Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia
Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb
Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal
Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander

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Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Russian paratroopers in drills on border with Estonia, Latvia

Up to 2,000 Russian soldiers took part in drills in the country’s west on Wednesday as Moscow conducted an inspection of its paratrooper units in the latest show of strength likely to alarm its neighbors. Some 500 units of equipment […]


Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that Iran was a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his secret services, according to reports Monday citing leaked documents. The inconsistency was revealed in a cache of communications between […]


Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal

Turkey drives hard bargain over crucial missile deal

Turkey has alarmed fellow NATO members by raising the prospect of handing China a multi-billion dollar missile contract, yet the long-running saga is far from over and Ankara may just be trading for a better deal. Turkey, NATO’s only Muslim […]


Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander

Russia could target Moldova: NATO commander

Russia could set its sights on Moldova to prevent it from “leaning to the West,” following the conflict with Ukraine, the top NATO commander warned Wednesday. Speaking to US lawmakers at a Capitol Hill hearing, General Philip Breedlove said Moldova […]


Iran Optimizing F14 Fighter Jets for New Missions

Iran Air Force F-14

A senior Air Force commander praised Iran’s capability as the only country, besides the US, that can overhaul F14 fighter jets, adding that Iranian experts have mounted new radar and weapons systems on the aircraft to optimize it for new […]


DoD Seeks Novel Ideas to Shape its Technological Future

An Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refueling aircraft from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron refuels an Air Force E-8C Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft Jan. 29, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tyler Prince

The Defense Department is seeking novel ideas to shape its future, and officials are looking to industry, small business, academia, start-ups, the public –- anyone, really –- to boost its ability to prevail against adversaries whose access to technology grows […]


Pentagon Expedites $17.9 Million in Equipment to Aid Iraqis

Caiman mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles in Iraq

The Defense Department has expedited $17.9 million in equipment and supplies –- some which have already been delivered –- to the Iraqi government, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters today. Warren provided a general update on equipment and […]


Breedlove: Russia, Violent Extremism Challenge Europe

Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe and commander of U.S. European Command

Europe faces a different and more challenging security environment than it did just a year ago, including an increasingly aggressive Russia and a surge of violent extremism, Air Force Gen. Philip M. Breedlove said here yesterday. Breedlove, commander of U.S. […]


Operation Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue in Syria, Iraq

F-18 fighter aircraft

SOUTHWEST ASIA: U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, […]


 
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