Post Tagged with: "NATO"

Helicopter lost over Libya is new US drone: officials

Helicopter lost over Libya is new US drone: officials

A drone helicopter that lost radar contact with NATO over Libya is a Fire Scout, an unmanned US chopper, defense officials said Tuesday, revealing the use of the new robotic aircraft in the war. “We don’t know yet” why NATO’s […]


Russia blasts US Navy maneuvers near Georgia

Russia blasts US Navy maneuvers near Georgia

Russia is outraged at the maneuvers of American USS Monterey cruiser carrying the AEGIS air defense system near the Georgian coast on the Black Sea, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. The U.S. warship arrived for joint exercises with Georgia […]


Russian warship joins NATO drills in North Atlantic

Russian warship joins NATO drills in North Atlantic

Russia’s Admiral Chabanenko destroyer from the Northern Fleet will make a port call at the U.S. naval base of Norfolk on Monday in preparation for joint naval drills with NATO warships. Admiral Chabanenko, an Udaloy II class destroyer, and rescue […]


NATO chief says missiles will not target Russia

NATO chief says missiles will not target Russia

NATO leader Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday that the Western military alliance would not attack Russia, as he sought to soothe Moscow’s concerns over NATO’s missile defence system. Rasmussen said Russian rhetoric was unnecessary and stuck in the past, as […]


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 […]


 
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