20. 08. 2014
Off
2014081900869_0

North Korea Redeploys Tanks, Troops, Weapons From DMZ To China Border

Source: ChinaTopix North Korea has redeployed dozens of tanks from the South Korean Demilitarized Zone to the Chinese border, reports from South Korea said Wednesday. South Korean sources speculated the movement of tanks,...

Read More →
20. 08. 2014
Off
160soar

“Night Stalkers” Special Operations Aviation Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank Military Excercise

Source: TwinCities The Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment has a saying — “Night Stalkers Don’t Quit.” It apparently doesn’t always let people sleep, either. The airborne unit’s Black Hawk helicopters arrived without warning Monday night,...

Read More →
20. 08. 2014
Off
PMC-2

The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 2/2)

Source: Fair Observer The changing climate of warfare, growing instability and increased globalization have created a market for PMC services. [Read part one here.] The role of private military companies (PMC) ranges from security to training...

Read More →
20. 08. 2014
Off
stealth

Elite US military forces secretly invaded Syria recently in attempt to rescue James Foley

Source: Guardian Elite US military forces secretly invaded Syria recently in a risky and ultimately unsuccessful attempt to free James Foley ahead of his slaying by Islamic State (Isis). Confirmation of the failed night-time raid, which took place...

Read More →
19. 08. 2014
Off
sosus

Listening In: The U.S. Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientists

Source: NextGov In a retired shore station for transpacific communications cables on the western coast of Vancouver Island sits a military computer in a padlocked cage. It’s the sort of cage you might...

Read More →
19. 08. 2014
Off
magacity

Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

Source: U.S. Army It’s 2035, and a city of more than 10 million people is in a state of crisis plagued by insurgency, internal corruption and struck by a natural disaster in the...

Read More →
18. 08. 2014
Off
Operation Iraqi Freedom

NATO build-up:Pentagon Deploys Fighter Jets to Bulgaria

Source: Military.com The Pentagon is sending a dozen fighter planes and nearly 200 personnel to Bulgaria for a training exercise as violence in Ukraine continues to claim civilian lives. The 493rd Fighter Squadron out of...

Read More →
18. 08. 2014
Off
isis-iraq-islamic-state

Elite CIA Special Forces Unit Hunt Islamic State ‘Caliph’ Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Source: IBT An elite US special force unit has been tasked with hunting down the elusive “Caliph” of the Islamic State terror group that continues to cause mayhem across northern Iraq and Syria....

Read More →
17. 08. 2014
Off
GTY_pro_russian_militants_mar_140602_16x9_992

NATO: We Need to Be Ready for Armed military personnel without sovereign insignia, who create unrest, occupy government buildings, incite local populations, train and provide tactical advice to separatists

Editor’s Note: Not if, but when unrest spreads across the streets of America, will the Washington Elites and Pentagon echelon move forward with military operations against “Armed military personnel without sovereign insignia, who create...

Read More →
17. 08. 2014
Off
Dolphin-class submarine Israeli Navy 3

Israel’s nuclear strategy – a larger role for submarine-basing

Source: Jerusalem Post Although Israel’s current security emphases following Operation Protective Edge lie most plainly in counter-terrorism operations, this should not obscure the Jewish State’s overriding obligation to deter WMD attacks by enemy...

Read More →
16. 08. 2014
Off
imgHandler

Dempsey Favors Building Vietnamese Naval Capabilities

Editor’s Note: Vietnam’s weapons embargo will be lifted by the United States in preparation to use Vietnam as an ally to contain China’s encroachment into the South China Sea. Source: Department of Defense...

Read More →
14. 08. 2014
Off
Operation Iraq Freedom

US to supply more weapons to Lebanese military over Isis

Source: The Guardian The United States will soon deliver additional weaponry to help bolster the Lebanese military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants amid the fallout from the civil war in...

Read More →
14. 08. 2014
Off
bilde (2)

600 U.S.-based soldiers will deploy to Europe

Source: Army Times About 600 soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team will rotate into Europe in October as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas,...

