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Arms

DHS won't explain its order of 450 million hollow point bullets
After 9/11, the United States government created the Department of Homeland Security to prevent future acts of terrorism and deal with other domestic issues. Now in order to keep doing such, the agency is asking for 450 million hollow point bullets.

03.04.2012 21:48

Damascus: Syrian troops start withdrawal
Syrian troops have begun withdrawing from some cities and returning to their bases, Damascus says. This comes as a part of the UN-Arab League plan to stop the bloodshed in the country and get the government and opposition to the negotiation table.

03.04.2012 19:17

In arms way: India's 'hollow' army to buy in bulk
As a recently-leaked letter scandal reveals the Indian army, one of the biggest in the world, is virtually “naked”, foreign weapons producers cast longing looks at the country’s never-shrinking military budget: over $100 billion to be spent by 2020.

03.04.2012 16:15

Faster, higher, deadlier: US plans nuclear drones
The United States is planning on building nuclear-powered drones. The innovation will allow an increase in flying time "from days to months," leaving more power available for operating equipment.

02.04.2012 17:38

Friends of Syria recognize SNC as 'legitimate representative'
The 70-nation Friends of Syria has recognized the Syrian National Council as the "legitimate representative" of all Syrians, the conference's final statement says. The meeting also brought pledged support for the implementation of Annan`s peace plan.

01.04.2012 09:11

Call of duty: Saudi Arabia bent on arming Syrian rebels
Calls to arm the Syrian rebels are growing louder, with Saudi Arabia saying that supplying weapons is a “duty.” The desire to tool up rebels comes as major Syrian opposition groups have appealed to neighboring states to allow the transit of arms.

01.04.2012 07:16

Clinton offers Gulf states joint AMD shield against Iran
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has proposed improved collaboration with Gulf Arab states on maritime security and missile defense to counter potential threats from Iran.

31.03.2012 15:41

Burning beam target: US Navy may deploy lasers in four years
The US Navy hopes to have operational laser cannons on their ships within the next four years. They will be used against fast-moving targets like cruise missiles, speedboats and drones.

31.03.2012 12:44

'Flying tank' premiere: Russia unveils new T90-MS in India
Russian arms producers have presented the most up-to-date exportable version of the T-90 main battle tank to potential buyers.

30.03.2012 12:15

North Korea fires two short-range missiles Thursday – reports
North Korea has fired two short-range missiles off its west coast on Thursday, news reports published Friday say referring to South Korean military statements. The move is seen as a test to upgrading the country's capabilities.

30.03.2012 03:04

Court drops charges against 'Hutaree' militia
On Tuesday a federal judge dismissed charges on a case that took the FBI years to investigate and was presented as the biggest success in the fight against "extremist Christian militias."

29.03.2012 19:08

Congressional report: Attack on Iran would be a failure
A new Congressional report affirms that a potential US or Israeli strike on Iran would be useless since the Islamic Republic could recuperate from it within a six month time frame.

29.03.2012 17:15