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Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

Army shaping Soldiers as best weapon for future

Lt. Gen. Robert Brown, Army Combined Arms Center, or CAC, commanding general, visited Fort Sill, Jan. 20, to discuss the Army’s greatest asset — its Soldiers — and how the “human dimension” is vital to combating current and future conflicts. […]


TrackingPoint Announces Three New Precision-Guided Bolt-Action Rifles

TRACKINGPOINT SX2 .300 WIN MAG SURGEON RIFLE

SHOT Show 2015: TrackingPoint announced a new family of bolt-action Precision-Guided Firearms that are significantly lower weight than their previous bolt-action hunting systems. The newly introduced 300WM and 308 weigh approximately 10% lighter compared to the prior 750 Series. The […]


Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia: report

Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia: report

Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of “instability in the region,” German daily Bild reported on Sunday. Weapons orders from Saudi Arabia have either been “rejected, pure and simple,” or deferred for further consideration, the […]


Advocates pressure US Congress to let small drones fly

Advocates pressure US Congress to let small drones fly

Letting small drones fly for profit in US airspace would give a big lift to the development of unmanned aerial vehicles of all sizes, a Congressional committee heard Wednesday. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has yet to propose a full […]


Russia Ready to Supply India With Anaerobic Submarines

Anaerobic systems for submarines

Russia could supply the Indian Navy with “stealthy” submarines, equipped with air-independent propulsion (AIP) systems if India opens a tender for them, a senior official at Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. “The Russian side […]


Ukraine troops abandon airport in bloody day of conflict

Ukraine war

Ukrainian forces on Thursday abandoned their defense of a long-disputed airport in the country’s separatist east and vowed a response to Russia’s escalating “aggression” in one of the deadliest days of the nine-month war. In a graphic illustration of the […]


Philippines says US has lifted restrictions on military aid funds

Philippines says US has lifted restrictions on military aid funds

The United States has lifted restrictions on a small portion of its military assistance to the Philippines that was withheld over human rights concerns, the foreign minister said Thursday. The gesture affects about $15 million dollars that have been withheld […]


Philippines slams China island building as Beijing hits back

Philippines slams China island building as Beijing hits back

The Philippines’ foreign minister on Thursday slammed China’s attempts to build islands in the disputed South China Sea, prompting Beijing to accuse Manila of making “trouble out of nothing”. Albert del Rosario repeated a warning that Beijing was reclaiming land […]


Israel failed to minimize civilian toll in Gaza war: report

Israel failed to minimize civilian toll in Gaza war: report

Israeli conduct during last summer’s war in the Gaza Strip increased the number of civilian casualties, an independent report has said, by failing to differentiate between military targets and civilian populations. Despite claims to the contrary, the military did not […]


 
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