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Role of Drones in Afghanistan

There was widespread coverage at the weekend of demonstrations outside RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire against the air base becoming the location for the control of the UK’s armed remotely-piloted Reaper aircraft (commonly known as drones) that operate in support of […]


US says Syria has beefed up air defenses

US says Syria has beefed up air defenses

With technical support from Russia, Syria has bolstered its air defenses, posing a threat to US aircraft if America decides to intervene in the war, a US official said Monday. The official confirmed a report that first appeared in the […]


Army says fiscal year 2014 budget request ‘meets future challenges’

Army says fiscal year 2014 budget request ‘meets future challenges’

The fiscal year 2014 budget “meets future challenges, strengthens global engagements, provides for resets, sustains the industrial base and fulfills commitments to Soldiers, civilians and families,” the Army’s top civilian leader told lawmakers. Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh […]


Japanese PM warns China against landings

Japanese PM warns China against landings

Japan would respond with force if China attempts to land on the disputed Senkaku Islands, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in Parliament. Abe was responding to a question about what he was prepared to do if Chinese ships sailing close […]


Army says no-go on extended tours for Soldiers in Afghanistan

Army says no-go on extended tours for Soldiers in Afghanistan

Last month, the Army’s senior-most officer told lawmakers budget cuts could result in a decrease in training readiness for follow- on forces to Afghanistan that could result in extended tours for Soldiers already there. That is no longer the case. […]


North Korea vows attack on South over anti-North activities

North Korea vows attack on South over anti-North activities

North Korea’s military Tuesday issued an “ultimatum” saying it would attack without warning if anti-North Korean activities continued in the South. The warning came after protestors in Seoul on Monday burned portraits of North Korea’s founder Kim Il-Sung, his son […]


Air Superiority: Advantage over enemy skies for 60 years

Air Superiority: Advantage over enemy skies for 60 years

A few months after the D-Day invasion in June 1944, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower surveyed the Normandy beaches with his son. “You’d never get away with this if you didn’t have air supremacy,” then 2nd Lt. John Eisenhower told his […]


Funding for mental health research yielding results

Funding for mental health research yielding results

Research advances in mental health and care provided for Soldiers is light years ahead of what it was during the beginning of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the director of Army Medical Command told Congress. Lt. Gen. Patricia D. […]


North v South: military strengths on the Korean peninsula

North v South: military strengths on the Korean peninsula

North Korea’s army says it has approved plans for nuclear attacks on US targets, the latest in a series of apocalyptic threats that have sent tensions soaring on the divided Korean peninsula. Many analysts say the North’s rhetoric is for […]


 
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