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No Ukrainian Military Units Left in Crimea

No Ukrainian Military Units Left in Crimea

All military units stationed in Crimea are now under the control of the Russian military, and remaining Ukrainian servicemen are departing the peninsula, the region’s first deputy prime minister, Rustam Temirgaliyev, said on Monday. As Crimea’s reunification process began last […]


The Gulf Military Balance Volume I: The Conventional and Asymmetric Dimensions

The Gulf Military Balance Volume I: The Conventional and Asymmetric Dimensions

The Burke Chair is issuing the first Volume in a new series of reports on the Gulf Military Balance. This first volume is called The Gulf Military Balance, Volume One: The Conventional and Asymmetric Dimensions. This volume builds on, updates, […]


Readiness, Modernization In Flux, Air Force Secretary Says

Readiness, Modernization In Flux, Air Force Secretary Says

The Air Force will see few force structure changes this year, but readiness and modernization accounts will be in flux this year and next, Air Force Secretary Michael B. Donley said here today. The secretary also told the Defense Writers’ […]


The Origins of the American Military Coup of 2012

The Origins of the American Military Coup of 2012

This article was first published in the Winter 1992-93 issue of Parameters. The letter that follows takes us on a darkly imagined excursion into the future. A military coup has taken place in the United States—the year is 2012—and General […]


New Book Explores Military Acquisition After World War II

New Book Explores Military Acquisition After World War II

A new book published by the Historical Office of the Secretary of Defense describes changes in military weapons systems acquisition during the 15 years following World War II. “Rearming for the Cold War 1945-1960″ by retired Air Force Col. Elliott […]


China Drone Completes Military Mapping Mission

China Drone Completes Military Mapping Mission

An unmanned Chinese military drone recently completed its first digital mapping mission near north China’s Helan mountain, capturing high-definition imaging data during more than five consecutive hours of aerial photography. Conducted by the Lanzhou Military Area Command of the Chinese […]


World Military Spending Levels Out After 13 Years of Increases

World Military Spending Levels Out After 13 Years of Increases

World military expenditure in 2011 totalled $1.74 trillion, almost unchanged since 2010 in real terms, according to figures released today by Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The comprehensive annual update of the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database is accessible from […]


DOD Demonstrates Non-Lethal, Directed-energy Prototypes

DOD Demonstrates Non-Lethal, Directed-energy Prototypes

A state-of-the-art millimeter-wave system developed by the Joint Non-lethal Weapons Directorate gives warfighters something more persuasive than shouting but less harmful than shooting when dealing with potentially hostile crowds, Defense Department experts said during a recent demonstration. At a training […]


General: Syrian air defense complicates US options

General: Syrian air defense complicates US options

The advanced air defense weapons Russia has provided to Syria’s regime would make it difficult to establish a no-fly zone there as part of an effort to help the rebellion, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East told senators […]


 
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