The Dutch Cup final had a stop-start opening, as the ref was forced to halt the game just 10 seconds in after the pitch had become engulfed by flares thrown by Ajax fans. Once play restarted, though, Ajax went straight on the attack, and after just 3 minutes opened the scoring. As the ball broke [...]
Some Syrian rebel groups are being armed with advanced American-made antitank missiles in a test run to judge whether the arms end up in the hands of extremist groups in the region, The Wall Street Journal reports. With Saudi assistance, the U.S. Show More Summary
Lockheed Martin (LMT) successfully conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. During the long-range test, four rockets were fired from […]
Increased appropriations for the EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft appear to reflect concerns that the stealth capabilities of the F-35 are unlikely to prove resilient against modern air defences. How can naval air/missile defence...Show More Summary
Syrian rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad for the first time received at least 20 US-made TOW anti-tank missiles from a “Western source,” a rebel official told AFP Tuesday. “Moderate, well-organized fighters from the Hazm movement have for the […]
Russian Navy commander-in-chief Admiral Viktor Chirkov has announced that more than ten third-generation nuclear-powered attack and cruise missile submarines will be modernised before the end of this decade.The repair and overhaul programme...Show More Summary
Online videos show Syrian rebels using what appear to be U.S. anti-tank missile, weapons experts say, the first significant American-built armaments in the country’s civil war. They would signal a further internationalization of theShow More Summary
Malaysia is likely highly interested in acquiring Russia’s latest air defense missile systems, building on existing bilateral military-technical cooperation, Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday. “Experts at Rosoboronexport expect an increased interest on the Malaysian side in the medium-range […]
The Russian Strategic Missile Forces test-fired on Monday an RS-24 Yars intercontinental ballistic missile from a launch site in northwest Russia, the Defense Ministry said. According to a ministry’s spokesman, Col. Igor Yegorov, the launch was carried out at 10.40 […]
The custom-made suit will essentially turn him into a "missile" for his historic jump off the summit of Mount Everest airing live on Discovery Channel in May. read more
By Scott Reeder SPRINGFIELD – Growing up during the Cold War, May Day always was a bit ominous. On the evening news, we’d watch tanks, missiles and soldiers march by the reviewing stands in Moscow, Beijing and Havana where stone-faced Communist leaders would look on as their minions toiled. REMEMBERING: The Haymarket Riot memorial doesn’t...
The U.S. Navy reports a fire broke out on board the guided missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66). The incident occurred late Monday as the ship was transiting across [...] The post Fire On Board USS Hue City appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
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In another fortnight, India will be conducting one of the most complex interceptor missile tests. For the first time a state-of-the-art interceptor missile at supersonic speed will seek to engage and destroy an incoming target missile...Show More Summary
The Associated Press is reporting a Russian jet flew close-range over a US warship in the Black Sea for over 90 minutes. The close proximity forced commanders to issue many warnings. The official says the fighter flew within 1,000 yards...Show More Summary
Command your fleet to victory in this epic battle on open seas! Hidden in the untamed ocean awaits an enemy ready to attack. Launch strikes and counter-strikes with missiles and powerful torpedoes to locate and submerge your enemy’sShow More Summary
For the cost of the Tomahawk Cruise Missile program, we can hire 4,784 elementary school teachers for one year. Use this tool to find out where your tax dollars are going and how they might be better spent. No one really likes paying...Show More Summary
The HMMWV comes in countless guises, from up-armored urban war wagons, to Stinger missile packing air defense models, to stripped down no-frills pickup trucks. Considering the fact that the "Hummer" serves around the world with dozens...Show More Summary
Here's our weekly rundown of the major stories in defense spending.
The US House of Representatives on 7 April authorised the sale to Taiwan of four Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigates.The bill paves the way for the sale of USS Taylor, USS Gary, USS Carr, and USS Elrod to Taiwan under provisions...Show More Summary