Read More →
14. 08. 2014
Off
Soldiers_from_the_Ukrainian_Armed_Forces_95th_Airborne_Brigade

Ukraine’s Broke Military Is Underpaid and Undertrained

Source: Business Week A group of men and a few women clad in neat, matching camouflage uniforms and combat boots walk through an airport, presumably on their way to the front. As the...

Read More →
14. 08. 2014
Off
bilde (1)

DoD submits Guam military buildup plan to Congress

Source: Marine Corp Times The Department of Defense has submitted the military buildup master plan, which the U.S. Senate required to lift the freeze on tens to hundreds of millions of dollars worth...

Read More →
13. 08. 2014
Off
guerrillas_colombia

Colombia heightens military presence to secure eastern war zone

Editor’s Note: Resource Wars: Oil pipelines and mining operations Source: Columbia Reports The Colombian government is bolstering its military presence in eastern Colombia after months of escalating hostilities and rebel attacks, including Tuesday’s bombing of a major oil pipeline, according to official...

Read More →
13. 08. 2014
Off
images (3)

U.S. Special Forces and British SAS land on Iraq’s Mt Sinjar

  Editor’s Note:Mt Sinjar is a strategic geographic location for NATO special operational forces to conduct ISR missions of ISIS and evacuate civilians. I am still no sure how bad the situation is...

Read More →
12. 08. 2014
Off
116

Russia plans to modernise paratrooper unit

Source: Russia and India Report A new role for Airborne Troops The mission statement for Airborne Troops is completely different to that of the Marine Corps. The Russian troops are focused on sabotage...

Read More →
12. 08. 2014
Off
download (11)

U.S. Army Provides Intelligence Systems to Afghanistan

p Source: Signal Online The Army program executive officer-intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors (PEO-IEW&S) office also is providing the Wolfhound man-portable signals intelligence system to the Afghan National Army (ANA). The 201st ANA...

Read More →
12. 08. 2014
Off
IRAQ_-_KURDISTAN_OIL

Oil a key motive for U.S. air strikes in Iraq

Source: SF Gate This week’s U.S. air strikes in northern Iraq are being accompanied with an undertow of “it’s all about oil” talk. Take for example, Columbia School of Journalism Dean Steve Coll’s observation...

Read More →
12. 08. 2014
Off
marine special operation forces Afghan

130 Marines and special operations forces sent to Irbil in Kurdish-controlled territory

Source: Military Times The military has sent 130 advisers to northern Iraq to plan for the evacuation of refugees under siege by Islamic militants, according to a senior Defense Department official. The Marines...

Read More →
12. 08. 2014
Off
bilde (15)

Marines to load new prepositioning weapons into Norway caves

Source: Marine Corp Times Climate-controlled caves in Norway will house a new stock of Marine military gear and vehicles in August, and Marines will return unusable equipment to the U.S. The caves are...

Read More →
11. 08. 2014
Off
Colibri-2013-Sammeln-nach-Fallschirmsprung

Germany Is Building a European Army Before Your Eyes

Source: The Trumpet The Dutch army is made up of three brigades, plus support staff and Special Forces. On June 12, one of those brigades, the 11th Airmobile, officially joined the German army. This was the...

Read More →
11. 08. 2014
Off
10040441_H13417165-600x425

C.I.A. supplying weapons to Iraqi Kurds to pushback militants

Editor’s Note:   CIA operators on the ground in the region gathering intelligence and delivering weapons to ISIS fighting in Syria. This is either straight forward blowback or a pre-planned destabilization of the entire region to start...

Read More →
11. 08. 2014
Off
army_pic_1

French military effort against ISIS ‘should focus on Lebanon’

Source: France 24 France would be better placed supporting efforts against Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS or ISIL) militants in Lebanon rather than on the Kurdish front, specialists told FRANCE...

