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Eurofighter Typhoon joins Tornado in Libya ground attack operations

Eurofighter Typhoon joins Tornado in Libya ground attack operations

Typhoon jets are providing a ground attack capability in addition to Tornado GR4 aircraft as British forces continue to support NATO operations in Libya. Speaking to the media in London, Air Vice-Marshal Phil Osborn, Air Officer Commanding No 2 Group, […]


France says NATO not fulfilling its role in Libya

France says NATO not fulfilling its role in Libya

France says NATO is not fulfilling its role properly to protect civilians in Libya by destroying the regime’s heavy weapons. This comes after the rebels rejected a cease-fire proposal brokered by the African Union. France has criticized its NATO allies […]


World offers cash, defense means to Kadhafi foes

World offers cash, defense means to Kadhafi foes

France and Britain agreed to step up military pressure on Moamer Kadhafi’s regime after world powers meeting in Doha promised Libya’s rebels cash and the means to defend themselves. French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed […]


Georgia takes part in NATO exercises

Georgia takes part in NATO exercises

Georgia is taking part in computer-assisted war games as part of the NATO Partnership for Peace (PfP) program, the Georgian Defense Ministry said on Monday. The VIKING-2011 is the 6th in a series of major joint peacekeeping exercises that brings […]


African mediators in Libya as NATO hits tanks

African mediators in Libya as NATO hits tanks

The regime of Libya’s Moamer Kadhafi has accepted an African Union peace plan designed to the end the current conflict, South African President Jacob Zuma said from Tripoli, as air strikes took out 26 loyalist tanks. A high-ranking African Union […]


SELEX Galileo: Taking a Leading Role on NATO AGS

SELEX Galileo: Taking a Leading Role on NATO AGS

SELEX Galileo, a Finmeccanica Company, today announced the delivery of the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) programme proposal from prime contractor Northrop Grumman Corporation. AGS is the most ambitious transatlantic, co-operative NATO programme to date. It will provide a new […]


Libya stalemate could thicken fog of war for NATO

Libya stalemate could thicken fog of war for NATO

As the prospect of a long stalemate rises in Libya, the fog of war could get thicker for NATO after two friendly fire incidents highlighted the limitations of its aerial campaign. Rebels and Moamer Kadhafi forces have battled back-and-forth on […]


NATO Delivers Update On Libya Operations

NATO Delivers Update On Libya Operations

Speaking in Naples, the deputy commander of NATO’s operations in Libya has delivered an update on the situation. NATO took over the operation to enforce the arms embargo, no-fly zone and actions to protect civilians and civilian centres as mandated […]


Libya rebels unlikely to oust Kadhafi: US general

Libya rebels unlikely to oust Kadhafi: US general

Western allies have stepped up “non-lethal” aid to Libyan rebels hours after a rebel armoured unit was hit by apparent NATO ‘friendly fire’, sources said. The aid is authorised by UN Security Council resolutions imposing sanctions and allowing military action […]


 
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