Military Equipment

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 06:31
The Iraqi police and special forces officers practice drills next to a cluster of tents that constitute their base. They have a grand aim: to drive Islamic State fighters out of one of their strongholds, the city of Mosul and the surrounding province of Nineveh.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 07:33
The Azerbaijani armed forces are entitled to use any military equipment, including the unmanned aerial vehicles, helicopters, aircraft, space satellites on the contact line, the Defense Ministry said on January 12.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 06:48
The Royal Moroccan Armed Forces outclass most militaries in Africa but are hampered by corruption, strict control by King Mohammed VI and ageing equipment.
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 07:02
U.S. weapons intended for Iraq’s beleaguered military are winding up in the possession of the country’s Shiite militias, according to U.S. lawmakers and senior officials in the Barack Obama administration.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 08:02
The Seychelles Coast Guard, Air Force and Police together with the EU Naval Force Somalia and the EU’s civilian maritime security capacity building Mission, EUCAP Nestor, have carried out an anti-piracy exercise.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 07:51
Turkey's top procurement panel decided Wednesday to order four more F-35 fighter jets and five more CH-47F Chinook heavy transport helicopters, the government announced.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 08:20
The United States has donated military equipment to Djibouti in the past and has now earmarked two ex-US Army C-23B+ cargo aircraft for the Djibouti Air Force. They will be donated as Excess Defence Articles after being retired as a cost cutting measure.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 07:58
The Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, on Tuesday confirmed that Niger Republic and the Republic of Chad had withdrawn their troops from the Multinational Joint Task Force base following increase in the activities of the Boko Haram sect.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 06:52
The United States has answered Iraqi pleas for more heavy equipment, donating 250 mine-resistant armored vehicles to Baghdad. The mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles, or MRAPs, are intended to withstand roadside bombs.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 08:07
The U.S. Army is considering equipping the Iraqi army’s M1A1 tanks with upgrades to provide greater protection from land mines and roadside bombs and to add rotating, remotely operated machine guns to attack snipers.