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NATO Curbs Joint Patrols with Afghans

NATO Curbs Joint Patrols with Afghans

NATO has announced that it is going to put restrictions on some ISAF operations with Afghan Forces following a string of so-called “green on blue” attacks. Larger operations will be unaffected by the new measures. But below Battalion level, a […]


NATO defensive over unprecedented Afghan base losses

NATO defensive over unprecedented Afghan base losses

NATO was forced onto the defensive Monday over a humiliating attack on one of its most heavily guarded bases in Afghanistan that destroyed six US fighter jets in unprecedented damage in the 10-year war. At a weekly press conference given […]


NATO Special Forces Taps Mutualink for Global Cross Coalition Communications

NATO Special Forces Taps Mutualink for Global Cross Coalition Communications

NATO Special Operations Forces Headquarters (NSHQ) announced that it has selected Mutualink as its official interoperable communications platform. Using Mutualink’s ruggedized Valence series platform, NATO SOF coalition partners will be equipped with advanced anywhere, anytime, interoperable communications and information sharing […]


Israel Wins $932M Italian Orders as Offset for M-346 Buy

Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) President & CEO Joseph Weiss was one of the signatories this morning, of two contracts totaling $932 million. As part of the Israel Ministry of Defense’s agreement with the government of Italy, IAI will manufacture and […]


Finmeccanica Completes First Tests for NATO Cyber Security System

Finmeccanica Completes First Tests for NATO Cyber Security System

The Finmeccanica Cyber Solutions team selected in February 2012 to fulfil the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) – Full Operating Capability (FOC) requirement, has completed the testing phase of the programme’s Proof of Concept in line with the challenging […]


US building missile defense station in Qatar: report

US building missile defense station in Qatar: report

The Pentagon is building a missile defense radar station at a covert location in Qatar, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The site will be part of a system intended to defend the interests of the United States and its […]


British army capable US ally despite cuts: minister

British army capable US ally despite cuts: minister

British defense minister Philip Hammond assured the United States on Wednesday that Britain’s army would remain a trusted ally, despite severe austerity measures. “I want to reassure you about our resolve to remain a capable power,” the minister said in […]


Russia vows to keep supplying arms to Syria

Russia vows to keep supplying arms to Syria

Russia vowed on Wednesday not to follow a Western arms embargo on Syria and promised new air defence systems and other military components to President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. The announcement came just a day after Russia dispatched a large naval […]


Reopened Supply Routes Mean Cost Savings

Reopened Supply Routes Mean Cost Savings

Pakistan’s decision to reopen ground supply routes on its border with Afghanistan will allow the Defense Department to save tens of millions of dollars transporting material in and out of Afghanistan, a senior Pentagon spokesman said here today. Navy Capt. […]


 
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