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NATO wants say in Turkey-China missile deal

NATO wants say in Turkey-China missile deal

NATO’s chief said Tuesday he hoped Turkey would keep in mind the military alliance’s views as it mulls a missile defence deal with China. Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO member Turkey could buy equipment from any source after Ankara raised […]


China Defends Turkey-China Missile Defence Deal

China Defends Turkey-China Missile Defence Deal

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying on Tuesday responded to NATO and U.S. concern over Turkey’s decision to co-produce a missile defence system with a Chinese firm by describing such military trade between China and Turkey as normal. Turkish Defence Minister […]


US ally Turkey defends choice of Chinese missiles

US ally Turkey defends choice of Chinese missiles

Turkey on Wednesday defended its decision to enter talks with China to acquire its first long-range anti-missile system, in spite of protests from its ally Washington. It also made clear that no deal had yet been finalized. “The Chinese gave […]


Upgrade to Self-Protection System Keeps AWACS Safe

Upgrade to Self-Protection System Keeps AWACS Safe

On a cool and cloudy morning, personnel from NAPMA, Force Command and the E-3A Component landed in Manching, Germany, for a ceremony in commemoration of the completion of the NATO E-3A Large Aircraft Infra-Red Counter Measures (LAIRCM) Retrofit Program. The […]


NATO: Afghan Security Force Casualties Too High

NATO: Afghan Security Force Casualties Too High

The top NATO commander in Afghanistan says the country’s police and army are losing too many men in battle. U.S. General Joseph Dunford said Afghan security forces may need up to five more years of Western training and support before […]


Russia calls on NATO to review Cold War methods of arms control

Russia calls on NATO to review Cold War methods of arms control

Russia’s deputy defense minister has suggested updating the agreements on conventional weapons control, which no longer match the political situation and the effectiveness of modern high-precision arms. Speaking at a session of the Russia-NATO council, Anatoly Antonov said that the […]


US On Track In Afghanistan, Military Leaders Tell Senate

US On Track In Afghanistan, Military Leaders Tell Senate

Despite Taliban resistance, U.S. military objectives in Afghanistan are on track, senior U.S. military leaders told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. told the committee during their reconfirmation […]


Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US ‘clouds’

Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US ‘clouds’

IT hub Estonia on Wednesday urged the European Union to rely less on US firms for “cloud” data storage, amid tensions over claims of US spying and data surveillance. “Recent months have proven once again that it’s very important for […]


Redeployment of Kit from Afghanistan

Redeployment of Kit from Afghanistan

Brigadier Duncan Capps has recently completed a tour of duty in Afghanistan where he was Commander Joint Force Support (JFS). He briefed media representatives in MOD Main Building in London about the progress being made processing and redeploying kit and […]


 
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