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First Air Force Theater Security Package Deploys to Europe

A pair of A-10 Thunderbolt IIs

The U.S. Air Force deployed 12 A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft and approximately 300 Airmen as part of a theater security package to the 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve this week. The aircraft […]


Ex-NATO chief says Russia likely to act in Baltics

Russian Air Force Fighter Aircraft

Russia is highly likely to intervene in the Baltic states to test NATO’s collective defense commitment, the former head of the Atlantic alliance was quoted as saying by Britain’s Daily Telegraph on Friday. “This is not about Ukraine. Putin wants […]


US Army needs increased innovation to retain overmatch advantage

US Army needs increased innovation to retain overmatch advantage

The Army has seen recent innovations in how it operates — from Pacific Pathways and network experimentation to greater interoperability with European partners. But the pace of innovations needs to pick up if the Army and the joint force are […]


US to Allow NATO Members to Share US Weapons

US to Allow NATO Members to Share US Weapons

The US State Department and Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced a plan to allow for the first time NATO members and organizations to share with each other US-acquired military equipment to maximize defense budgets, according to DSCA statement. “NATO […]


U.S. Cannot Arm Ukraine and Also Buy Russian Rocket Motors

U.S. Cannot Arm Ukraine and Also Buy Russian Rocket Motors

Are the West and Russia heading for a showdown over Ukraine? The preponderance of the evidence would strongly suggest that the answer to this question is yes. Moscow-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine are intensifying their offensive against the government in […]


US military aid to Ukraine would be dangerous move

US military aid to Ukraine would be dangerous move

Washington is once again considering military aid to Ukraine after fierce offensive by Kremlin-backed rebels, but defense experts fear it will only justify Russian conspiracy theories and drive East and West closer to full-blown war. The recent rebel assaults across […]


19 die in east Ukraine fighting in 24 hours

19 die in east Ukraine fighting in 24 hours

At least 19 people, including 13 Ukrainian troops, have been killed in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country over the last 24 hours, officials and rebels said Sunday. At least 20 Ukrainian troops were also wounded, […]


Ukrainian forces face drones, electronic jamming: US

Ukrainian forces face drones, electronic jamming: US

Ukrainian troops are struggling to counter artillery fire and electronic jamming by pro-Russian militants, who are flying drones to target the Kiev government forces, a top US general said Thursday. The Ukrainian army’s communications are hampered by the electronic warfare […]


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 […]


 
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