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Allies Enhance NATO Air-Policing Duties In Baltics States, Poland, Romania

Allies Enhance NATO Air-Policing Duties In Baltics States, Poland, Romania

Fighter jets from Poland, the United Kingdom and Denmark take over NATO air policing duties over the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on Thursday (1 May 2014) as part of enhanced collective defence measures agreed to by Allies […]


Russia Gives Green Light to Super-Heavy Rocket Project

Russia Gives Green Light to Super-Heavy Rocket Project

A project to build a new super-heavy carrier rocket was included into the draft new Federal Space Program (FSP) Roscosmos chief Oleg Ostapenko said on Thursday. “A [super] heavy carrier rocket was included into the new FSP. Work is still […]


Sanctions to target Russia’s defense industry, others: US

Sanctions to target Russia’s defense industry, others: US

The next round of US sanctions against Moscow over Ukraine will target Russia’s defense industry as well as individuals and companies close to President Vladimir Putin, a senior US official said Sunday. “Starting this week, in coordination with our allies […]


Ukraine vs. Russia: military mismatch, but does that mean no contest?

Ukraine vs. Russia: military mismatch, but does that mean no contest?

Russia has the world’s second-ranked military after former Cold War foe the United States. The armed forces in Ukraine, a former republic in the ex-Soviet Union, are much, much smaller. But numbers don’t tell the whole story. Other factors come […]


Russia to Test Launch New Angara Rocket

Russia to Test Launch New Angara Rocket

The date of the maiden launch of Russia’s new Angara rocket has been set for June 25, an official with the Russian Space Agency told RIA Novosti Friday. “The launch is set for June 25, with the 26th as a […]


Britain scrambles jets after Russian plane approaches airspace

Britain scrambles jets after Russian plane approaches airspace

Two British Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled after two Russian military aircraft were detected approaching northern Scotland on Wednesday, the Ministry of Defence said. The jets from RAF Leuchars in Scotland were sent to “determine the identity […]


Special Forces and Nuclear Weapons: The New Russian Military Threat

Special Forces and Nuclear Weapons: The New Russian Military Threat

Over the past several weeks as events in Crimea and eastern Ukraine have unfolded, the world has had a chance to see the new Russian defense strategy and force posture in action. Russian President Vladimir Putin has successfully finessed his […]


Russia to Build Network of Modern Naval Bases in Arctic – Putin

Russia to Build Network of Modern Naval Bases in Arctic – Putin

Russia will build a unified network of naval facilities on its Arctic territories to host advanced warships and submarines as part of a plan to boost protection of the country‚Äôs interests and borders in the region, President Vladimir Putin said […]


Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

Sweden announced Tuesday that it will increase its annual defence spending over the next 10 years, citing the crisis in Ukraine and an “unsettling” development in Russia. The right-wing government said that spending would rise gradually until 2024, when the […]


 
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