Military Equipment

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 07:13
The Army and Marine Corps may have wasted more than $100 million returning vehicles from Afghanistan that they don't need over just a one-year period, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Tuesday.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 06:35
The U.S. may station a dozen CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft at Yokota Air Base next year, according to Japanese news reports.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 06:24
Ecuador has opened a tender to acquire a radar system to combat drug smuggling, after a multimillion-dollar deal with China fell through, the defense minister said Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 07:47
On a dusty firing range outside the Iraqi Kurdish capital of Irbil, peshmerga fighter Ardalan Aziz Hamad hefts his new German-made assault rifle and is clearly impressed.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 07:07
Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Tuesday he hopes that legal hurdles can be cleared quickly so that Australian special forces troops can begin their assistance role in Iraq.
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 06:40
Colombia's Defence Minister Juan Carlos Pinzon described his country as a world-class success case in the implementation of offset agreements during the Global Offset and Countertrade Association's (GOCA) Fall Conference held in Cartagena on 29 September.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 06:50
Since few nations can go it alone militarily, alliances are now crucial for ensuring security. To mount a common defense, allies need weapon systems that can operate together. In military parlance, the ability to work with other systems and share data with them as if they were one system is known as “interoperability.”
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 06:28
From Afghanistan to Mali to Iraq, training and equipping other countries' militaries has a terrible track record. Why would we want to make it a permanent part of U.S. strategy?
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:54
El Ministerio de Seguridad Pública de Costa Rica destinará un presupuesto para 2015 de 237.667 millones de colones, alrededor de 438,9 millones de dólares, y contempla inversiones en la adquisición de equipos para la protección de sus fronteras.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:13
The United States supports the Syrian people’s struggle for a democratic, inclusive, and unified Syria. The regime of Bashar al-Assad violently suppressed what began as a peaceful protest movement in Dar’a in March 2011, and Assad has proven through his brutal and repressive tactics that he has lost all legitimacy. His continued tenure only fuels extremism and inflames tensions throughout the region.