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France to send fighter planes for NATO Baltics patrols
France is sending four fighter jets to help NATO’s air patrols over the Baltics, General Pierre de Villiers, France’s chief of defense staff said on a visit to Washington.

24.04.2014 19:50

​Britain wasted £34 billion on military interventions since Cold War
Since 1990 the United Kingdom wasted around $57 billion on military interventions, primarily in Iraq and Afghanistan, which were later judged to be strategic failures, a study published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) says.

23.04.2014 19:44

Unexploded WWII shell found in ancient church 400 meters from Kremlin
A dud shell found in a 16th-century church has been deactivated by the Emergency Ministry engineer combat squad in the very heart of Moscow. According to legend, the church was where Tsar Ivan the Terrible married his last wife.

23.04.2014 11:01

China eyes hi-tech military gear to predict commercial pilots’ behavior
After the case with flight MH370, China is considering using military technology to get into pilots’ heads while flying to closely monitor physical and mental states in order to prevent catastrophes caused by human error and improve air safety.

22.04.2014 04:59

US drone pilots are 'stressed' and 'demoralized' – official report
​The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has produced a scathing report detailing the Air Force’s mismanagement of its active-duty drone pilots, who are responsible for the most demanding and deadly missions in the entire US military.

18.04.2014 21:39

Maverick MiGs? Ukraine jets give low fly-by to defiant cities
The Ukrainian army is ramping up psychological pressure on regions engulfed in anti-government protests. The skies over cities in eastern Ukraine are resounding to the roar of attack helicopters and fighter jets.

17.04.2014 09:34

DARPA turns aging drones into WiFi hotspots for troops
Rather than simply toss aside aging surveillance drones, the Pentagon has announced plans to use them as high-speed Wi-Fi hot spots for troops in remote regions of the world.

16.04.2014 14:50

Civil war looms as fighting rages in eastern Ukraine
Kiev’s troops remain in eastern Ukraine as the OSCE mission starts its work on “de-escalating” the situation on the ground. Anti-government protesters are unwilling to leave the seized buildings, demanding that the troops are pulled out first.

15.04.2014 13:51

Argentina slams ‘NATO’ Falklands as UK gears up for war games
Saber rattling over the Falkland Islands, the scene of a bloody conflict between Argentina and Britain in 1982, is on the rise as the UK prepares for military drills off the coast of the South American nation.

12.04.2014 12:00

Pentagon ponders ‘logistical nightmare’ of Afghan withdraw
Ranked as America’s most challenging military action since WWII, the US is faced with the task of transporting millions of pieces of military assets out of Afghanistan as possible exit routes - including through Russia - are blocked.

11.04.2014 09:18

NATO’s Russian troop build-up satellite images ‘show 2013 drills’
The satellite images released by NATO that allegedly show a current build-up of Russian troops near Ukrainian border were taken in August 2013 amid military drills, a source in the General Staff of the Russian Army has said.

10.04.2014 17:03

NATO commander says US troops may be deployed to Europe over Ukrainian crisis
The United States Air Force commander in charge of the NATO alliance’s military presence in Europe said on Wednesday this week that US troops may soon be deployed to the region as tensions continue to worsen near the border between Ukraine and Russia.

09.04.2014 19:19

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