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US, Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

US, Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

The Canadian Royal Army has enlisted the help of Picatinny engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 Howitzer. “We are looking for engineering data that, unfortunately, we’re missing right now,” said Canadian Army Maj. David Lebel, […]


US, French Naval Aviators Cross Skies, Decks Together

US, French Naval Aviators Cross Skies, Decks Together

U.S. and French aircraft embarked on the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) began conducting combined flight operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Jan. 14. The […]


Ground Fire Injures 4 US Troops in South Sudan

Ground Fire Injures 4 US Troops in South Sudan

WASHINGTON: Four U.S. service members were injured today when their aircraft came under ground fire in South Sudan during a mission to evacuate American citizens in Bor, according to a statement issued by U.S. Africa Command. The updated Africom statement […]


US-Afghan Security Deal Covers More Than Military Cooperation

US-Afghan Security Deal Covers More Than Military Cooperation

After four days of debate, an overwhelming majority of Afghanistan’s Loya Jirga voted to endorse allowing US troops to stay in the country after the end of the NATO mission there in 2014. The security agreement required for such a […]


China blasts US panel for ‘Cold War’ thinking

China blasts US panel for ‘Cold War’ thinking

China hit back at the US Thursday over a document that called Beijing’s growing military a threat to Washington’s armed dominance in Asia, accusing its authors of a “Cold War mentality”. China’s military spending is soaring and the modernisation of […]


US, China conduct Disaster Management Exchange

US, China conduct Disaster Management Exchange

Soldiers from United States Army Pacific, Hawaii Army National Guard and Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated with the People’s Liberation Army in a Disaster Management Exchange, Nov. 12 -14 at Marine […]


US, biggest exporter, signs landmark UN arms treaty

US, biggest exporter, signs landmark UN arms treaty

US President Barack Obama’s administration signed a UN treaty Wednesday to track exports of firearms and other conventional weapons, offering a major boost to the pact despite opposition at home. The United States is the world’s largest exporter of conventional […]


US Military Service Chiefs Detail 2014 Sequestration Effects

US Military Service Chiefs Detail 2014 Sequestration Effects

One after another yesterday in a hearing before a House panel, the nation’s service chiefs described how severe budget cuts required by law in fiscal year 2014 would slash their forces, capabilities and readiness and raise security risks to the […]


US, South Korea and Allies Should Prepare for Eventual Collapse of North Korea

US, South Korea and Allies Should Prepare for Eventual Collapse of North Korea

Like the collapse of East Germany, the collapse of North Korea could occur suddenly and with little warning. But a North Korean collapse could be far more dangerous and disastrous than the actual collapse of East Germany, especially given the […]


 
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