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Airbus DS unveils new mobile welfare communication portfolio

Airbus Defence and Space's Wel2Go communications solution

A new portfolio of scalable welfare satcoms services for UK military personnel has been introduced by Airbus Defence and Space. The focus of the new Wel2Go portfolio is to provide reliable, value for money and easy to transport, deploy and […]


F-22 Raptors Bring Intimidation to Exercise Northern Edge

An F-22 Raptor from the 525 Fighter Squadron, returns from a mission during exercise Northern Edge 2015

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska: Its wide muzzle, short black broad nose with large nostrils and deep-set, dark eyes grimace intimidation across the patch on the right shoulder of the pilot boarding his aircraft while preparing to engage an enemy in […]


Israel Air Force Prepares for New Magic Wand Missile System

Israel Air Force Prepares for New Magic Wand Missile System

A significant advancement in the absorption process of the “Magic Wand” Missile Defense System was marked, as the IAF established a first founding team, following a series of successful experiments IAF Air Defense Division has launched the absorption process of […]


German Weapons Exports Decline Significantly

German Weapons Exports Decline Significantly

The German defense industry’s exports were down significantly in 2014, compared to year before. The drop is partly due to a government pledge to keep a closer eye on the sector and what it exports where. Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel […]


NATO Not Interested In Arms Race with Russia

NATO Not Interested In Arms Race with Russia

NATO has approved an array of military upgrades but insists it will not be dragged into an arms race with Russia. The alliance’s Response Force, which was 13,000-strong at the start of 2015, will be increased to 40,000. Defense ministers […]


US Marines, Sailors Participate In A Mass Heat Casualty Exercise

Marines and Sailors participate in a mass heat casualty exercise in support of ITX 4-15

MARINE CORPS AIR GROUND COMBAT CENTER TWENTYNINE PALMS: Halfway into a 109-degree day, without a cloud in the sky and nothing but sand as far as the eye could see, a small number of Marines and sailors were prepared to […]


NATO, US Muscle Flexing Pulls Nukes Back Into Global Game of Thrones

NATO, US Muscle Flexing Pulls Nukes Back Into Global Game of Thrones

NATO’s military buildup on Russia’s borders, as well as the US muscle flexing in Europe has resulted in what German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung called a return to nuclear deterrence. Five years ago, in 2010, the leaders of Russia and the […]


Iran leader restates red lines on nuclear deal

Iran Nuclear Plant

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei restated his red lines for a nuclear deal with world powers in a sudden intervention Tuesday after discord surfaced between his government and lawmakers. Khamenei, who will have the last word for Iran in […]


France to study building nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia

France to study building nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia

Paris: France said Wednesday it would look into building two nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia as part of a multi-billion-euro package of deals, days before the deadline of nuclear talks with the kingdom’s rival, Iran. A feasibility study will be […]


US to Position Tanks, Arms In 7 European Nations

An M1A2 Abrams tank unloads from a C-17, Burgas, Bulgaria, June 20, 2015. Transported as part of a tank section from Germany to Bulgaria, the Abrams tank will be used by Soldiers, from 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, and 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, alongside Bulgarian soldiers, from the 6th Brigade Battle Group, during a tank live-fire exercise during Operation Speed and Power.

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday the U.S. will pre-position about 250 tanks, Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and self-propelled howitzers in eastern and central Europe in a move meant to reassure NATO allies unnerved by threats seen from Russia […]


 
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