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Russia to station additional combat aircraft in Belarus

Russia is to permanently deploy an additional eight Sukhoi Su-27 ‘Flanker’ fighters to Belarus, as relations with the West remain tense, state media announced in mid-December. The eight Su-27s will join the four already...

Raytheon receives much-awaited Qatari Patriot contract

Raytheon has been awarded a long-anticipated USD2.379 billion Foreign Military Sales contract to provide Qatar with 10 Patriot fire units and spares. In a 19 December announcement, the Pentagon said work on the effort...

Chinese yards show off new designs at INMEX 2014

The INMEX 2014 maritime expo, held in Guangzhou from 10-12 December, provided details on a number of new or recently completed vessels built by various Chinese shipyards. The most interesting of which were for...

Army, Guard Set On Collision Course For 2015

WASHINGTON: A major battle is brewing between the regular Army and National Guard. While Congress has frozen the planned transfer of the Guard’s Apache gunships to active-duty units, the Army is already taking steps...

Iraq – M1A1 Abrams Tanks

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for M1A1 Abrams tanks and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $2.4 billion. The...

1000th ALTV (Light Tactical Vehicle) rolled off the production line

Volvo Group Governmental Sales (VGGS) comprising Renault Trucks Defense, ACMAT Defense,Panhard Defense, Volvo Defense and Mack Defense, announced the 1000th ALTV (Light Tactical Vehicle) lightweight multi-purpose tactical vehicle rolled off the production line. The...

BARRETT MRAD: Multi-caliber Capable Precision Rifle

ABOVE: Echo Valley Training Center’s prepared dug in firing positions are unique features facilitating a user standing behind the Barrett MRAD while maintaining advantage of prone support. Barrett is known for their innovative approaches...

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