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National Experts Agree to Closer Counter-IED Cooperation

National Experts Agree to Closer Counter-IED Cooperation

Meeting in Brussels from 2 to 4 March, NATO Nations identified a number of specific areas where groups of nations could pool acquisition, training and research efforts, in order to counter the continuing threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs), […]


NATO sends ships to Libya, mulls no-fly zone

NATO sends ships to Libya, mulls no-fly zone

NATO agreed Thursday to send more ships towards Libya’s coast but put off any decision on imposing a no-fly zone against the regime, saying it needed a clear legal mandate for military action. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said […]


Milestone Nears for European Missile Defense Plan

Milestone Nears for European Missile Defense Plan

The U.S. plan to defend Europe from a rapidly increasing ballistic missile threat will reach a milestone next week with the first deployment of missile defense technology, a senior Defense Department official said yesterday. “The ballistic missile threat is real, […]


Clinton confirms plans for missile base in Poland

Clinton confirms plans for missile base in Poland

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has confirmed Washington’s plans to deploy missile defenses and Air Force units in Poland. “As was announced by our two presidents in December, we plan to establish a new permanent U.S. air detachment in […]


Afghan forces expand, increase capabilities

Afghan forces expand, increase capabilities

The Afghan army is growing fast and simultaneously struggling with the need to educate and train its noncommissioned officer corps, the senior enlisted leader of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan said today. Command Sgt. Major Marvin […]


Ukraine’s role in European missile defense not yet discussed

Ukraine’s role in European missile defense not yet discussed

It is too early yet to speak of Ukraine’s participation in building the European missile defense system, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told Ukraine’s Channel 5. Kiev and NATO discussed Ukraine’s possible contribution to the effort on February 24. […]


Four dead as militants blow up 11 NATO tankers

Four dead as militants blow up 11 NATO tankers

Pakistan: Militants in northwestern Pakistan blew up at least 11 tankers carrying fuel for NATO troops in neighboring Afghanistan Friday, killing four people, police said. The rebels struck at a terminal on the outskirts of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber […]


SELEX Galileo Wins Order for Cutting Edge Picosar AESA Radar

SELEX Galileo Wins Order for Cutting Edge Picosar AESA Radar

SELEX Galileo is proud to announce a new contract for its PicoSAR AESA surveillance radar. The contract will see three PicoSAR radars sold to a non-NATO export customer as evaluation models, with the potential for a full production run upon […]


Russia, NATO ‘on verge of breakthrough’

Russia, NATO ‘on verge of breakthrough’

Russia and NATO are about to achieve a new quality of relations, a Russian Foreign Ministry official said on Monday. “A period of profound thaw has set in in Russia-NATO ties. I am sure that we are close to a […]


 
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