Read More →
11. 08. 2014
Off
20120404adf8144078_024_460x306px

25 year Agreement w/ Australia: Thousands of US troops, warplanes and the global ballistic missile shield

Source: Channel News Asia ustralia and the United States will sign a 25-year deal allowing 2,500 US Marines and air force personnel to train Down Under, Defence Minister David Johnston said on Monday...

Read More →
11. 08. 2014
Off
00-av-mf-il-38-asw-mp-aircraft-04-01-14

Russian Arctic island to serve as base for military transport planes

Source: Russia and India Report A Russian Arctic aerodrome will be upgraded to receive Ilyushin Il-76 heavy military transport planes, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force, Col.-General Viktor Bondarev said on Monday. Plans...

Read More →
11. 08. 2014
Off
3d-army-uniform-1-537x402

U.S. Army Developing 3D Printed Clothing for Soldiers

Source: Inside 3DP In the last few weeks we have reported on the many ways in which the U.S Army has been utilizing 3D printing, from spare parts and foodto bioprinting skin for wounded soldiers. Now it seems...

Read More →
11. 08. 2014
Off
ukraine-196-630x419

Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of invasion pretext

Source: Reuters President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion. With Ukraine...

Read More →
10. 08. 2014
Off
LZH_04

Former U.S. Marine in Afghanistan feared commander collaborated with Taliban

Source: ny daily news Michael Golembesky, after making the long, strange trip from hippie pacifist to “9/11 Marine,” went to war in Afghanistan. He returned unsure whether his superiors ever really wanted to win....

Read More →
10. 08. 2014
Off
secret prisons

Egypt operates secret prisons for suspected militants

Editor’s Note: I am going out on a limb. I am starting to think the Arab Spring in Cairo, Egypt was a covert Egyptian military intelligence operation to expose, identify and round up enemies of the...

Read More →
08. 08. 2014
Off
_42775989_landrover416_pa_zpsf92e3a03

SAS deployed in Iraq: British special forces sent to hunt down Islamist militants

Source: Daily Mirror British special forces teams have deployed to Iraq to help rescue tens of thousands of refugees fleeing the murderous onslaught of Islamic State fighters. Crack SAS and Special Boat Service operators are...

Read More →
08. 08. 2014
Off
bilde (13)

More than 100 aircraft, 8 ships ready for Iraq air campaign

Source: Navy Times The U.S. has a massive force of ships and aircraft in the Persian Gulf for the air campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq. The first airstrikes against the Islamic...

Read More →
08. 08. 2014
Off
Kuni-Takahashi-Baghdad-03-Lightbox

Obama’s campaign in Iraq could require 15,000 troops

Source: Army Times President Obama says it all the time – no combat troops will return to Iraq. But many experts believe it will be extremely hard to achieve Obama’s newly expanded military mission...

Read More →
08. 08. 2014
Off
image (3)

US continues airstrikes on northern Iraq

Editor’s Note: Airstrikes alone will not neutralize the advance of ISIS.  There needs to be a military airstrike coordination with CIA Special Activities Divisions, Special Forces Units and the locals  on the ground to cut off...

Read More →
07. 08. 2014
Off
1407458480000-alaska-air-ID-zone

Russian bombers increase flights near U.S. airspace

Source: USA Today For the second time since June, Russian nuclear bombers escorted by fighter jets have flown near U.S. and Canadian airspace around Alaska in recent days, prompting precautionary intercepts by American...

Read More →
07. 08. 2014
Off
Sahara_solider

Trans-Sahel ‘new frontier’ in global counter-terrorism operations

Source: Defence Web The Sahel-Sahara region is the ‘new frontier’ in global counter-terrorism operations, prompting major transitions in US and French military positioning, according to a new report.Commissioned by the Remote Control Project,...

Read More →
07. 08. 2014
Off
1055775

Russia to create rapid reaction force as relations with West get strained

Source: Itar Tass Russia’s airborne troops are expected to double in strength and be fundamentally rearmed over five years to come to eventually serve as the backbone of a rapid reaction force, as...

