Military Equipment

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Office of the National Security Adviser of Afghanistan has said Russia is considering a request by the government of Afghanistan to equip the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF). NSC spokesman Tawab Ghorzang said Afghanistan and Russia are on the same page to increase the capabilities of the Afghan forces who are on the front line fighting the regional and international terrorism.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The failed coup attempt in Ankara and Istanbul last week sent shivers up spines at major U.S. defense contractors. Just how entwined is Turkey in the manufacturing of American arms?
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Ukroboronprom has manufactured and delivered a batch of 10 ‘Dozer-B’ armored vehicles to the Ukrainian military offices of Kharkiv and Lviv. “We have included all customer requirements – the vehicles successfully accomplished acceptance tests and are accepted by MoD representatives,” – said Ukroboronprom Director General Roman Romanov in a statement Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

In the shadow of the British vote to leave the European Union and rising protectionist sentiment in the United States, the four presidents of the Pacific Alliance—Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru—met last week in southern Chile to reaffirm their commitment to open markets, free trade, and integration. 

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Polish government intends to finalize an agreement with the US government by the end of the year to buy the Raytheon-made Patriot air-and-missile defense system, the Polish defense minister said.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In the wake of the recent drawdown of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and the turnover of Liberia’s security to the government, the United States Government has stepped in with logistical support to beef up the logistical needs of the Armed Forces of Liberia in carrying out its duties and operations.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A final instalment of 25 Cheetah self-propelled anti-aircraft guns (SPAAGs) has now arrived in Jordan. Decommissioned by the Armed Forces of the Netherlands in 2006, the Cheetah (Gepard in German service) consists of a modified Leopard 1 tank hull armed with twin 35 mm Rheinmetall Air Defence guns and equipped with surveillance and tracking radars.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
At least eight people were killed when jets believed to be Russian bombed a Syrian refugee camp on the border with Jordan on Tuesday, activists say. Dozens more were injured when tents at Hammad, a remote desert area, were struck around noon. Most of the casualties were reportedly families of members of a rebel group known as the Eastern Lions, which is fighting so-called Islamic State (IS).
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
At a checkpoint in central Beirut, a guard checks a small truck for explosives. He is manning the last security barrier before Lebanon's parliament building 100 meters away, and relying on a bomb detector that experts say is useless.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Brazil announced on Tuesday that its armed forces would receive an additional $24 million to help meet security needs for the August Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, despite widespread austerity measures from the country’s unelected interim president Michel Temer.

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