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Special Ops Assuming Greater NATO Responsibilities

Special Ops Assuming Greater NATO Responsibilities

NATO is incorporating special operations into all aspects of its operations and training, the commander of NATO Special Operations Headquarters said here yesterday. Air Force Lt. Gen. Marshall B. Webb told the National Defense Industries Association’s Special Operations/Low-intensity Conflict Symposium […]


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 […]


Ten killed in fighter jet crash during NATO exercises in Spain

Ten killed in fighter jet crash during NATO exercises in Spain

Eight French and two Greek nationals were killed Monday when a fighter jet crashed on takeoff at a military base in Spain housing a NATO training center for elite pilots. The F-16 jet “lost power” as it took off from […]


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 […]


NATO chief urges Germany to lead way on defense spending

NATO chief urges Germany to lead way on defense spending

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg urged Germany on a visit to Berlin Wednesday to mirror its leadership role in Europe as the bloc’s biggest economy in its defense spending. Describing Germany as a “staunch and important” NATO ally, Stoltenberg stressed the […]


Sweden confirms second ‘submarine’ sighting

Sweden confirms second ‘submarine’ sighting

Sweden’s military on Sunday confirmed a second sighting in October of what appeared to have been a submarine in waters near Stockholm city center, not long after a search had been launched for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast. […]


Four Polish MiG-29s Deploy to Lithuania

Four Polish MiG-29s Deploy to Lithuania

On January 8 four MiG-29 fighters of the Polish Air Force will land at the Lithuanian Air Force Base at Šiauliai to join the Baltic Air Policing Mission. The Polish contribution will reinforce the mission carried out an Italian air […]


DoD Announces European Infrastructure Consolidation Actions and F-35 Basing in Europe

DoD Announces European Infrastructure Consolidation Actions and F-35 Basing in Europe

The Department of Defense announced today the consolidation of some U.S. infrastructure in Europe, including the return of 15 sites to their host nations. These actions, taken as part of the European Infrastructure Consolidation (EIC) process, will save the U.S. […]


Eurofighter Aircraft Join NATO Mission for Baltic Air Police

Eurofighter Aircraft Join NATO Mission for Baltic Air Police

On 31 December at the a ceremony, held at the Lithuanian Air Force Base in Šiauliai, the key for the Baltic airspace was handed over from the Portuguese Air Force to the Italian counterparts. Since 1 January Italy will be […]


 
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