Read More →
07. 08. 2014
Off
image

US shows commitment to Pacific-Asia region as B-2s deploy to Guam

Source: Stars and Stripes Three U.S.-based B-2 bombers will fly training missions out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, this month, according to Pacific Air Forces. The bombers deployed to Guam on Wednesday,...

Read More →
06. 08. 2014
Off
US_Defense_Intelligence_Agency_(DIA)_seal

Defense Intelligence Agency Plugs Into Social Media for Intelligence Gathering

Source: WSJ [...] For the past 18 months, the U.S. has invested heavily in ways to collect and examine social-media postings on Facebook, Twitter and overseas regional networks as a source of overseas...

Read More →
06. 08. 2014
Off
661531

UK troops may return to Afghanistan

Source: Bangkok Post British combat troops could return to Afghanistan if the country once again becomes a haven for terror groups, the head of the army said Monday.  General Sir Peter Wall said...

Read More →
06. 08. 2014
Off
FB3AD422-D316-464A-A49A-EB4421C4212C_mw1024_s_n

NATO: Russia Could Use Peacekeeping Mission as Excuse to Invade Ukraine

Source: Moscow Times Russia has amassed about 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine’s eastern border and could use the pretext of a humanitarian or peacekeeping mission to invade, NATO said Wednesday. Stating the conflict in Ukraine was fuelled by Russia, NATO said...

Read More →
06. 08. 2014
Off
German Police and Intelligence agencies pinpoint cell phone users via SMS

German Police and Intelligence agencies pinpoint cell phone users via SMS

Source: DW our of Germany’s agencies sent more than 150,000 “silent” short-service-messages (SMS) to trace mobile phone users in the first half of this year, according to a disclosure published on Wednesday by...

Read More →
06. 08. 2014
Off
Hacker using laptop. Lots of digits on the computer screen.

The FBI uses malware to combat online anonymity

Editor’s Note: Anonymity already compromised if using TOR – TOR Originally sponsored by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory  Source: Engadget Online anonymity is a beautiful, terrible thing, so naturally governments and law enforcement types are eager to...

Read More →
06. 08. 2014
Off
JADIZ_and_CADIZ_and_KADIZ_in_East_China_Sea

Defense paper: China maneuvers ‘coercive’

Source: Japan News Japan’s defense white paper for 2014 expressed the country’s greater-than-ever concerns about China, which is expanding its maritime presence, and North Korea, which has not ceased its nuclear and ballistic...

Read More →
06. 08. 2014
Off
140731611387_20140807

Report calls on US military to shift resources away from Korea and Japan

Source: The Hankyoreh Analysts in the US military are advising the government to scale back its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, including USFK.  A June report from the Strategic Studies Institute at the...

Read More →
05. 08. 2014
Off
MH17

U.S. military team in Ukraine to advise on MH17 crash probe

Editor’s Note: When did the Pentagon start deploying survey teams (intelligence officers) to access non-military aircraft crashes?(still no evidence of what actually happened to MH17) This is an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operation...

Read More →
05. 08. 2014
Off
Training014

France to speed up arms for Lebanon

Source: BBC France says that it is to speed up the delivery of weapons to the Lebanese army, as violence from Syria’s conflict threatens to spill over. The army has been fighting and...

Read More →
05. 08. 2014
Off
57926Image1

U.S. to Give Kurdish Forces Air Support

Source: Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—Rudaw has learned from a high-level American official that the United States has offered the Kurds air support in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)....

Read More →
04. 08. 2014
Off
ISIS-rebels-marching-in-syria

Egypt and Algeria eyeing military operation in Libya to prevent the rise of ISIS

Editor’s Note: Is it just me or is every terrorists or jihadists organization being re-labeled as ISIS. Before we know it, the Self Defense Forces fighting in Eastern Ukraine will some how or...

Read More →
03. 08. 2014
Off
imagen-sin-titulo-1_3

USAID Deployed Latin Operatives in Anti-Cuba Ploy

Source: CBS12 -Associate Press Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed to Cuba by a U.S. agency to work undercover. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations...

