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Picatinny ‘squeezes in’ solution for MRAP ammo stowage

Picatinny ‘squeezes in’ solution for MRAP ammo stowage

Duct tape, bungee cords, straps, netting, plywood. Do these items sound like safe and secure ways to store 200 pounds of ammunition on a combat vehicle in the middle of a war zone? For years, Soldiers have been relying on […]


North Korea’s uranium for making bombs: South Korea

North Korea’s uranium for making bombs: South Korea

SEOUL: North Korea’s new uranium enrichment programme is designed to make nuclear weapons, South Korea’s foreign minister has said, rebutting Pyongyang’s claims that it is for peaceful use. “I think it is part of an attempt to produce nuclear bombs […]


China shifting nuclear rules of engagement: report

China shifting nuclear rules of engagement: report

The Chinese military would consider a pre-emptive nuclear strike if it had no other way to defend itself in a war against another nuclear-armed state, Kyodo News said Wednesday, citing Chinese documents. The policy, called “Lowering the threshold of nuclear […]


Iraqi soldiers learn map reading, land navigation skills

Iraqi soldiers learn map reading, land navigation skills

December has been a busy month for Soldiers with Company B, 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division – Center. The first week of the month was a flurry of activity, […]


NATO: No Pause in Afghan Winter Fighting

NATO: No Pause in Afghan Winter Fighting

NATO says there will be no letup in fighting during the winter in Afghanistan. A spokesman for NATO’S International Security Assistance Force, German General Josef Blotz, says NATO will maintain pressure on the Taliban during the winter months when fighting […]


Colonel cites measurable, fragile Afghan progress

Colonel cites measurable, fragile Afghan progress

Measurable progress has been achieved in Afghanistan’s Khost and Paktia provinces, but it is fragile, Col. Viet Luong, commander of the American task force in the area, said today. Luong spoke to the Pentagon press corps via teleconference. The commander […]


2011 decisive for US strategy in Af-Pak

2011 decisive for US strategy in Af-Pak

US strategy to defeat Al-Qaeda and the Taliban tripled American troops fighting in Afghanistan and doubled missile strikes in Pakistan, but ushers in a make-or-break 2011 after a year of record violence. Since taking office, President Barack Obama ordered more […]


Gbagbo warns Ivory Coast intervention would provoke war

Gbagbo warns Ivory Coast intervention would provoke war

ABIDJAN: Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo clung unflinchingly to power Sunday, warning West African leaders any attempt to oust him by force would ruin the regional economy and trigger a bloody war. On Tuesday, three West African presidents will visit […]


NATO, Afghan, Pakistani Forces to Coordinate More Operations

NATO, Afghan, Pakistani Forces to Coordinate More Operations

The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan says NATO, Afghan and Pakistani forces will conduct more coordinated operations against Taliban insurgents on both sides of the Afghan-Pakistani border. In an interview with the Associated Press on Saturday, General David […]


 
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