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Pakistan to reopen NATO supply line ‘relatively quickly’

Pakistan to reopen NATO supply line ‘relatively quickly’

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A main land route used by NATO to deliver supplies to troops in Afghanistan will reopen “relatively quickly”, Pakistan said Sunday, as Islamabad sent a team to probe a cross-border attack. Pakistan blocked the crossing in its volatile […]


MEADS Demonstrates Interoperability with NATO ACCS

MEADS Demonstrates Interoperability with NATO ACCS

ORLANDO, Fla., MUNICH and ROME: The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) battle management capability successfully demonstrated interoperability with the NATO Air Command and Control System (ACCS) during a Joint Project Optic Windmill (JPOW) test in July. The interface test […]


Multinational Force Leads Helicopter Operations in Afghanistan

Multinational Force Leads Helicopter Operations in Afghanistan

The ISAF mission in Afghanistan is, by its very nature, a multinational, multi-Service one. However, there are few units that embody this international partnership better than the Joint Helicopter Force (Afghanistan) [JHF(A)]. JHF(A) forms part of the Joint Aviation Group, […]


Nato changes stance after protest by Pakistan

Nato changes stance after protest by Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Nato reversed its position on aerial strikes by its helicopter gunships inside Pakistan on Monday after Islamabad warned the US-led forces in Afghanistan of counter-measures. International Security Assistance Force (Isaf), which had earlier defended the aerial engagement as an […]


US Army Showcases Its UH-72A Lakota to the World

US Army Showcases Its UH-72A Lakota to the World

The UH-72A Lakota was the center of attention at an unveiling ceremony held earlier this month in Germany, offering military officials from around the world a first-hand look at the U.S. Army’s multi-mission Light Utility Helicopter. The event – which […]


Russia agrees to buy French Mistral ship: report

Russia agrees to buy French Mistral ship: report

Moscow: Russia has in principal agreed to a deal to buy a Mistral helicopter carrier from France and the forthcoming tender will be a formality, a senior Navy official was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Russia has been negotiating with […]


NATO Helicopter crash makes 2010 deadliest in Afghan war

NATO Helicopter crash makes 2010 deadliest in Afghan war

KABUL: Nine NATO troops were killed in a helicopter crash in the insurgent heartland of southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, making 2010 the deadliest year for international forces since the war began. The Taliban, which have been waging an increasingly deadly […]


NATO chief appeals for more troops to train Afghans

NATO chief appeals for more troops to train Afghans

Madrid: NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen Friday appealed to members of the coalition in Afghanistan to provide more troops able to train Afghans, and ensure a swifter withdrawal of foreign forces. “On troop requests, we have been quite successful in […]


Overstretched West needs new Afghan strategy: IISS

Overstretched West needs new Afghan strategy: IISS

London: Western powers must change strategy to focus on the “containment” of Al-Qaeda and Taliban militants in Afghanistan instead of on failed efforts at nation-building, a leading think-tank said Tuesday. The attempt to restore order to Afghanistan was “hitting its […]


 
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