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Iraq: US-Trained Units Lead Counterattack On Islamic State

PENTAGON: Newly created, US-trained units are leading the Iraqi Army counteroffensive against the Islamic State, officers of the 82nd Airborne Division said this morning. Yes, the recapture of Ramadi is moving slowly, acknowledged Col....

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Army To Offer Two-Mile Walmart Scooter Ride For APFT

FORT EUSTIS, Va. — The Army’s Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) announced today plans to offer a two-mile Walmart scooter ride as an alternate event for the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT). “We’ve been...

European Defence Agency preparing to wield new VAT incentive

The European Defence Agency is preparing to exploit its new authority to exempt defence projects and programmes from value-added taxation (VAT). The option carries potentially vast implications for promoting multi-nation defence initiatives and could...

France requests sale of Hellfire missiles from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of Hellfire missiles to France. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

Reliance to divest cement and roads to focus on defence

India’s Reliance Infrastructure has announced an intention to focus on developing its business in defence, while exiting traditional sectors including cement manufacturing and road development. In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange on...

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