Read More →
03. 08. 2014
Off
bild 4

Africanistan -The New Scramble for Africa

Source: Al Jazeera Youtube Described by many as the ‘new scramble for Africa’, the US, China and other nations are attempting to consolidate their grip on Africa’s natural resources and its growing consumer class....

Read More →
03. 08. 2014
Off
israel-nuclear-threat

America’s Deep State: Foreign Agents, Lobbyists, Corporations, Military-Intel

Source: John Stanton- Sri Lanka Guardian “In the period between the end of World War Two and Marshall’s meeting with Truman [May 12, 1948], the Joint Chiefs of Staff had issued no less...

Read More →
02. 08. 2014
Off
Djibouti_U.SArmyAfricaSoldiers-690x350

Djibouti: Obama tactics and American Strategical Military Bases in Africa

Source: Geeska Afrika Public diplomacy and regional strategic partnership news, edited by Nur Kafi, Managing Editor and Publisher. The security situation in Sub-Sahara Africa is as volatile and tenuous; militia groups and militants...

Read More →
02. 08. 2014
Off
Cope North 09-1

Global Strike Command enhances nuclear strike capability at Guam

Source: Want China Times The United States is enhancing its nuclear strike capability at Guam for a potential confrontation against China in the Far East, the Tokyo-based Sankei Shimbun reported on July 30. General...

Read More →
02. 08. 2014
Off
27ac866e7b6d2da9e2d66501950a39d7

Japan to create SDF space monitoring division by 2019

Editor’s Note: SDF space monitoring unit will be more than keeping tabs on space junk and debris. Japan’s space monitoring unit will be responsible for monitoring all aspects of China’s developing space capabilities. ISR of Chinese...

Read More →
02. 08. 2014
Off
IL38_press_468

Russian Navy unveils counterpart to American P-8 Poseidon aircraft

Source: Russia Beyond The Headlines On July 15, Russia’s Northern Fleet acquired a new plane – the Ilyushin Il-38 anti-submarine plane. The aircraft, designed to hunt down and destroy enemy submarines, is equipped...

Read More →
01. 08. 2014
Off
Premier vol du Caracal sur la base aérienne 172 "sergent-chef Adji Kosseï" à N'Djaména, Tchad.

France’s Armed Forces and DGSE counter-terrorism role in Africa:No more Afghanistans

Source: The Interperter As reported in the international media since mid-July, Operation Barkhane is  essentially a French anti-terrorist combat force of 3000 men, permanently stationed in the African Sahel. It has a centralised command headquartered in Chad and includes heavy...

Read More →
01. 08. 2014
Off
-

U.S. Plans To Train, Arm Ukraine National Guard In 2015

Source: Huffington Post The Obama administration has notified Congress of its plans to train and arm the Ukrainian national guard next year, the Pentagon said on Friday, as Washington continues to intensify its...

Read More →
01. 08. 2014
Off
size0

ARDEC developing One-Way Luminescence (OWL) tracer round

Source: U.S. Army Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night,...

Read More →
30. 07. 2014
Off
452933814crop

The Xingjiangistan Connection

Source: Foreign Policy hen the Pakistani army launched its campaign in the militant-riddled tribal region North Waziristan in June, it was tempting to attribute the operation to U.S. pressure. For many years, Washington...

Read More →
30. 07. 2014
Off
marine-recon-sniper-600-ts300

Marine Recon Tries New Detachment Concept

Source: Military The first Marines taking part in the “Force Recon Detachment Concept” are deploying with Second Battalion, Fourth Marine Expeditionary Unit, with the hope that the change helps the elite force do...

Read More →
30. 07. 2014
Off
Army-Ranger-Wing-of-the-Republic-of-Ireland-Military-Forces

Army Ranger Wing of the Republic of Ireland Military Forces

Source: State of Guns The purity of our hearts, the strength of our limbs and the commitment to our promise. This is the motto of the Army Ranger Wing and it is inscribed on their flag....

