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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 […]

Airbus shake up to get A400M military plane back on track

Airbus announced Thursday a shakeup in the management of its A400M program as it sought to bring an end to repetitive delays hitting the military transport aircraft. The company announced Fernando Alonso would take over as head of military aircraft […]

China 2015 military drills to focus on ‘winning local wars’

China’s military training this year will focus on “improving fighting capacity” to win “local wars”, the defence ministry said Thursday, with Beijing embroiled in several territorial disputes. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been tasked with improving its ability to […]

Red Flag 15-1 First Look – F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-15 Eagle, F-22 Raptor, Eurofighter

RED FLAG 15-1 kicked off Monday, January 26th, 2015, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. RED FLAG is a realistic combat training environment involving the United States Air Force, their sister services, and its allies. Video by Senior Airman Cody […]

Sukhoi Su-35 Russian fighter aircraft

Sukhoy SU-35 Russian,(major rival.To),”+F18-F16-F15-F14. & Eurofighter Typhoon.Rafale.french

Spyderco Round Table: New Knives, Best Steels

Some of Spyderco’s best designers meet with us and we keep it real and fascinating to TNP Knife Nation: origin of CPM steel use in the knife world, are its advantages real or perceived, the new Gayle Bradley folder, Phil […]

US Air force Identifies Boeing 747-8 Platform for Next Air Force One

e of the most visible symbols of the United States of America and the office of the president of the United States,” James said. “The Boeing 747-8 is the only aircraft manufactured in the United States (that), when fully missionized, […]

Brazil to Sign Pantsir-S1 Air Defense Deal With Russia by Mid-2015

Brazil and Russia could sign a contract on the delivery of Russian Pantsir-S1 air defense systems to the Latin American country as early as in the first half of 2015, Brazilian Ambassador to Russia Antonio Jose Vallim Guerreiro said on […]

F-22 pilot reaches 1,000 flight hours

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE: Four-year-old Steve Rainey sat on the hood of his father’s car at a local airshow watching the small airplanes and helicopters at the airport. When the Thunderbirds in their F-100s sped by, Rainey fell off the […]

Improved US Army system, training to increase vigilance

Soldiers of an Army research center have worked to improve training for fellow Soldiers on a quick-reaction intelligence capability that better supports the system in the field and potentially reduces reliance on reach-back and in-field contractor support. Non-commissioned officers from […]

Commercial Drones: Markets Reach $4.8 Billion By 2021

The study is designed to give a comprehensive overview of the commercial drone market segment. Research represents a selection from the mountains of data available of the most relevant and cogent market materials, with selections made by the most senior […]

Confusion Over German Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia

The German government on Monday refused to confirm or deny a newspaper report that it had stopped all arms exports to Saudi Arabia, in the wake of controversy over the Arab state’s ongoing human rights abuses. The Bild am Sonntag […...

Pakistan military says killed 76 militants in air strikes

Pakistan’s military said it killed 76 militants in two separate air strikes on Tuesday as part of a major offensive against the Taliban and other insurgents in a tribal region near the Afghan border. The first air strike took place ...

Payout for Fiji veterans of British atomic tests

Fiji soldiers exposed to radiation during British nuclear tests in the Pacific more than 56 years ago are finally to receive compensation, a government minister was reported as saying Tuesday. More than 70 military personnel, unaware of the mission they […]

Pakistan opposes new India-US nuclear deal

Pakistan Tuesday said it opposed a new nuclear deal signed between the US and India during a recent trip to New Delhi by President Barak Obama, saying it was detrimental to stability in South Asia. The US and India reached […]

Yemen upheaval deals blow to US fight against AQAP

With the collapse of the government in Sanaa, the United States has lost a reliable partner in its fight against Al-Qaeda in Yemen with potentially dire consequences, officials and experts said Friday. The result could mean an emboldened Al-Qaeda in […]

Ten killed in fighter jet crash during NATO exercises in Spain

Eight French and two Greek nationals were killed Monday when a fighter jet crashed on takeoff at a military base in Spain housing a NATO training center for elite pilots. The F-16 jet “lost power” as it took off from […]

Drone entrepreneur settles US ‘reckless flying’ case

A European entrepreneur who challenged the right of US authorities to regulate small drones has settled his case with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), his lawyer said Thursday. Raphael Pirker will pay $1,100 in the settlement after the FAA had […]

Russia Develops Two New Drones, Ready for Testing

The Russian United Instrument Corporation (UIC) has constructed two prototype versions of reconnaissance and strike drones, code-named “Chirok,” and is currently preparing them for tests, a source at UIC told RIA Novosti Friday. The source explained that currently there are […]

IAEA chief urges vigilance against ‘terrorist’ nuke threats

The head of the UN’s atomic watchdog warned Monday that “terrorists” could attack or sabotage nuclear facilities in countries where security is weak, and urged governments not to let their guard down. “This is a very serious issue for the […]

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