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Royal Marines Train for Naval Base Protection

Royal Marines Train for Naval Base Protection

Royal Marines from the Fleet Protection Group at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde took to the Gareloch last week to practise the boat formations that make them one of the most feared fighting forces on land or sea. The Fleet […]


Increased Threat Perception Drives the European Air Surveillance Market

Increased Threat Perception Drives the European Air Surveillance Market

LONDON: Steady demand from government civilian agencies is pushing the air surveillance market in Europe, especially for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), civil helicopters, multi mission aircraft and airborne radars. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Civil Security Air Surveillance Programmes, […]


Strained US-Sino ties loom at Asia security forum

Strained US-Sino ties loom at Asia security forum

Hanoi: Strained US-China military relations will be the elephant in the room as Asia’s largest security forum meets in Vietnam on Friday amid tensions over North Korea, Taiwan and the South China Sea. A US-South Korea naval drill in the […]


Afghanistan eyes 2014 security handover

Afghanistan eyes 2014 security handover

KABUL: The international community on Tuesday endorsed sweeping Afghan government plans to take responsibility for security by 2014, forge peace to end nine years of war and take greater control of aid projects. UN chief Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary […]


Saab Upgrades Finnish Navy Vessels

Saab Upgrades Finnish Navy Vessels

STOCKHOLM: The defence and security company Saab is upgrading the combat and fire control system for the Finnish Navy’s Rauma class missile boats. The contract also includes an industrial cooperation agreement. The order is valued at approximately MSEK 220. “With […]


New UK Minister Promises ‘Clean Break’ from ‘Cold War Mindset’

New UK Minister Promises ‘Clean Break’ from ‘Cold War Mindset’

In a speech to the Royal United Services Institute in London this morning Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has said that the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) will make a clean break from the thinking of the past and […]


Cyber Command to Unite Network Defense Efforts

Cyber Command to Unite Network Defense Efforts

WASHINGTON: A new Army command will soon be responsible for defending Army information networks from threats around the globe. The new Army Forces Cyber Command will be responsible for defending all of the Army’s information networks, said Maj. Gen. Steven […]


Air Force security transfers authority to Army

Air Force security transfers authority to Army

KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq: Members of the 506th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron here transferred authority for base security to Soldiers from the 1st Special Troops Battalion during a ceremony here May 28. In addition to the transfer of authority, […]


New Security Strategy Touts Partnership Efforts

New Security Strategy Touts Partnership Efforts

WASHINGTON: Military-to-military contacts are a “critical component” of global engagement and support the nation’s security, according to the new National Security Strategy presented to Congress May 27. “Our ability to sustain these alliances, and to build coalitions of support toward […]


 
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