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Egypt to Buy Border Security Mobile Surveillance Sensor Security System

Egypt to Buy Border Security Mobile Surveillance Sensor Security System

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for Border Security Mobile Surveillance Sensor Security System and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $100 million. The Defense Security […]


Indonesian Air Force Plans to Replace C-130 Hercules

Indonesian Air Force Plans to Replace C-130 Hercules

Indonesian Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Marshal Agus Supriatna, revealed that he has conducted a study to replace Hercules aircraft with new transport aircraft. “We have conducted a study to replace C-130 Hercules aircraft with the new ones either […]


New-Generation Electronic Warfare: More Russian Troops Equipped

New-Generation Electronic Warfare: More Russian Troops Equipped

Electronic warfare units around Russia are mastering their skills on the brand-new “Borisoglebsk 2″ complex, with more deliveries of the system expected by the end of the month. A mechanized infantry unit of the Russian Land Forces, stationed near Orenburg […]


Russia poses ‘greatest threat’ to US national security: Dunford

Russia poses ‘greatest threat’ to US national security: Dunford

Russia now poses the greatest threat to US national security and its behavior is “nothing short of alarming,” Marine General Joseph Dunford, the nominee to be the US military’s top officer, said Thursday. Dunford, currently the commandant of the US […]


Putin hosts BRICS summit amid standoff with West

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet world leaders on Wednesday including China’s Xi Jinping and India’s Narendra Modi ahead of the start of a summit of the BRICS emerging economies. Putin is to hold bilateral talks with leaders of […]


US warns encryption hampering anti-terror fight

US warns encryption hampering anti-terror fight

US law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that criminals and terror suspects would benefit from stronger data encryption, and called for service providers to retain access to such protected data. Calling inviolable data a “real national security problem,” Deputy Attorney General […]


Mindfulness-based stress reduction finds a place in the military

Mindfulness-based meditation and the military are generally two things that one would not associate with one another. But on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Dr. Valerie Rice, chief, U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Human Research and Engineering Directorate Army Medical Department Field Element in San Antonio, has participated in the Army Study Program since 2012. She has led a study entitled "Evaluating Next Generation Resiliency Training using the Virtual World of Second Life" for the last four years.

Mindfulness-based meditation and the military are generally two things that one would not associate with one another. But on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Dr. Valerie Rice, chief of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s Human Research and Engineering Directorate Army Medical […]


US service members head Down Under for Talisman Sabre 15

Service members, from 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, set up a security perimeter after parachuting onto Kapyong Air Field, Australia, in support of Exercise Talisman Sabre 15, July 8, 2015.

More than 400 Army paratroopers, from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, parachuted from seven C-17 Globemasters onto Kapyong Air Field, Australia, as part of Exercise Talisman Sabre 15, July 8. Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise, which […]


Georgia launches joint drills with five NATO countries

Georgia launches joint drills with five NATO countries

Georgian troops on Wednesday launched joint military exercises with United States marines and soldiers from four Eastern European NATO members, the pro-Western ex-Soviet nation’s defence ministry said. The drills dubbed “Agile Spirit 2015″ are part of a “substantive package” of […]


New-Generation Self-Homing Missile Will Bolster Russian Air Defense

50P6 missile launcher of S-350E missile system

Russia’s air defenders will soon be using super-maneuverable missile systems equipped with new generation munitions, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. “In addition to the S-400 systems, our air defense forces will start receiving the S-350 Vityaz missiles, which […]


 
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