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NATO Anti-Missile Radar in Turkey Put into Operation

NATO Anti-Missile Radar in Turkey Put into Operation

A NATO missile defense radar deployed in Turkey has been put into operation, CNN quoted a Turkish foreign ministry spokesman as saying. The X-band AN/TPY-2 early warning radar is part of the THAAD system designed to intercept medium-range missiles at […]


Army to Replace 2 Brigades in Europe with Rotating Units

Army to Replace 2 Brigades in Europe with Rotating Units

Ground forces will remain important to the U.S. defense strategy, but the employment of the forces will change, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today. In an interview on his way to Fort Bliss, Texas, Panetta said that the Army […]


Russia to put new radar on combat duty near Irkutsk in 2012

Russia to put new radar on combat duty near Irkutsk in 2012

A new radar of the fourth Voronezh class will be put into operation near the Siberian city of Irkutsk by the end of this year as part of Russia’s early warning system, a missile defense spokesman said on Sunday. The […]


Defense Strategy: Sustaining US Global Leadership – Priorities for 21st Century Defense

Defense Strategy: Sustaining US Global Leadership – Priorities for 21st Century Defense

The United States has played a leading role in transforming the international system over the past sixty-five years. Working with like-minded nations, the United States has created a safer, more stable, and more prosperous world for the American people, our […]


India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India clears $1.2 bn missile deal with European firm

India has cleared a $1.2 billion deal to buy 500 air-to-air missiles from European firm MBDA as it undergoes a major programme to modernize its military, defence ministry officials said Thursday. The cabinet committee on security, chaired by Prime Minister […]


European garrisons protecting Army communities with virtual training

European garrisons protecting Army communities with virtual training

In December, the United States Army Garrison Grafenwoehr teamed-up with the Joint Multinational Training Command’s Simulation Center to host the garrison’s annual force protection exercise. However, the exercise took place without closing down roads, facilities or causing any inconvenience to […]


Australia courts European firms for submarine fleet

Australia courts European firms for submarine fleet

Australia said Tuesday it had invited three companies from France, Germany and Spain to submit designs for its new submarine fleet — a project expected to span the next 30 years. Defence Minister Stephen Smith said Canberra had asked French […]


NATO, Russia at Odds Over Missile Shield

NATO, Russia at Odds Over Missile Shield

Russia has warned NATO that it is forcing a new arms race by deploying a missile defense shield in Europe. Russian Chief of Staff General Nikolai Makarov told a group of foreign military attaches Wednesday that the NATO defense shield […]


EDA Precision Guided Ammunition Study Delivers Final Report

EDA Precision Guided Ammunition Study Delivers Final Report

The final report of EDA’s Precision Guided Ammunition (PGA) Roadmap and Implementation Plan study was presented to the member states on 29th November 2011. The report is the result of an analysis of expected future requirements for Precision Engagement and […]


 
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