Read More →
30. 07. 2014
Off
spike-missile-2

The Spike Missile: A Look at Israel’s Elite Defender

Source: JSpace News As the conflict continues between Hamas in Gaza and the Israel Defense Forces, and the casualties mount, we are taking a closer look at some of the weaponry used in...

Read More →
30. 07. 2014
Off
airforcefighters-630x420

‘Strategic Agility’: Behind The Air Force’s New 30-Year Plan

Source: Breaking Defense This afternoon, the Air Force released a new strategy for “Strategic Agility,” the culmination of months of research to create an overarching framework to forecast the capabilities the US Air Force...

Read More →
29. 07. 2014
Off
Peru special ops

Latin America’s military is making a comeback

Source: Inside Costa Rica …Across Latin America, the military is flexing its muscles once again and taking on more central roles in society, including in ways that experts warn are posing subtler risks...

Read More →
28. 07. 2014
Off
bilde

Corps assembles next crisis response task force in Middle East

Source: Army Times The Marine Corps is preparing to dispatch its second task force designed specifically for crisis response — this time to the Middle East in order to position for rapid response...

Read More →
28. 07. 2014
Off
firing-line-army-generic-br-1-522x293

Full UK Battle Group To Join Poland Exercise

Source: Sky News A “full battle group” of 1,350 personnel is to be sent to Poland as part of a Nato exercise to reassure Eastern European allies. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon confirmed the...

Read More →
28. 07. 2014
Off
tracking

New York State and DHS collecting and archiving tens of millions of records that track vehicle movement

Source: USA Today In a crime-fighting tactic that sets civil libertarians’ teeth on edge, police in Monroe County and other urban counties across New York state are collecting and archiving tens of millions...

Read More →
27. 07. 2014
Off
size0 (1)

Pentagon lost track of more than 40% of the weapons sent to Afghanistan

Editor’s Note: One thought comes to mind –> Free Syrian Army, Al Nusra Front and ISIS. Related Article: PENTAGON IS SENDING ARTILLERY, ARMORED VEHICLES AND DIFFERENT WEAPONS SYSTEMS FROM AFGHANISTAN TO THE REBEL GROUPS...

Read More →
27. 07. 2014
Off
tools_for_underground_operations

U.S. military needs better technologies for subterranean operations

Source: Defense Update Tunnels warfare is not new, in fact it has been part of military history since ancient times, through the 20th century. but has been abandoned by modern military with the...

Read More →
27. 07. 2014
Off
Enduring Freedom

U.S. Army Looks to 3D Print Warheads

Source: 3D Prints There are so many amazing uses for 3D printing which have emerged over the last couple of years. From 3D printed medical models which have already saved numerous lives, to 3D printed prosthetics wwhich...

Read More →
27. 07. 2014
Off
jetfighters

MIDDLE EAST MILITARY BUILD-UP: Is the U.S. Prepping for war?

Source: Kimberly Dvorak San Diego 6 News After more than 14 years of continuous war in Afghanistan and Iraq, not to mention supporting insurgencies in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and Syria, the U.S. departs in...

Read More →
26. 07. 2014
Off
220px-Maglan

Israeli Special Forces Maglan Unit (Unit 212) operating behind enemy lines and deep in Hamas territory

Editor’s Note: Hamas Guerrilla Units are no match to Maglan Units technologies and heavy weapons Source: Jerusalem Post Operating behind enemy lines, unit has destroyed series of high-quality Hamas targets; Source: Hamas cells...

Read More →
26. 07. 2014
Off
1406375034_pmc4

Russian Blackwater: Moscow PMCs will be licensed and controlled by the FSB

Source: moskprf.ru The Russian government is working on a plan for the establishment of private security forces. It is assumed that these non-state actors will be involved in politically sensitive situations  Russian lawmakers and military...

Read More →
26. 07. 2014
Off
Leb-Army_0

Lebanon Deploys Troops to Halt Syrian Jihadist Spillover

Source: VOA Lebanese security forces say a tip from U.S. intelligence agencies enabled them to pre-empt an assault planned by Syrian jihadists on predominantly Shi’ite Muslim villages in the Bekaa Valley. The intelligence...

