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Reserve Airmen fuel up NATO forces in Iceland exercise

Reserve Airmen fuel up NATO forces in Iceland exercise

Air Force Reserve Airmen and KC-135 Stratotankers from the 459th Air Refueling Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Md., took part in Northern Viking 11, a biennial NATO air-space and maritime protection exercise here June 3-10, 2011. This year approximately 450 NATO […]


Russia protests arrival of US Navy cruiser in Black Sea

Russia protests arrival of US Navy cruiser in Black Sea

Russia on Sunday protested the arrival of a US Navy cruiser equipped with a ballistic missile defence system in the Black Sea to take part in naval exercises with neighbouring Ukraine, saying it was a threat to its national security. […]


NATO Has Become Two-tiered Alliance, says Gates

NATO Has Become Two-tiered Alliance, says Gates

NATO has turned into a two-tiered alliance of members who consume security and those who produce it, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today. Gates spoke to NATO’s Security and Defense Agenda assembly the day after a meeting of […]


Pragmatic China wades into Libya conflict

Pragmatic China wades into Libya conflict

After months of calls for dialogue in Libya, China has waded into the diplomatic fray, but is courting both sides more to safeguard its interests than to bring an end to the conflict, analysts say. Beijing’s warm welcome to Libya’s […]


Russian Submarine Works with US Sub Rescue System for First Time

Russian Submarine Works with US Sub Rescue System for First Time

A historic international milestone was achieved when the Russian submarine, SSK Alrosa, mated with a U.S. submarine rescue system during exercise Bold Monarch 2011, June 7. The coupling of the U.S. Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System (SRDRS) and the […]


Ministers Approve Important NATO Reforms

Ministers Approve Important NATO Reforms

NATO Defence Ministers have just approved a set of important reforms. They will make NATO leaner, more flexible, and better able to deal with future challenges. We have agreed to streamline the agencies which run individual NATO projects, such as […]


Bugless software key to cyber security, expert tells NATO

Bugless software key to cyber security, expert tells NATO

Bugless software is key to cyber security and global vendors should pay hackers who have detected program bugs and so helped pre-empt attacks, a top IT expert told a NATO cyber security meeting here Thursday. “Software vulnerabilities enable breaches. If […]


NATO plans force to respond to cyber attacks

NATO plans force to respond to cyber attacks

NATO wants to beef up its cyber defence capabilities with the creation of a special task force to detect and respond to Internet attacks, an alliance expert said Wednesday at a conference on cyber security here. “NATO is planning to […]


NATO endorses decision to extend Libya operation

NATO endorses decision to extend Libya operation

NATO defense ministers have endorsed the decision to extend Operation Unified Protector by 90 days, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said here June 8. The extension authorizes NATO to continue operations through the end of September, the secretary general said […]


 
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