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Ukraine military ‘unsuited’ to current conflict: study

Ukraine military ‘unsuited’ to current conflict: study

Ukraine’s military is “unsuited” to the current conflict against pro-Russian separatists and needs more armored vehicles and artillery rockets, a British defence think tank said on Wednesday. Regularizing volunteer battalions that have played a key role in the fighting will […]


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 […]


Greece defense minister reassures NATO over Russia ties

Greece defense minister reassures NATO over Russia ties

Greece’s new government remains committed to its NATO role despite close ties with Russia that have worried its allies, Defence Minister Panos Kammenos told AFP on Wednesday. Speaking after his first meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and on […]


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 […]


Russia to Keep Up With US, NATO Military Capability

Russia to Keep Up With US, NATO Military Capability

Measures taken by the Russian Defense Ministry to develop the Strategic Nuclear Forces and raise the capabilities of regular troops will prevent the United States or NATO’s superiority over Russia, General Staff head Valery Gerasimov said Friday. “The Armed Forces’ […]


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 […]


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 […]


 
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