Read More →
25. 07. 2014
Off
graphic+voor+portal

Dutch Defense Sends Special Forces of Korps Commandotroepen to Eastern Ukraine

Source: Dutch News | Telegraaf The Netherlands is poised to send its most elite soldiers to secure the crash site of Malaysian Airways MH17, the Telegraaf reports on Friday. The paper says all...

Read More →
24. 07. 2014
Off
border guard

Foreign intelligence behind attack on army border post: Egypt

Source: Capital FM Unidentified militants firing rocket propelled grenades and machine-guns attacked a checkpoint in Egypt’s western desert last Saturday. “Foreign intelligence services are likely to be behind the terrorist elements which carried...

Read More →
24. 07. 2014
Off
German counterintelligence to monitor US agents too

German counterintelligence to monitor US agents too

Source: European Online  Magazine Germany‘s counterintelligence services are to be ordered to conduct active surveillance against US secret agents, a newspaper report said Thursday.An investigative journalism unit affiliated with German television networks and...

Read More →
24. 07. 2014
Off
gaza-gas-map2

Operation Protective Edge: Israel in secret talks with British Gas Group on Palestinian gas

Editor’s Note: I am aware this article is from last year but it is relevant. Is Operation Protective Edge truly a geopolitical /military operation to root up Hamas and destroy rockets without guidance...

Read More →
24. 07. 2014
Off
992989_10151717985403278_1006791612_n

Russia Fears Prompt NATO to Look East for HQ

Source: Atlantic Council The shift in posture is being proposed by General Philip Breedlove, Nato’s top commander in Europe. He plans to recommend placing supplies — weapons, ammunition and ration packs — at the...

Read More →
24. 07. 2014
Off
800px-Afghan_Air_Corps_Mi-35_helicopters

Russia delivering Mi-35 helicopter gunships, Su-25 fighters, Mi-28 attack helicopters and mobile Pantsir-S1 surface-to-air to Iraq

Source: Daily Star Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday, as Iraq’s defense minister visited Moscow to press for equipment to thwart a jihadist offensive. “A number of...

Read More →
24. 07. 2014
Off
nushi20120528221718327

How U.S. special forces are preparing for the worst-case scenario in North Korea

Source: The Week Every year, the U.S. and South Korea team up for one of the world’s largest military exercises. Thousands of troops backed by fighter aircraft, strategic bombers, and Navy warships plan...

Read More →
23. 07. 2014
Off
Africa Partnership Station 13

Chinese Think Tank: China hit by Western military moves in Africa

Source: SCMP China’s involvement in Africa will face complications despite pouring in billions in investment and aid because Western nations are stepping up their military presence on the continent, a major Chinese think...

Read More →
21. 07. 2014
Off
486px-ARA_Almirante_Brown_D_10_(cropped)

What Threat does Argentina Currently Pose to the Falklands?

Source:  Neil Thompson -ISN Is Argentina militarily strong enough to assault the Falkland Islands anytime soon? Neil Thompson doesn’t think so. But that doesn’t mean that Buenos Aires can’t launch an aggressive ‘lawfare’...

Read More →
21. 07. 2014
Off
weapons ISIS

MİT truck documents prove weapon shipments to al-Qaeda and ISIL, says CHP’s Tezcan

Source: Today’s Zaman Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Chairman Bülent Tezcan shared police records on Monday concerning the search of a National Intelligence Organization (MİT) truck in Adana as part of an investigation...

Read More →
21. 07. 2014
Off
Tunnel warfare US Army

Hamas military tactics highlight U.S. military’s preparation for tunnel warfare

Editor’s Note: The U.S. Military is very interested in current IDF military operations in an unknown sophisticated network of Hamas tunnel systems. This type of warfare is a direct correlation to urban or mega city subterranean...

