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US ARMY develops SMARTRUCK III, Gizmo covered the original Smartruck two years ago and it became one of our most popular stories in 2002

M1 Abrams Chosen as Australian Army

Australian Department of Defence, The Government will equip the Australian Army with a fleet of 59 United States M1A1 Abrams Integrated Management main battle tanks to replace the ageing Leopards, Defence Minister Robert Hill announced today.   The project cost is […]

British Hawk jets deal could be grounded by India accounts glitch: report

AFP, NEW DELHI: An accounting “oversight” could result in a multi-billion-dollar plan by India to purchase 66 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers from British Aerospace falling apart, a report said Wednesday. Last September, the Indian cabinet gave the green light to […]

Navigation to blame for Russia's missile launch failures: report

AFP, MOSCOW: Faulty navigation systems were responsible for Russia's spectacular failure to test-fire three missiles last month, according to preliminary investigation results cited Wednesday. On February 18, an unarmed Russian ballistic missile known as the RSM-53 veered off course and […]

Iran has no plans "at present" to boost the range of its missiles

AFP, TEHRAN: Iran has no plans at present to increase the range of its missiles, Defence Minister Ali Shamkhani told journalists on Wednesday. Replying to a question about this possibility, Shamkhani said, “Our needs are assured in the ballistic field […]

Iranian minister defends role of defence establishment in nuclear programme

AFP, TEHRAN: Iran's defence minister justisfied Wednesday the work of the military in the country's civil nuclear programme by asserting that the armed forces also manufactured parts for televisions. The comments by Ali Shamkhani, carried by the student news agency […]

$550m for tanks – Australia

theadvertiser, The army will buy $550 million worth of new American-made M1A1 Abrams tanks. The Federal Government will announce its decision today to replace the ageing fleet of Leopard 1 tanks with the huge, high-cost machines. The half-billion-plus purchase will provide […]

South Korean Trainer Aircraft Gain Overseas Interest


Pakistan & USA – Allies in the war on Terrorism!

Pakistan & USA – Allies in the war on Terrorism!

Iviews, More Military Pictures Pakistan, since 9/11, continues to be in the news prominently. Pakistan has had a long relationship with the U.S. During the cold war, through the seventies and eighties, Pakistan served the interests of the West, mainly […]

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