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Obama revamps Bush-era missile defense shield

Obama revamps Bush-era missile defense shield

Washington: In a major shift based on a reassessment of the threat from Iran, US President Barack Obama Thursday shelved plans for a missile shield in Eastern Europe, the cause of a Cold War-style row with Russia. Obama decided to […]


Iraqi generals say their soldiers ready, well-trained

Iraqi generals say their soldiers ready, well-trained

WASHINGTON: Iraqi soldiers have been well trained and are prepared to defend Iraq, say two of the nation’s generals. During a visit to Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, Iraqi Staff Maj. Gen. Mohammed Al- Askari, with the Iraqi Ministry of Defense […]


US view of China’s military threat ‘groundless’

US view of China’s military threat ‘groundless’

Beijing: Washington’s view that China’s increasingly advanced weaponry could undermine US military power in the Pacific were “groundless and irresponsible,” China’s defence ministry said Thursday. “China’s military development is always a positive factor for both regional and global peace and […]


Russia could challenge US interests – Report

Russia could challenge US interests – Report

WASHINGTON: Russia has been among the countries that could challenge U.S interests, according to the U.S. 2009 National Intelligence Strategy (NIS). The NIS, a four-year blueprint for intelligence services, was released late on Tuesday. Russia, China, Iran and North Korea […]


Air Force Strengthens Nuclear Deterrence Operations

Air Force Strengthens Nuclear Deterrence Operations

WASHINGTON: New initiatives underway within the Air Force to consolidate commands, modernize systems and strengthen personnel emphasize nuclear security. “Nuclear deterrence underpins all of our freedom of movement everywhere,” Maj. Gen. Donald Alston, the service’s assistant chief of staff for […]


Canada Acquires New Coast Guard Patrol Vessels

Canada Acquires New Coast Guard Patrol Vessels

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia: The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and the Cabinet Minister responsible for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced that the Canadian Coast Guard’s […]


Commander proposes three-part security force for Northern Iraq

Commander proposes three-part security force for Northern Iraq

WASHINGTON: The top U.S. commander in Iraq has proposed a tripartite arrangement between American, Iraqi and Kurdish forces to shore up security in disputed areas of northern Iraq. The proposal by Gen. Raymond Odierno is only in the discussion phase, […]


Saab Measures Security Awareness

Saab Measures Security Awareness

What are the risks that people see in different areas of the world? People in India, for example, consider train travel a risk, whilst Americans and Brits are more concerned about terrorist attacks. These are some of the results of […]


RFID Tracking Tags Aboard DoD Transport Aircraft

RFID Tracking Tags Aboard DoD Transport Aircraft

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ca: The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has approved usage of Savi Technology’s RFID asset tracking and security devices aboard all sizes and classifications of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft – government, commercial, passenger or cargo – that transport supplies […]


 
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