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DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

A Defense Department report released today describes China’s military modernization and the Chinese army’s interaction with other forces, including those of the United States, a senior Pentagon official said today. The annual report — titled “2013 Military and Security Developments […]


US Needs 5-7 GBIs to Intercept One Topol ICBM – Expert

US Needs 5-7 GBIs to Intercept One Topol ICBM – Expert

The United States will need between five and seven Ground Based Interceptors (GBI) to intercept one Russian Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, a Russian military expert said on Tuesday. “From my contacts with the director of the [US Department of Defense’s] […]


Russia dismisses US missile defence move

Russia dismisses US missile defence move

Russia said Monday it saw “no concession” in the US decision to abandon the final phase of its missile shield for Europe in favour of deploying new interceptors against a possible attack from North Korea. The US move was seen […]


Israel, US and Greece launch joint naval exercise

Israel, US and Greece launch joint naval exercise

Israeli, Greek and US warships began a joint two-week Mediterranean naval exercise codenamed “Noble Dina” on Thursday, the Israeli military said. “Noble Dina, one of the navy’s scheduled annual exercises, is part of the security cooperation between the Israeli navy […]


US wasted billions in Iraq with few results: inspector

US wasted billions in Iraq with few results: inspector

After invading Iraq ten years ago, the United States spent $60 billion on a vast reconstruction effort that left behind few successes and a litany of failures, an auditor’s report said Wednesday. The ambitious plan to transform the country after […]


Israel and USA Conduct First Arrow 3 Interceptor Flight Test

Israel and USA Conduct First Arrow 3 Interceptor Flight Test

Israel’s Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) completed a successful flight test of the Arrow 3 interceptor missile. This is the first flight test of the Arrow 3 interceptor and was conducted at an Israeli […]


Minister Claims Iran Makes Short-Range Air Defense System

Minister Claims Iran Makes Short-Range Air Defense System

Iranian Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi says that Tehran has launched production of a domestically developed short-range air defense system. According to the minister, the air defense system – dubbed Ya Zahra – can detect, track and destroy short-range […]


US military plans drone base near Mali: official

US military plans drone base near Mali: official

The US military plans to set up a base for drones in northwest Africa to bolster surveillance of Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in the region as well as allied Islamist extremists, a US official told AFP on Monday. The base for the […]


America Is A Superpower Because It Is An Air Power

America Is A Superpower Because It Is An Air Power

There is no question that the United States has the best military in the world. The United States is unique in its ability to project military power to multiple regions of the world simultaneously, conduct multiple major combined and joint […]


 
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