Read More →
21. 07. 2014
Off
foto5

Foreign Fighters Join Kiev’s Azov Battalion To Fight Pro-Russian Separatists

Source: Ilgiornale Translated by Yandex BLACK MEN The civil war in Ukraine more and more bloody and forgotten group in the first line of a department of the faithful in Kiev, which joined the...

Read More →
21. 07. 2014
Off
tunisian-soldiers-standing-gaurd-tunisian-military

Algeria, Tunisia to carry out joint military operations against terrorism along the border

Source: MEMO Leaders of the Tunisian and Algerian armies have agreed to launch a series of parallel military operations along the border areas as part of a long-term security plan to eliminate terrorist...

Read More →
21. 07. 2014
Off
peshmerga

Kurdish Peshmerga Force Secures Kirkuk, Its Oil

Source: Voice of America The Kurdistan regional government has sent its Peshmerga troops into the adjacent province of Kirkuk to drive out insurgents, and to secure the area’s rich oil fields. By doing...

Read More →
21. 07. 2014
Off
5

Battlefield Map: IDF Ground Offensive in Gaza

Source: JewsNews Debka MAP: IDF Ground Offensive in Gaza

Read More →
21. 07. 2014
Off
PLA battlefield maps

New-version battle maps distributed to PLA troop units

Source: ECNS A batch of new-version paper-made battle maps with a scale of 1:50,000 obtained by a motorized infantry brigade under the Lanzhou Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army...

Read More →
20. 07. 2014
Off
sa-11-bukm1asemiin

Whoever brought down MH17 had extensive training, US Army Major General

Source: SMH Whoever fired the surface-to-air missile that brought down a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine would have needed extensive training to execute the mission, according to military experts. Taking down Malaysia Airlines...

Read More →
20. 07. 2014
Off
783

Analysis: Gaza’s treacherous dunes – tunnel warfare

Source: I24 News [...] Hamas and the Islamic Jihad, along with the rest of the small and renegade groups inspired by Al-Qaida, have lost over 100 militants since the ground assault began and...

Read More →
20. 07. 2014
Off
Odweine_oil_blocks_expected_to_spearhead_drilling_operations_in_Somaliland_under_the_watchful_eye_of_the_OPU__by_2015

Elite Oilfield Protection Units to Secure Oil Exploration and Drilling Activities

Source: Somaliland Sun Sterling energy which has operations in the Odweine block has said it has halted its operations in the horn of African country until the country establishes an oil protection unit. Sterling whose...

Read More →
20. 07. 2014
Off
image

Meet Executive Order 12333: The Reagan rule that lets the NSA spy on Americans

Source: Washington Post Bulk data collection that occurs inside the United States contains built-in protections for U.S. persons, defined as U.S. citizens, permanent residents and companies. Such collection must be authorized by statute...

Read More →
19. 07. 2014
Off
unit 504

IDF Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Gaza Operations

Source: Debka File The outcome of the ground phase of Israel’s Defensive Edge Operation may be determined just as much by its unseen battle as by the destruction of more than a dozen...

Read More →
19. 07. 2014
Off
mossad seal

Hornet’s Nest: Snowden confirms that Al Baghdadi was trained by MOSSAD

  Editor’s Note: Since the extensive cache of  Snowden documents are in safe keeping of Journalists and News Organizations (Guardian,WP,NYT ), I find hard to believe any documents relating to the Hornet’s Nest will ever...

Read More →
18. 07. 2014
Off
The_US_Army_and_CIA_trained_Gashaan_Commando_Unit

The U.S. Army and CIA trained Somalia Gashaan Commando Unit

Editor’s Note: Special forces and CIA objectives is to create a HUMINT /special forces unit to conduct operations on the ground for U.S. intelligence and political interest in the Horn of Africa region. Related...

Read More →
17. 07. 2014
Off
bel_0620

Iranian commanders on front line of Iraq’s fight

Source: Navy Times A powerful Iranian general has emerged as the chief tactician in Iraq’s fight against Sunni militants, working on the front lines alongside 120 advisers from his country’s Revolutionary Guard to direct...

Read More →
Pages:«1234567...34»