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

On July 24, 2014 by stratagem

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...

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

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

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...

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

On July 20, 2014 by stratagem
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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...

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ISIL captured 52 U.S.-made howitzers

On July 16, 2014 by stratagem
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  Editor’s Note: Does ISIL have the 155mm rounds ? Source: Washington Times Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) may have captured as many as 52 U.S.-made...

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Ukraine submits evidence of Russian covert action

On July 16, 2014 by stratagem
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Editor’s Note: What I find interesting is the US/EU based new sources are quick to disseminate information regarding Russia’s involvement in Eastern Ukraine, but quickly dismiss US/EU  operations in all of Ukraine as nothing more than...

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ISIS And Assad Waging A ‘Water War

On July 7, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: IB Times Syrian militants and government forces are waging a “water war” for control of the country’s scarce resource, increasing the likelihood they may trigger a major humanitarian crisis: Lake Assad, which...

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The future of warfare: self-healing aircraft and ‘transformer’ plane

On July 6, 2014 by stratagem
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  Source: Telegraph The experts at BAE Systems’ research and development team at Warton, Lancashire, also revealed the Survivor, a lightweight adhesive fluid built inside the aircraft, which means jets can heal themselves...

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US-India strategic relationship: Harpoon Submarine Missiles

On July 3, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Yahoo India The US government has notified the US Congress of its plans to sell to India 22 anti-ship missiles at an estimated cost of $200 million, saying it would help strengthen...

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5-Eyes conducting largest electronic warfare exercise in Europe

On June 25, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: plymouth herald Royal Marines are currently hosting the largest ever joint ‘Electronic Warfare’ exercise to date in Europe. The month long exercise on Dartmoor sees UK, US, Australian, New Zealand and Canadian military,...

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Myanmar plans JF-17 production

On June 24, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Burma Times The Government of Myanmar is planning to acquire technologies from China and Pakistan to build JF-17 multirole combat aircraft at its own aircraft factory to boost its Air Force. If...

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Robotic Weapon System gives helicopters hidden firepower

On June 23, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Gizmag [...] The Duke RWS is a land-based gunnery system that has been adapted for helicopters. Made of light aerospace materials, it’s designed to be installed in a standard utility helicopter without...

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US fired depleted uranium at civilian areas in 2003 Iraq war, report finds

On June 19, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Guardian US forces fired depleted uranium (DU) weapons at civilian areas and troops in Iraq in breach of official advice meant to prevent unnecessary suffering in conflicts, a report has found. Coordinates revealing where...

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U.S. arms supplies to Syrian rebels may create Somali-style warlords, rebel commander

On June 9, 2014 by stratagem
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  Source: EuroNews U.S. arms supplies to Syrian rebels may create Somali-style warlords and are undermining Washington’s allies in the rebels’ exile military command, the former Syrian army general who leads it said. Brigadier General...

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How the Taliban got their hands on modern US missiles

On June 8, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: NY Post The Obama administration isn’t only giving the Taliban back its commanders — it’s giving them weapons. Miliary records and sources reveal that on July 25, 2012, Taliban fighters in Kunar...

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War: is still very good for business

On June 7, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Independent Ireland Simon Rowe - The Irish defence industry is making billions from selling key parts for everything from Apache helicopters, to unmanned military drones and miniature technology for cyber warfare.Irish-based companies are...

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Israel Air Force opts for drones over attack helicopters

On June 1, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Defense Update Israel has phased out the AH-1S Cobra helicopter gunship, in favour of using more drones, the Reuters news agency reports. The increasing reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) has evolved through the years, as...

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Sudan rejected Iranian offers for building air defense system on Red Sea coast

On May 29, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Sudan Tribune The Sudanese foreign minister Ali Karti disclosed that his government turned down several offers by Iran by which it would have installed air defense systems on the Red Sea coast....

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