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Texas rep. introduces bill for ‘American Sniper’ to receive nation’s highest combat award
Were the actions of Chris Kyle, known as the United States’ deadliest sniper, worthy of the Congressional Medal of Honor? A representative from Texas believes so, and has introduced legislation to that end. But veterans aren’t so sure.

27.02.2015 22:21

American spy plane over South China Sea is ‘a dangerous development’
China considers growing US military activity in the waters of the South China Sea as hostile, which may lead to destabilizing the situation in the disputed region, Victor Gao, Director of the China National Association of International Studies, told RT.

27.02.2015 13:37

Iran test-fires ‘new strategic weapon’ to battle ‘Great Satan’ US
Iran has concluded a massive naval and air defense war games by successfully test-firing a “new strategic weapon,” which the country says will play an important role in the future battle against the US.

27.02.2015 14:58

​US Navy flies new plane over disputed South China Sea
As disputes over South China Sea islands continue, the US Navy has acknowledged flying its most advanced scout aircraft over the area, from a base in the Philippines, during the first three weeks of February.

26.02.2015 19:16

Russia secures military deal to use Cyprus' ports despite EU concerns
Russian navy ships will keep having access to stop off at Cyprus' ports in Mediterranean as the two countries have agreed to prolong the pre-existing deal on military cooperation.

26.02.2015 16:34

China outpaces America in sub numbers – US admiral
The Chinese Navy now has more diesel and nuclear attack submarines than America does, a US Navy admiral told lawmakers. Some of them are “fairly amazing” and Beijing is exploring new ways of projecting its power on the seas.

26.02.2015 07:07

Whistleblowers say VA mismanaged veterans' benefits for years
Whistleblowers at a Veterans Administration office in California say that veterans are not just being denied benefits they can rightfully claim – they’re also passing away before even getting a response from federal officials.

26.02.2015 01:21

Iran bombards ‘mock’ US aircraft carrier in naval drills
Iran has staged naval war games in an important sea channel, including an attack on a mock US warship. Missiles were also fired from the coast around the Strait of Hormuz, which sees a quarter of all sea-transported oil pass through it.

25.02.2015 11:44

Russian maritime grenade launcher goes into mass production
A modernized DP-64 grenade launcher uniquely designed to keep enemy frogmen, saboteurs and pirates away from ships and important sea maritime installations, such as oil rigs, has gone into mass production in Russia.

24.02.2015 13:47

North Korea holds missile and artillery live firing drill
The North Korean leader attended battlefield gunnery training near the South Korean border on Friday. The drills took place ahead of the announced US-South Korea joint war games set for March close to North Korea’s border.

21.02.2015 05:45

​Boeing ‘beam control system’ to boost US navy laser accuracy
The US Navy has awarded Boeing a $29.5 million contract to design and develop a “beam control system” to increase the accuracy of high-power laser weapons to be installed aboard American military vessels.

20.02.2015 00:54

​Russian frigate escorted through English Channel by Royal Navy
A Russian frigate on its way to the Baltic Sea was escorted through the English Channel by the Royal Navy on Tuesday.

17.02.2015 16:17