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Train Hits US Army Truck in Southern Germany

A passenger train collided with a tractor trailer towing a US Army truck at a railway crossing in southern Germany, local media reported. The train driver and the trailer driver were killed, while more...

Nammo Lapua .338 PS

Nammo Lapua .338 PS The Nordic Ammunition Company, or Nammo, is a familiar name in the defense industry, and their products are well known to the insiders- but might be unfamiliar to some end...

Israel converting retired Merkava 2 tanks

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has started to convert its Merkava Mk 2 main battle tanks for other roles. Superseded in frontline service by both the Merkava Mk 3 and Mk 4 variants, the...

Russia said to deploy artillery, helicopters to Syrian fronts

Russian artillery and attack helicopters are operating from bases deep inside Syria as part of a widening military operation in support of pro-government forces, according to US officials. The deployments appear to demonstrate Russia’s...

DARPA contracts Leidos for Phase II of SSPARC programme

The US Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has contracted Leidos (LDOS) for Phase II of the Shared Spectrum Access for Radar and Communications (SSPARC) programme. …read more Read more here:: Army Technology (Land)

Thales Australia moves to progress Polish Hawkei bid

Thales Australia is looking to team up with Polish industry in a bid to win a contract to supply its Hawkei 4×4 light protected mobility vehicle to the Polish armed forces. A spokesperson from...

ST Engineering posts lower quarterly revenue and earnings

Singapore Technologies Engineering (ST Engineering) has posted declines in revenue and earnings during the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 (FY 2015), the company has announced. In statements issued on 6 November ST Engineering...

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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