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Rumsfeld, NATO Ministers to Discuss Afghanistan and Rapid Reaction Force

Voice of America news, WASHINGTON: U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will be in Italy Thursday and Friday for an informal meeting of NATO defense...

The Brazilian Defense Sector – Market Opportunity and Entry Strategy, Analyses and Forecasts to...

This report offers insights into market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign OEMs to gain a market share in the Brazilian defense industry. Brazil...

Boeing Demonstrates Integrated Anti-Terrorism Tactical Solutions

Boeing Company, ST. LOUIS: The Boeing Company recently demonstrated the automatic interception of signals and intelligence as well as the ability to track potential...

Requirements, Cost Control Drive Acquisition Reform

WASHINGTON: As Defense Department officials overhaul the Pentagon’s acquisition system, they’re asking warfighters to define exactly what they need, then holding industry to more...

Senate Confirms Gates as 22nd Defense Secretary

, WASHINGTON: The Senate confirmed Robert M. Gates in a 95-2 vote today to be the 22nd U.S. secretary of defense. Gates will succeed...

British troops clash with Taliban fighters in Afghanistan: report

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, LONDON: British troops in southern Afghanistan have clashed with Taliban fighters for the first time since deploying to the restive region earlier...

E.U. moves to open up defense market

United Press International, BRUSSELS: European Union defense ministers will take a small but significant step Monday towards opening up the bloc's notoriously closed defense...

Strategic Challenges for Counterinsurgency and the Global War on Terrorism

, In March 2006, President George W. Bush signed a new National Security Strategy that he refers to as a

Preparations for Russia-China military exercises begin

Itar-Tass, VLADIVOSTOK: An operational group of chiefs of the Russian-Chinese military exercises Peace Mission 2005 arrived from Moscow to Vladivostok on Monday. The supervisors...

China defense budget to rise 12.7% in 2011

China's defense budget will rise 12.7 percent in 2011 to 601.1 billion yuan ($91.7 billion), a government spokesman said on Friday, amid persistent concerns...