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Pentagon chief says Iran nuclear deal does not ‘prevent military option’

Pentagon chief says Iran nuclear deal does not ‘prevent military option’

Tel Aviv: The Iran nuclear deal does not mean military action is off the table when it comes to stopping Tehran from obtaining an atomic bomb, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Sunday ahead of a visit to Israel. “One […]


IS Claims Missile Strike On Egyptian Navy Vessel

IS Claims Missile Strike On Egyptian Navy Vessel

The Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State says it has carried out a missile strike on an Egyptian navy vessel off North Sinai, the SITE intelligence group reports Thursday. Pictures posted online appear to show the frigate being hit by […]


New RAF Intelligence Aircraft to Be Delivered Seven Months Early

New RAF Intelligence Aircraft to Be Delivered Seven Months Early

Following the Prime Minister’s recent direction to invest and build up the UK’s intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) capability, the Defence Secretary has confirmed that the second Airseeker (Rivet Joint) signals intelligence plane is expected to be delivered […]


Canada Awards Major Military Procurement Contracts for New Trucks

Canada Awards Major Military Procurement Contracts for New Trucks

Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, and Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the awarding of two competitive contracts to Mack Defense, LLC, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, for the purchase of new trucks for the Canadian […]


India Specifies 65,000-Tonne Aircraft Carrier, with Catapult

India Specifies 65,000-Tonne Aircraft Carrier, with Catapult

For the first time, the size and specifications of the Indian Navy’s future aircraft carrier have been officially acknowledged. The navy has written to at least four major global shipbuilders, asking for proposals to help in designing a 65,000 tonne […]


Iran, major powers strike nuclear deal: diplomat

Iran, major powers strike nuclear deal: diplomat

Vienna: Major powers and Iran struck a historic deal Tuesday aimed at ensuring Tehran does not acquire a nuclear bomb, in return for sanctions relief, a diplomat close to the talks said. The breakthrough came on the 18th day of […]


Nuclear agreement a ‘hard sell’ to US Congress

Nuclear agreement a ‘hard sell’ to US Congress

A top US Republican said a potential historic nuclear deal with Iran would be a “hard sell” in Congress, as talks neared their final hour in Vienna on Sunday. “It appears as if the administration’s approach to this was to […]


British military should focus on drones, spy tech: Cameron

British military should focus on drones, spy tech: Cameron

Britain’s defence forces should spend more of their budget on spy planes, drones and covert forces to fight extremist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday. The government last week announced it would meet the minimum defence spending target […]


ST Kinetics prototype assault rifles: BMCR & CMCR

ST Kinetics prototype assault rifles: BMCR & CMCR

The Singapore Airshow 2014 displayed an array of new and exciting technological developments, as well as stunning solo and team aerobatic performances, most notably by the United States Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey. It was Day 3 of the public exhibition, […]


Precision and Purpose: Airpower in the Libyan Civil War

French Air Force Mirage 2000 jet fighter

Between March and October 2011, a coalition of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member states and several partner nations waged a war against Muammar Qaddafi’s Libyan regime that stemmed and then reversed the tide of Libya’s civil war, preventing Qaddafi […]


 
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