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Upgrade to Self-Protection System Keeps AWACS Safe

Upgrade to Self-Protection System Keeps AWACS Safe

On a cool and cloudy morning, personnel from NAPMA, Force Command and the E-3A Component landed in Manching, Germany, for a ceremony in commemoration of the completion of the NATO E-3A Large Aircraft Infra-Red Counter Measures (LAIRCM) Retrofit Program. The […]


NATO: Afghan Security Force Casualties Too High

NATO: Afghan Security Force Casualties Too High

The top NATO commander in Afghanistan says the country’s police and army are losing too many men in battle. U.S. General Joseph Dunford said Afghan security forces may need up to five more years of Western training and support before […]


Russia calls on NATO to review Cold War methods of arms control

Russia calls on NATO to review Cold War methods of arms control

Russia’s deputy defense minister has suggested updating the agreements on conventional weapons control, which no longer match the political situation and the effectiveness of modern high-precision arms. Speaking at a session of the Russia-NATO council, Anatoly Antonov said that the […]


US On Track In Afghanistan, Military Leaders Tell Senate

US On Track In Afghanistan, Military Leaders Tell Senate

Despite Taliban resistance, U.S. military objectives in Afghanistan are on track, senior U.S. military leaders told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and Navy Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. told the committee during their reconfirmation […]


Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US ‘clouds’

Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US ‘clouds’

IT hub Estonia on Wednesday urged the European Union to rely less on US firms for “cloud” data storage, amid tensions over claims of US spying and data surveillance. “Recent months have proven once again that it’s very important for […]


Redeployment of Kit from Afghanistan

Redeployment of Kit from Afghanistan

Brigadier Duncan Capps has recently completed a tour of duty in Afghanistan where he was Commander Joint Force Support (JFS). He briefed media representatives in MOD Main Building in London about the progress being made processing and redeploying kit and […]


NATO Contracts Major Missile Defence Upgrade

NATO Contracts Major Missile Defence Upgrade

Thales Raytheon Systems announces the signature on 20th June of a €136 million contract with NATO to produce and deploy a Theater Ballistic Missile Defense capability to be integrated with the NATO Air Command and Control System (ACCS). This is […]


Eurofighter Signs Contract for Meteor Integration

Eurofighter Signs Contract for Meteor Integration

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH has today signed a weapon system integration contract with NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, to facilitate and secure integration of MBDA’s Meteor Beyond Visual Range Missile system. The contract was signed at the Paris […]


Saber Strike 2013 demonstrates multinational partnership in Baltics

Saber Strike 2013 demonstrates multinational partnership in Baltics

Saber Strike 2013 concluded June 13 as training locations in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia held closing ceremonies to commemorate two weeks of multinational exercises in the Baltics. “The exercise was an extreme success,” said Col. Frederick Jessen, U.S. Army Europe’s […]


 
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