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US, Australia defense treaty to cover cyber threats

US, Australia defense treaty to cover cyber threats

America and Australia plan to add cyber warfare to their countries’ joint defense treaty to reflect the “battlefield of the future,” according to US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. He told reporters that defense and foreign ministers from each country will […]


New Raytheon Datalink Will Allow NATO Ships to Employ All Standard Missiles

New Raytheon Datalink Will Allow NATO Ships to Employ All Standard Missiles

Raytheon has completed design and testing of a prototype dual-band datalink that will enable interoperability between the Standard Missile family of interceptors and a wider variety of radars and ships. “The dual-band datalink will allow for greatly expanded NATO participation […]


RAF Tornados Conduct More Long-Range Strikes in Libya

RAF Tornados Conduct More Long-Range Strikes in Libya

British aircraft have again conducted long-range strikes against some of Colonel Gaddafi’s remaining military bases, as NATO continues with Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973. On Thursday, Royal Air Force Tornado GR4s participated with other […]


Amnesty accuses Kadhafi regime, rebels of war crimes

Amnesty accuses Kadhafi regime, rebels of war crimes

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Moamer Kadhafi’s regime of crimes against humanity in Libya but also accused the NTC fighters who overthrew him of having committed war crimes. Amnesty’s 122-page report consisted mainly of damning examples of violations by Kadhafi’s […]


Lessons From Security Force Assistance in Afghanistan

Lessons From Security Force Assistance in Afghanistan

Security force assistance (SFA) is a central pillar of the counterinsurgency campaign being waged by U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. The outcome of the campaign hinges, in large measure, on the effectiveness of the assistance given to the Afghan […]


NATO: US Capabilities Vital for Allies

NATO: US Capabilities Vital for Allies

NATO-led operations in Libya show NATO forces are flexible, open and strong, and also demonstrate the need for critical capabilities such as the unmanned aircraft supplied by the United States, NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said today. “This was the […]


Turkey to host radar for NATO missile defense

Turkey to host radar for NATO missile defense

Turkey plans to deploy an early warning radar by the end of the year as part of NATO’s missile defense system for Europe, officials said Friday. Leaders of the 28-member NATO alliance endorsed plans in Lisbon last year to launch […]


Danish Airforce Takes Over NATO Baltic Air-policing Mission

Danish Airforce Takes Over NATO Baltic Air-policing Mission

On 2 September, Minister of National Defence Rasa Juknevičienė and representatives of Denmark, France, Estonia, Latvia, as well as Lithuania, will attend an Air Contingent rotation ceremony at the Lithuanian Air force Air Base located in Šiauliai. Danish Air Contingent […]


Turkey Agrees to Host NATO Radar System

Turkey Agrees to Host NATO Radar System

Turkey has agreed to deploy an early warning radar system by the end of the year as part of NATO’s missile defense program for Europe. It is aimed at countering the threat of missile attacks from Iran. Turkish military officials […]


 
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