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Russia Does Not Dismiss the Use Nuclear Weapons in Preventive Strike

, On the threshold of his 51st birthday, Vladimir Putin has apparently decided to remind the West of his existence. At any rate, foreign...

Keppel Says Unit in Final Stages of Talks for U.S. Contract

, Singapore conglomerate Keppel Corp. said Oct. 7 its U.S. subsidiary, Amfels, is nearing the end of talks to secure a potentially lucrative defense...

Taiwan To Reduce Troops, Bring in Advanced Weapons

, Taiwan will slash its military manpower by 80,000 troops by 2011, while continuing its arms build-up against rival China, Defense Minister Tang Yao-ming...

Raytheon To Design Miniature, Anti-Jam GPS Navigator Capability

, El Segundo - Oct 08, 2003Raytheon Company was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop a miniaturized Global...

ST PETERSBURG DEMONSTRATES ITS ACHIEVEMENTS IN DEFENSE INDUSTRY AT EXHIBITION IN LEBANON

, BEIRUT, October 8 (RIA Novosti correspondent Igor Popov) - The first regional exhibition and presentation of Russian innovation projects - "300th Anniversary of...

Pakistan test fires Shaheen I nuclear-capable missile

, ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Pakistan conducted its second test in five days of a missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead deep into India...

Pakistan exploring beyond visual range missiles, fighter jets

, Pakistan is looking for new foreign supplies of advanced weaponry including beyond-visual range missiles as also fighter aircraft to address "the changing balance...

Sale of Boeing-built Apache Longbows to Kuwait moves forward

, The purchase of 16 Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow combat helicopters by the State of Kuwait took a step forward last week with the...

MND vows to merge nation's six military academies by 2012

, Taiwan's six military academies will be merged into a single university within 10 years as part of the military's restructuring and modernization campaign,...

Military to get modern gear, says Musharraf

, QUETTA: President General Pervez Musharraf said on Tuesday that the country