äôs International […]


Strykers to Deploy to India for Exercise

Strykers to Deploy to India for Exercise

WASHINGTON: The Army plans to deploy 17 of its Stryker combat vehicles this month to India for the first exercise of its kind in the country. This is also the largest deployment of the Strykers outside of those sent to […]


Post-Soviet states to hold military drills in Kazakhstan

Post-Soviet states to hold military drills in Kazakhstan

MOSCOW: Over 7,000 service personnel from member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) will take part in large-scale regional security drills in Kazakhstan, the Russian military said on Thursday. The exercise of the CSTO collective rapid reaction force […]


Airmen host multinational virtual training exercise

Airmen host multinational virtual training exercise

WASHINGTON: More than 300 joint warfighters from 25 worldwide locations participated in a multinational virtual training exercise led by the 705th Combat Training Squadron at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., and demonstrated it to a joint/coalition audience at the Warfighter […]


Russian bombers test high-precision weaponry during drills

Russian bombers test high-precision weaponry during drills

BARANOVICHI: Russian strategic and tactical bombers equipped with new high-precision weapons systems have successfully conducted live-firing drills at a practice range in Belarus, a Ground Forces spokesman said on Sunday. The drills at the Obuz-Lesnovski range were part of the […]


Russia, Belarus begin joint anti-aircraft defense exercises

Russia, Belarus begin joint anti-aircraft defense exercises

MINSK: The first phase of joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises began on Friday with the involvement of some 100 aircraft and 12,600 military personnel, the Belarusian Defense Ministry announced. The five-day first phase of the joint Zapad 2009 (West 2009) anti-aircraft […]


 
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