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PAF selected (Jakt Attack Spanning)-39 "Gripen"

PNS, ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is acquiring state of art high-tech front role most sophisticated JAS-Gripen plans for Pakistan Air Force (PAF) from Sweden. These plans on their induction in the PAF would help in restoring balance in air defence of South […]

Back to the future: new US-Russia arms race


Iraq Is Not World War II, In his commencement speech to the 2004 graduating class of the U.S. Air Force Academy, President Bush likened the war on terrorism to World War II, comparing 9/11 to Pearl Harbor. “The Middle East will set the course of […]

Military services eye nuclear, biological, chemical detection, While efforts are in progress to improve the ability to detect and deter intruders at military installations, a separate set of programs is tackling how to detect and respond to an attack involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) or […]

Taiwan test-fires two Patriot missiles

AFP, Taiwan has test fired two US-made Patriot missiles. Taiwan's Defence Ministry says the missiles destroyed an incoming pilotless vehicle, serving as a mock enemy plane, in a successful live-fire drill at the Chiupeng base in the country's south. Taiwan […]

Israel and Germany sign tank upgrade deal

AP, Israel Aircraft Industries Ltd. has signed a cooperative agreement with a German defense company to install laser homing devices on Leopard tanks, according to a company statement released Wednesday. The state-owned Israeli company and the Rheinmetall Defense Electronics GmbH […]

Pakistan Army Kills 55 al-Qaida Suspects

AP, ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistani troops have ended a major operation to flush out al-Qaida suspects and their local supporters from hide-outs in a remote region near Afghanistan. An army spokesman said Monday that 72 people died, including 17 security personnel. […]

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