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EU moves toward integrated European defence

CBC, BRUSSELS - Britain found itself caught between its two major alliances on Friday, having to stand up for NATO at a summit on...

APEC OKs Limit on Anti-Jet Missile Sales

AP, BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) - Linking the threat of terror to their economic futures, Pacific Rim leaders heeded U.S. warnings on Saturday and agreed...

Russia Tests Underwater ICBM

AFP, Russia

Taiwan Seeks U.S. Technology Transfer in Sub Deal

AFP, Taiwan reiterated to a top U.S. envoy Oct. 16 that it wanted access to cutting-edge U.S. submarine technology to accompany its order of...

Franco-British Carrier Would Cost Less Than 2B Euros

AFP, Building a future French aircraft carrier along with Britain would cost less than 2 billion euros ($2.3 billion), the chairman of French defense...

Alvis OMC to upgrade S. African Tanks

DefenseNews, The South African Army will upgrade part of its Olifant Mk1B main battle tank fleet in a deal with local contractor Alvis OMC,...

Bangor Trident fleet to get bigger

The SUN, USS Nebraska will move to West Sound late next year, underscoring the new role the Pacific Fleet is playing in world affairs...

Taiwanese develop missiles to deter Bejing

The Age, The Taiwanese Government, facing a build-up of hundreds of ballistic missiles on the nearby Chinese mainland, has revealed its own missile program...

'N.K. has 800 mid-range missiles'

, "A nuclear-capable North Korea is a threat to not only Korea but also neighbors. (It has) 800 missiles that can reach many places...

Chinese, Greek military chiefs hold talks

Xinhuanet, BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhuanet) -- Liang Guanglie, chief of general staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), held talks here Thursday with...