NATO keeps mum on ‘Baltic brigade’ request: Lithuania NATO keeps mum on ‘Baltic brigade’ request: Lithuania
US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan
Netherlands Orders 12 New Bushmasters Netherlands Orders 12 New Bushmasters
Kuwait Orders Advanced Armored NBC Reconnaissance Vehicles Rheinmetall’s Fox NBC reconnaissance vehicle

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NATO keeps mum on ‘Baltic brigade’ request: Lithuania

NATO keeps mum on ‘Baltic brigade’ request: Lithuania

Vilnius: NATO has vowed to hold “continuous” military exercises in eastern Europe to deter Russia but has yet to respond to a request by Baltic states for a permanent brigade, Lithuania said Wednesday. In May, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia formally […]


US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan

US Must Fund Urgent $270Bln Nuclear Weapons Upgrade Plan

The United States has to spend $18 billion a year for 15 years to modernize its entire nuclear deterrent force or risk losing it entirely, US Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work told the House of Representatives House Armed Services […]


Netherlands Orders 12 New Bushmasters

Netherlands Orders 12 New Bushmasters

A dozen life-saving Bushmasters are going into production in Bendigo for export to the Netherlands, after the country’s Ministry of Defence ordered new vehicles from Thales Australia. The vehicles will complement the 86 Bushmasters previously purchased by the Dutch customer […]


Kuwait Orders Advanced Armored NBC Reconnaissance Vehicles

Rheinmetall’s Fox NBC reconnaissance vehicle

The Emirate of Kuwait has contracted with Rheinmetall to supply it with twelve state-of-the-art armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicles, the 2 NBC-RS “Spürfuchs”. Now binding, the order also includes comprehensive support in the form of training, service and spare parts. Delivery […]


China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China has made breakthroughs in the anti-jamming capability of its Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS), the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily said Thursday. The new technology, developed by Wang Feixue and his team from the National University of Defense Technology, […]


China’s New Submarine Hunter Plane to Enter Service

China’s New Submarine Hunter Plane to Enter Service

The four-engine Y-8GX6 (Y-8Q) turboprop anti-submarine warfare aircraft has allegedly entered service with the Chinese Naval Air Force after several years of testing, reports IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly. Equipped with air-launched, anti-ship missiles, sea mines, and son buoys, the plane […]


Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 Upgrade Program

Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 Upgrade Program

The upgrade of the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)’s F-16 fighter aircraft seeks to equip the RSAF’s ageing fleet of F-16s – which first entered service in 1998 – with new and advanced capabilities to keep them operationally relevant. […]


German Minister Calls for More NATO Defense Spending

German Minister Calls for More NATO Defense Spending

Germany’s Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has urged NATO states to adhere to the two-percent target for military spending. She was speaking on the 60th anniversary of West Germany joining the alliance. Speaking in Berlin on Tuesday, von der […]


US Army, Tufts team up to advance cognitive science

Scientists at the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences collect data on the efficacy of administering targeted brain stimulation on memory and navigation performance in novel environments.

Army researchers have teamed up with the Tufts University School of Engineering to create the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences, or Center for ABCs. The center is co-directed by Dr. Caroline Mahoney, team leader for the U.S. Army […]


No drones in Washington for July 4 holiday

No drones in Washington for July 4 holiday

Washington: Drones will not be flying over Washington under strict security measures for the US Independence Day holiday weekend, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday. Following terror strikes in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, authorities issued an alert ahead of the […]


 
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