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Saab to Invest In Gripen Fighter Weapon School In South Africa

Saab to Invest In Gripen Fighter Weapon School In South Africa

Saab is to invest in an advanced training centre for experienced fighter pilots initially from Gripen countries and its user air forces, at Air Force Base Overberg in South Africa. The Gripen Fighter Weapon School is an initiative from Saab […]


Indonesian Air Force Orders Second Batch of A-29 Super Tucano Airplanes

Indonesian Air Force Orders  Second Batch of A-29 Super Tucano Airplanes

The Indonesian Air Force has signed a commercial contract for a second batch of eight light attack and tactical training A-29 Super Tucano. The order also includes a flight simulator that will be used for instructing and training Indonesian pilots. […]


Computer simulations created to train Soldiers on howitzers

Computer simulations created to train Soldiers on howitzers

Two Soldiers and two Marines made their virtual debut last month while helping Picatinny engineers create a computer trainer for the M777A2 Lightweight 155mm Towed Howitzer. The new trainer will aid Soldiers and Marines by providing an interactive review of […]


NATO to Strengthen Ability to Act with Global Partners

NATO to Strengthen Ability to Act with Global Partners

NATO seeks to assume a more global perspective, play its part globally and strengthen its ability to act with partners around the globe, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in London yesterday. In a speech at Chatham House, Rasmussen said […]


Iran to fire missiles in desert war games

Iran to fire missiles in desert war games

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards announced they are to fire ballistic and other missiles at desert targets during three days of war games starting Monday in a warning to threats of military action by Israel and the United States. “Long-, medium- and […]


New US Army tactical network set to begin fielding in the fall

New US Army tactical network set to begin fielding in the fall

New equipment and training, part of the Army’s “Capability Set 13″ begins fielding in October. The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, out of at Fort Bliss, Texas, will be the first recipients of more than 15 new systems […]


Russian Warships Arrive at U.S. Pearl Harbor for Joint Drills

Russian Warships Arrive at U.S. Pearl Harbor for Joint Drills

A group of Russia’s Pacific Fleet warships has arrived at the U.S. Pearl Harbor naval base to take part in the Rim of the Pacific international drills, a fleet spokesman said on Saturday. “During their long voyage from Vladivostok to […]


RIMPAC 2012 to Feature More Participants, Biofuel Use

RIMPAC 2012 to Feature More Participants, Biofuel Use

This year’s Rim of the Pacific naval exercise will feature a larger group of participating countries seeking to develop better maritime cooperation, Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, chief of naval operations, told Pentagon reporters today. “We’ve been doing RIMPAC for […]


German Eurofighter Typhoons in ‘Red Flag – Alaska 2012′

German Eurofighter Typhoons in ‘Red Flag – Alaska 2012′

Eight Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft from German Air Force Jagdgeschwader 74 (JG 74) took part in a two week ‘Red Flag’ exercise in Alaska alongside American, Polish, Japanese and Australian air forces. Eurofighter Typhoons were deployed from their home base in […]


 
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