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HRW claims new landmine use at Tripoli International Airport

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has found credible evidence that indicates the use of anti-personnel landmines during the recent armed conflict involving the Zintan alliance and the Libya Dawn alliance at Tripoli International Airport, Libya....

Rheinmetall at Indo Defence 2014

A trusted partner for Indonesia’s national security needs As one of the world’s leading suppliers of defence technology systems, Rheinmetall Defence is a trusted partner of Indonesia. The Dusseldorf, Germany-based Group will be on...

Gabon buys ARAVIS armoured vehicles

An Aravis carrying a ARX20 remote weapon station armed with a 20×102 mm M621 automatic cannon. Source: IHS/Patrick Allen Gabon’s battalion in the Central African Republic (CAR) will get a significant improvement in its...

France and Saudi finalise $3 bn arms deal for Lebanon

Key Points The Lebanese military’s massive Saudi-funded rearmament programme has been finalised The LAF is also lining up three Super Tucano and a third Cessna 208 light attack aircraft Saudi Arabia and France signed...

US finalising Syrian opposition training programme

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is working with coalition partners to establish a programme to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to better fight Islamic State (IS) militants in the country. …read more

Medic Saves Life at Fitness Center

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – His eyes were lifeless and empty, staring up at her from the gym floor. She could hear his ribs cracking with each compression, but she knew she couldn’t s…...

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