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Mr. President, oil isn't worth dying for

Toronto Sun, NEW YORK — President George Bush should heed the wise old New York garment district maxim: “First loss, best loss.” Translated from New Yorkese, this means when you get into a bad deal, bail out fast. The longer […]

HIMARS Moves One Step Closer to Battlefield

US Army, FORT SILL, Okla. — Early-entry forces are one step closer to gaining deep-field artillery fires faster on the battlefield. For the first time, the Army

Army Commissions Locally-Built Self-Propelled Artillery Platform

Singapore Ministry of Defence, Minister for Defence, Rear-Admiral (NS) Teo Chee Hean, commissioned the Singapore Armed Forces

Eurocopter To Build Helicopters in China

AFP, China

Army's tech soldier system on hold

Australian IT, THE Australian Defence Force has cancelled trials of the US Land Warrior system for its $1 billion Wundurra hi-tech soldier project because of more pressing hardware needs. Originally conceived in 1996, Wundurra is designed to provide soldiers with […]

India, US to ink deal on classified military research

, India and United States are set to sign a breakthrough agreement on sharing classified military research data, according to sources on both sides. The Master Information Exchange Agreement would mark the beginning of a new phase that would be […]

Indian defence plan suffers setback

, DELHI, Nov 23: The Indian Navy's latest Rs10 billion Barak anti-missile defence programme, acquired from Israel, received a setback last week when it failed to hit its decoy target off the Mumbai coast , according to a report in […]

M-16 Rifle May Be on Way Out of U.S. Army

AP, BAGHDAD, Iraq – After nearly 40 years of battlefield service around the globe, the M-16 may be on its way out as the standard Army assault rifle because of flaws highlighted during the invasion and occupation of Iraq. .S. […]

Why not invade Israel?

The Spectator, The unprecedented security measures for President Bush

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