Arms Control

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 07:04
The Pakistan Army announced on 13 March that it had successfully fired the indigenous Barq laser-guided missile from a NESCOM Burraq unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 10:56
The United States is deeply disturbed by reports that the Assad regime used chlorine as a weapon again, this time on March 16 in an attack on the town of Sarmin. We are looking very closely into this matter and considering next steps. While we cannot yet confirm details, if true, this would be only the latest tragic example of the Assad regime's atrocities against the Syrian people, which the entire international community must condemn.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 07:39
The US government has donated two Cessna 208B Caravan light aircraft to the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) Air Wing to support the Ugandan contingent battling Al Shabaab militants in Somalia.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 08:17

Agenda: To receive testimony on ballistic missile defense programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for Fiscal Year 2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.


Vice Admiral James D. Syring, USN
Director, Missile Defense Agency 
Department of Defense

Liutenant General David L. Mann, USA
Commanding General
U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/
Army Forces Strategic Command and Joint Functional
Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 06:51
Bosnia's defense ministry says the country will donate small arms ammunition to Iraq to help the fight against Islamic State militants. The ministry said Tuesday the donation of about 500 tons of ammunition was approved after Bosnia was urged by the U.S. to join the international coalition fighting IS.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 07:20
Tunisian security forces on Monday uncovered a second arms cache in three days near the border with Libya, the interior ministry said. The cache included 20 rocket-propelled grenade launchers and various types of rockets, 40 anti-tank mines, detonators, grenades and 23,000 rounds of assault rifle ammunition.
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 06:41
China's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that a Chinese cargo ship was carrying legitimate military items when it was stopped in Colombia on its way to Cuba.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 06:56
Special teams from the Chilean Army and Navy have been deployed throughout the country with a goal of intervening in 22 mined areas and destroying 19,000 terrestrial explosives in 2015.
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 06:47
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed a reform on Tuesday that would authorize foreign immigration and customs agents to carry arms while in the country, an issue that has long been a source of friction with the United States.
Friday, February 20, 2015 - 10:26
The United States has a new policy on unmanned aircraft systems. But the rest of the world may not like it -- and for good reason. The State Department has released a new policy on military drone exports, thereby settling what had been an exhaustive interagency review that was prompted primarily by drone manufacturers seeking clarity about what countries they could export to.