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Russian Cutting-Edge Frigate Live-Fires Cruise Missiles In Barents Sea Drills

Russia’s cutting-edge frigate Admiral Gorshkov has destroyed a target with a Kalibr cruise missile at a distance of 700 km in the Barents Sea...

US Backs Kosovo’s Plan To Create Army

Washington supports Kosovo's plans to create its own army, the US ambassador to Pristina said Thursday, signalling a rift with NATO, which is against...

Brazil court suspends Boeing-Embraer tie-up

A Brazilian federal court on Thursday suspended a proposed $4.75 billion tie-up between US aerospace giant Boeing and the civilian business of Brazilian plane-maker...

Russia to Build Two More Large Amphibious Assault Ships

Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) will build two or three more Ivan Gren-class large amphibious assault ships for the Russian Navy, Corporation CEO Alexei...

Cameras, drones: Rio de Janeiro to put electronic eyes on crime

Rio de Janeiro state is moving ahead with plans to deploy security cameras and drones to help fight crime, according to its next governor,...
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Egypt To Buy AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters and Related Equipment

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt of ten (10) AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopters for an...

Japan mulling purchase of 100 F-35 US stealth fighters

TOKYO: Japan is considering buying up to 100 F-35 stealth fighters from the US for more than US$8.8 billion as it seeks to counter...

Russia ‘to deploy new S-400 missiles in Crimea’

Moscow will soon deploy more of its advanced S-400 air defence systems in Russian-annexed Crimea, a military official said Wednesday amid rising tensions with...

Iran leader calls for boosting of naval forces

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Wednesday for the country to boost its naval forces as a deterrent against its enemies and hailed...

Argentine submarine find ‘first step’ to learning disaster’s cause

The discovery of the wreckage of an Argentine submarine lost a year ago has revived a stalled probe into the cause of the undersea...